The Caretaker

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The Caretaker by Harold Pinter.

Performance history in South Africa

First directed in South Africa by Leonard Schach and performed by his Cockpit Players at the Hofmeyr Theatre November 1960. It was performed a few months after it premiéred in England, before it was seen by any other country, and toured South Africa. Cast members included Michael McGovern, Nigel Hawthorne and Siegfried Mynhardt as Davies. Decor by Pamela Lewis.

Another important production was directed by Keith Grenville for The Space (Cape Town) in 197* (in the Outer Space). Only club members were allowed to attend the performances which featured Bill Curry, Vincent Ebrahim and Jonathan Sherwood, with designs by George Duffy.

Translations and adaptations


Inskip, 1977. p 122

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