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''[[Dandy Dick]]'' is a farce by Arthur Wing Pinero (1855-1934) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Wing_Pinero].  
''[[Dandy Dick]]'' is a farce in three acts by Arthur Wing Pinero (1855-1934) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Wing_Pinero].  
==The original text==
==The original text==

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Dandy Dick is a farce in three acts by Arthur Wing Pinero (1855-1934) [1].

The original text

“Dandy Dick” was the third of the farces which the English dramatist and director wrote for the old Court Theatre [2].

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Performance history in South Africa

1887: The play was performed as part of the repertoire of the Wheeler Theatre Company when they played in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town during April and May. Probably directed by Sutton Vane.

1918: An amateur production was staged by C.V. Becker for the Mayoress’ Charity Fund at the Palladium Theatre, Johannesburg.

1974 (?): A production was directed by Pieter Scholtz.



Press clippings of a review by Sjoerd Meijer held by NELM re the Scholtz production.

D.C. Boonzaier. 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1923. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 384

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