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Event Comment: [Mrs Pollock's 1st two appearances were on 24 Nov. 1792 and 14 Jan. 1793.] Afterpiece: Not acted these 3 years. Being a Collection of Favorite Scenes from the following celebrated Pantomimes: Harlequin Sorcerer, Mother Shipton, Choice of Harlequin, Lord Mayor's Day, Druids, Fryar Bacon, Harlequin Freemason, Norwood Gipsies, Omai, Magic Cavern, Harlequin Rambler. [Synopsis of Entertainment in Public Advertiser, 3 Oct.] Receipts: #261 11s. (245.5; 16.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: How To Grow Rich

Performance Comment: Pave-Lewis; Smalltrade-Quick; Warford-Pope; Sir ThomasRoundhead-Munden; Sir Charles Dazzle-Farren; Hippy-Blanchard; Latitat-Fawcett; Rosa-Mrs Esten; Miss Dazzle-Miss Chapman; Betty-Miss Stuart; Lady Henrietta-Mrs Pollock (1st appearance in that character, and 3rd on this stage).

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Chaplet

Entertainment: Afterpiece: [To conclude with Three Entire New Scenes, representing the Town and Harbour of Toulon; with a View of the Manoeuvring of the British, Spanish, and French Fleets, after the Surrender of the Town and Fortifications to the English] on the Twenty-ninth of August [1793]. In which, When in War on the Ocean-Davies; an Entire New Song [composed by Shield,-Incledon; The Music- [Selected by Shaw from Pepusch, Dr Arne, Arnold, Fisher, [Michael] Arne, Vincent, Dibdin, Reeve, Shield; The Dances-Byrn, Holland[; The Scenery-Hodgins, Walmsley, Phillips

Performance Comment: In which, When in War on the Ocean-Davies; an Entire New Song [composed by Shield,-Incledon; The Music- [Selected by Shaw from Pepusch, Dr Arne, Arnold, Fisher, [Michael] Arne, Vincent, Dibdin, Reeve, Shield; The Dances-Byrn, Holland[; The Scenery-Hodgins, Walmsley, Phillips.
Cast
Role: The Dances Actor: Byrn, Holland
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Martyr. 3rd piece [1st time; M. INT 1, by John Cartwright Cross. Larpent MS 1124; not published]: Founded on the recent and glorious Achievement, at the above French Fort, of Sir Sydney Smith. [On 17 Mar. 1796 a force under Sir William Sydney Smith had destroyed six French vessels in the Bay of Herqui.] To conclude with the British striking the French Colours on the Fort, burning their Corvettes in the Harbour. The new Music by Shield. Oracle, 29 Mar.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Martyr at her house, No. 16, Martlett-court, Bow-street, Covent-Garden. Receipts: #384 11s. 6d. (192.14.0; 10.1.0; tickets: 181.16.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Inkle And Yarico

Afterpiece Title: Three Weeks after Marriage

Afterpiece Title: The Point at Herqui; or, British Bravery Triumphant

Dance: II: a Negro Dance-; 3rd piece: a new incidental Dance by Byrn-Mlle St.Amand, Holland, Byrn

Performance Comment: Amand, Holland, Byrn.

Song: End I: Sweet Bird-Mrs Serres; accompanied on the German Flute (for this night only)-Ashe, from the Hanover-Square Concert; In Evening: Admiral Benbow-Incledon; 3rd piece: the following songs: The Mid Watch-Incledon; Tippy Bob-Munden; The Waiter-Fawcett; Irish Song-Johnstone; New Loyal Song-Mrs Martyr; Rondo-Mrs Clendining; Ye Gentlemen of England-Linton, Street, Incledon; Rule Britannia-Incledon, Johnstone, Chorus

