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A farce by [[Ray Cooney]].
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'''''It Runs in the Family''''' is a 1987 farce by English playwright [[Ray Cooney]] (1932- ) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Cooney].
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==Translations and adaptations==
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Adapted and translated into [[Afrikaans]] for [[PACOFS]] by [[Wim Vorster]], under the title '''''Hospitaal op Horings''''' ("''Hospital in Chaos''").
  
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
Performed in 1993 and 1994 at the [[Alhambra Theatre]], The [[Playhouse Theatre]], and The [[Theatre on the Bay]] starring [[Rex Garner]] (who directed) and [[Gordon Mulholland]].
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1992: [[Wim Vorster]]'s [[Afrikaans]] translation ''Hospitaal op Horings'' was staged by [[PACOFS]] in the [[Bloemfontein Civic Theatre]], directed by [[Ilse van Hemert]], with [[Gerben Kamper]] (Dr David Mortimore), [[Christo Compion]] (Dr Michael Conradie), [[Marga van Rooy]] (Rosemary Mortimore), [[Pieter Brand]] (Dr Hubert Aucamp), [[Petro-Nelise Trichardt]] (Matrone Malan), [[Jannie Gildenhuys]] (Prof Verloren Van Themaat), [[Isadora Verwey]] (Jane Tate), [[Corien Pelt]] (Suster Theresa), [[Hannes van Wyk]] (Leslie), [[Cobus Fourie]] (Polisiesersant), [[Ernst Eloff]] (Bill) and [[Anna Richter-Visser]] (Moeder). Stage design by [[Johnny Boerstoel]] and lighting by [[Wladyslaw Czerepowicz]].
  
==Translations and adaptations==
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1993 & 1994: Presented in English by [[Pieter Toerien]] and performed at the [[Alhambra Theatre]] (7 November to 19 February), The [[Playhouse Theatre]], and The [[Theatre on the Bay]] (22 February to 26 March) starring [[Rex Garner]] (who directed), [[Gordon Mulholland]], [[Iain Paton]], [[Melody O'Brian]], [[Christine le Brocq]], [[Matthew Stewardson]], [[Rick Rogers]], [[David Crichton]], [[Ken Marshall]], [[Bella Mariani]], [[Tammy Bonell]], and [[Bev Cooke-Tonnesen]]. The last four actors were replaced by [[Mike Tompson]], [[Nanette Rennie]], [[Jane Noble]] and [[Suzie Gehr]] for the performances at the [[Theatre on the Bay]]. Lighting designed by [[Jannie Swanepoel]], set designed by [[Anne Carghill]], costumes co-ordinated by [[Colleen Moabelo]].
  
 
== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
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[[PACOFS]] theatre programme, 1992.
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''It Runs in the Family'' theatre programme ([[Pieter Toerien]], 1993/4).
  
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[[Petru Wessels|Petru]] & [[Carel Trichardt]] theatre programme collection.
  
Go to [[South African Theatre/Bibliography|ESAT Bibliography]]
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Go to [[ESAT Bibliography]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:30, 9 September 2015

It Runs in the Family is a 1987 farce by English playwright Ray Cooney (1932- ) [1].

Translations and adaptations

Adapted and translated into Afrikaans for PACOFS by Wim Vorster, under the title Hospitaal op Horings ("Hospital in Chaos").

Performance history in South Africa

1992: Wim Vorster's Afrikaans translation Hospitaal op Horings was staged by PACOFS in the Bloemfontein Civic Theatre, directed by Ilse van Hemert, with Gerben Kamper (Dr David Mortimore), Christo Compion (Dr Michael Conradie), Marga van Rooy (Rosemary Mortimore), Pieter Brand (Dr Hubert Aucamp), Petro-Nelise Trichardt (Matrone Malan), Jannie Gildenhuys (Prof Verloren Van Themaat), Isadora Verwey (Jane Tate), Corien Pelt (Suster Theresa), Hannes van Wyk (Leslie), Cobus Fourie (Polisiesersant), Ernst Eloff (Bill) and Anna Richter-Visser (Moeder). Stage design by Johnny Boerstoel and lighting by Wladyslaw Czerepowicz.

1993 & 1994: Presented in English by Pieter Toerien and performed at the Alhambra Theatre (7 November to 19 February), The Playhouse Theatre, and The Theatre on the Bay (22 February to 26 March) starring Rex Garner (who directed), Gordon Mulholland, Iain Paton, Melody O'Brian, Christine le Brocq, Matthew Stewardson, Rick Rogers, David Crichton, Ken Marshall, Bella Mariani, Tammy Bonell, and Bev Cooke-Tonnesen. The last four actors were replaced by Mike Tompson, Nanette Rennie, Jane Noble and Suzie Gehr for the performances at the Theatre on the Bay. Lighting designed by Jannie Swanepoel, set designed by Anne Carghill, costumes co-ordinated by Colleen Moabelo.

Sources

PACOFS theatre programme, 1992.

It Runs in the Family theatre programme (Pieter Toerien, 1993/4).

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

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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