Troubadour Costume Hire closing down sale!

It is with a great sense of sadness that we have to announce the permanent closure of Troubadour Productions. Since the untimely passing last year of its founder, Peter Gardner, it has unfortunately proved impossible to keep the business running, as Peter's knowledge and professionalism in costuming, casting and creating cartoon characters was the pivotal driving force in the successful running of the business over the last 30 years.

All costumes, furniture, props and equipment have been sold off. All that remains are over 60 moulds used in creating fibreglass heads for cartoon characters. These could be used by someone who has an entrepreneurial flair and a good sales technique, offering character costumes and mascots for corporates, shopping centres, schools etc. If you might be interested in taking these over as a business venture, please contact Barry Meehan on for more information.

  Sale dates and times:
      Mondays to Fridays :   09h00 to 17h00
      Saturdays :   09h00 to noon.

Troubadour Productions is the largest commercial costume hiring business in KwaZulu-Natal. Situated close to the Westridge Tennis Stadium, it offers close to 5,000 costumes, cartoon characters and stage props, as well as casting services for film and television productions. Troubadour also offers specialised Voice Production Classes conducted by well-known Durban actress and director, Caroline Smart.