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Event Comment: Benefit for Mr Verney. [Another player must have played Mat of the Mint for Blakes.] Receipts: #270 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: As17550923, but Player-Burton; Macheath-Blakes Beard Sick Blakes did Macheath (Cross).
Role: Player Actor: Burton
Role: Macheath Actor: Blakes Beard Sick Blakes did Macheath
Role: Peachum Actor: Yates
Role: Lockit Actor: Berry
Role: Filch Actor: Raftor
Role: Mat@O@Mint Actor: Blakes
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Havard
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Beggar Actor: Simson
Role: a Hornpipe Actor: Mathews
Role: To conclude with a Country Dance Actor: the characters of the Opera.

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist

Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Le Medicin Actor: Blakes
Role: Crispin Actor: Yates.

Dance: III: Hornpipe-Mathews

Event Comment: For the Entertainment of the...Masons. Benefit Blakes and Miss Hippisley


Mainpiece Title: The Miser

Performance Comment: See17410316 but Miser-Yates, to be attempted after the manner of the late Mr Griffin; Clerimont-Blakes; Lappet-Miss Hippisley; Mariana-Mrs Giffard.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Performance Comment: As17410407 but Mercury-Jones; Charon-Dunstall; Attorney-Paget; Beau-Marr; Irishman-Yates; Frenchman-Blakes; 1st Lady-Mrs Dunstall; 2d Lady-Mrs Yates; Thomas-Crofts; With a Prologue in Masonry-Blakes; an Epilogue-Miss Hippisley.
Role: Mercury Actor: Jones
Role: Charon Actor: Dunstall
Role: Attorney Actor: Paget
Role: Beau Actor: Marr
Role: Irishman Actor: Yates
Role: Frenchman Actor: Blakes
Role: 1st Lady Actor: Mrs Dunstall
Role: 2d Lady Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: Thomas Actor: Crofts
Role: With a Prologue in Masonry Actor: Blakes
Role: an Epilogue Actor: Miss Hippisley.
Role: Aesop Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Giffard
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Hippisley
Role: with The Life of a Belle Actor: .

Song: Miss Medina, Mrs Jones; the Masons' Songs-Hemskirk

Dance: DDrunken Peasant-Chettle; Hornpipe-Yates, others

Event Comment: Benefit Paget and Blakes. Mr Blakes' Tickets at his House in Cranbourn Alley; Mr Paget's at the Sugar-Loaf in Fleet St.


Mainpiece Title: King Lear

Performance Comment: As17420327 but Gloster-Blakes; Cronwall-Dighton; Goneril-Mrs Bishop.
Role: Gloster Actor: Blakes
Role: Cronwall Actor: Dighton
Role: Goneril Actor: Mrs Bishop.
Role: Lear Actor: Garrick
Role: Edgar Actor: Giffard
Role: Kent Actor: Paget
Role: Bastard Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Usher Actor: Yates
Role: Albany Actor: Peterson
Role: Cornwall Actor: Blakes
Role: Regan Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: Burgundy Actor: Marr
Role: Physician Actor: Dunstall
Role: Old Man Actor: Julian
Role: Arante Actor: Miss Hippisley
Role: Cordelia Actor: Mrs Giffard.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Dance: As17420406

Event Comment: Benefit Yates and Blakes. Garrick refus'd to act. Neale did Clodio (Winston MS., from Dyer MS.). [Marr doubles Don Manuel and Sancho]. Tickets for Marr will be taken


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Performance Comment: As17421208, but Don Manuel-Marr; Honoria-Mrs Horsington; Don Choleric-Yates; Clody-Neale; Don Duart-Blakes; Monsieur-Blakes; Sancho-Marr; Angelina-Mrs Ridout.
Role: Don Manuel Actor: Marr
Role: Honoria Actor: Mrs Horsington
Role: Don Choleric Actor: Yates
Role: Clody Actor: Neale
Role: Don Duart Actor: Blakes
Role: Monsieur Actor: Blakes
Role: Sancho Actor: Marr
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Ridout.
Role: Carlos Actor: Delane
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Page Actor: Miss Wright.
Role: Clodio Actor: Garrick
Role: Antonio Actor: Arthur
Role: Charino Actor: Taswell
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Governor Actor: Havard
Role: Jaques Actor: Leigh

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Performance Comment: As17430315 but Gayless-Blakes; Beau Trippet-Marr.
Role: Gayless Actor: Blakes
Role: Beau Trippet Actor: Marr.
Role: Kitty Pry Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Sharp Actor: Yates
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Clive

Song: II: Beard; III: Lowe

Music: IV: Concerto-Burk Thumoth

Event Comment: Receipts: #190 (Cross); #182 6d. (Powel). [N. B. Doubling in parts by Blakes and Bransby.


