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== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
Presented at the [[Richard Haines Theatre]] in August 1992, starring [[Jeremy Crutchley]] as HRH Duke of Windsor.
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Presented by [[Pieter Toerien]] at the [[Richard Haines Theatre]] in August 1992 and at the [[Theatre on the Bay]] from 17 November 1992, directed by [[Mark Graham]] starring [[Jeremy Crutchley]] as HRH Duke of Windsor. Lighting design and dressing co-ordinated by [[Jannie Swanepoel]]. Mr Crutchley's costumes styled and made by [[Yusuf Jappie]] of [[PACT]].
  
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
''[[Birds of Paradise]]'' theatre programme, announcement of forthcoming attractions, 1992.
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''I Was King'' theatre programme, 1992.
  
 
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Revision as of 09:25, 13 January 2015

A play for one person written by Royce Ryton (1924-2009). The play presents the ex-monarch's own picture of the extraordinary circumstances leading to his momentous decision to abdicate and the years which follow it.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Presented by Pieter Toerien at the Richard Haines Theatre in August 1992 and at the Theatre on the Bay from 17 November 1992, directed by Mark Graham starring Jeremy Crutchley as HRH Duke of Windsor. Lighting design and dressing co-ordinated by Jannie Swanepoel. Mr Crutchley's costumes styled and made by Yusuf Jappie of PACT.

Sources

I Was King theatre programme, 1992.

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