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The title Vermis ("gone missing") can refer to the Afrikaans version of a 1940s war-time propaganda film by Joseph Albrecht (known as Reported Missing in English), or to an Afrikaans radio play by Mari van den Berg (2001).

Reported Missing / Vermis, a film by Joseph Albrecht (1940s)

Reported Missing / Vermis was a propaganda film made for the Red Cross, in an English and an Afrikaans version, the Afrikaans one being titled Vermis.

For more information on this 1940s film, go to the entry for Reported Missing / Vermis

Vermis an Afrikaans radio drama by Mari van den Berg (2001)

The original text

Written and submitted for the RSG/Sanlam Radiodramakompetisie ("RSG/Sanlam radio drama competition").

Broadcast history

2001: First broadcast on Radio Sonder Grense's drama programme Radioteater on 12 June, 2001, directed by Terrance April.


Copy of the typed text of the radio drama Vermis as used by RSG in 2001, found in the Stellenbosch Drama Department archives in 2022.

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