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A farce in three acts by English dramatist Ben Travers (1886-1980).

The original text

Thark was originally presented at the Alwysch Theatre in London in 1927.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Presented by the Brian Brooke Company at the Hofmeyr Theatre in November 1950.

Presented by CAPAB Drama at the Nico Malan Theatre 10-31 March 1990. Directed by Keith Grenville, designed by Birrie le Roux, lighting design by Malcolm Hurrell. The cast: Jonathan Pienaar, Fiona Coyne, Pauline O'Kelly, Willie Fritz, Joy Stewart-Spence, Norman Coombes, Ralph Lawson, Diane Wilson, Gretha Brazelle, Don Maguire, André Roothman.


Brooke 1978. 196.

Thark programme 1990.

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