Mainpiece Title: King Richard Iii

Performance Comment: Richard-Garrick; King Henry-Delane; Buckingham-I. L? Sparks; Richmond-Havard; Stanley-Winstone; Tressel-Blakes; Catesby-Usher; Lieut.-Ray; King Edward V-Miss Cole; Duke of York-Miss Yates; Ratcliff-Simson; Tyrell-Bransby; Blunt-Burton; Lord Mayor-Taswell; Oxford-Bransby; Norfolk-Blakes; Queen Elizabeth-Mrs Elmy; Duchess of York-Mrs Bennet; Lady Anne-Mrs Woffington.
Role: Richard Actor: Garrick
Role: King Henry Actor: Delane
Role: Buckingham Actor: I. L? Sparks
Role: Richmond Actor: Havard
Role: Stanley Actor: Winstone
Role: Tressel Actor: Blakes
Role: Catesby Actor: Usher
Role: Lieut. Actor: Ray
Role: King Edward V Actor: Miss Cole
Role: Duke of York Actor: Miss Yates
Role: Ratcliff Actor: Simson
Role: Tyrell Actor: Bransby
Role: Blunt Actor: Burton
Role: Lord Mayor Actor: Taswell
Role: Oxford Actor: Bransby
Role: Norfolk Actor: Blakes
Role: Queen Elizabeth Actor: Mrs Elmy
Role: Duchess of York Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Lady Anne Actor: Mrs Woffington.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmask'd

Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Clive.
Event Comment: Benefit for Blakes. Tickets and places of Blakes at his house in Cranbourne Alley, Leicester Fields, and of Hobson at the stage door. Les Messieurs & Dames peuvent laisser Diner leurs Domestiques car a quatre Heur sera assez a bonne heur de les Envoyer pour Gardez les places dans les loges. M. Fanfaron (General Advertiser). [The General Advertiser this day also included the first announcement of Mrs Macklin's benefit to be held on 22 April, at which would be perform'd the Lover's Melancholy, "Not acted these Hundred years," together with a new farce (never acted) called The Club of Fortune Hunters. The notice ran again several times, followed by the letters to the author of the General Advertiser noted on 19 and 23 April.] Receipts: #111 (Cross); house charges, #63 (Powel); cash, #58 6s.; tickets, #52 15s. (Clay MS)


Mainpiece Title: She Wou'd And She Wou'd Not

Performance Comment: As17480118, but Diego-Ray; Don Philip-Blakes; Stephano-_.
Role: Diego Actor: Ray
Role: Don Philip Actor: Blakes
Role: Trappanti Actor: Macklin
Role: Don Manuel Actor: Yates 1st time
Role: Phillip Actor: Sparks
Role: Octavio Actor: Havard
Role: Soto Actor: Neale
Role: Hypolita Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Woffington 1st time
Role: Viletta Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Rosara Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Corrigidore Actor: Winstone
Role: Alguazile Actor: Bransby
Role: Don Luis Actor: Usher
Role: Stephano Actor: Wright.

Afterpiece Title: The Double Disappointment

Role: Loveless Actor: Lowe
Role: Gripe Actor: Arthur
Role: Isabel Actor: Mrs Mozeen.
Role: Phelim Actor: Barrington
Role: Marquis de Fanfaron Actor: Blakes

Dance: II: Dutch Dance, as17471128; IV: Savoyards, as17471215; V: Pastoral Dance, as17480326 Sailor's Rendezvous, as17471117

Song: SSailor's Rendezvous, as17471117

Event Comment: Benefit for Blakes & Bridges. Tickets and places of Blakes at his house in Cranbourn Alley, near Leicester Fields; of Bridges in York St., Covent Garden, and Hobson at the Stage Door. Tickets for the 12th will be taken. No Persons admitted on Stage. Receipts: #200 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Careless Husband

Performance Comment: As17501023, but Sir Charles-Blakes.
Role: Sir Charles Actor: Blakes.
Role: Foppington Actor: Woodward
Role: Easy Actor: Havard
Role: Morelove Actor: Palmer
Role: Lady Easy Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Lady Graveairs Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Edging Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Lady Betty Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: Queen Mab

