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Lovers [1] is a 1967 play by Northern Irish playwright Brian Friel - it is broken into two parts, Winners and Losers, which are sometimes staged independently as one-act plays.


Lovers is a 1970 play by English novelist and dramatist Carey Harrison (1944- ) [2].

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Lovers (by Brian Friel)

1971: Winners was staged by the Libertas Teaterklub in Stellenbosch, directed by Marie van Heerden, with Sharon Montgomery as Mag and Johann van Heerden as Joe. The production then moved to the Hofmeyr Theatre in Cape Town.

1972: Presented by PACT Drama at The Arena in Johannesburg in December 1972 and January 1973 directed by Hamilton McLeod. Eleanor Thomas, Bruce Millar, Bess Finney and George Jackson appeared in Winners, and in Losers Bess Finney, George Jackson, Margaret Fry and Janice Honeyman were seen.

Lovers (by Carey Harrison)

1973: Presented by CAPAB English Drama in the Hofmeyr Theatre during lunch-hour in May.

1977: An outside production that was staged during lunch-hour at The Space (Cape Town)

1998: Presented by the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department in the Kellerteater, directed by Nicky Sperling, starring Anton Luitingh and Heather Middleton.


Wikipedia [3]

Wikipedia [4]

PACT Newsletter, December 1972.

PACT theatre programme, 1972.

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

Nico Malan Theatre pamphlet May 1973.

Astbury 1979.

University of Stellenbosch Drama Department theatre pamphlet.

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