Miss Cathcart

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Miss Cathcart (fl 1869-1870) was a professional performer in Cape Town.

She may have been the same person as the Australian actress Fanny Cathcart, who performed for Gustavus V. Brooke in the Garrison Theatre in Cape Town, on a visit stop-over in Cape Town in the mid 1850s, also referred to as Miss Cathcart by Bosman] (1980, p. 160).


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

She is named as an occasional performer for the Young Men's Institute and Club Dramatic Company, run by Thomas Brazier, active in Cape Town between 1869 and 1871.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 166, 276.

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