Dance: Mathews, Mad Camargo

Event Comment: Benefit for Blakes and Mrs James. Mainpiece: Acted but once these three years. Tickets to be had of Blakes at his House in Duke's Court, near Broad Court, Bow St. Covent Garden; of Mrs James in Little Wild St., Lincoln's Inn Fields; and at stage door. Receipts: #270 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Alchemist

Performance Comment: As17530320 but Doll Common-Mrs Cross; Surly-Blakes; Ananias-Shuter; Tribulation-Taswell; Dapper-Vaughn; Lovewit-Winstone; Dame Pliant-Mrs Bennet.
Role: Doll Common Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Surly Actor: Blakes
Role: Ananias Actor: Shuter
Role: Tribulation Actor: Taswell
Role: Dapper Actor: Vaughn
Role: Lovewit Actor: Winstone
Role: Dame Pliant Actor: Mrs Bennet.
Role: Abel Drugger Actor: Garrick
Role: Face Actor: Woodward first time
Role: Subtle Actor: Burton
Role: Sir Epicure Mammon Actor: Berry
Role: Kastril Actor: Yates
Role: Dol Common Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Role: Epilogue Actor: Shuter riding on an ass.
Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Mrs Bennet.
Role: Sir John Loverule Actor: Beard
Role: Jobson Actor: Berry
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: IV: Le Matelot Basque, as17521005; V: Country Amusements, as17530412

Event Comment: Benefit for Blakes. The Performance will not be interrupted by any building on the stage. Neither piece acted this season. Mainpiece: By particular desire for the first and only time of performing it this season. Tickets of Blakes at his house in Duke's Court, Bow St., Covent Garden. Receipts: #170 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Merchant Of Venice

Performance Comment: Shylock-Yates; Gratiano-Blakes; Launcelot-Woodward, 1st time; Portia-Mrs Clive; Antonio-Berry; Bassanio-Havard; Duke-Bransby; Lorenzo (with songs in Character)-Beard; Jessica-Miss Minors; Nerissa-Mrs Bennet.
Role: Shylock Actor: Yates
Role: Gratiano Actor: Blakes
Role: Launcelot Actor: Woodward, 1st time
Role: Portia Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Antonio Actor: Berry
Role: Bassanio Actor: Havard
Role: Duke Actor: Bransby
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Beard
Role: Jessica Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Nerissa Actor: Mrs Bennet.

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Role: Fribble Actor: Garrick
Role: Loveit Actor: Palmer
Role: Puff Actor: Yates
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Flash Actor: Woodward
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Bennet

Dance: IV: The Country Amusements-Devisse, Mlle Auretti

Event Comment: Benefit for Blakes. No building on Stage. Tickets at Blakes' House in Duke's Court, Bow St., Covent Garden. Macklin's Coffee House sold by Auctioneer under the Commissioner of Bankruptcy (Winston MS 8). Receipts: #170 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Role: Darby Actor: Walker.
Role: Hastings Actor: Garrick
Role: Shore Actor: Mossop
Role: Gloster Actor: Davies
Role: Bellmour Actor: Blakes
Role: Catesby Actor: Mozeen
Role: Ratcliff Actor: Simson
Role: Alicia Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Jane Shore Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Performance Comment: As17550129, but Old Man, Frenchman-Blakes.
Role: Frenchman Actor: Blakes.
Role: Mercury Actor: Wilder.
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Aesop Actor: Bransby
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Yates
Role: Old Man Actor: Blakes
Role: Mrs Tattoo Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Clive.
Event Comment: Benefit for Blakes. Tickets and places to be had of Blakes at his house in Duke's Court, Bow St., CG; and of Varney at the Stage Door. That there may not be any interruption to the Performance, there will be no Building on the Stage. Receipts: #170 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: King Henry Iv

Role: King Henry Actor: Garrick, 1st time
Role: Prince of Wales Actor: Palmer
Role: John of Lancaster Actor: Usher
Role: Archbishop of York Actor: Havard
Role: Chief Justice Actor: Bransby
Role: Shallow Actor: Yates
Role: Silence Actor: Rooker
Role: Pistol Actor: Blakes
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Macklin
Role: Doll Tearsheet Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Falstaff Actor: Woodward, 1st time.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Role: Sir John Loverule Actor: Beard
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Clive.

Ballet: The Prussian Camp. As17580328 but Officer-Blakes

Performance Comment: As17580328 but Officer-Blakes.
Event Comment: Benefit Bridges, Blakes and Cross, prompter. Places for the Boxes to be taken of Hobson at the stage door


Mainpiece Title: The Fair Penitent

Performance Comment: As17431220, but Altamont-Blakes; Rosano-Woodburn.
Role: Altamont Actor: Blakes
Role: Rosano Actor: Woodburn.
Role: Lothario Actor: Garrick
Role: Calista Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Sciolto Actor: Bridges
Role: Horatio Actor: Delane
Role: Lavinia Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Lucilla Actor: Mrs Bennet.

