Die Man met 'n Lyk om sy Nek
The original text
First performed in 1966 by PACT, directed by Ricky Arden at the Intimate Theatre, Johannesburg. The text published as Die man met 'n lyk om sy nek : 'n moord-komedie by Afrikaanse Pers Boekhandel, 1967.
Translations and adaptations
Filmed as a TV Movie, broadcast 23 March 1986
Performance history in South Africa
1966: The play opened in the Nasionale Skouburg ("National Theatre") in Pretoria 29 July, directed for PACT by Ricky Arden, after which it played at the Intimate Theatre, Johannesburg. PACT's subsequent rural tour with the play was cancelled however, because of objections to the play. (Smith, 1990, p46).
19**: Directed by Louw Odendaal at Die Masker Masker Maskerteater theatre to celebrate the University of Pretoria Drama Department's 25th birthday. The cast: Carel Trichardt, Petru Wessels, Fred Steyn, André Lombard. Decor by Peter Walter.
1975: Staged by Volksteater Pretoria, directed by Dot Denyssen-Botha, with Fanie van der Nest (Paul Barnard), Franciska Schutte (Annette), Kobus Trichardt (Frans), La Reine de Klerk ( (Cathy), Vink Roux (Bulhond), Johann van Wyk (Kaptein Buys) and Olof Vorster (Dok).
Volksteater Pretoria theatre programme, 1975.
Typed list, E. Reyneke, 1978
PACOFS Drama 25 Years, 1963-1988.
Stellenbosch University Library catalogue
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