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Saturday, March 26, 2016


(Frank Graham)

Spend a nostalgic evening at Rhumbelow Theatre with Frank Graham, one of South Africa’s most versatile character actors and comedians, as he re-invokes memories with his hugely popular brand of humour in a show titled

“Do you remember a time when the only home entertainment we had was our precious radio?” asks Frank Graham. “Do you remember our universally popular Springbok Radio with its plethora of music shows and quiz shows? And, particularly, do you recall the vast numbers of plays, serials, and series? Do you remember, above all, the comedies that could help to lift your spirits at the end of a hard day?

“Of course you do - and with affection, I would suggest,” he adds. “Those were the days of Inspector Carr, Henry Simon of the Missing Persons Bureau, of Doctor Paul and Mary Livingston, MD. They were the days of No 1 and No 2, Sir Gregory Pitkin, Mildred Murfin and Humbert and Lolita Snetherswaite; the days of Able Seaman Johnson, Percy Snodgrass and Kenneth Wibley. From 1968 on, the vast majority of comedies was recorded right here in Durban, many of them in front of “live” audiences.

 The Golden Days Of Springbok Radio has two performances on April 3 – at 14h00 and 18h30. Venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner. Braais will be available and a cash bar (no alcohol may not be brought on to the premises). There is limited secure parking.

Tickets R140 (R120 pensioners & block bookings of 8 or more). Book at Computicket or contact Roland on 082 499 8636, email or visit Rhumbelow Theatre is situated at 42 Cunningham Road, Umbilo.