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist

Role: Old Gerald Actor: Collins.
Role: M Le Medicin Actor: Blakes
Role: Crispin Actor: Yates
Role: Young Gerald Actor: Green
Role: Martin Actor: Morgan
Role: Simon Actor: Turbutt
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Ridout
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Doctor's Wife Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Waiting Woman Actor: Miss Cole.

Dance: Mlle Auguste

Event Comment: Benefit Bridges, Blakes and Cross, prompter. Afterpiece: By Desire. Mr Garrick's Indisposition continuing, we have, at the particular desire of several ladies, chang'd our play. Tickets deliver'd out for the Stratagem will be taken. [On this Day appeared the Daily Advertiser a full column presentment by the Court of Westminster to the Justices of the Peace against unlicensed players]: This court being inform'd that common Players of Interludes have for several Mayfair to erect Booths and exhibit Drolls and Shews...whereby numbers of His Majesty's subjects have been encouraged to assemble and commit riots and other Misdemeanours in Breach of His Majesty's Peace, and to the disturbance of the Neighborhood, and that some of the players are and now contracting for ground in order to erect Sheds, Booths and other places...for shewing and acting plays...&c, &c, &c...for the more effectual suppressing of the evils aforesaid, it is hereby recommended unto his Majesty's Justices of the Peace to meet together at such time as they shall appoint in order to proceed according to the law against all such offenders as shall be brought before them by the peace officers, who are required to be aiding the Justice of the Peace. [The gist of the Presentment lies in the statement]: that they [the Justices] shall apprehend all and every other person and Persons who in any other place or places within the said City and Liberty shall act or represent for gain, any Tragedy, Comedy, Opera, Play, Interlude, Farce, or any other Entertainment for the stage


Mainpiece Title: The Conscious Lovers

Performance Comment: As17441228, but Daniel-Blakes (General Advertiser).
Role: Daniel Actor: Blakes
Role: Bevil Jun. Actor: Delane
Role: Tom Actor: Macklin
Role: Myrtle Actor: Mills
Role: Indiana Actor: Mrs Cibber
Role: Humphry Actor: Turbutt.
Role: Bevil Actor: Delane
Role: Cimberton Actor: Taswell
Role: Phillis Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Sir John Bevil Actor: Winstone
Role: Sealand Actor: Bridges
Role: Lucinda Actor: Mrs Ridout
Role: Mrs Sealand Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: singing Actor: Lowe.

Afterpiece Title: Tragedy of Tragedies

Performance Comment: As17450417 but Lord Grizzle-Winstone; Huncamunca-Blakes.
Role: Lord Grizzle Actor: Winstone
Role: Huncamunca Actor: Blakes.
Role: Tom Thumb Actor: Miss Yates
Role: King Actor: Bridges
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Bennet.

Dance: I: Sga Bettini; III: Muilment

Song: II: Lowe; V: Nanny O (By Desire)-Lowe

Event Comment: Benefit Bridges, Blakes, Cross (Prompter). Mainpiece alter'd from Beaumont and Fletcher, not acted these 30 years


Mainpiece Title: The Sea Voyage; Or, The Commonwealth Of Women

Performance Comment: Capt Marine-Delane; DuPier-Macklin; Clarinda-Mrs Clive; Frugal-Yates; Franvile-Neale; Hazard-Barrington; Mons. La Mure-Blakes; Boldsprit-Bridges; Don Sebastian-Sparks; Nicusa-Goodfellow; Surgeon-I. Sparks; Boucher-Usher; Constable-Bransby; Roselia-Mrs Bennet; Julietta-Mrs Cross; Ariadne-Miss Edwards; Hippolita-Miss Minors; Messalippa-Mrs Bridges; Clita-Miss Budgell; Agladra-Miss Pitt; Aminta-Mrs Woffington; Epilogue-Mrs Clive, Recommending Cause of Liberty to the Beauties of Britain.
Role: Capt Marine Actor: Delane
Role: DuPier Actor: Macklin
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Frugal Actor: Yates
Role: Franvile Actor: Neale
Role: Hazard Actor: Barrington
Role: La Mure Actor: Blakes
Role: Boldsprit Actor: Bridges
Role: Don Sebastian Actor: Sparks
Role: Nicusa Actor: Goodfellow
Role: Surgeon Actor: I. Sparks
Role: Boucher Actor: Usher
Role: Constable Actor: Bransby
Role: Roselia Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Julietta Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Ariadne Actor: Miss Edwards
Role: Hippolita Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Messalippa Actor: Mrs Bridges
Role: Clita Actor: Miss Budgell
Role: Agladra Actor: Miss Pitt
Role: Aminta Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Clive, Recommending Cause of Liberty to the Beauties of Britain.

