Bedtime Story

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There are two plays with the title Bedtime Story that have been produced in South Africa:

1. Bedtime Story by Sydney and Muriel Box.

2. Bedtime Story, a one-act play by Sean O’Casey. First produced 17 May 1952 in New York.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1965: Sydney[1] and Muriel Box’s [2] Bedtime Story presented by the Alexander Theatre at the Labia Theatre, Cape Town, directed by Hugh Goldie, February 1965. Derek Nimmo[3] (1930-1999) was the leading man, also starring Moira Lister.

1967: Sean O'Casey's one-act play Bedtime Story was presented by the Libertas Theatre Club produced by Jane Turner in 1967 starring Peter Viljoen, Jean McDonald, Herbert Pienaar and Brenda von Memerty as part of an evening of three one-act plays, the other two being Portret van 'n Madonna, and Kwartet.


Bedtime Story by Sean O'Casey: Playography Ireland [4]

Bedtime Story (Box): Theatre porgramme held by NELM [Collection: KORT, Maurice]: 2012. 379. 6. 33.

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