Something to Hide

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Something to Hide is a thriller in three acts by Leslie Sands (1921–2001)[1]. .

The original text

Performed at St Martin's Theatre, 29 April, 1958 and published in 1959 by The English Theatre Guild Limited.

Performance history in South Africa

1970: Staged in September 1970 by Libertas Theatre Club in Stellenbosch, directed by Marie van Heerden, with Paul Day (Howard), Sharon Montgomery (Julie), Jean McDonald (Karen), Gerhard Roux (Inspector Davies), Fred Stephens (Will), Cathy Evans (Stella) and Brenda von Memerty (Miss Cunningham).

1972: In November 1972 CAPAB sent Marie van Heerden to stage and direct Something to Hide for The Dramatic Society of East London in the Guild Theatre (EL). In the cast were Don Hay-Whitton (Howard), Pat Howard (Julie), Hazel Pretorius (Karen), Cawood Meaker (Inspector Davies), Keith Konopka (Will), Patricia Pike (Stella) and Freda Ruddick (Miss Cunningham).

Translations and adaptations


Beatrix Hesse. 2015. The English Crime Play in the Twentieth Century, Springer[2]

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