Philip Godwa

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(19**-19**) Actor.


Biography

Training

Trained at UCT Drama School.


Career

Joined CAPAB.

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

Played for CAPAB in productions such as Shrivings, Much Ado About Nothing, Boeing Boeing, Hamlet and Hayfever. Last production as permanent member of CAPAB was You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown in which he played Snoopy. Musicals: Fiddler on the Roof; Kiss Me Kate; Show Boat; Hello Dolly; Sound of Music.

Spent 5 years in England appearing in various theatres and plays.

Back in SA: Noel & Gertie; Private Lives.

TV work: Zarbor II; Barneby's Comet; Reap the Whirlwind.

Presented the weekly arts programmes When Movies Were Movies; Arts on One; wrote and presented the Artes nominated documentary Applause.

Prof Higgins in My Fair Lady; Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar (both for NAPAC); Gaston in Gigi for PACT.

Directed a Rogers and Hammerstein tribute show for NAPAC. Directed The Sound of Music for PACOFS. Directed Oklahoma!.

Starred in What About Luv?.


Awards, etc

Sources

What About Luv? programme notes, 19**.

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