Ruwe Erts

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(“Rough Ore”) by H.A. Fagan. A one-act play about the conflict between two women. First performed as one of two one-act plays by H.A. Fagan which made up the programme of the first performance by the Kaapstadse Afrikaanse Toneelvereniging (KAT) (of which Fagan was chairman at the time) on 11 May 1934 in the Koffiehuis in Cape Town, directed by Mrs A.M. Viljoen. The other was Rooibruin Blare. Ruwe Erts was also performed by the Volksteater in June 1940. Published in 1934 (in the collection Die Ouderling en ander toneelstukke) by **. Also published in Skerm en Masker by Van Schaik.

Fagan was awarded the Hertzog Prize for Drama in 1935 for Die ouderling en ander toneelstukke which include Ouderling, Ousus, Ruwe Erts and Rooibruin Blare.

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