The Hole

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The Hole is a comedy by English playwright N.F. Simpson [1] (1919-2011).

The original text

First produced at the Royal Court Theatre, London, on 2 April 1958.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1969: Presented by the University of Cape Town's Speech and Drama Department at the Little Theatre in a double bill with Peter Shaffer's Black Comedy, directed by Robert Mohr from 18 October to 1 November 1969, starring Philip Graham (The Visionary), Peter Krummeck (Endo), Peter Kenealy (Cerebro), Will Bernard (Soma), Sharon Lazarus (Mrs Meso), Louise van Winsen (Mrs Ecto) and Roger Lovett (Workman). Set designed by Colin Shaw, costumes designed by Helen Rooza, lighting by Pip Marshall.


Little Theatre programme, 1969.

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