Afterpiece Title: The Vintner Trick'd

Performance Comment: As17460409 but Timothy, the Lying Barber-Blakes.
Role: the Lying Barber Actor: Blakes.
Role: Vizard Actor: Sparkes
Role: Mixum Actor: I. Sparks
Role: Padwell Actor: Barrington
Role: Smack Actor: Collins
Role: Mrs Mixum Actor: Mrs Bridges.

Song: I: Scotch Dialogue, as17460310 III: Cantata-Lowe

Dance: II: Italian Peasants, as17460206; IV: Swiss Dance, as17460416

Event Comment: Benefit for Blakes. Tickets at his house in Cranbourne Alley, Leicester Fields, and of Hobson at the stage door. Being positively the last time of [Barry's] performing Macbeth this season. Receipts. #140 (Cross); house charges, #63 (Powel)


Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Role: Doctor Actor: Burton.
Role: Macbeth Actor: Barry.
Role: Duncan Actor: Mills
Role: Macduff Actor: Havard
Role: Malcolm Actor: Blakes
Role: Banquo Actor: Sowdon
Role: Ross Actor: Lee
Role: Lennox Actor: Palmer
Role: Seyward Actor: Winstone
Role: Donalbain Actor: Miss Cole
Role: Hecate Actor: Berry
Role: Witches Actor: Bridges, Neale, Yates
Role: Young Seyward Actor: Bransby
Role: Fleance Actor: Master Cross
Role: Seyton Actor: Ray
Role: Angus Actor: Simpson
Role: Lady Macduff Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Lady Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: Lady Macbeth Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Performance Comment: As17490118, but Frenchman-Blakes; Miser-Neale. Poet not listed.
Role: Frenchman Actor: Blakes
Role: Miser Actor: Neale. Poet not listed.
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Yates
Role: Aesop Actor: Bridges
Role: Tattoo Actor: King
Role: Mercury Actor: Beard
Role: Charon Actor: Winstone
Role: Mrs Tattoo Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Clive. Vaughan omitted.

Dance: II: Hornpipe-the Little Swiss (not 5 years old) scholar to Mathews; End of Play: The Savoyards, as17480920

Event Comment: This play was wrote by Mr Shirly & was at Lisbon when Acted--it was receiv'd with great Applause--only a little groaning at some of the Love Scenes; the prologue greatly lik'd--he says the play attempted after ye Manner of Shakespear (Cross). Paid salary list at #51 7s. 7d. per diem, #308 5s. 6d.; Blakes per order #1 1s.; Maltair added to salary list at 10s. per day. Paid Lacy as per draft #105; Xmas box to Prince and Princess's footmen #2 2s.; Mr Maltair for 11 days #5 10s. (Treasurer's Book). [Maltair is presumably the dancer Maltare who had appeared at dl in 1740.] Receipts: #180 (Cross); #185 13s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: Edward The Black Prince; Or, The Battle Of Poictiers

Performance Comment: Edward-Garrick; Lord Ribemont-Barry; Cardinal Perigort-Berry; King John-Sowdon; Arnold-Havard; Duke of Athens-King; Charney-Winstone; Audley-Palmer; Chandos-Blakes; Warwick-Usher; Salisbury-Bridges; Dauphin-Simpson; Tourain-Marr; Louisa-Miss Murgatroyd; Mariana-Mrs Ward [from 1st edition but listed in the order in which the actors' names appear in General Advertiser]; Archbisop of Sens-Burton; Prologue-Havard; Epilogue-Mrs Clive [1st edition].1st edition].
Role: Edward Actor: Garrick
Role: Lord Ribemont Actor: Barry
Role: Cardinal Perigort Actor: Berry
Role: King John Actor: Sowdon
Role: Arnold Actor: Havard
Role: Duke of Athens Actor: King
Role: Charney Actor: Winstone
Role: Audley Actor: Palmer
Role: Chandos Actor: Blakes
Role: Warwick Actor: Usher
Role: Salisbury Actor: Bridges
Role: Dauphin Actor: Simpson
Role: Tourain Actor: Marr
Role: Louisa Actor: Miss Murgatroyd
Role: Mariana Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Archbisop of Sens Actor: Burton
Role: Prologue Actor: Havard
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Clive
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Pritchard. Mainpiece: Not acted these 7 years [see 2 May 1744]. Tickets and places of Mrs Pritchard, at her house next the chapel in Great Queen St., Lincoln's Inn Fields, and of Hobson at the Stage Door. Five rows of Pit will be rail'd into the Boxes. [Stage as of 10 March.] Paid Blandford (Tallow Chandler) #18 17s. 3d.; Paid Blakes for 2 wiggs #3 3s.; Paid Mrs Pritchard for a ticket as per agreement #10 10s.; Norton 1 chorus 5s. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #220 (Cross); charges, #60 (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Fatal Marriage

