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Here it is. A chronological list of my plays, revues, films, videos and books. I’ve added the casts and the director, as well as where the piece was originally performed. Funny feeling to look at a list like this. The person responsible for all this must be stark-staring bonkers!   

 

FACES IN THE WALL play

1969 London Film School: Pieter Uys, Ian Lowe, Vari Sylvester – dir: PDU

1973 Space: Chris Prophet, Val de Klerk, Peter Piccolo, Sue Boekstein – dir: PDU

1980 Market: Terry Norton, Roberta Durrant, Jonathan Rands, Murray Angus-Leppan – dir: PDU  

POPCORN play

1973 Space: Bill Flynn, Peter Piccolo, Val de Klerk, Paddy Canavan – dir: PDU

 

PITY ABOUT PEOPLE play

1974 Space: Blaise Koch, Val Donald, Michele Maxwell – dir: PDU

1974 The Company JHB: Ziona Garfield, David Eppel, Kathy Kahn – dir: PDU

  

SELLE OU STORIE play

1974 Space: Christine Basson, Lynne Maree, Marthinus Basson, Johann van Heerden – dir: PDU

1975 The Company JHB: Christine Basson, Val de Klerk, Danny Keogh, PDU – dir: PDU

2004 Civic JHB: Evita Bezuidenhout (PDU), Greg Melvill-Smith, James van Helsdingen, Michelle Bradshaw – dir: Lynne Maree

 

JUST HILDA! revue

1974 Space: PDU

  

SNOWHITE & THE SPECIAL BRANCH revue

1974 Space: Lynne Maree, Bill Curry, Vincent Ebrahim, Jonathan Sherwood, Andrea Fine, Neels Bezuidenhout, Diane Vlotman, Marthinus Basson – dir: PDU

1976 Labia Theatre CT: Mary Dreyer, Dawie Malan, Trix Pienaar, Chris Galloway, PDU, Martin Clohessy – dir: PDU MD: Peter Brauer       

         double-billed with BLACK BEAUTY & THE BOSS revue

  

GOD’S FORGOTTEN play

1975 Space: Christine Basson, Lynne Maree, Jacqui Delhaye, Esther van Ryswyk, Blaise Koch – dir: PDU

1976 Market: Christine Basson, Lynne Maree, Michele Maxwell, Wilma Stockenström, Blaise Koch – dir: PDU

1979 La Mama NYC: Maggie Soboil, Lisette Lecat, Madeleine le Roux, Christina Avis-Krauss, Joel Rooks – dir: Mavis Taylor

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KARNAVAL play

1975 Space: Trix Pienaar, Cornelia Stander, Vincent Ebrahim, Christine Basson, Grethe Fox, Margot Luyt, PDU – dir: PDU

1981 Market: Magda Beukes, Dale Cutts, Kevin Smith, Lynette Luyt, Joey de Koker, Margi Lewis – dir: Dawie Malan

  

STRIKE UP THE BANNED revue

1975 Space: Trix Pienaar, PDU, Vincent Ebrahim, Jacqui Delhaye, Maria Jensen – dir: PDU

1976 Grahamstown Festival and tour: Lynne Maree, Blaise Koch, Wilma Stockenström, Michele Maxwell, PDU – dir: PDU

1978 Market: PDU, Rika Sennett – dir: PDU   

 

SKOTE! play

1976 Hoërskool Jan van Riebeeck students, Limpie Basson – dir: Esther van Ryswyk

  

THE RISE AND FALL OF THE FIRST EMPRESS BONAPARTE play

1977 UCT students, Margot de Villiers, Robin Lake, John Caviggia – dir: PDU

1983 PACT: Jacqui Singer, Ron Smerczak, Michael McCabe – dir: William Egan

  

