The Good Old Days

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The Good Old Days as title

The Good Old Days often occurs in theatre, TV and film as the title of a dramatic work[1]

For example it occurs as the title of a 1940 British comedy (set in 1840), a popular BBC television light entertainment television program which ran from 1953 to 1983 or a 1996 Hong Kong drama series set in the early 20th century.

It is also found as The Good Old Days?, a British one-act play by Liz Dobson[2]

South African dramatic works

The Good Old Days A Stage play (Anon.)

The original text

A play set in the Apartheid era, dealing with the so-called immorality act in South Africa and a woman's unhappy marriage, commitment to a psychiatric hospital and ultimate suicide.

The text is unpublished. An anonymous copy of the typed text held in the Drama Department archive, University of Stellenbosch.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa


The text of the typed text of The Good Old Days, held in the Drama Department archive, University of Stellenbosch.

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