Performance Comment: Biron-Garrick; Villeroy-Havard; Baldwin-Berry; Carlos-King; Fernando-Yates; Frederick-Palmer; Fabian-Blakes; Jaqueline-Shuter; Victoria-Mrs Willoughby; Julia-Mrs Mills; Nurse-Miss Pitt; Child-Miss Yates; Isabella-Mrs Pritchard.
Role: Biron Actor: Garrick
Role: Villeroy Actor: Havard
Role: Baldwin Actor: Berry
Role: Carlos Actor: King
Role: Fernando Actor: Yates
Role: Frederick Actor: Palmer
Role: Fabian Actor: Blakes
Role: Jaqueline Actor: Shuter
Role: Victoria Actor: Mrs Willoughby
Role: Julia Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Nurse Actor: Miss Pitt
Role: Child Actor: Miss Yates
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Dance: I: Comic Dance-Mathews, Miss Baker; II: The Venetian Peasant-Grandchamps, Mlle Auretti

Event Comment: HHarlequin Ranger oblig'd to be deferr'd. A new Dramatic Entertainment call'd Taste written by Mr Foote. The House was full as soon as open--before the first Music, several Speeches were made in ye Pit, moving the Farce might be acted before the Play, wch was insisted on by some, & oppos'd by others Cross, Cross, Prompter &c. was often call'd--The Curtain went up, & ye Clamour encreas'd, ye farce &c. Mr Mossop (who did Zanga ) came off--I went on, & spoke--Gentlemen, I perceive the farce has been desir'd before ye Play, wch cannot be comply'd with, for ye performers in ye Farce, having nothing to do in the Play, are not come--a great applause follow'd--Mr Mossop went on again--but ye noise renew'd, & he retir'd again, & wanted to undress wch I prevented; Mr Lacy (Manager) then went on, # spoke to ye same effect I had done--The play was then call'd for, & it went on with Applause--Tho' I believe Audience wish'd it over--The play done--Mr Garrick spoke ye Prologue in the Character of an Auctioneer , with surprising Applause--when he had done, he made this Apology--Gents--a performer being taken ill, the Author, Mr Foote, is here & will if you please, perform his part, this he spoke in a Hesitating manner, & was greatly applauded--the first Act went off well, & Mr Worsdale, a painter (to whom Mr Foote had given the profits of the farce) play'd a Woman's part, & was greatly received--When Mr Foote came on--he made this Speech--Gent: I have left the Stage some time, nor have I any hopes of Profit from this Piece, but as a performer is taken ill, I had rather appear my self, than have so many people, whom Curiosity has drawn together, b disappointed--Great Applause--In ye Second Act, the people grew Dull, & towards ye End, hiss'd greatly, wch I believe wou'd not have been, had not Mr Foote, bid Blakes pull off his Wig at ye Discovery of Mr Puff --vide Farce--it ended with ye usual Noise, when given out, of No more--Encore &c. &c. Sunday we had great debates about it, & at last it ended it shou'd be play'd no more 'till Mr Worsdale's benefit & an advertisement was put in the paper to signifie that as ye Farce was not so well receiv'd as was expected, the Author had withdrawn it to Alter &c. &c. we put up--We were told on Monday it wou'd be call'd for by the Audience; but no such thing happen'd. The fact concerning the performer's being taken ill is this--At ye practise, the Night before, Mr Foote seem'd dissatisfied with Mr Yates in the part of Puff, so got Mr Garrick next Day, to prevail with Mr Yates to let 'em say he was sick, that Mr Foote might have occasion to do the part (Cross). Mr Goodfellow begs leave to acquaint his friends that through the Indisposition of two of his principal performers, he is compelled to postpone his Benefit to a farther Day; Timely notice of which shall be given in this paper; Tickets deliver'd out for Monday the 13th Instant will then be admitted.--As the sole intent of this Benefit is to satisfy his creditors, who are to share the profits arising from it, he humbly hopes to meet with encouragement, and assures those ladies and Gentlemen who honour him, that the whole performance shall be carried on with the utmost decorum, and will be free from all danger of interruption (General Advertiser). Receipts: #200 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Revenge

