Murder in the Cathedral
Murder in the Cathedral, (1935) a verse play by American born T.S. Eliot (1888-1965).
The original text
First performed in the Cathedral Chapter house at the Canterbury Festival, June 1935.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1943: Presented by the Natal University College Dramatic Society in 1943. With Fiennes Prestwich .
1945: Presented by Bishops and Herschel Schools, Cape Town, in Bishops Chapel, produced by Rose Ehrlich, 1945. With Andrew Porter, William van der Byl, Henry Newdigate,
1992: Presented by the African Christian Theatre Service (ACTS) by arrangement with the Baxter Theatre , in the St George's Cathedral, Cape Town, on 29 February 1992. Direction and design by Peter Krummeck, lighting by Pip Marshall. The cast: Brenda Wood, Zoë Randall, Vanessa Reynolds, Tessa Edlmann, Land Middelkoop, Matthew Roberts, Buyani Zwane, Arnold Pegram, Pomolo Monethi, Gavin Lister, John Carson, Gordon van Rooyen, Brian Notcutt, Paul Peteren, André Jacobs.
Trek, 8(13):18, 1943; 9(22):18, 1945.
Helikon, 2(11), 1953.
Inskip, 1972. pp.124, 151.
National Arts Festival programme, 1984.
Theatre programme, 1992.
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