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A farce in three acts by English dramatist Ben Travers [1] (1886-1980).

The original text

Thark was originally presented at the Alwysch Theatre in London in 1927.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1950: Presented by the Brian Brooke Company at the Hofmeyr Theatre in November.

1990: Presented by CAPAB Drama at the Nico Malan Theatre 10-31 March. Directed by Keith Grenville, designed by Birrie le Roux, lighting design by Malcolm Hurrell. The cast: Jonathan Pienaar, Fiona Coyne, Pauline O'Kelly, Willie Fritz, Joy Stewart-Spence, Norman Coombes, Ralph Lawson, Diane Wilson, Gretha Brazelle, Don Maguire, André Roothman.


Brooke 1978. 196.

Thark programme 1990.

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