Liz Staughton

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


Biography

Youth

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


Training

Career

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

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 diretors of the television magazine programme Top Billing.


Awards, etc

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


Sources

Quartermaine's Terms programme notes, 1982.

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