Afterpiece Title: Taste

Performance Comment: Carmine-Palmer; Puff-Yates; Lord Dupe-Shuter; Alderman Pentweazel-Taswell; Caleb-Costollo; Brush-Cross; Novice-Blakes; Lady Pentweazel-Worsdale; Boy-Master Cross; Prologue-Garrick as Auctioneer.
Role: Carmine Actor: Palmer
Role: Puff Actor: Yates
Role: Lord Dupe Actor: Shuter
Role: Alderman Pentweazel Actor: Taswell
Role: Caleb Actor: Costollo
Role: Brush Actor: Cross
Role: Novice Actor: Blakes
Role: Lady Pentweazel Actor: Worsdale
Role: Boy Actor: Master Cross
Role: Prologue Actor: Garrick as Auctioneer.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mr Blakes. Tickets at his house in Cranbourn-Alley, Leicester-Fields; and at stage door. Receipts: #110 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: King Richard Iii

Role: Richard Actor: Mossop
Role: King Henry Actor: Berry
Role: Richmond Actor: Havard
Role: Servant Actor: Ackman.
Role: Lieut. Actor: Mozeen.
Role: Buckingham Actor: Lee
Role: Tressel Actor: Blakes
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Lady Anne Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: King Edward V Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Duke of York Actor: Miss Yates
Role: Stanley Actor: Winstone
Role: Catesby Actor: Marr
Role: Duchess of York Actor: Mrs Bennet

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Performance Comment: As17520312 but Frenchman-Blakes; Tattoo-Marr; Charon-Costollo listed as17510924.
Role: Frenchman Actor: Blakes
Role: Tattoo Actor: Marr
Role: Charon Actor: Costollo listed as17510924.
Role: only Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Yates
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: GGrand Provincial Dance, as17520204

Event Comment: Afterpiece: By Desire. Benefit for Mr Blakes who spoke ye Ep: upon the Ass (Cross). Tickets at Blakes's House, Duke's Court, Bow St., Covent Garden, and at stage door. Receipts; #170 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Alchemist

Role: Abel Drugger Actor: Garrick
Role: Subtle Actor: Woodward
Role: Face Actor: Palmer, their first appearance in those characters
Role: Kastril Actor: Yates
Role: Surly Actor: Blakes
Role: Dol Common Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Ananias Actor: Philips
Role: Dapper Actor: Vaughan
Role: Lovewit Actor: Bransby
Role: Dame Pliant Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Sir Epicure Actor: Berry
Role: Tribulation Actor: Taswell.

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist

Performance Comment: As17550913, but Epilogue (Riding on an Ass, in the character of M Le Medicin)-Blakes.
Role: Epilogue Actor: Blakes.
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Le Medicin Actor: Blakes
Role: Crispin Actor: Yates.

Dance: HHornpipe-Mathews

Event Comment: Benefit for Blakes. No Building on Stage. Tickets deliver'd out by Noverre will be taken. Receipts: #150 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband

Role: Townly Actor: Garrick
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Manly Actor: Havard
Role: Sir Francis Actor: Yates
Role: Basset Actor: Blakes
Role: Moody Actor: Burton
Role: Squire Richard Actor: Vaughan
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Glen
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Barton
Role: Lady Grace Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Trusty Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Myrtilla Actor: Miss Hippisley
Role: With a Masquerade Dance Actor: proper to the play, in which will be introduc'd
Role: Minuet Actor: Noverre, Miss Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: The Apprentice

Performance Comment: Dick-Palmer; Wingate-Yates; Gargle-Burton; Scotsman-Blakes; Simon-Vaughan; Charlotte-Miss Barton.
Role: Dick Actor: Palmer
Role: Wingate Actor: Yates
Role: Gargle Actor: Burton
Role: Scotsman Actor: Blakes
Role: Simon Actor: Vaughan
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Barton.
Event Comment: Benifit for Blakes. By Particular Desire. Tickets deliver'd for The Beggar's Opera will be taken. Palmer married Miss Pritchard (Genest, IV, 612)


Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Performance Comment: As17610413 but Capulet-Burton; Nurse-Mrs Cross; Juliet-Mrs Cibber; Garrick advertised as Mercutio for the "last time this season"; Tibalt-Blakes; The Masquerade Dancespecified as led-Sg Giorgi, Sga Giorgi.

