Die Grootkanonne

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(Lit "The Big Canons") by Uys Krige. A comedy about the difficulties soldiers have in adjusting to post-war life.

The original text

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 (The Big Shots) published in 1964 in The Two Lamps ed Uys Krige, Pub HAUM).

Performance history in South Africa

Directed by Victor Melleney for TRUK, 1966.

Mavis Lilenstein for her stage management for the Kaapse Teatergroep production of Die Grootkanonne by Uys Krige , 1972.


Gosher, 1988

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