Drama. 12, Sizwe Bansi is dead / produced and directed by Andrew Martin ; co-production of Miami-Dade Community College and British Broadcasting Corporation/British Open University.

Other titles
  • Drama play, performance, perception
  • Sizwe Bansi is dead by Athol Fugard
  • Fugard's Sizwe Bansi is dead
  • Miami, FL : Miami Dade College 1978
Physical description
1 online resource (60 minutes)
  • Title from resource description page (viewed March 15, 2018).
  • "Play, performance, perception"--series sub-heading.
  • Performed by: José Ferrer, host ; Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, speakers ; William Hindman, narrator ; John Kani (Styles and Buntu), Winston Ntshoma (Sizwe Bansi), actors.
  • In English.
  • adult
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Related item
  • Documentary television programs.
  • Televised plays.
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • Videorecording
  • English


  • Fugard's Sizwe Bansi Is Dead, one of 14 productions in the series, Drama: Play, Performance, Perception, is structured around the thematic related study module: Conventions of Theater. Drama: Play, Performance, Perception is an introduction to theater course consisting of 14 one-hour videotape productions. Each play, skillfully edited by BBC producers in order to maintain dramatic integrity, features cast members chosen from among Britain's finest performers. Mr. José Ferrar serves as host for the series, introducing each play with an articulate commentary. William (Bill) Hindman serves as narrator for the series. Miss Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis make camera appearances in this video. With its thematic orientation to the elements of the theater, the course fulfills the basic drama requirements of many colleges and universities. This program may be used as supplemental enrichment in literature, drama or other subject areas.

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University of Westminster Online location Academic Video Online