The Deadly Game

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The Deadly Game is a play by American author James Yaffe (1927-) [1].

The original text

The play is based on Die Panne, a radio drama and short story by Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1965: Staged in the Alexander Theatre, Johannesburg in March, directed by Hugh Goldie, featuring George Vollaire (Emile Carpeau), Charles Stodel (Bernard Laroque), Billy Matthews (Joseph Pillet), Kevin Basel (Pierre), Michael McGovern (Alfred Trapp and Bruce Anderson (Gustave Kummer). Decor by Roy Cooke.


Alexander Theatre programme, 1965.

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

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