Beth Dickerson

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Beth Dickerson (1928-2015). Actress, director, academic, poet and writer.


She died in Grahamstown on 22 April 2015 at the age of 87.



She studied at Rhodes University in Grahamstown.


In 1986 she was acting head of the Rhodes University Drama Department. She retired in 1992.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

She directed many Rhodes University Drama Department productions, among others The Diary of Iris Vaughan, Riders to the Sea, The Playboy of the Western World, The Shadow of the Glen abd The Crucible.

Roles in The Emperor Jones, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg.

Awards, etc


Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

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