The Last Voyage

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The Last Voyage is a one-act play by Pauline Smith.

The original text

Written in 1929 about an impoverished couple. In the play the husband has secretly saved fifty pounds so that he may go on a voyage to England. This voyage is particularly important becuase of his recent illness, yet a problem arises when his grandson gets ill and needs fifty pounds for an operation.

Published by Juventus in 1981, number one in the series Drama Workshop. ISBN 9780907996798.

Also published in Eleven One-act Plays by Juta.

Published in Play Spectrum (ed H. Houghton-Hawksley, pub David Philip, 1986).

Performance history in South Africa

The play was first performed in Grahamstown in 1969 under the direction of Rosalie van der Gucht.


Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

Gosher, 1988.

SACat, a union catalogue of items held by Southern African libraries.

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