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Event Comment: Never Acted before. [By Elizabeth Cooper.]


Mainpiece Title: The Rival Widows; Or, The Fair Libertine

Role: : Sir William Freelove Actor: Hippisley
Role: Modern Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Freelove Actor: Ryan
Role: Young Modern Actor: Chapman
Role: Lady Bellair Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Lady Lurcher Actor: Mrs Hallam
Role: Double Actor: Mrs Stephens
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Related Work: The Rival Widows; or, The Fair Libertine Author(s): Elizabeth Cooper

Dance: The Faithful Shepherd (composed by Glover) by Glover, Le Sac, Duke, Dupre, Delagarde, Mrs Ogden, Miss Rogers, Miss Baston, Mlle de l'Orme, Mlle Villepierre

Event Comment: [This New Comedy (by Mrs Elizabeth Griffith) seems not to have been performed this night, according to the author's Preface to her Edition of 1772. Shuter had been unattentive and absent from many rehearsals]: At length though late [in the season] a day was appointed for the representation, and on that morning Mr Shuter appeared at rehearsal, pretty much in the same state as before, and confessed himself incapable of performing his part, that night. Upon which the play was oblig'd to be further postponed, and handbills were sent about at noon, to advertise town of the disappointment....A further final day was afterwards determined on, but the audience being out of humour at their former disappointment, called Mr Shuter to account for it, on his first appearance; which threw him into such confusion, that he was not able to get the better of it, throughtout the whole the hurry of his spirits the actor not only forgot his part, the deficiency of which he endeavoured to supply with his own dialect, but also seemed to lose all idea of the character he was to perform; and made the Governor appear in a light which the author never intended: that of a mean, ridiculous buffoon. [Mrs Griffith concluded her preface by relating how her friends stood by the piece, but two or three in the gallery, when it was given out again objected and threw an apple at the chandeliers, which so perturbed the management that the play was withdrawn. She therefore published it by subscription, prefixing the names of about 440 subscribers, persons of the first quality, including James Boswell, Edmund Burke, Col. Burgoyne, the Duke of Devonshire, David Garrick, Mrs Montague, William Richardson, and a host of writers, players, and people of fashion. This list provides a pretty good roster of those who filled the boxes and part of the pit of both theatres at the time.] Paid Younger #2 2s. for the license for A Wife in the Right (Account Book). Receipts: #218 12s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: A Wife In The Right

Role: Lord Seaton Actor: Smith
Role: Ramsay Actor: Bensley
Role: Governor Anderson Actor: Shuter
Role: Bull Actor: Quick
Role: Squeezem Actor: Kniveton
Role: Varnish Actor: Morris
Role: Nicholas Actor: Wignell
Role: Lady Seaton Actor: Miss Miller
Role: Mrs Frankly Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Miss Melville Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Mrs Markam Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Gardner
Role: Prologue Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Related Works
Related Work: A Wife in the Right Author(s): Elizabeth Griffith

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Role: Drunken Col. Actor: Yates
Role: Goodall Actor: Dunstall
Role: Oldcastle Actor: Quick
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Helme
Role: Mrs Highman Actor: Mrs Ferguson
Role: Lettice Actor: Mrs Green.
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 5, by Elizabeth Richardson. Larpent MS 478; not published]. Receipts: #137 3s. (119.12; 13.18; 3.13)


Mainpiece Title: The Double Deception

Role: Flippant Actor: Dodd
Role: Welford Actor: Parsons
Role: Fairgrove Actor: Aickin
Role: Rudely Actor: Baddeley
Role: Robin Actor: Waldron
Role: Charles Fairgrove Actor: Farren
Role: Sir Harry Varnish Actor: Palmer
Role: Louisa Freemore Actor: Miss Farren
Role: Lady Varnish Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Sophia Welford Actor: Mrs Brereton
Role: Kitty Actor: Miss Pope
Related Works
Related Work: The Double Deception Author(s): Elizabeth Richardson

Afterpiece Title: The Quaker

Role: Lubin Actor: Vernon
Role: Solomon Actor: Parsons
Role: Easy Actor: Wrighten
Role: Steady Actor: Bannister
Role: Gillian Actor: Miss Walpole
Role: Cicely Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Floretta Actor: Mrs Wrighten.
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 5, by Elizabeth Griffith, based on Le Bourru Bienfaisant, by Carlo Goldoni. Author of Prologue unknown; Epilogue by Horace Walpole (Works, 1798, IV, 402-3)]: With new Dresses and Scenes. Receipts: #199 16s. (184.17.0: 14.11.6; 0.7.6)


Mainpiece Title: The Times

Role: Sir William Woodley Actor: King
Role: Counsellor Belford Actor: Bensley
Role: Mr Woodley Actor: Brereton
Role: Mr Bromley Actor: Aickin
Role: Forward Actor: Baddeley
Role: Sir Harry Granger Actor: Lamash
Role: Waters Actor: Wrighten
Role: James Actor: Burton
Role: Colonel Mountfort Actor: Palmer
Role: Mrs Bromley Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Brereton
Role: Spitfire Actor: Miss Collett
Role: Mrs Williams Actor: Mrs Colles
Role: Mrs Henpeck Actor: Miss Kirby
Role: Lady Mary Woodley Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: Prologue Actor: King
Role: Epilogue Actor: Miss Farren.
Related Works
Related Work: The Times Author(s): Elizabeth Griffith

