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The future is undecided for 58 black South Africans, the cast of King Kong - the all-black musical show from South Africa. It ended its British run at the week-end and now the cast are out of work. About a dozen have decided to stay in Britain - but the rest are going back to South Africa. Alex Valentine spoke to some of the cast in London today - first Patience Gwabe, who played the part of the bride. Next Steven Moloi, who played King Kong's manager, [the 'King Kong' of he title was a boxer] and finally Ian Bernhardt, manager of the company which first put on the show in South Africa.

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039-00044080
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ITV News
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KING KONG CAST
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ITN
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The future is undecided for 58 black South Africans, the cast of King Kong - the all-black musical show from South Africa. It ended its British run at the week-end and now the cast are out of work. About a dozen have decided to stay in Britain - but the rest are going back to South Africa. Alex Valentine spoke to some of the cast in London today - first Patience Gwabe, who played the part of the bride. Next Steven Moloi, who played King Kong's manager, [the 'King Kong' of he title was a boxer] and finally Ian Bernhardt, manager of the company which first put on the show in South Africa.
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arts, culture and entertainment
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1961-12-05