Angus Murray

Angus Murray

Acting Teacher, Screenwriter and Voice Artist

Johannesburg, South Africa

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August 2016
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About Angus

Went to school at CBC Kimberley were he attained a JMB Matric. His first job was with the SABC in Johannesburg as a Sound Engineer. Besides his normal duties where he specialized in recording radio drama, music and broadcasting live sport [cricket, rugby and golf.] he also free-lanced in the writing and presenting of radio plays and programs. He trained as a voice over artist

In 1984 Angus joined the Johannesburg City Council as Assistant City Secretary and his duties included the Compilation of reports, agendas and minutes of various council meetings, viz. Sections 59, 60 and full Council.

He specialized in property matters; servitudes, expropriations, purchases, up keep, etc. One of the Council’s properties that fell directly under his auspices was the Jhb. Civic Theatre. The Theatre manager reported directly to him.
He also handled the ongoing training of Committee Secretaries. Compiled training manual. Gave lectures and workshops.

Angus has a CIS and a Diploma in Speech and Drama.

In 2005 he formed a Performing Arts FET College in Kimberley, Indigo Theatre, that is Cathsseta accredited and facilitates the SAQA 48808 One Year Certificate to post matrics. -170 credits. One of the 10 modules he facilitates is -Scriptwriting –An Overview.

Angus is an extensive writer and has written over 30 stage plays, 12 screen plays and many radio dramas. He has also written many articles for magazines and newspapers. He has also penned books for children as well as adults.
He has a number of Radio Plays including a recently broadcast one entitled ‘The Cost of Freedom’ which was broadcast on SAFM.

He has a passion for acting and performed in over a dozen stage plays –Othello, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, The Odd Couple, Move Over Mrs Markman to name a few plus a number of films including Barney Barnato and Platinum. He wrote and directed a play entitled ‘He Didn’t have to Die.’ Which was staged at the Grahamstown Arts Festival.

Regarding Sport Angus played serious rugby, soccer, tennis and hockey as well as provincial cricket. He still plays tries frantically to play golf and battles off a 14 handicap.

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