Douglas Ridley Beeton

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Douglas Ridley Beeton (1929-1997). Academic, poet and editor.

He died in Cape Town in April 1997.


He started his career as librarian at the CSIR. Professor and head of UNISA Department of English. He was an accomplished poet under the name of roger Brirely.

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

His theatre works include a collection entitled Four South African One-Act Plays (Cape Town: Nasou, 1973).


Obituary published in Pretoria News, 29 April 1997.

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