PARADISE IS CLOSING DOWN play

1977 Grahamstown Festival and tour: Val de Klerk, Melanie-Anne Asher, Christine Basson, William Meyer – dir: PDU

1977 Market: Val de Klerk, Melanie-Ann Sher, Magda Beukes, William Meyer – dir: PDU

1978 Edinburgh Festival and London: Naomi Buch, Barbara Kinghorn, Helen Bourne, Frank Williams – dir: Roberta Durrant

1980 Granada TV: Estelle Kohler, Naomi Buch, Shelley Borkum – dir: Howard Baker

  

DIE VAN AARDES VAN GROOTOOR play

1977 Baxter: Antoinette Kellermann, Mary Dreyer, Chris Galloway, Bill Curry, Lida Botha, Marthinus Basson – dir: Dawie Malan

1978 Market: Magda Beukes, Eon de Vos, Rina Nienaber, Antoinette Kellermann, Allan Dysel, Nomsa Nene – dir: Dawie Malan

  

INFO SCANDALS revue

1979 Pretoria: Richard Haines, Sybil Coetzee, PDU – dir: PDU

1979 Baxter/Market: Chris Galloway, Lida Botha, Bill Curry, Zaza Vorster – dir: Dawie Malan   

 

UYSCREAMS FROM THE WIMPY ARCHIPELAGO revue

1980 Market: PDU, Tessa Uys, Martin Clohessy – dir: PDU

 

UYSCREAMS WITH HOT CHOCOLATE SAUCE revue

1980 Market/Baxter: PDU, Tessa Uys, Thoko Ntshinga – dir: PDU  

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ADAPT OR DYE revue/video/DVD

1981 South Africa: PDU

1985 Tricycle Theatre: PDU

1986 Boulevard Theatre Soho: PDU

1987 Toronto, Canada: PDU 

1988 Purcell Room London/Edinburgh Festival Traverse Theatre/Hackney Empire and Donmar Warehouse London/Holland: PDU

  

HELL IS FOR WHITES ONLY (aka BEYOND ALL REASON) play

1982 Market: Amanda Strydom, Bill Curry, Denise Newman, Margi Lewis, John Whiteley, Marius de Vos – dir: PDU   

 

APPASSIONATA play

1982 Pretoria/Market/Baxter: Tessa Uys, Chris Galloway – dir: Mario Schiess   

 

FARCE ABOUT UYS play/DVD

1983 Market/tour/Baxter: PDU, Chris Galloway, Thoko Ntshinga – dir: Dawie Malan   

 

TOTAL ONSLAUGHT revue/video

1984 Pretoria/Market/Baxter/tour: PDU – dir: Dawie Malan

SKATING ON THIN UYS film/DVD

1985 Brigadiers/BME: PDU, Thoko Ntshinga, Chris Galloway – dir: Bromley Cawood   

 

BEYOND THE RUBICON revue/video

1986 Market/tour/Nico Malan: PDU – dir: PDU   

 

AN UYS UP MY SLEEVE TV special

1986 SABC: PDU – dir: Roy Sargeant   

 

ACROSS THE RUBICON TV special

1986 PBS/USA: PDU – dir: Lionel Friedberg   

 

NO ONE’S DIED LAUGHING book

1986 Penguin

  

PANORAMA play

1987 Grahamstown Festival: Lynne Maree, Susan Coetzer-Opperman, Thoko Ntshinga, Richard van der Westhuizen – dir: PDU

1988 Pretoria/JHB: Lyn Hooker, Susan Coetzer-Opperman, Thoko Ntshinga, Robin Smith – dir: PDU

1988 Cape Town: Bo Petersen, Marion Holm, Lulu Gallo, Peter Krummeck – dir: Ralph Lawson

1988 London King’s Head Theatre: Jemma Redgrave, Natasha Williams, Di Kent, Ken Sharrock – dir: Penny Cherns   

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PW BOTHA: IN HIS OWN WORDS book

1987 Penguin

  

REARRANGING THE DECKCHAIRS ON THE SA BOTHATANIC revue

1987 Market/Baxter/tour: PDU, Chris Galloway – dir: Ralph Lawson   

 

SKATING ON THIN UYS (title for ADAPT OR DYE in Australia) revue

1987 Sydney Footbridge Theatre Australia: PDU

  

