The Circle

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The Circle (1921), by English playwright W. Somerset Maugham.

Performance history in South Africa

1939-1940: In 1939-1940 the Pretoria Repertory Theatre Company presented this play starring, among others, Myles Bourke.

1946: Produced for the Johannesburg Repertory Society in 1946 by Mary Holder, also in the role of Lady Kitty. With Theo Sachs, James Workman, Lionel Ress, Nancy Maudsley, Michael Dempster. Sets by Gilles Botbijl and Van Rensburg.

1980: Directed at the Alhambra Theatre for NAPAC by Graham Armitage with Jill Fenson, John Boulter, Arthur Hall, John Whitely, Deon van Zyl, Sandra Herrington, Clare Stopford and Reg Richards, 9-23 August.

Translations and adaptations


The South African Theatre, Music and Dance 1(1), 1939.

Trek 10(17):18, 1946.

World Drama by Allardyce Nicoll, 1949.

Scenaria (20), 1980 Forthcoming events.

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