The Doctor's Dilemma

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The Doctor's Dilemma (1906) is a play by George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) [1].

The original text

Published in The Complete Plays of Bernard Shaw. Constable, 1931 and by Penguin, 1946.

Performance history in South Africa

1938: Produced by Leontine Sagan for the Cape Town Repertory Theatre Society in the Little Theatre, 25 March to 1 April 1938.

1944: Produced by the Johannesburg Repertory Society, staged at the Standard Theatre, produced by Carol Levitas, starring Maurice Horwitz, Ronald Morris, George Ormsby.

1949: Presented by the Repertory Theatre Society, later known as the Cape Town Repertory Theatre Society at the Labia Theatre, 15-24 September 1949.

Translations and adaptations


Inskip, 1972. p.123.

The South African Theatre, Music and Dance 1(1), 1939.

Trek 8(20):23, 1944.

Theatre programme (1944 production) held by NELM: [Collection: THEATRE PROGRAMMES]: 2012. 242. 1. 47.

NELM: [Collection: FLETCHER, Jill]: 2005. 75. 19. 61.

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