Event Comment: Benefit for Wild, prompter. 1st piece: Not acted these 20 years; altered from Dryden (by Joseph George Holman (Not. Dram.)]. 2nd piece [Ist time; M.INT 1, probably by John Cartwright Cross. MS: Larpent 1028; not published]. 3rd piece: In which an Engagement between an English and a French Man of War, a Shipwreck, and a Grand Military Procession as it pass'd, when the French Colours taken by the British Army were conveyed from St. James's to St. Paul's Cathedral [on 17 May 1794]. The above Procession is represented by Moving Figures, in which the Horse and Foot Guards, the Band of Music, the French Colours, &c. are seen to pass in the exact order they appeared on that memorable occasion. Morning Herald, 17 May: Tickets to be had of Wild, No. 46, Drury-lane. Receipts: #293 2s. 6d. (112/17/6; 14/2/0; tickets: 166/3/0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Don Sebastian

Afterpiece Title: THE NEW DIVERTISEMENT

Performance Comment: Cast not listed. [Larpent MS lists the parts: Palate, Fieldtree, Ensign Hardy//Patty, Jenny.] Written to introduce the following favorite Songs: Mary's Dream, The moon had climbed the highest hill (composed by Ralph [recte Relfe]), by Miss Poole; The Vestry Dinner, Churchwarden I have been (written by Cross, composed by Reeve), by Rees; The High Mettled Racer, See the course throng'd with gazers (composed by Dibdin), by Incledon (1st time); The Gipsey Ballad, A wand'ring Gipsey, Sir, am I (words and melody by Peter Pindar, Esq. [pseud. for John Wolcot], accompaniments by Shield), by Mrs Clendining; Kitty Grogan, Tho' I'm no Dancing Master (written by Collins, composed by Reeve), by Johnstone; The Storm, Cease, rude Boreas (written by George Alexander Stevens), by Incledon; [Auld] Robin Gray, Young Jamie lov'd me well, by Mrs Clendining; From morn till night I take my glass, by Incledon and Johnstone; Vo sol cando (composed by Vinci), by Miss Poole; The Triumph of Wine, What tho' from Venus Cupid sprung (composed by Dibdin), by Johnstone; Father, Mother and Suke (composed by Dibdin), by Fawcett. To conclude with the following Selection of Catches and Glees from Harrison and Knyvett's Vocal Concert: as17940523, but God preserve his Majesty in place of Water parted from the sea .

Afterpiece Title: THE SHIPWRECK; or, French Ingratitude

Performance Comment: Cast not listed, but probably same as17930527: English Characters. Captain Briton-Byrn; Boatswain-Farley; Midshipman-Jackson; Cabin Boy-Simmons//Captain's Lady-Mme Rossi. French Characters. General Sanguinaire-Cranfield; Monsieur L'Ingrate-Holland. Indian Characters. Indian Chief-Follett//Female Savage-Mr Rock .

Music: End of Act II of 1st piece a Solo on the Union Pipes by Courtney; In the course of the Evening a Duetto on the Union Pipes and Harp by Courtney and Weippert

Event Comment: [This is the first playbill to assign parts to actors in The Brothers, or to suggest parts in the Spanish Lady.] Receipts: #185 3s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Brothers

Related Works
Related Work: Fatal Love; or, The Degenerate Brother Author(s): Osborne Sidney Wandesford
Related Work: The Brothers Author(s): Richard Cumberland

Afterpiece Title: The Spanish Lady

Performance Comment: As17691211, but Worthy-DuBellamy, first time; Spanish Lady-Mrs Mattocks; the principal Parts-_Mattocks, _Lewes, _Fox, R. _Smith, The Young Lady who performed in Man and _Wife.

