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SA Theatre Photo Album

This is a Facebook group site where people involved in the theatre industry can share the work they've done in the past and present. This came out of a reaction from seeing theatre images with no credits and production information. Participants post SA Theatre photos, and links to videos etc. with date and name of the production, and photo credit, wherever possible.


This is a South African information and entertainment website, founded in 2020. Among other things it offers potted biographies of stage and screen performers.

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Sarafina Magazine

This is a South African online publication, founded by Candice Bernstein in August 2016.

Focused on women in the arts, it publishes interviews with women about their careers, insights and artistic endeavours.

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A Belgian website devoted to biografies and bibliographies of Flemish writers from 1830 to the present day. Conceived and maintained by Jan Venderickx.



See Soweto History and Archives Project


SKROP ("", subtitled "die werf met pitkos, i.e. the site with *) is an Afrikaans online publication devoted to good books, entertainment, entertainment, art and food.

Editor in Johannesburg: Schalk Schoombie, in Cape Town: Mariana Malan.

Section editors are: Riana Wilkens (books), Kobus Burger (dining), Paul Boekkooi (entertainment), Johan Myburg (art). Web design: Marselé Prinsloo, artist: Alisa Rebel.



A blog providing showbiz and leisure news, views, interviews and reviews by arts journalist Billy Suter

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Soul Safari - Music Treasures from Africa - a blog

A blog by disc jockey, record producer and collector Eddy De Clercq. The main focus is the popular and traditional music from South Africa and the sub-Sahara African region, especially in the period 1940-1990.

It has a category for "Archive for the "South African Musicals & Movies" at

The blog's general website address is

South Africa: Overcoming Apartheid, Building Democracy

This website presents an overview, through first-hand accounts, of the resistance movement to apartheid. The story is told through interviews with South African activists, raw video footage documenting mass resistance and police repression, historical documents, rare photographs, and original narratives .

Website: provides daily coverage of issues and events important to globally minded South Africans from our editorial teams in Cape Town, London & Brisbane.

Established in 2003, it is host to a loyal reader base of two million+ unique visitors monthly — a number which is rapidly growing.


South African History Online (SAHO)

South African History Online (SAHO) is a history website, one of the largest and most comprehensive online websites on South African history and culture. It also hosts community, schools and heritage institution outreach programmes, enabling individuals and institutions to record their own and their communities' histories.

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The South African Musical Theatre Archive

South African Musical Theatre Archive is a digital archive of Musical Theatre productions in South Africa.

Subtitled "Archiving the Past, Present and Future of Musical Theatre in South Africa", SAMTA is an ongoing passion project begun by David Fick, that aims to collect historical and current information about musical theatre productions in South Africa in one place.


South African Musicals & Movies - a blog

This is a sub-category of Eddy De Clercq's blog Soul Safari - Music Treasures from Africa and is found at

See also

South African Dramatists and Playwrights (Wikipedia)

The South African Rock Music Digest

The South African Rock Music Digest is a weekly online, open access e-magazine about South African rock and pop music.

It is also referred to as The SA Rock Digest, the SA Rock Digest, or simply The Digest.

Founded on 27th January 1999 by Brian Currin and Stephen "Sugar" Segerman, it was initially published from 1999 to 2004 to provide information and discussions on the past, present and future of South African rock and pop music and related matters.

Web-address: The website also contains the South African Rock Music Digest Archives for the years 1999-2004.

It was re-established in 2009 as The South African Rock Encyclopaedia, as part of Sugar Music, embracing social media tools and platforms. An online encyclopedia that covers the history of South African rock music from the 1950s up to the early 2000s. All this information is made freely available to the public.


South African Settlers

A website listing that includes Settlers from the British Isles to South Africa during the 19th century, particularly those who went in 1820, but also many who arrived before and after that year.

Soweto History and Archives Project

The Soweto History and Archives Project (Shap!) is an archival and history project about Soweto and its people.

Founded in 2023, the aim of the Soweto History and Archives Project (Shap!), in collaboration with community organisations and the Wits History Workshop is to undertake and advance the work of researching, writing, recording and archiving Soweto’s history more systematically. The long-term objectives are to produce comprehensive histories of Sowetom (mainly by publishing monographs and edited collections, as well as through exhibitions and documentaries) and to create a substantive and accessible archive. In the short term – 2023-2024 – the aim is to establish the foundations to achieve the aforementioned.


Stellenbosch Writers

A website by Rosie Breuer on writers and artists associated with Stellenbosch, launched in May 2000. In 2005 a book Stellenbosch Writers was also published, though the website is still being updated.

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Le catalogue du Système Universitaire de Documentation (Sudoc) is a French collective catalogue created by Higher Educational and Research libraries and resource centres. There are nearly 13 million bibliographic records in this catalogue describing all kinds of documents (books, dissertations, reviews, electronic resources, audio-visual documents, microfiches, maps, scores, manuscripts and very old books.) The catalogue includes publications from many other countries, including South Africa.

Sudoc also catalogues the series collections of periodicals held by around 1500 non-Higher Educational library institutions (such as Town Libraries, other resource centres, etc.)

Lastly, Sudoc's mission is to list all dissertations/theses produced in France.

Website address is:

SUNDigital Collections

SUNDigital Collections is a website that showcases the digital collections and repositories held by the University of Stellenbosch's Library and Information Service. It offers a single connection point to various collections of primary resources as well as digital research output. In support of digital scholarship, the website shares the valuable resources and promotes intellectual collaboration by offering free online access to these digital collections. The initiative forms part of the Library's commitment to enriching its digital resources and supporting, developing and contributing to high-level scholarly publication output.

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