Village Wooing

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Village Wooing is a farce by George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950).

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans by Nerina Ferreira entitled Vryasie op die Dorp.

Performance history in South Africa

1945: Produced by Joyce Burch for the University of Cape Town Speech and Drama Department in the Little Theatre in 1945. With Joyce Burch and Charles Johnman.

1971: Vryasie op die Dorp was produced by KRUIK in March 1971. The actor-manager Louw Verwey's company was contracted by CAPAB to undertake tours and this was its first production, opening on 19 July 1971. This production was taken on tour to various destinations in the Eastern Cape in September and October.


Trek, 10(5):23, 1945.

Grütter, Wilhelm, CAPAB 25 Years, 1987. Unpublished research. p 67.

Theatre scrapbook held by NELM: [Collection: LILENSTEIN, Mavis]: 2007. 9. 25. 3.

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