Dance: End: The Whim, as17691123

Event Comment: Benefit Mechel, Mlle Mechel (the French Boy and Girl). Afterpiece: a new Pantomime Entertainment. [Tickets at Mechel's in Newport Street.] Receipts: money #70 8s. 6d.; seals #71 14s. (Account Book); #150 (Rylands MS.). [The two dancers were charged #60 for their benefit. This is the last entry in the incomplete Account Book.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Double Gallant

Cast
Role: Rhubarb Actor: Anderson

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Barber

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Master Ferg; Colombine-Mlle Mechel; Petit Maitre-Miss Woffington; Drawer-Little French Boy; Servant to Colombine-Miss Bellamy, who never appeared on any stage before; Pierot-Mechel Jr.
Cast
Role: Drawer Actor: Little French Boy

Dance: I: Concerto-Mlle Mechel; II: Minuet, French Rigadoon-Mechel the Father, who never appeared in any theatre in England, Mlle Mechel the Daughter; Minuet-Mechel the Son, Miss Polly Woffington, the first time of her appearing on the stage; IV: The Metamorphoses of the Windmills-Mechel, Mlle Mechel, Miss Woffington, Master Ferg, a little French Boy; lately come from France. End Afterpiece: A Wooden Shoe dance called Les Sabotiers de Piemont-Mechel Sr, Mechel Jr., Mlle Mechel, little French Boy

Performance Comment: End Afterpiece: A Wooden Shoe dance called Les Sabotiers de Piemont-Mechel Sr, Mechel Jr., Mlle Mechel, little French Boy.
Event Comment: Benefit for Wild. 2nd piece [1st time; F 1, by Robert Woodbridge]. Morning Herald, 4 June 1793: This day is published The Pad (price not listed). 3rd piece [1st time; BALL. P 2 (?), by James Byrn, altered from his The Provocation!]: The Incidents partly new, and partly selected from the much admired Pantomime called Provocation. In the course of the Pantomime a representation of an Engagement between an English and French Man of War; A Ship-wreck; The original Allegoric Scene from Provocation: A View of an English Camp; A Naval and Military Procession. Morning Herald, 9 May: Tickets to be had of Wild, No. 46, Drury-lane. Receipts: #335 1s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Every One Has His Fault

Cast
Role: Lord Norland Actor: Farren

Afterpiece Title: The Pad

Afterpiece Title: The Shipwreck; or, French Ingratitude

Performance Comment: English Characters : Captain Briton-Byrn; Boatswain-Farley; Midshipman-Jackson; Cabin Boy-Simmons; Captain's Lady-Mme Rossi; French Characters : General Sanguinaire-Cranfield; Monsieur L'Ingrate-Holland; Indian Characters : Indian Chief-Follett; Female Savage-Mr Rock.
Cast
Role: Monsieur L'Ingrate Actor: Holland

Song: End: Captivity (Supposed to be sung by an Unfortunate Queen [Marie Antoinette] during her confinement)-; End 2nd piece: Black Eyed Susan-; In 3rd piece: Farewell to old England dear Mary adieu-Incledon

Performances

Mainpiece Title: British Fortitude And Hibernian Friendship; Or, An Escape From France

Performance Comment: Edward-Incledon; Joey-Munden; Sedgly-Hull; Patrick-Rock; French Commandant-Claremont; Gaoler-Blurton; Sailor-Wilde; Captain O'Leary-Johnstone// Annette-Miss Poole .
Cast
Role: French Commandant Actor: Claremont

Afterpiece Title: THE LONDON HERMIT; or, Rambles in Dorsetshire

Afterpiece Title: THE SON-IN-LAW

Performance Comment: Signor Arionelli-Incledon; Bowkitt-Fawcett (Their 1st appearance in those characters); Bouquett-Davies; Vinegar-Cubitt; Cranky-Powel; Idle-Farley// Cecilia-Mrs Clendining. VAUDEVILLE. End of 2nd piece An Irishman's Tour through London; or, Tully's Vocal and Rhetorical Description of Westminster Abbey, St. James's, St. Paul's, The Tower, A Quarrel, A Masquerade, &c., by Johnstone . or, Tully's Vocal and Rhetorical Description of Westminster Abbey, St. James's, St. Paul's, The Tower, A Quarrel, A Masquerade, &c., by Johnstone .
Event Comment: British Journal, 5 Jan. 1723: Mr Matthew Birkhead, one of the Comedians [of dl], died on Sunday Morning last [30 Dec.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Fryar

