Quartermaine's Terms is a play by British playwright Simon Gray (1936-2008) . Quartermaine, a bewildered professor at a school that teaches English to foreigners, has difficulty relating to his students and fellow teachers.
The original text
First produced in 1981 at the Queen's Theatre, London.
Published by Methuen, 1983.
Performance history in South Africa
1981-2: Produced in South Africa by Pieter Toerien by arrangement with Michael Cordon and Herbert de Leon Ltd during 1981-2, directed by Nikolas Simmonds and featuring Richard Haines, Liz Staunton, Yvonne Banning, Bobby Heaney, Arthur Hall, Wilson Dunster, Kenneth Baker. Set designed by Patti Slavin, lighting designed by Jannie Swanepoel, costumes by Noreen Sterling.
Translations and adaptations
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