The Good and Faithful Servant

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The Good and Faithful Servant is a 1964 one-act play English playwright and author by Joe Orton (1933-1967).

The original text

Originally written as a one-act television play, it was completed by June 1964 but first broadcast by Associated-Rediffusion on 6 April 1967. [1]

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1972: Staged by CAPAB, directed by John Burch, featuring Peter Curtis (George Buchanan), Joyce Bradley (Edith), Marion Achber (Mrs. Vealfoy), Lois Butlin (Debbie), Stephen Gurney (Ray) and Elliot Playfair (An old man).


CAPAB theatre programme, 1972.

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

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