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(19**-) Dramatist, scriptwriter, actor, director and impressario. **
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'''John Burch''' (19**-) Dramatist, scriptwriter, actor, director, impressario, producer radio announcer.
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==Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance==
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He has appeared in ''[[Richard Gush of Salem]]'',  ''[[The Importance of Being Earnest]]'', ''[[Romeo and Juliet]]'', ''[[Peer Gynt]]'', ''[[Taxi Ranks]]'', ''[[When Thou Art King]]'', ''[[Epicœne, or The silent woman]]'', ''[[The Hollow Crown]]'' (1976), ''[[Hadrian the Seventh]]'' ([[CAPAB]] 1971), ''[[Twelfth Night]]'' ([[Maynardville]]), ''[[The Bacchae]]'', ''[[The Zoo Story]]''.
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He directed ''[[The Circus Adventure]]'' (1973), ''[[Oraison]]'', ''[[The Good and Faithful Servant]]'', ''[[Confusions]]'' (1979), ''[[First Monday in October]]'' (1981), ''[[The Bacchae]]'' (1981),
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Together with [[Carl de Gouveia]] he presented [[Pieter Fourie]]’s ''[[Faan se Stasie]]'', staged at the [[Lake Theatre]] in Parkview in 1976 and [[Faan se Trein]].
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He wrote the text for the television series ''Barney Barnato''.
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== Awards, etc ==
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He was awarded an Artes Award (Category: Scriptwriting) in 1991 for the television series ''Barney Barnato''.
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== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
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''First Monday in October'' programme notes, 1981.
 
 
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''Die Transvaler'', 12 April 1991.
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Various entries in the [[NELM]] catalogue.
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Go to [[South African Theatre/Bibliography]]
 
Go to [[South African Theatre/Bibliography]]
  

Latest revision as of 15:35, 16 June 2017

John Burch (19**-) Dramatist, scriptwriter, actor, director, impressario, producer radio announcer.

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

He has appeared in Richard Gush of Salem, The Importance of Being Earnest, Romeo and Juliet, Peer Gynt, Taxi Ranks, When Thou Art King, Epicœne, or The silent woman, The Hollow Crown (1976), Hadrian the Seventh (CAPAB 1971), Twelfth Night (Maynardville), The Bacchae, The Zoo Story.

He directed The Circus Adventure (1973), Oraison, The Good and Faithful Servant, Confusions (1979), First Monday in October (1981), The Bacchae (1981),

Together with Carl de Gouveia he presented Pieter Fourie’s Faan se Stasie, staged at the Lake Theatre in Parkview in 1976 and Faan se Trein.

He wrote the text for the television series Barney Barnato.

Awards, etc

He was awarded an Artes Award (Category: Scriptwriting) in 1991 for the television series Barney Barnato.

Sources

First Monday in October programme notes, 1981.

Die Transvaler, 12 April 1991.

Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

Go to South African Theatre/Bibliography

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