Derek Scarr was a well-known amateur actor based in Port Elizabeth.
Performance history in South Africa
6 - 19 July, 1968: Played the role of "Andrew MacKeith" in Brigadoon, staged by the Port Elizabeth Gilbert & Sullivan Society at the Port Elizabeth Opera House, directed by Helen Mann with musical director Peter K Woolston.
February 1971: Starred as "Prince of Arragon" in the newly formed Port Elizabeth Shakespearean Festival's production of The Merchant of Venice which was staged in the Happy Valley Amphitheatre to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Republic of South Africa. Produced by and starring Leslie French as "Shylock".
The King and I theatre programme, CAPAB 1967.
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