Liz Staughton

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Liz Staughton (19*- ). Stage and radio actress, singer.



She made her stage debut in England at the age of five as a butterfly in pantomime.



Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

She was called the Woman of a Thousand Voices and worked in a variety of guises for the weekly Lux Radio Theatre slot on Springbok Radio.

On stage she had roles in productions such as The Physicists (CAPAB 1964), Mother Courage (CAPAB 1973), Quartermaine's Terms, Gaslight, The Happiest Days of Your Life, Ah, Wilderness!.

She has taught speech and drama in Cape Town.

She has appeared in repertory in SA for CAPAB.

In the early 2000s she was one of the directors of the television magazine programme Top Billing.

Liz has also appeared as actress on film and television.

Awards, etc

Winner of the Fleur du Cap, Best Supporting Actress in 1982 for Pieter Toerien's production of Quartermaine's Terms.


Quartermaine's Terms programme notes, 1982.

The Witness, 19 December 2006.

IMDb [1].

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