Episodes of an Easter Rising

This was a string puppet version of a radio play by David Lytton. The play deals with the choices two white women have to make when a wounded black activist, hunted by the police, seeks refuge on their remote farm.

Creative Team

Producer: Handspring Puppet Company
Written by David Lytton
Directed by Esther van Ryswyk
Puppets designed and made by Adrian Kohler
Music written and played by Niels Erlank
Set design: Adrian Kohler
Assistant puppet maker: Niels Erlank
Puppet furniture construction: Jaco van Ryswyk
Costumes: Caroline Littlewort


Odette Leate, Mignon Lee-Warden, Basil Jones, Adrian Kohler


1985 South Africa, Charleville- Mezieres (France), 7th International Festival of Puppet Theatre

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