Music: Between the Acts: Select Pieces-

Event Comment: At the Request of several Persons of Quality. In the Great Room at the Wells. At 8 p.m. Tickets 5s. Note, The Tide of Flood begins at One of Clock in the Afternoon, and flows till Five, and Ebbs till Twelve, for the Convenience of returning

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Singing in English Latin Italian Spanish and French-Mr Abel; accompanied by Instrumental Musick-; of the best Masters, and after that Singing alone to the Harpsical-Mr Abel

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Martyr. [In 1st piece the playbill retains Mrs Martyr as Dolly, but "Dolly was undertaken at a short notice, by Mrs Chapman, upon the sudden indisposition of Mrs Martyr" (Monthly Mirror, June 1800, p. 366). "In consequence of Mrs Martyr's accouchement...the part of Dolly was sustained by Miss Sims" (Dramatic Censor, II, 140).] 2nd piece [1st time; M. INT 1, author unknown. Not in Larpent MS; not published]: To conclude with a Representation of the Storming the City of Acrev by the French [17 Mar.-20 May 1799], and the Heroic Defence made by the Turkish Troops led on by the British Sailors [under the command of Sir Sidney Smith]. Morning Chronicle, 23 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Martyr, No. 16, Martlett-court, Bow-street, Covent Garden. Receipts: #333 4s. 6d. (118.3.6; 11.16.6; tickets: 203.4.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Woodman

Afterpiece Title: The Siege of Acre

Performance Comment: British Commander-Bologna Jun.; Officers-Blurton, Platt, Wilde, Atkins, Curties; French Officers-King, Klanert; Turkish Officers-Whitmore, Howell, L. Bologna, Lee.

Afterpiece Title: The Jew and the Doctor

Song: End I 1st piece: The Last Shilling (composed by Dibdin)-Incledon; (in the Course of the Evening) Old Towler-Incledon; In Scene I 2nd piece: by Permission of Dibdin, his following popular songs: The Sailor's Journal-Incledon; The Anchor Smiths-Townsend; All Hands to the Anchor-Fawcett; Jacky and the Cow-Munden; The Advantage of Toping-Townsend; A Comic Irish Song-Johnstone

Event Comment: In celebration of the Glorious Victory of His Majesty's Fleet over the Fleet of the French

Performances

Mainpiece Title: La Serva Padrona

Performance Comment: As17940529, but omitted: Garelli. MUSIC and.

Dance: End of opera concerto, as17940603 after which La Vittoria (a Grand Cantata, composed by Paisiello, and performed by Mme Banti at Naples, adapted [by Da Ponte] to the glorious occasion of the triumph of the British flag [on 1 June 1794]), The Goddess of Victory-Mme Banti, accompanied by Chorusses, and a grand Allegorical Ballet, composed by Noverre; to conclude with Rule Britannia by Mme Banti

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Rule A Wife And Have A Wife

Afterpiece Title: Three Weeks after Marriage

Afterpiece Title: England's Glory; or, The Defeat of the Dutch Fleet by the Gallant Admiral Duncan on the Memorable Eleventh of October

Performance Comment: Scene I. The Deck of a Dutch Man of Warv. The Manner of Boarding it by the British Tars--the Striking of the Dutch Flag, and the Hoisting of the British. Hearts of Oak-Incledon, Chorus; Scene II. A Short Engagement between British and Dutch Sailorsv. Scene III. A Perspective View of the General Engagementv. The Defeat of the Dutch Fleet, with the Bringing Home of the Captured Ships. Scene IV. A View in Portsmouth. The Return of the British Tars. We've bade the restless Seas adieu (composed by Shield)-Incledon, Linton, Street, Gray; With pride we steer'd for England's Coast (composed by Shield)-Incledon; Scene V. The Town of Portsmouthv. With an Illumination. To conclude with Rule Britannia, with two Additional Verses,-Incledon, Townsend, Full Chorus.

