The Seven Deadly Sins

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The sins are: Pride, Envy, Wrath, Greed, Sloth, Gluttony and Lust.

The Seven Deadly Sins is a title that can refer to the Chritian , or to a number of dramatic works and films dealing with them.

The Seven Deadly Sins attributed to Richard Tarlton (c. 1585)

The original text

A two-part play in the tradition of the medieval morality play, written c. 1585 and attributed to Richard Tarlton, whose company, Queen Elizabeth's Men, first performed it.


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The Seven Deadly Sins (play) in Wikipedia[1]

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The Seven Deadly Sins- Seven One-act Plays by Thornton Wilder

The original text

A series of short works depicting the complexity and consequences of human frailty, comprising the plays The Drunken Sisters (Gluttony), Bernice (Pride), The Wreck on the 5:25 (Sloth), A Ringing of Doorbells (Envy), In Shakespeare and the Bible (Wrath), Someone From Assisi (Lust) and Cement Hands (Avarice).

For performances in South Africa, see the entries on the individual plays.


The Seven Deadly Sins by Hennie Aucamp and Barry Strydom

The original text

A South African cabaret by Hennie Aucamp and Barry Strydom, originally written in Afrikaans as Die Sewe Doodsondes

See: Die Sewe Doodsondes.


Playscript [Typescript (photocopy)], CAMPBELL Location: [Collection: DALRO]: 2001. 41. 269 held by NELM.

Database: Amazwi - manuscripts.

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The Seven Deadly Sins]] by Ron Vandenburg ()

The text consist of seven humorous short skits in which the character "Christian" is tempted by each of the sins.

Characters Christian Pride Envy Wrath Greed Sloth Gluttony Lust

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