Michael Drin (19**-) Actor, playwright, broadcaster. (Stage name of ** McCullagh).
He worked for 5 years with the Brian Brooke Company in Cape Town.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
As stage actor:
Appeared in The Ball at the Castle (1952), Dial M for Murder, The Deep Blue Sea, A Streetcar Named Desire, Look Back in Anger (1957), Mornings at Seven (1959), A Moon for the Misbegotten (1960), The Corn is Green (1962), Becket (1963), After the Fall (1964), Richard II (as Duke of York, 1968), The Merry Wives of Windsor (as Justice Shallow at Maynardville, January 1969), The Magistrate (1969), Othello (1970), Richard Gush of Salem (1970), Biography (1971), Hadrian the Seventh (1971-3), The School for Wives (1973), Home (1978), Playing with Fire (1983), Francis (1985), Whose Life is it Anyway? (1990s).
As film actor
As radio actor
Signpost to fear [thriller] by Michael Drin (1964)
Wrote Remember Island, Floodlight, The Chinese Mask(in "Second Windmill Book Of One act Plays" published by Heinemann educational 1963), Puppet Prince (prod UK 1964); Portuguese Match (1967), Inquest on Gordon (1978), Chad (1981), The Phantom of the Opera (1990).*
He wrote the book for the rock fantasy Kings of Rok.
Mornings at Seven programme notes, 1959.
Various entries in the NELM catalogue.
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