Tot Die Dood Ons Skei

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Tot Die Dood Ons Skei, text compiled by Rika Sennett, Heléne Lombard and Ian Roberts, based on correspondence between Theunis Steyn (President of the Orange Free State at the time of the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902) and Tibbie Steyn.

See also This is for Keeps by Vanessa Cooke, Danny Keogh, Janice Honeyman.

Performance history in South Africa

1999: First performed on the farm Onze Rust in the Bloemfontein district, the Steyn family farm, on October 8, 1999. Performed at the KKNK in 2000, directed by Ian Roberts starring himself as President Steyn, Michelle Botes as Tibbie Steyn and Rika Sennett as Emily Hobhouse.

2000: At Aardklop 2000 Ian Roberts directed and the cast were Chris Vorster, Rika Sennett and Heléne Lombard.

Translations and adaptations


Die Volksblad, 30 July 1999.

KKNK programme, 2000.

Aardklop programme, 2000. 35.

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