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'''''Die Grootkanonne''''' (''"The Big Canons"'') is a one-act play by [[Uys Krige]]. A comedy about the difficulties soldiers have in adjusting to post-war life.  
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''[[Die Grootkanonne]]'' (lit. "The Big Canons") is a one-act play by [[Uys Krige]] (1910–1987).
  
 
== The original text ==
 
== The original text ==
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A comedy about the difficulties soldiers have in adjusting to post-war life.
  
 
Published in ''[[Alle paaie gaan na Rome - Eenbedrywe]]'', (with ''[[Fuente Sagrada]]'' and  ''[[Alle paaie gaan na Rome]]'') by [[Unie-Volkspers]], 1949.
 
Published in ''[[Alle paaie gaan na Rome - Eenbedrywe]]'', (with ''[[Fuente Sagrada]]'' and  ''[[Alle paaie gaan na Rome]]'') by [[Unie-Volkspers]], 1949.
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1972: Produced by the [[Kaapse Teatergroep]].
 
1972: Produced by the [[Kaapse Teatergroep]].
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== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
[[PACT]] theatre prgramme, 1966.
 
  
[[ESAT Bibliography Gl-Go|Gosher]], 1988
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[[PACT]] theatre programme, 1966.
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[[ESAT Bibliography Gl-Go|Gosher]], 1988.
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Scrapbook donated by [[Mavis Lilenstein]], held by [[NELM]] (re Kaapse Teatergroep production): [Collection: LILENSTEIN, Mavis]: 2007. 9. 25. 5.
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Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
  
 
== Return to ==
 
== Return to ==
  
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Return to [[PLAYS I: Original SA plays]]
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Return to [[PLAYS IV: Pageants and public performances]]
  
Return to [[South_African_Theatre/Plays]]
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Return to [[South_African_Festivals|South African Festivals and Competitions]]
  
 
Return to [[The ESAT Entries]]
 
Return to [[The ESAT Entries]]
  
 
Return to [[Main Page]]
 
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Latest revision as of 05:37, 20 January 2021

Die Grootkanonne (lit. "The Big Canons") is a one-act play by Uys Krige (1910–1987).

The original text

A comedy about the difficulties soldiers have in adjusting to post-war life.

Published in Alle paaie gaan na Rome - Eenbedrywe, (with Fuente Sagrada and Alle paaie gaan na Rome) by Unie-Volkspers, 1949.

Translations and adaptations

An English translation by Uys Krige , entitled The Big Shots, published by HAUM in the collection The Two Lamps, 1964.

Performance history in South Africa

1966: Staged by TRUK, directed by Victor Melleney, with Cobus Rossouw (Ben), Louis van Niekerk (Stoffel), Johan Botha (Konstabel) and Sandra Kotze (Anna).

1972: Produced by the Kaapse Teatergroep.


Sources

PACT theatre programme, 1966.

Gosher, 1988.

Scrapbook donated by Mavis Lilenstein, held by NELM (re Kaapse Teatergroep production): [Collection: LILENSTEIN, Mavis]: 2007. 9. 25. 5.

Go to ESAT Bibliography

Return to

Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays

Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays

Return to PLAYS III: Collections

Return to PLAYS IV: Pageants and public performances

Return to South African Festivals and Competitions

Return to The ESAT Entries

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