National Madness

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National Madness, by James Whyle written in 1981 based on his experience in, and escaping from, the SANDF.

The original text

Published in Market Plays, edited by Stephen Gray. Johannesburg : AD Donker, 1986.

Performance history in South Africa

1982: Produced by Myth Inc. in the Laager in 1982. Directed by Neil McCarthy, featuring Jon Maytham, James Whyle, Di Britz, Neil McCarthy. Received a Special Merit Award at the Amstel Playwright of the Year Awards, 1982.


Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne 1988.

Theatre programme (1983 production) held by NELM Location: [Collection: WHYLE, James]: 2012. 250. 3.

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