Afterpiece Title: The Contrivances

Role: Robin Actor: Moody
Role: Arethusa Actor: Young gentlewoman, 1st appearance on any Stage
Role: Rovewell Actor: Lowe
Role: Argus Actor: Philips
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Bradshaw.

Dance: TThe Italian Gardiners, as17601203

Event Comment: Benefit for Blakes. Tickets deliver'd for The Way of the World, and by Mess. Settree and Hayes will be taken. Positively the last time of performing Mainpiece this season


Mainpiece Title: The Constant Couple

Role: Sir Harry Wildair Actor: O'Brien, first time
Role: Standard Actor: Holland, first time
Role: Smuggler Actor: Blakes
Role: Lady Lurewell Actor: Mrs Yates, first time
Role: Angelica Actor: Miss Bride, first time
Role: Vizard Actor: Packer
Role: Beau Clincher Actor: Yates
Role: Clincher Jun Actor: King
Role: Dicky Actor: Vaughan
Role: Tom Actor: Clough
Role: Lady Darling Actor: Mrs Cross.

Afterpiece Title: The Minor

Performance Comment: As17620330 but William Wealthy-Blakes; Richard Wealthy-Burton; Loader-Bransby; Dick-Vaughan.

Entertainment: II: Hearts of Oak-Mrs Vincent, Mrs Baker; End Play: By particular Desire, and for that night only, Bucks Have at Ye All-King as17620330

Dance: After Entertainments: the Louvre and Minuet-Settree, Miss Blagdon (his scholar)

Event Comment: BBlakes doubled his roles


Mainpiece Title: Richard Iii

Performance Comment: As17421013, but Buckingham-Winstone; Stanley-Arthur; Tressel-Blakes; Norfolk-Blakes.
Role: Buckingham Actor: Winstone
Role: Stanley Actor: Arthur
Role: Tressel Actor: Blakes
Role: Norfolk Actor: Blakes.
Role: Richard Actor: Garrick
Role: Richmond Actor: Havard
Role: King Henry Actor: Berry
Role: Duke of York Actor: Miss Cibber
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Lady Anne Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Duchess of York Actor: Miss Bennett
Role: Lord Mayor Actor: Taswell
Role: King Edward V Actor: Mrs Ridout
Role: Ratcliff Actor: Woodburn
Role: Catesby Actor: Marr
Role: Lieutenant Actor: Ray
Role: Oxford Actor: Green
Role: Tirrel Actor: Vaughan
Role: Forest Actor: Gray
Role: Dighton Actor: Wright
Role: Blunt Actor: Raftor.

Song: II: Beard

Music: IV: Concerto-Veracini

Dance: V: Grand Serious Ballet, as17421005


Mainpiece Title: The She Gallant; Or, Once A Lover And Always A Lover

Performance Comment: Sir John Airy-Macklin; Sir Toby Tickle-Yates; Vaunter-Neale; Monsieur-Blakes; Lady Dorimen-Mrs Macklin; Lucinda-Mrs Clive; Constantia with a New occasional Epilogue, in men's Clothes-Mrs Woffington; Miranda-Miss Edwards; Bellamour-Havard; Philabel-Mills; Frederick-Winstone; Courtall-Usher; Mons. Frisure-Blakes; Angelica-Mrs Bennet; Diana-Miss Minors; Melissa-Miss Pitt; Dorinda-Miss Cole; Placket-Mrs Cross; Mrs Japan-Mrs King; Mrs Lawn-Miss Royer.
Role: Sir John Airy Actor: Macklin
Role: Sir Toby Tickle Actor: Yates
Role: Vaunter Actor: Neale
Role: Monsieur Actor: Blakes
Role: Lady Dorimen Actor: Mrs Macklin
Role: Lucinda Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: in men's Clothes Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Miranda Actor: Miss Edwards
Role: Bellamour Actor: Havard
Role: Philabel Actor: Mills
Role: Frederick Actor: Winstone
Role: Courtall Actor: Usher
Role: Frisure Actor: Blakes
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Diana Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Melissa Actor: Miss Pitt
Role: Dorinda Actor: Miss Cole
Role: Placket Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Mrs Japan Actor: Mrs King
Role: Mrs Lawn Actor: Miss Royer.

Afterpiece Title: Three Hours after Marriage

Dance: Muilment, the Mechels