Pendoring (Edms) Beperk
The original text
The play was written for and won the SABC's GRA-hoorspelwedstryd ("GRA radio drama competition") as part of the "Taalfeesjaar" (the Festival year of the Afrikaans language). Broadcast by the SABC in 1975, it also went on to also receive the SAUK-prys ("SABC award") for radio dramas and radio documentaries, presented by the Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns.
Originally published by SABC Radio Marketing in 1975. Also published by Tafelberg Publishers. It would become the first in a trilogy of Pendoring radio plays alsongf with Pendoring & Kie and Pendoring & Seun.
Translations and adaptations
The play soon became a very popular stage text as well, and has been performed and broadcast numerous times by professionals and by amateurs.
A new stage adaptation was done by André-Jacques van der Merwe in 2002
Performance history in South Africa
2002: André-Jacques van der Merwe's stage adaptation premiered at the KKNK in 2002, directed by Van der Merwe, with himself (Gert Klopper), Anna-Mart van der Merwe (Sarie Verster), Isadora Verwey (various roles) and Pedro Kruger (various roles).
Ampie van Straten (1937–1997)by Erika Terblanche (2014-12-16)
Volksblad, 14 July 2003.
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