The Ministry in a Fix

From ESAT
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Ministry in a Fix is a locally written sketch by St John Knight (fl. late 1870s)

The original text

It was a sketch about current affairs in the Cape that included impersonations of the then Governor of the Cape and John X. Merriman.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

It was performed in the Good Hope Gardens as part of a "Gala Night" on 9 February, 1878.

Sources

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.373

Go to ESAT Bibliography

Return to

Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays

Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays

Return to PLAYS III: Collections

Return to PLAYS IV: Pageants and public performances

Return to South African Festivals and Competitions

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page