Not Now, Darling
Not Now, Darling  is a 1967 farce written by English playwrights John Chapman and Ray Cooney, first staged at the Richmond Theatre, in Richmond, England prior to a long West End run starring Donald Sinden and Bernard Cribbins, with Jill Melford and Ann Sidney. It was adapted as a film in 1973.
Translations and adaptations
A musical version is entitled Once More, Darling.
Performance history in South Africa
1968: Staged in the Academy Theatre in Johannesburg, directed by the co-author Ray Cooney, with Moray Watson (Gilbert Rodley), Derek Royle (Arnold Crouch), Elizabeth Hamilton or Valerie Dunlop (Miss Tipdale), Colin Fish (Harry McMichael), Pat Sanders (Mrs Frencham), Janice Reinhardt or Charlotte Jefferay (Miss Whittington), Melody O'Brian (Janie McMichael), Ken Baker (Commander Frencham), Brenda Kerry-Osrin (Sue Lawson), Mary Harrison (Maude Bodley) and Albert Raphael (Mr Lawson).
1987: Produced by Pieter Toerien, directed by Rex Garner, performed in the Baxter Theatre featuring Rex Garner, Eddie Eckstein, Nicola van der Walt, Melody O'Brian, Belinda Koning, Tammy Bonell, Anne Curteis, Timothy Welsh, Christobel D'Ortez, Grant Preston, Errol Hart.
1991: The Vorster Afrikaans translation Flikflooie presented by SUKOVS Toneel at the Bloemfontein Civic Theatre, touring to Kroonstad, Sasolburg, Vereeniging, Secunda, Klerksdorp and Welkom. Jannie Gildenhuys was the director, decor was by Johan Badenhorst, costumes and lighting by Johnny Boerstoel, sound Heidi Edeling. The cast: Hendrik Baird, Gail Hoffmann, Isadora Verwey, Marga van Rooy, Ernst Eloff, Jannie Gildenhuys, Div de Villiers, Elsabé Zietsman, Dorette Nel, Petru Wessels, Christo Compion.
The Academy Theatre programme, 1968.
Tucker, 1997. p. 347 (musical version, 1977).
Rand Daily Mail, 22 February 1978.
Flikflooie theatre programme, 1991.
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