Dance: In Scene V 3rd piece: a Triple Hornpipe-Blurton, Mrs Watts, Mlle St.Amand

Performance Comment: Amand.
Event Comment: To begin each Day (for the short time of the Fair) at One o'clock, and end at Eleven. At Yates's Great Theatrical Concert Hall, in the Greyhound Inn, West Smithfield. Performed by a company of Comedians from both Theatres. Prices for this droll: Boxes 2s. 6d. Pit 1s. 6d. First Gallery 1s. Upper Gallery 6d. There is a commodious way to the Boxes and Pit at the upper end of Cow Lane (Public Advertiser). [This may be an advance notice. It appears again on Th., F., S., and Mon. (Sept. 3, 4, 5, 7).

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Fair Bride; Or, The Unexpected Event

Performance Comment: "Containing many surprising occurences at sea, which could not possibly happen at land."

Afterpiece Title: The British Tar's Triumph over M Soup-Maigre

Performance Comment: Cast:The performance will be highly enlivened with several entertaining Scenes between England, France, Ireland, and Scotland, in the diverting personges of Ben Bowling, an Dnglish Sailor; M Soup-Maigre, a French Captain; O'Flannaghan, an Irish officer; M'Pherson, a Scotch officer. Through which the manners of each nation will be characteristically and humourously depicted. In which will be introduced as singular and curious a procession as was ever exhibited in this nation. The Objects that compose the Pageantry are both Exotic and British. The Principal figure is the glory and delight of Old England, and the envy of our enemies. The Whole to conclude with a Loyal song on the approaching marriage of our great and glorious Sovereign, King George, and Princess Charlotte of Mecklenberg. An extraordinary band of music is provided: drums, hautboys, violins, French horns, violincellos, bassoons, clarinets. O'Flannaghan, an Irish officer; M'Pherson, a Scotch officer. Through which the manners of each nation will be characteristically and humourously depicted. In which will be introduced as singular and curious a procession as was ever exhibited in this nation. The Objects that compose the Pageantry are both Exotic and British. The Principal figure is the glory and delight of Old England, and the envy of our enemies. The Whole to conclude with a Loyal song on the approaching marriage of our great and glorious Sovereign, King George, and Princess Charlotte of Mecklenberg. An extraordinary band of music is provided: drums, hautboys, violins, French horns, violincellos, bassoons, clarinets.
Cast
Role: M Soup Actor: Maigre, a French Captain

Entertainment: of singing and dancing.of singing and dancing

Performance Comment: of singing and dancing.
Event Comment: Benefit for Munden. 2nd piece [1st time; M.INT 1, by Thomas Hurlstone, Published by J. Debrett, 1793; in 1795 acted at cg as The British Recruit; or, Who's Afraid?]: The Overture and Music (a Glee and Air excepted) entirely new, by Shield, Giordani and Dr Stevenson of Dublin. To conclude with a Representation of the Grand Fleet under Sail. Books of the Interlude to be had at the Theatre. Morning Herald, 3 May 1793: This Day, at Noon, will be published To Arms (6d.). Morning Herald, 15 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Munden at his house, No. 6, Frith-street, Soho. Receipts: #448 17s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Road To Ruin

Afterpiece Title: To Arms; or, The British Recruit

Afterpiece Title: Two Strings to Your Bow

Cast
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Macready

Dance: In 2nd piece: Byrn, Mme Rossi

Song: End 2nd piece: The Sea Storm-Incledon

Entertainment: Monologue. As17930410

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Inkle And Yarico

Performance Comment: As17941230, but Inkle (with additional songs selected from Handel)-Bowden (1st appearance in that character); Campley (with additional songs)-Incledon (1st appearance in that character); Yarico-A Young Lady (1st appearance on any stage [unidentified]); added: Mate (with an additional song)-Townsend.

