The Lahnee's Pleasure

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The Lahnee's Pleasure by Ronnie Govender is a satirical comedy set in a pub in KZN and deals with Black Consciousness issues.

The original text

A hugely successful play, it was developed through improvisation with actors Mohammed Alli, Kessie Govender and Essop Kahn. Published by Ravan Press, 1977.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1977: First performed as a one-act play at the SABTU/TECON Theatre Festivals in Durban and Cape Town. Expanded to a two-act play and performed in the Shah Theatre, Durban in 1977 and at the Market Theatre in 1978.


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