Dermod Judge

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Dermod Judge (19**-). Playwright, director, actor, film-maker.


Born in Cape Town, he spent a lifetime in advertising and marketing, working in all media, including writing and sometimes directing, for commercial video communciations.

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

He worked as writer/adapter on a number of productions at The Space in the 1970s, writing Merely Players, co-writing The Disguise of the Ashes that arose out of the Karnaval at Scarborough to prove that Leonardo was Right–an investigation of guilt and The Final Sting of the Dying Wasp for them, as well as doing the adaptation of Lysistrata S.A. and writing the lyrics for Mitzi Blitz.

As an actor he appeared in Patrick Pearse Motel, A Thousand Clowns, Three Courteline Comedies and You’ll Come (chuckle) to Love Your ????? (snigger) Test, Mr McConkey's Suitcase, You'll Come To Love Your Sperm Test, Accidental Death of an Anarchist.

His film work includes co-writing the script for the film Stompie and The Red Tide with Zulfah Otto-Sallies and Siraaj Cassiem. The film was directed by Tamsin McCarthy, 1998. (Cape Argus 14 August 1998).


Various entries in th NELM catalogue.

Astbury 1979.

IMDb [1].

Who's Who Southern Africa [2].

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