Afterpiece Title: England's Glory; or, The British Tars at Spithead

Performance Comment: Scene I. The Deck of a Ship. How shall we mortals spend our hours-Incledon, Street, Bowden; O bring me wine-Bowden; There was an Irish lad (composed by Shield)-Johnstone; The Storm-Incledon; Ye Gentlemen of England-Incledon, Townsend, Linton As17950428; Scene II. A Seascape. My name's Tippy Bob-Munden; Scene III. A View of the British Fleet. Dance-Byrn, Mlle St.Amand, Mme Rossi; Sea Song-Townsend; To conclude with a Representation of the burning of the Boyne at Spithead, and Tho' Hurricanes rattle tho' Tempests appear-Incledon, Bowden.

Afterpiece Title: The Irishman in London

Song: End II: Sally in our Alley-Incledon; End: Black Ey'd Susan-Incledon

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Merlin, The British Enchanter; Or, St

Performance Comment: George for England. Merlin-Oldman; St. George-Champion; Spanish Giant-Signior Furioso.

Afterpiece Title: The Country Farmer; or, Trick upon Trick

Music:

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Afterpiece Title: The Commissary

Dance: End I: a new Comic Dance-Langrish, Master Jackson, Miss Parish, Miss Lings (pupils of Aldridge); End II: [The Cricket@Match [sic]The Cricketters, as17780128; [in which part of the celebrated Tambourine Dance-Aldridge[, originally composed and danced by him; III: Hornpipe, as17771017

Ballet: End: a new, Grand Marine Pantomimical Dance, suited to the times, The Sailors' Revels at Portsmouth; or, British Glory. in which an accurate view of the Isle of Wight and the Fleet now riding at Spithead. Principal Characters: Bobby Flip the Boatswain-Aldridge; Powder Monkey-Master Jackson; Mat Mizen-Langrish; Molly Topknot-Miss Besford; Susan Constant-Miss Valois; with variety of other Characters, and Hornpipe Dancing-in an entire new stile

Performance Comment: in which an accurate view of the Isle of Wight and the Fleet now riding at Spithead. Principal Characters: Bobby Flip the Boatswain-Aldridge; Powder Monkey-Master Jackson; Mat Mizen-Langrish; Molly Topknot-Miss Besford; Susan Constant-Miss Valois; with variety of other Characters, and Hornpipe Dancing-in an entire new stile.
Event 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)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Arthur; Or, The British Worthy

Performance Comment: 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
Role: and specifies Honour Actor: Vernon

Afterpiece Title: Who's the Dupe

Cast
Role: Sandford Actor: Aickin

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

Related Works
Related Work: Ignoramus; or, The Academical Lawyer Author(s): Ferdinando Parkhurst
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Martyr. By Special Desire of the Turkish Ambassador [Yussuf Adijah Effendi]. 2nd piece [1st time; M. INT 1, probably by William Pearce. Text (Glindon and Co., 1795)]: The Music composed by Shield, Reeve, &c. The Dance and Procession by Byrn. With a Naval Medley Overture composed by Dr Arnold. In the course of the Piece will be represented the Engagement in which the brave Captain Robert? Faulknor fell [in an action off Guadeloupe on 5 Jan. 1795] between the English Frigate the Blanche and the French Frigate La Pique. To conclude with the Funeral Procession of Capt. Faulknor (composed by Byrn), accompanied by a new Dead March (composed by Shield). Morning Chronicle, 21 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Martyr, No. 16, Martlett-court, Bow-street, Covent-garden. Receipts: #402 10s. (201.0; 5.19; tickets: 195.11)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Bank Note

Afterpiece Title: The Death of Captain Faulknor; or, British Heroism

Afterpiece Title: Tom Thumb

Performance Comment: As17941010, but Huncamunca-Mrs Clendining; Doodle-_; Noodle-_. [Young Standen billed as: A child only six years old.]Young Standen billed as: A child only six years old.]

