Post Mortems: A Comedy of the Bridge Table

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Post Mortems: A Comedy of the Bridge Table is a comedy by Charles Divine (1889–1950)[1]

The original text

Published by D. Appleton & Co. in 1926

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans as Nabetragting ("reflection or afterthought") by an unknown author. Typewritten text of the translation available at the Stellenbosch University Library, Manuscripts Section. Reference 31/27/20.

Performance history in South Africa

1945: Presented in Afrikaans by K.A.T. at the Hofmeyr Hall, Cape Town, 22 May 1945, directed by Anna Viljoen, starring Noel Bruce (Jimmie), Wouter Marais (Mr Bestbier), Issie Dippenaar (Mrs Bestbier) and Frans van der Colff (Dirk). Two other one-act plays, Mede-eienaars in Spanje and Die Stem van die See were presented on the same occasion.


Nel, 1972.

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