Quoted from the programme of Hair Hair in 1970(??) wherein he played a role: 'Charles Vernon celebrates 10 years in South Africa this year, and his 5th show with Adam Leslie. Actor, director and writer, he has a wide experience of all entertainment media in the USA, Britain, and Africa, and won an International Theatre Institute fellowship to the US, and a further scholarship to Hawaii.'
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Quote cont.: 'He has been acclaimed by the press as a brilliant farceur and one of the funnies men to appear on our stages. Past productions he will be remembered for are: In For a Penny, the musical revue he wrote with his wife, June; the quadruplet leading role in One For The Pot at the Academy Theatre; and the preceding show at this theatre, Strike It Richer. He has just completed writing the script and lyrics of a new musical about the Cape with music by Bertha Egnos of Dingaka fame, and finished one of the starring roles in a new comedy film, Stop Exchange. Charles was a show stopper as La Fleche in Mr. Skinflint.'
Hair Hair programme notes, 19**.
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