Terry Herbst

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Terry Herbst. (1931-2011). Theatre reviewer for the Cape Times and the Eastern Province Herald–1970-1990s)?*


He died in Port Elzabeth in July 2011 at the age of 80.


According to G.J. Joubert he strives to maintain his critical integrity - which enhances the quality of his reviews and also ensures a stable critical perspective when subjected to a string of sub-standard performances. He is an objective critic with a sound self-critical ability and he advocates the improvement of the professional theatre.

Became nationally known for his reviews of the Grahamstown Festival in the 1980s-1990s.


Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

Joubert, G.J. 1974.

Tribute written by Fiona Chisholm, published in Cape Times, 21 July 2011.

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