Liewe Heksie

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Liewe Heksie [1] ("Beloved Little Witch") is an Afrikaans work of fiction created by children's book author Verna Vels in 1961. It started off as radio stories and was also filmed for television.

Translations and adaptations

A number of different stage adaptations for children's theatre were done by various authors, including Gerben Kamper, Marietjie Willemse and Woutrine Theron (with Amatea Meyer).

Performance history in South Africa

1990: The Kamper adaptation was staged by PACOFS, directed by William Egan, with Marion Holm (Liewe Heksie), James van Helsdingen (Blommie), Christo Compion (Karel Kat), Isadora Verwey (Die Geelheks), Annemarie Rauh (Borrie), Cobus de Villiers (Kerrie), Hennie Baird (Koning Rosekrans) and Dorette Nel (Die Feekoningen).

Sources

PACOFS theatre programme, 1990.

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

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