Die Eend

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(“The duck”) by Charles J. Fourie. A satiric South African version of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull.

The original text

Published by Tafelberg, 1994, in a collection also containing Vrygrond and Don Gxubane Onner die Boere.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1993: Presented by TRUK Toneel in 1993, directed by Megan Willson, design by Nadya Cohen, lighting by Jacques Mulder, stage manager Johann van Heerden assisted by Frans Rossouw. The cast: Samson Khumalo(Gert Garries), Wilmien Rossouw (Misoes), Gustav Geldenhuys (Sagrys), Brian Webber (Janneman), Louis van Niekerk (Oompie), Natania van Heerden (Katrien), Mitzi Booysen (Soekie), Don Lamprecht (Frank), Antoinette Kellermann (Anna Omo), Tjaart Potgieter (Klaas), Hannes Muller (Roy Ruiters).

There was an earlier production by the Wits Drama Department.


Die Eend programme, 1993.

The Citizen, 13 July 1993.

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