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Skylight is a 1995 play by David Hare. [1]


Matters of life, love and circumstance between an older man and a younger woman.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1996: First staged in South Africa at the Market Theatre in 1996, directed by Clare Stopford, with Jennifer Steyn (as Kyra) and Ron Smerczak (as Tom), Kurt Wustmann. Also starring Mark Graham, Nicole Franco and David Clatworthy. Stage manager Bruce Koch.

2014: The National Theatre (London) production starring Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan was filmed and shown in cinemas in South Africa in November 2014.


Wikipedia [2].

Ruphin Coudyzer. 2023. Annotated list of his photographs of Market Theatre productions. (Provided by Coudyzer)

Photographs relating to National Theatre Awards 1996/1997 held by NELM: Photograph collection [Collection: FNB VITA]: 2005. 74. 10. 5. 2.

Material relating to the Mannie Manim Productions and Market Theatre production of Skylight, staged in the Barney Simon Theatre, 29 October - 7 December 1996, held by NELM: [Collection: MARKET THEATRE]: 2007. 10. 10. 159. 1.

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