CRY FREEMANDELA – THE MOVIE revue

1987 Market: PDU, Chris Galloway, Sello Maake ka Ncube – dir: PDU  

1988 Nico Malan: PDU, Chris Galloway, Arthur Molepo – dir: PDU   

 

JUST LIKE HOME play

1989 Baxter/Market/UK: Shaleen Surtie-Richards, Robert Finlayson, Royston Stoffels, Paul Savage – dir: PDU   

 

EVITA’S INDABA TV series

1989 M-Net: PDU, Lizz Meiring – dir: Bill Faure   

 

BITE THE BALLOT TV special

1989 Channel 4 UK: PDU – dir: Penny Cherns   

 

EVITA’S LAST DECADE TV special

1989 M-Net: PDU, Lizz Meiring – dir: Bill Faure  

 

SCORCHED EARTH play

1989 Market: Margaret Inglis, Fiona Ramsay, Val Donald Bell, David Butler, Pierre Knoesen, Gaynor Young, Arthur Molepo – dir: PDU   

 

A KISS ON YOUR KOEKSISTER revue/video

1990 Market/Baxter/UK/Holland: PDU – dir: Janice Honeyman   

 

A PART HATE A PART LOVE book

1990 Random Century

1994 Hond (2nd edition)

  

AN AUDIENCE WITH EVITA BEZUIDENHOUT revue

1990 Market/Baxter/tour/UK/Holland: PDU, Lizz Meiring – dir: PDU

  

SÜD-AFRIKA IN FARBE revue

1991 Germany: PDU

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EEN LEVEN APART book

1991 Jan Metz

  

MESSAGE TO MAJOR TV special

1991 BBC: PDU, Lizz Meiring – dir: Francis Gerard   

 

STAND UP SOUTH AFRICA! revue

1992 Israel: PDU

  

DIE VLEIROOS play

1992 Nico Malan/tour: Lynne Maree, Chris van Niekerk, Theresa Cloete, Joey de Koker – dir: PDU

1995 Civic JHB: Trix Pienaar, André Stolz, June van Merch, Anna-Mart van der Merwe – dir: Lynn Maree   

 

JEZUS IN JOHANNESBURG book

1992 Amber (Amsterdam)

  

PARADISE IS CLOSING DOWN (REVISITED) (aka GOING TO HEAVEN) play

1992 Grahamstown Festival/Wits JHB: PDU, Chris Galloway, Stephen Raymond, Randall de Jager – dir: Lynne Maree   

 

AN EVENING WITH PIETER-DIRK UYS revue/DVD

1992 Baxter: PDU

  

THE POGGENPOEL SISTERS revue

1993 CT/tour/JHB: PDU, Godfrey Johnson

  

AN AUDIENCE WITH AN AFRICAN QUEEN revue

1993 UK: PDU, Lizz Meiring

  

NEGERKÜSSE revue

1993 Germany/Austria/Switzerland: PDU

  

ONE MAN ONE VOLT revue

1994 SA/USA/Holland: PDU

  

EVITA’S FUNIGALORE TV series

1994 M-Net: dir: Pieter Cilliers

  

BAMBI SINGS THE FAK SONGS cabaret

1995 CT/JHB/tour: PDU, Godfrey Johnson

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YOU ANC NOTHING YET revue

1995 Baxter/tour/UK/Holland/USA: PDU

  

TRUTH OMISSIONS revue

1996 Baxter/tour/UK/Holland: PDU

  

TANNIE EVITA PRAAT KAKTUS monologue

1996 Perron/tour: PDU

  

LIVE FROM BOERASSIC PARK revue

1997 Baxter/tour/UK/Holland: PDU

  

THE ESSENTIAL EVITA BEZUIDENHOUT book

1997 David Philip

  

OUMA OSSEWANIA PRAAT VUIL monologue

1997 Perron/tour: PDU

  

NO SPACE ON LONG STREET play

1997 Baxter: PDU – dir: Lynne Maree   

 

