Nie vir Geleerdes
The original text
A highly comical, almost burlesque, satire
Written for performance during the Union Festival of 1960, it was published under the full title of Koning-Eenoog, of, Nie vir Geleerdes. 'n Spel van Anachronismes en 'n Anachronisme ("King One-eye, or Not for the Learned. A game of anchronisms and an anachronism") by Tafelberg Uitgewers in 1963. It was apparently also published under the more familiar title of Nie vir Geleerdes by Nasionale Boekhandel Bpk. in 1963.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1960: Performed as Nie vir Geleerdes by the National Theatre Organisation as part of the Union Festival. Directed by Anna Neethling-Pohl, produced by Michal Grobbelaar, with Vicki Vosloo, Johan Malherbe, Sann de Lange, Esther Mentz, Elna Fouché, Philip Grobler, Salie Vermaak, Gerry Albertse, Schalk Jacobsz and John Botha. Decor Frank Graves, costumes Doreen Graves. The play opened in Bloemfontein, and was also the first official Afrikaans work to be done by NTO in the newly renovated Kamertoneel, which had been renamed the National Theatre.
Nie vir Geleerdes theatre programme, 1960.
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