The Tragedy of Nan

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The Tragedy of Nan, also known as Nan, first produced in 1908. A play by English poet and writer John Masefield (1875-1967) [1].

It is set in 1810 on a small tenant farm in a village by the river Severn where Nan lives with her uncle and his wife. Her father was hanged for stealing a sheep but tonight there is to be a party and the possibility of love is in the air.

Performance history in South Africa

1945: Presented by the Arnold Reynor Repertory Company in theCathedral Hall, Cape Town, starring Carol Ryker, Carter Ebrahim, José Borez.


Trek, 10(8) :18, 1945.

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