We and Them

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We and Them is a play by Lena Farugia

The original text

A play about the life of the Duchess of Windsor during her widowhood. The play is set in approximately 1974, in the Duchess of Windsor's Paris home.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1989: Presented by Davnic Productions in association with Pieter Toerien Productions at the Leonard Rayne Theatre July 1989 and 14 November - 2 December 1989 at the Theatre on the Bay. Directed by American actress and director Ingrid Sonnischsen (restaged by Christopher Weare). Lighting design by Colin Williams, costumes and set by John Caviggia. The cast were Lena Farugia as Wallis, the Duchess of Windsor, Michael Huff as Douglas, the butler and as David, the Duke of Windsor.

2009: A new production was performed for a successful run of six weeks in London's Finborough Theatre.

2010: The new production played at the Old Mutual Theatre on the Square, directed by Christopher Weare with Lena Farugia and Robert Davies.


We and Them theatre programme, 1989.

The Star, 28 September 2010.

A photocopy of the typed text of We and Them found in the Stellenbosch Drama Department archives in 2022.

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