The Knight of the Burning Pestle
The Knight of the Burning Pestle is a 1607 parody play by English playwrights Francis Beaumont (1584-1616) and John Fletcher (1579-1625).
The original text
First published in a quarto in 1613.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1953: Presented by the Department of Speech and Drama of the University of Cape Town, produced by Mavis Taylor at the Little Theatre, Cape Town and at the Botha Hall, Stellenbosch in June 1953. Costumes designed by Mavis Taylor and Doreen Graves, decor by Cecil Pym, music by Primrose Stevenson and lighting by E.G. Marshall.
The Knight of the Burning Pestle theatre programme, 1953.
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