‘Magnificently crafted writing and flawless performance’     


 Don’t miss it!


Sunday Morning – a One Man Play


Hexagon Theatre, UKZN, Pmb

15th – 17th November at 7.30pm

Tickets R80 (R60 for seniors/students)

Bookings: hexagon@ukzn.ac.za or tel 033 260 5537


Fresh from sold out performances in Grahamstown, the Hilton Festival and Johannesburg, comes the delightful fast-paced comedy, Sunday Morning, performed by James Cuningham


Mat is a successful photographer who has his life exactly how he likes it – ordered, neat, and beautifully composed – until the day his girlfriend tells him she is pregnant. 

In an attempt to process this disturbing information he goes out for a run. Straying from his regular route, he ventures into a strange part of the city where he makes a gruesome discovery that changes everything.

The story is infused with the kind of aggressive wit, acute observation, real suspense, imminent danger, selfish need and poignant humanity that are the basic elements of urban life in contemporary South Africa.


Sunday Morning is the second co-production with Jenine Collocott and her husband, the internationally acclaimed and awarded writer Nick Warren.  The first was the highly successful one-man show Dirt with James Cairns.  The development of Sunday Morning was funded by Goethe Institut.


Written by Nick Warren

Directed by Jenine Collocott

Performed by James Cuningham

Designed by Alistair Findlay 

Original design by Jenni-lee Crewe

Technical Support from Strike Productions

Presented at the Grahamstown festival 2012 as part of their main programme



‘Like a ray of sunshine in an-often gloomy theatre landscape; it’s one of the country’s most original, funny, honest, poignant and evocatively written comedies in years’ – Christina Kennedy, Business Day


‘It’s a gem of a play that works on many levels: the sparkle of the script, Cuningham’s detailed performance and slick staging.  Everything Defending the Caveman should have been’ – Diane De Beer Star Tonight & Pretoria News


‘Poignant, poetic, incisive… impeccable’ – Theresa Smith, The Argus


‘Magnificently crafted writing and flawless performance’ – Robyn Sassen, Artslink  


“Virtually flawless performance.” – Steve Kretzmann, Artlink


 “‘Sunday Morning’ is ‘n stukkie spoelgoud” – Anna-Retha Bouwer, Beeld


“This is not good.  It is brilliant.” – Katharina von Ruckteschell (Goethe Institut Director)

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