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Monday, April 8, 2019


(Frank Graham)

Come and spend a nostalgic afternoon with Frank Graham, one of South Africa's most versatile character actors and comedians, who was in many of the radio shows. (The radio station opened on May 1, 69 years ago)

His show, The Golden Days Of Springbok Radio has one performance at Rhumbelow Theatre at Tina’s Hotel in Kloof on April 14 at 14h00.

“Do you remember a time when the only home entertainment we had was our precious radio? 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?” asks Graham.

“Of course you do - and with affection, I would suggest. 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.”

Come and spend a nostalgic afternoon as Graham re-invokes those memories with his hugely popular brand of humour.

The theatre venue opens 60 minutes before show for drinks.

Tickets R150 (R130 pensioners) and tables seat 6. (No alcohol or food may be brought on to the premises). Tickets are cash or EFT only. Secure parking is available. Booking is through Computicket or contact Roland (also for large group booking discounts of 20 or more) on 082 499 8636 or email: or visit

Tina’s Hotel is situated at 14 Beryldene Road in Kloof. (For restaurant reservations contact 031 764 7843)

“The Golden Days Of Springbok Radio” has a performance at Rhumbelow Theatre in Durban on May 1 at 14h00 Durban. Booking details remain the same.