Jan en die Boontjierank

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(“Jack and the beanstalk”) by Janice Honeyman. Afrikaans translation by Nerina Ferreira. Pantomime. Cast: mixed. Another version by Michelle Botha and Thomas Barlow. One-act. Children’s play.

Jan en die Boontjierank, text by Francois Toerien, 2006.

Performance history in South Africa

Francois Swart's pantomime for PACT, 1991, with Antoinette Kellermann and Henriëtta Gryffenberg.

Francois Toerien's text presented by the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department, directed by Toerien, starring Roeline Daneel, Mbulelo Ntlanga, Philip Lotz, Andrea Winckler and others, 2006.

Translations and adaptations

Jan en die Boontjierank (poppespel). An Afrikaans arrangement by Tine Balder from the English nursery-tale as written down by Joseph Jacobs, and directed by her for UTS in 1967 and then for SUKOVS, opening on 29 June 1968 at the Stadskouburg in Bloemfontein. Cast: Paul Eilers, Rentia Human, Johan Botha, Mees Xteen, Maryann Johnston.


Teater SA, 1(1), 1968.

PACT Info, (1) and (2), 1992.

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