GOING DOWN GORGEOUS play

1998 Perron/tour: PDU

2000 SATV series – dir: Robert Davis   

 

NOËL & MARLENE play

1998 Perron/tour: PDU, Godfrey Johnson

  

BAMBI’S XMAS KÊRELS revue

1998 Perron: PDU, Godfrey Johnson

  

TANNIE EVITA’S CRYSTAL BALLS monologue

1998 Perron: PDU

  

DEKAFFIRNATED revue/DVD

1999 Market/Baxter/tour/UK/Holland: PDU

  

THE MARSHROSE play

1999

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CONCENTRATION CAMP cabaret

2000 Perron/Grahamstown Festival/On Broadway, CT: PDU (Bambi Kellermann), Godfrey Johnson

 

FOR FACT’S SAKE revue

2000 Perron/tour: PDU

  

SYMBOLS OF SEX AND STATE revue

2000 CT: PDU, Warona Seane – dir: PDU

2000 JHB: PDU, Nomsa Nene – dir: PDU   

 

TANNIE EVITA’S COOKSISTERS monologue

2000 Perron: PDU

  

EVITA: LIVE AND DANGEROUS TV talk show

2000 e.tv: PDU – dir: Roger Smith   

 

TREKKING TO TEEMA novel

2000 www.teema.iol.co.za

2001 ComPress

  

FOREIGN AIDS revue/DVD

2001 Perron, UK: PDU  

2002 SA tour: PDU

2003 Australia, USA: PDU

2005 USA: PDU

  

ELECTIONS & ERECTIONS book/eBook

2002 Zebra Press

  

HAVING SEX WITH PIETER-DIRK UYS video

2002 Lodestar: PDU – dir: Roger Smith   

 

SURVIVAL AIDS video

2003 Lodestar: PDU – dir: Roger Smith   

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AUDITIONING ANGELS play

2003 Pieter Toerien Productions/JHB and CT: Clive Scott, Jo da Silva, Thoko Ntshinga, Paul du Toit, Nandi Nyembe – dir: Blaise Koch   

 

THE END IS NAAI (aka ELECTIONS & ERECTIONS for UK/Australia) revue/DVD

2004 Perron/tour/UK/Australia: PDU  

  

IT’S JUST A SMALL PRICK video

2004 Lodestar: PDU – dir: Roger Smith  

 

THE GREAT COMEDY TREK 4 part TV series

2004 SABC2: compilation PDU shows from the 1980s

 

SAME OLD STORY play

2004 Civic JHB: Bambi Kellermann (PDU), Greg Melvill-Smith, James van Helsdingen, Michelle Bradshaw – dir: Lynne Maree   

 

ICONS & AIKONAS revue

2005 Perron: PDU

  

BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP book/eBook

2005 Zebra Press

 

PIETER-DIRK EISH! revue

2006 Market JHB: PDU

 

HELLO DARLING revue

2006 Perron: PDU

 

BLAST FROM THE PAST! DVD

2006 NuMetro Collection: PDU

 

EVITA FOR PRESIDENT revue/DVD

2007 Spier/Market/Baxter/Sneddon/Tricycle UK/Perron: PDU

 

DARLING! THE PIETER-DIRK UYS STORY film

2007 dir: Julian Shaw (www.darlingmovie.com.au)

 

DINNER WITH THE PRESIDENT TV talk show

2007 SABC2 producer Born Free Media: PDU,  Loyiso Gola – dir: uZaninkosi 

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ELECTIONS & ERECTIONS revue/DVD

2008 USA: PDU

2009 Sneddon/ Civic JHB/Baxter/Perron/USA: PDU

 

MACBEKI play

2009 Little Theatre CT: Thema Mchunu, Lerato Motshwarakgole, Gabriel Marchand, Gerald Dhunrajah, Rudi Swart, Chase Downs  – dir: Christopher Weare

2009 Market:  Fezile Mpela, Nthati Moshesh, Lizz Meiring, Mpho Osei-Tutu, Coco Merckel, Sello Sebotsane – dir: PDU

 

