The Man Who Ate the Popomack

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The Man Who Ate the Popomack: a tragi-comedy of love in four acts (1922), by W.J. Turner (1889-1946).

Performance history in South Africa

1939: Produced by Winifred Curtin in November 1939 in the Repertory Theatre, Durban.

1944: Presented by the Johannesburg Repertory Players, December 1944. Producer Muriel Alexander. Wilfred H. Patley, Ernest Abbot, Pat Hull as Muriel Raub, Philip H. Manners, Frank Lawson, Alec Kassman, Phyllis Lawson, Jenny Targowsky.

Translations and adaptations


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

South African Opinion, 1(11):21, 1945.

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