19 October 1781

Event Information
Theatre: Drury Lane Theatre
Theatrical Season: 1781-1782
Volume: 5
Comments: Mainpiece: Not acted these 6 years [not acted since 28 Apr. 1773]. With new Scenes [by French and Carver (text)] and Dresses. [In the Vocal Parts the playbill lists Sga Prudom, but "at the end of the second act, Smith came forward and apologized for the absence of Signora Prudom, and begged that Mrs Wrighten might be permitted to take her part . . . Mrs Wrighten was received with applause" (London Chronicle, 20 Oct.). Sga Romanzini was from the Royal Circus.] Receipts: #123 8s. 6d. (92/15/0; 29/11/0; 1/2/6)

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    *p1781 10 19 dl King Arthur; or, The British Worthy. King Arthur-Smith; Oswald-Brereton; Merlin-Aickin; Osmond-Farren; Conon-Packer; Albanact-Wrighten; Aurelius-R. Palmer; Guillamar-Griffiths; Grimbald-Bannister; Philidel-Miss Field; Cupid-Sga Romanzini (1st appearance on this stage); Emmeline-Miss Farren. [Edition of 1781 (W. Strahan [et al]) adds: �olus-Danby; Matilda-Miss Barnes; and specifies Honour-Vernon [but he had withdrawn from the stage (see 9 Oct.); the part was probably acted by Du-Bellamy]; Venus-Miss Phillips; Airy Spirits-Miss Collett, Miss Wright.] Also Who's the Dupe? As 15 Sept. dancing. In mainpiece by Zuchelli, Henry, Miss Armstrong, Miss M. Stageldoir. [This was the same, as here assigned, in all subsequent performances, but beginning with 11 Dec. Henry is omitted.] singing. In mainpiece the Vocal Parts by Du-Bellamy, Williams, Fawcett, Chaplin, Phillimore, &c.; Miss Phillips, Miss Collett, Miss Wright, Miss Stageldoir, Mrs Wrighten. comment. Mainpiece: Not acted these 6 years [not acted since 28 Apr. 1773]. With new Scenes [by French and Carver (text)] and Dresses. [In the Vocal Parts the playbill lists Sga Prudom, but "at the end of the second act, Smith came forward and apologized for the absence of Signora Prudom, and begged that Mrs Wrighten might be permitted to take her part . . . Mrs Wrighten was received with applause" (London Chronicle, 20 Oct.). Sga Romanzini was from the Royal Circus.] Receipts: �123 8s. 6d. (92/15/0; 29/11/0; 1/2/6).
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    *p1781 10 19 dl King Arthur; or, The British Worthy. King Arthur-Smith; Oswald-Brereton; Merlin-Aickin; Osmond-Farren; Conon-Packer; Albanact-Wrighten; Aurelius-R. Palmer; Guillamar-Griffiths; Grimbald-Bannister; Philidel-Miss Field; Cupid-Sga Romanzini (1st appearance on this stage); Emmeline-Miss Farren. [Edition of 1781 (W. Strahan [et al]) adds: �?olus-Danby; Matilda-Miss Barnes; and specifies Honour-Vernon [but he had withdrawn from the stage (^see17811009^); the part was probably acted by Du-Bellamy]; Venus-Miss Phillips; Airy Spirits-Miss Collett, Miss Wright.] hathi.*a1781 10 19 dl Who's the Dupe? ^As17810915^.hathi.*d1781 10 19 dl In mainpiece by Zuchelli, Henry, Miss Armstrong, Miss M. Stageldoir. [This was the same, as here assigned, in all subsequent performances, but beginning with 11 Dec. Henry is omitted.] hathi.*s1781 10 19 dl In mainpiece the Vocal Parts by Du-Bellamy, Williams, Fawcett, Chaplin, Phillimore, &c.; Miss Phillips, Miss Collett, Miss Wright, Miss Stageldoir, Mrs Wrighten .hathi.*c1781 10 19 dl Mainpiece: Not acted these 6 years [not acted since 28 Apr. 1773]. With new Scenes [by French and Carver (text)] and Dresses. [In the Vocal Parts the playbill lists Sga Prudom, but "at the end of the second act, Smith came forward and apologized for the absence of Signora Prudom, and begged that Mrs Wrighten might be permitted to take her part . . . Mrs Wrighten was received with applause" (London Chronicle, 20 Oct.). Sga Romanzini was from the Royal Circus.] Receipts: #123 8s. 6d. (92/15/0; 29/11/0; 1/2/6) .hathi.
  • Parsed Data

