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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

2019 Perron/SA tour:  PDU

2020 Woordfees Stellenbosch: 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 Cape Town: Thema Mchunu, Lerato Motshwarakgole, Gabriel Marchand, Gerald Dhunrajah, Rudi Swart, Chase Downs  – dir: Christopher Weare

2009 Market Theatre, Johannesburg:  Fezile Mpela, Nthati Moshesh, Lizz Meiring, Mpho Osei-Tutu, Coco Merckel, Sello Sebotsargne – 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

2019 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/Perron:  PDU

2016 SA tour/Cape Town/Perron: PDU

2017 SA tour/Pretoria/Perron:  PDU

2018 SA tour/Perron:  PDU

2019 Perron:  PDU

2020 Penny Lane Studios (Cape Town) livestream: 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 Johannesburg/East London/Soho Theatre, London/Perron:  PDU

2015 Cape Town/Johannesburg/Perron:  PDU

2017 SA tour/Perron:   PDU

2018 Perron:  PDU

2019 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

2015 Perron:  PDU

2016 Perron:  PDU

2017 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

2016 Cape Town/Grahamstown/Pietermaritzburg/East London:  PDU

2017 SA tour/Johannesburg/Berlin/Cape Town/Durban/Pretoria:  PDU

2018 SA tour/Soho Theatre, London:  PDU

2019 SA toiur:  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


NOBODY’S DIED LAUGHING  film

2016 dir: Willem Oelofsen


AN EVENING WITH EVITA BEZUIDENHOUT  monologue

2016 SA tour/Cape Town:  PDU

2017 SA tour/Port Elizabeth/Pietermaritzberg/Pretoria: PDU

2019 SA tour:  PDU


EVITA BEZUIDENHOUT & THE KAKTUS OF SEPARATE DEVELOPMENT  monologue

2017 SA tour/Johannesburg/Cape Town/Durban:  PDU


WEERKLINK VAN ‘N WANKLANK  gedenkskrif

2017 SA tour:  PDU

2018 Amsterdam/SA tour:  PDU

2019 SA tour:  PDU


WHEN IN DOUBT SAY DARLING revue

2018 SA tour/Johannesburg/Cape Town/Pretoria/Pietermaritzberg/Durban:  PDU

2019 SA tour/Soho theatre, London:  PDU

2020 Penny Lane Studios (Cape Town) livestream: PDU


THE ECHO OF A NOISE  memoir/eBook

WEERKLINK VAN ‘N WANKLANK  gedenkskrif/eBook

2018  Tafelberg


BAMBI SINGS THE F.A.K. SONGS & OTHER STRUGGLE ANTHEMS cabaret

2019 SA tour:  PDU as Bambi Kellermann, with Godfrey Johnson, music director


NEVER TOO NAKED monologue

2019 SA tour/Perron:  PDU

2020 Woordfees Stellenbosch: PDU


#HETWO: EVITA EXPOSED! revue

2019 Johannesburg/Cape Town/Pietermaritzberg/Durban:  PDU

2020 Penny Lane Studios (Cape Town) livestream: PDU




MANY OF THESE PLAY TEXTS ARE NOW FREELY AVAILABLE AT

www.pdu.co.za/plays.htm


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