The View

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The View is a 2012 play written by Philip Rademeyer. A two-hander set in some post-apocalyptic future, where all homosexual people have been shipped out into space.

Published in December 2013 in the New Voices Playscript series by Junkets Publishers


December 2012 – Intimate Theatre, Cape Town, produced by Rust Co-operative, directed by Philip Rademeyer, with Gideon Lombard and Ella Gabriel. Design by Penelope Youngleson.

May 2013 – International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, Dublin, Ireland

July 2013 – National Arts Festival, Grahamstown

October–November 2013 The play is given a full-production season as part of the 9th Spring Drama Season at the Artscape Arena, Cape Town

Awards and nominations

Fleur du Cap Awards, the Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival (Oscar Wilde Award for best writer), the Aardklop Festival.


Bosman, 1928: pp.

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