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Friday, October 19, 2018


(Pieter-Dirk Uys)

After a sold-out season at Pieter Toerien's Montecasino Studio and the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town, the newest Pieter-Dirk Uys show – When in Doubt, Say Darling - will have two seasons in KZN: at the Hexagon Theatre in Pietermaritzburg on October 30 and 31 and again on November 6 and 7, and at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on Durban’s UKZN Campus, from November 1 to 4 and again from November 8 to 11, 2018.

Sometimes politics repeats itself, not only taking history and turning it into farce, but taking farce and turning into the fake news which is now called entertainment. Pieter-Dirk Uys is sorting out 40 years of distress, disguise and disgust: from apartheid to tripartite, from amandla to Nkandla - and happily back to amandla. In the boxes are wigs, glasses, wagging fingers, toyi-toyis, red berets, trump cards of madness, icons and aikonas, from Bezuidenhouts, Raubenheimers and Ramaphosas to Altzheimers.

See PW Botha impersonate Jacob Zuma! Witness Dr Piet Koornhof solve the Brexit stand-off! Celebrate the appearances of Angela Merkel, Theresa May, Nowell Fine and Evita Bezuidenhout!

Hexagon Theatre, UKZN Pietermaritzburg: October 30 and 31 and November 6 and 7. Booking through Webtickets

Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, UKZN, Durban:  November 1 to 4 and November 8 to 11. Booking through Computicket