The Starlight Express
The Starlight Express is a children's play by Violet Pearn, based on the novel A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood, with songs and incidental music written by the English composer Sir Edward Elgar in 1915.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1942: Deur 'n Skrefie was produced by Leonie Pienaar with students of the University of Cape Town Department of speech-training and dramatic art in the Little Theatre. Ballet students under the direction of Dulcie Howes also took part.
Trek 19 June 1942 p 20.
Inskip, 1972. p.128.
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