Het Spook, of de Bekering van Dr Peperhoofd

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Het Spook, of de Bekering van Dr Peperhoofd ("The ghost, or the conversion of Dr Pepperhead") is a two-act farce in Dutch-Afrikaans by Melt J. Brink (1842–1925).

Also found listed simply as Het Spook.

The original text

Written for use by the Rederijkerskamer Aurora II

Translations and adaptations


1869: First performed by Aurora II in the Oddfellows Hall, Cape Town, on 2 September.

1870: Performed (as Het Spook) by Aurora II in the Germania Hall, Cape Town, on 12 July, with Retief Gewroken (Teengs).



P.J. du Toit, 1988. Amateurtoneel in Suid-Afrika. Pretoria: Academica

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik:pp.464.

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