The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband

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The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband is a comedy play by British playwright Debbie Isitt.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Translated into Afrikaans by Hennie van Greunen as Die vrou wat haar man gekook het (sometimes written capitalised, as in the original English title, Die Vrou Wat Haar Man Gekook Het).

Performance history in South Africa

2003: Staged by the UK production company QDos Entertainment in the Tesson Theatre at The Civic, directed by Alan Swerdlow, with Sandra Prinsloo, Martin le Maitre and Jennifer Steyn. Setting and lighting by Denis Hutchinson.

2007: The Van Greunen Afrikaans translation was staged at the KKNK, directed by Lara Bye, with Pedro Kruger, Marion Holm and Ané Mostert.

2008: The same production that premiered at the KKNK in 2007 was staged in the State Theatre and then moved to the Mardi Gras Theatre at Carnival City in Gauteng.


The Citizen, 18 February 2003.

The Star, 18 February 2003.

Business Day, 21 February 2003.

Mail and Guardian, 27 February 2003.

Theatre programme for the QDOS International production held by NELM: [Collection: KORT, Maurice]: 2012. 379. 37. 29.

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