Song: Incidental to 1st piece: The Irishman's Peep at the Continent-Johnstone; In course: Black Eyed Susan-Incledon; In course 2nd piece: [Larpent MS 1079 states, correctly, that most of the songs were "Sung in Arrived at Portsmouth"] Glee-Incledon, Linton, Bowden (Shield); With pride we steer for Britain's Coast-Incledon (Shield); O bring me wine-Bowden (Shield); A description of the Irish way of settling a Quarrel-Johnstone (Reeve); Negro Song-Mrs Martyr (Reeve); Description of a Cockney-Munden (Reeve); Hail to the Brave-Johnstone, Bowden, Incledon (Shield)

Entertainment: End II: Imitations of several favorite Vocal Performers-Mrs Wells; End 1st piece: Imitations of two celebrated Tragic Actresses-Mrs Wells (positively her last appearance in public)

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Younger. Receipts: #42 9s.; tickets #123 5s. Probable attendance: boxes, 42 by money and 226 by tickets; stage, 12 by money; pit, 75 by money and 255 by tickets; slips, 5 by money; first gallery, 92 by money and 285 by tickets; second gallery, 40 by money. [For a letter on pantomime, chiefly at lif, see Weekly Journal or British Gazetteer, 11 March.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Recruiting Officer

Dance: WWooden Shoe Dance-Nivelon; Louvre-Glover; Two Pierrots-Nivelon, Poitier; Scotch Dance-Mrs Bullock; French Sailor-Salle, Mlle Salle

Event Comment: Afterpiece: Taken from the French of Moliere

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Fryar

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Cast
Role: Leander Actor: Salway

Dance: II: Peasant by Master Oates and Miss Oates Jr. III: Dutchman and his Wife by Le Brun and Mrs Walter. IV: Irish Trot by Master Oates. V: Revellers, as17340910

Performance Comment: III: Dutchman and his Wife by Le Brun and Mrs Walter. IV: Irish Trot by Master Oates. V: Revellers, as17340910.
Event Comment: Benefit for Signr Como & Sga Crespi. Paid Mr Benonvilli for models of machinery #10 10s.; Mr J. French on acct (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #91 3s. Charges: #64 11s. Profits to Como & Sga Crespi: #26 12s. (Treasurer's Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Clandestine Marriage

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Dance: III: New Grand Spanish Dance-; End: A New Ballet, call'd The Pirates-Como, Sga Crespi, Sga Chiringhelli, being her first appearance in England; After I Farce: A Grand Serious Dance-Como, Sga Crespi

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not performed these 5 years. In 3 acts; altered from Dryden. [Both Kemble and Moss were from the Edinburgh theatre. Address by George Colman elder (European Magazine, ibid).] Afterpiece [1st time; CO 2, by Charles Dibdin. London Chronicle, 17 May, refers to it as "from the French"]: The Musick composed by Dibdin. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Public Advertiser. 7 July: This Day is published Harvest Home (1s.). Places for the Boxes to be taken of Rice, at the Theatre. The Doors to be opened at 6:00. To begin at 7:00 [same throughout season]. Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. 1st Gallery 2s. 2nd Gallery 1s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Friar

Afterpiece Title: Harvest Home

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Meadows, Chapman, Usher, Mathews, Johnson, Young Sestini, Mrs Bannister, Mrs Edwards, Miss George. Cast from text (Harrison and Co., 1787): Glanville-Meadows; Trim-Chapman; Scandaroon-Usher; Muzzy-Mathews; Congo-Johnson; Pickle-Young Sestini; Cleora-Mrs Bannister; Goody Muzzy-Mrs Edwards; Unah-Miss George; Signora Estella-Mrs Poussin (see17870521).
Cast
Role: Scandaroon Actor: Usher

Entertainment: Monologue End: Occasional Address (in character)-Young Sestini (European Magazine, July 1787, p. 63)

Event Comment: Benefit Turner, who sets the Musick for the British Apollo. At 6 p.m. Tickets 2s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Consisting of Songs for 1, 2, and 3 Voices (particularly those set for the British Apollo)-; besides several full Pieces of Musick for Trumpets, Hautboys, Violins-Mr Dean, Mr Manship, others; Also a Solo of the famous Archangelo Corelli's-Mr Dean, Mr Bulkley; To which will be added, a Two/part Song-Mr Turner, Mr Reading by the late famous Dr Blowe, never yet perform'd in publick