Balls and Brains

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Balls and Brains is a one-man play written by Deon Opperman. It is a condensation of the colourful life of Frank Harris (1855-1931) [1], as adapted by Opperman.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Presented by the newly formed theatre company Independent Performance Trust in a double bill with Kaptein Popfees and the Weekend Blues at the Thabong Theatre, Civic Theatre, Johannesburg in 1997, directed by the author and starring André Odendaal as Harris.


Review by Raeford Daniel, The Citizen, 14 August 1997.

Review by Barrie Hough, Rapport, 17 August 1997.

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