EVITA’S KOSSIE SIKELELA  cookbook

EVITA SE KOSSIE SIKELELA  kookboek

2010 Umuzi  

 

FE-FA-FO-FUM  (2010 Soccer World Cup Special) revue

2010 Perron: PDU

 

DESPERATE FIRST LADIES revue

2010 Johannesburg/Port Elizabeth/Perron: PDU

2011 Berlin/SA tour/Baxter/Holland/London/Perron: PDU

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F.A.K. SONGS AND OTHER STRUGGLE ANTHEMS cabaret

2010 Cape Town:  PDU as Bambi Kellermann with Godfrey Johnson, musical director, and Bambi's Bokkie Band: Rayelle Goodman, Heather Roth, Mac McKenzie, Hilton Schilder – dir: PDU

 

DIE POGGENPOELS PRAAT revue

2011 SA tour: PDU

 

EVITA’S BLACKBESSIE (in English and Afrikaans) book

2011 Umuzi

 

NEVER TOO NAKED book/eBook

2011 Zebra Press

 

ADAPT OR FLY revue

2012 Durban/SA tour/Johannesburg/Baxter/Perron:  PDU

2013 SA tour/Grahamstown/Windhoek/Johannesburg/Perron:  PDU

2014 Cape Town:  PDU

 

PIETER-DIRK UYS IN CABARET

2012 Franschhoek Literary Festival:  PDU as Bambi Kellermann, with Godfrey Johnson, music director

 

AN AUDIENCE WITH PIETER-DIRK EISH! revue

2012 Grahamstown Festival/Baxter/Perron:  PDU

2013 SA tour/Johannesburg/Grahamstown/Perron:  PDU

2014 Soho Theatre, London:  PDU

2015 Cape Town/Johannesburg/Perron:  PDU

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EVITA’S BOSSIE SIKELELA  cookbook/eBook

EVITA SE BOSSIE SIKELELA  kookboek/eBook

2012 Umuzi

 

THE MERRY WIVES OF ZUMA play

2012 Work in progress  WITS/Johannesburg – dir: PDU

 

50 SHADES OF BAMBI  cabaret

2013 Cape Town:  PDU as Bambi Kellermann with Godfrey Johnson, musical director

2014 Johannesburg:  PDU as Bambi Kellermann with Godfrey Johnson, musical director

 

PANORAMA  novel/eBook

2013 Missing Ink

 

AND THEN THERE WAS MADIBA  revue

2013 Perron:  PDU

2014 Franschhoek/Baxter/Perron:  PDU

 

EVITA & CO  revue

2014 Johannesburg:  PDU

 

STUKKE TEATER  play collection

2015 Human & Rousseau:  Selle ou Storie, Karnaval, Die Van Aardes Van Grootoor, Panorama, Die Vleiroos

 

AFRICAN TIMES  play

2015 Grahamstown Festival:  Peggy Mongoato, Zoliswa Kawe, Ntombi Makhutshi, Sue Pyler, Stefan Hurter – dir:  PDU

 

A PART HATE A PART LOVE  revue

2015 Grahamstown Festival:  PDU

 

NEVER TOO NAKED  cabaret

2015 Grahamstown Festival:  PDU as Bambi Kellermann, with Godfrey Johnson, music director

 

THE ECHO OF A NOISE  memoir

2015 Grahamstown Festival:  PDU

 

DIE VAN AARDES VAN GROOTOOR: THE MUSICAL  musical

2015 Cape Town:  Natasha van der Merwe, Tankiso Mamabolo, Clarissa Roodt, Caely-Jo Levy, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Dean Roberts, Shalima Mkongi, Louw Breytenbach, with Godfrey Johnson, musical director, and Keenan Stevens, Charl Clayton, Charlotte Figlan – dir:  PDU

 

 

MANY OF THESE PLAY TEXTS ARE NOW FREELY AVAILABLE AT

www.pdu.co.za/plays.htm

 

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