Ruth Peffers

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Ruth Peffers (18**-19*). Actress, director, speech teacher and head of Speech and Drama at the College of Music, University of Cape Town , in the 1930s and 1940s.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

As actress she appeared in Chekhov's The Seagull (Little Theatre, 1931), Old Maid (1939). **

As director she did Hippolytus (Little Theatre, 1931), Maeterlinck's Sister Beatrice (Little Theatre, 1933); The Pleasure Garden (Little Theatre, 1945); The Tidings Brought to Mary; Family Portrait; The Cradle Song; Marriage à la Mode. [FdV; MT]


Inskip, 1972. p.119.

Binge, 1969.

South African Opinion, 2(2):21, 1945.

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