My Astonishing Self

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My Astonishing Self, created from the works of George Bernard Shaw by British playwright Michael Voysey [1] (1920-1987).

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

In South Africa the play was directed by Peter Goldsmid for Pieter Toerien Productions starring Michael Atkinson as George Bernard Shaw. First performance Friday 12 June 1987. Lighting design Jannie Swanepoel, costume co-ordinator John Tullis. The première was at the National Arts Festival.


Theatre pamphlet, 1987.

Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne (eds.). 1988. Theatre Alive! The Baxter Story 1977-1987.

National Arts Festival programme, 1987.

Tucker, 1997. 457.

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