The Game of Kings

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The Game of Kings is a play by British playwright Thomas Muschamp [1]. The theme is the fight against terrorism from a military point of view. It is a rewriting by the author of his earlier play The Brass Hat.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1974: The world première of the play was presented by CAPAB English Drama at the Nico Malan Theatre on 17 April 1974. It was directed by Brian Brooke, staged by Peter Curtis and the cast were Michael Atkinson, Vivienne Drummond, John Whiteley, Roger Dwyer and Brian Brooke with Lois Butlin, Michael Swinton and Brian Kennedy as understudies. Designed by Penny Simpson, lighting designed by John T. Baker


The Game of Kings theatre programme, 1974.

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