    Event: 41724 | 17811019 | dl | hathi | Mainpiece: Not acted these 6 years [not acted since 28 Apr. 1773]. With new Scenes [by French and Carver (text)] and Dresses. [In the Vocal Parts the playbill lists Sga Prudom, but "at the end of the second act, Smith came forward and apologized for the absence of Signora Prudom, and begged that Mrs Wrighten might be permitted to take her part . . . Mrs Wrighten was received with applause" (London Chronicle, 20 Oct.). Sga Romanzini was from the Royal Circus.] Receipts: #123 8s. 6d. (92/15/0; 29/11/0; 1/2/6)
    Performance: 89220 | 41724 | p | King Arthur; Or, The British Worthy | King Arthur-Smith; Oswald-Brereton; Merlin-Aickin; Osmond-Farren; Conon-Packer; Albanact-Wrighten; Aurelius-R. Palmer; Guillamar-Griffiths; Grimbald-Bannister; Philidel-Miss Field; Cupid-Sga Romanzini (1st appearance on this stage); Emmeline-Miss Farren. [Edition of 1781 (W. Strahan [et al]) adds: �?olus-Danby; Matilda-Miss Barnes; and specifies Honour-Vernon [but he had withdrawn from the stage (see17811009); the part was probably acted by Du-Bellamy]; Venus-Miss Phillips; Airy Spirits-Miss Collett, Miss Wright.] hathi. hathi.
    Cast:
    154181 | 89220 | King Arthur | Smith
    154182 | 89220 | Oswald | Brereton
    154183 | 89220 | Merlin | Aickin
    154184 | 89220 | Osmond | Farren
    154185 | 89220 | Conon | Packer
    154186 | 89220 | Albanact | Wrighten
    154187 | 89220 | Aurelius | R. Palmer
    154188 | 89220 | Guillamar | Griffiths
    154189 | 89220 | Grimbald | Bannister
    154190 | 89220 | Philidel | Miss Field
    154191 | 89220 | Cupid | Sga Romanzini
    154192 | 89220 | Emmeline | Miss Farren.
    154193 | 89220 | olus | Danby
    154194 | 89220 | Matilda | Miss Barnes
    154195 | 89220 | and specifies Honour | Vernon
    154196 | 89220 | the part was probably acted by Du | Bellamy
    154197 | 89220 | Venus | Miss Phillips
    154198 | 89220 | Airy Spirits | Miss Collett, Miss Wright.
    Performance: 89221 | 41724 | a | Who's the Dupe | As17810915.
    AsSeeDate: 89221 | dl | a | As | 17810915
    Cast:
    564102 | 89221 | Mr Doiley | Parsons
    564103 | 89221 | Gradus | Lamash
    564104 | 89221 | Sandford | Aickin
    564105 | 89221 | Granger | Palmer
    564106 | 89221 | Charlotte | Mrs Wrighten
    564107 | 89221 | Miss Doiley | Mrs Brereton
    Performance: 89222 | 41724 | d | In mainpiece by Zuchelli, Henry, Miss Armstrong, Miss M | Stageldoir. [This was the same, as here assigned, in all subsequent performances, but beginning with 11 Dec. Henry is omitted.] hathi.
    Performance: 89223 | 41724 | s | In mainpiece the Vocal Parts by Du-Bellamy, Williams, Fawcett, Chaplin, Phillimore, &c | ; Miss Phillips, Miss Collett, Miss Wright, Miss Stageldoir, Mrs Wrighten .

Mainpiece

Comments:
King Arthur-Smith; Oswald-Brereton; Merlin-Aickin; Osmond-Farren; Conon-Packer; Albanact-Wrighten; Aurelius-R. Palmer; Guillamar-Griffiths; Grimbald-Bannister; Philidel-Miss Field; Cupid-Sga Romanzini (1st appearance on this stage); Emmeline-Miss Farren. [Edition of 1781 (W. Strahan [et al]) adds: ?olus-Danby; Matilda-Miss Barnes; and specifies Honour-Vernon [but he had withdrawn from the stage (see17811009); the part was probably acted by Du-Bellamy]; Venus-Miss Phillips; Airy Spirits-Miss Collett, Miss Wright.] hathi. hathi.
Cast:

Afterpiece

Comments:
As17810915.
Cast:

Dance

Comment: In mainpiece by Zuchelli, Henry, Miss Armstrong, Miss M. Stageldoir. [This was the same, as here assigned, in all subsequent performances, but beginning with 11 Dec. Henry is omitted.]

Song

Comment: In mainpiece the Vocal Parts by Du-Bellamy, Williams, Fawcett, Chaplin, Phillimore, &c.; Miss Phillips, Miss Collett, Miss Wright, Miss Stageldoir, Mrs Wrighten

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