Afterpiece Title: The Padlock

Role: Mungo Actor: Holcroft.
Role: Leander Actor: Vernon
Role: Don Diego Actor: Gaudry
Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Leonora Actor: Miss Wright.
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; F 2, by Elizabeth Inchbald; text, unauthorized (Dublin: For the Booksellers, 1788), assigns no parts]: With new Scenery, Machinery and other Decorations


Mainpiece Title: Fatal Curiosity

Role: : Sir Credule Actor: Parsons
Role: Sceptic Actor: Baddeley
Role: Nightshade Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Simon Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Lloyd
Role: Miss Di Actor: Miss Morris

Afterpiece Title: A Mogul Tale

Role: : Johnny Atkins Actor: Parsons
Role: Dr Pedant Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Guard Actor: Gardner
Role: Omar Actor: Swords
Role: Selim Actor: R. Palmer
Role: The Mogul Actor: Williamson
Role: Zapphira Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Irene Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Sheba Actor: Mrs Cuyler
Role: Fanny Actor: Mrs Wells.
Related Works
Related Work: A Mogul Tale Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Dance: As17840528

Song: As17840617

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 5, by Elizabeth Inchbald. Prologue and Epilogue by Geoge Colman, the elder (see text, which also gives names of the speakers)]. Morning Chronicle, 25 July 1786: This Day is published I'll Tell You What (1s. 6d.)


Mainpiece Title: I'll Tell You What

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Related Work: I'll Tell You What! Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: The Author

Role: Cadwallader Actor: Bannister
Role: Young Cape Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Sprightly Actor: Davies
Role: Vamp Actor: Baddeley
Role: Governor Cape Actor: Usher
Role: Robin Actor: Gardner
Role: Devil Actor: Burton
Role: Poet Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Arabella Actor: Mrs Cuyler
Role: Mrs Cadwallader Actor: Mrs Wells
Event Comment: 2nd piece: Written by the Author of I'll Tell You What [Elizabeth Inchbald]


Mainpiece Title: The Manager In Distress

Role: Bustleton Actor: Palmer
Role: Manager Actor: Aickin
Role: Gentleman in the Balcony Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Easy Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Irishman in the Pit Actor: Booth
Role: Prompter Actor: Gardner
Role: Actresses Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Caller Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Lady in the Balcony Actor: Mrs Webb

Afterpiece Title: A Mogul Tale

Role: : Johnny Atkins Actor: Parsons
Role: Dr Pedant Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Guard Actor: Gardner
Role: Omar Actor: Swords
Role: Selim Actor: R. Palmer
Role: The Mogul Actor: Williamson
Role: Zapphira Actor: Miss Brangin
Role: Irene Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Sheba Actor: Mrs Cuyler
Role: Fanny Actor: Mrs Wells.
Related Works
Related Work: A Mogul Tale Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: Here and There and Every Where

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Related Work: Every One Has His Fault Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Dance: End of 1st piece, as17850728

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; F 2, by Elizabeth Inchbald. Prologue by Edward Topham (London Chronicle, 26 Aug. 1786)]. Account-Book, 5 June 1786: Paid Mrs Inchbald in full for Appearance is against Them #50. Public Advertiser, 11 Nov. 1785: This Day is published Appearance is against Them (1s.). Receipts: #207 2s. (204/10/6; 2/11/6)


Mainpiece Title: The First Part Of King Henry The Fourth

Role: Sir John Falstaff Actor: Henderson
Role: Prince of Wales Actor: Lewis
Role: King Actor: Clarke
Role: Sir Richard Vernon Actor: Farren
Role: Worcester Actor: Fearon
Role: Westmorland Actor: Thompson
Role: Northumberland Actor: Gardner
Role: Poins Actor: Davies
Role: Francis Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Sir Walter Blount Actor: Palmer
Role: Bardolph Actor: Bates
Role: Douglas Actor: Cubitt
Role: Carriers Actor: Booth, Kennedy
Role: Gadshill Actor: Ledger
Role: Peto Actor: Stevens
Role: Hotspur Actor: Holman
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Lady Percy Actor: Mrs Lewis

Afterpiece Title: Appearance is against Them

Role: : Mr Walmsley Actor: Quick
Role: Lord Lighthead Actor: Palmer
Role: Thompson Actor: Thompson
Role: Clownly Actor: Kennedy
Role: Humphry Actor: Edwin
Role: Servant to Lord Lighthead Actor: Swords
Role: Servant to Lady Mary Actor: Ledger
Role: Lady Mary Magpie Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Lady Loveall Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Miss Angle Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Miss Audley Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Fish Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Davenett.
Related Works
Related Work: Appearance is against Them Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald
Event Comment: [Home, who was from the Bristol theatre, is identified in Morning Herald, 21 June.] Afterpiece [1st time; F 2, by Elizabeth Inchbald, based on L'Heureuse Erreur, by Joseph Patrat. Prologue by Thomas Holcroft (see text)]. Morning Chronicle, 15 Aug. 1786: This Day is published The Widow's Vow (1s.)


Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Role: Lord Hastings Actor: A Gentleman
Role: Gloster Actor: Aickin
Role: Belmour Actor: Davics
Role: Catesby Actor: Gardner
Role: RatclifF Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Derby Actor: Gaudry
Role: Servant Actor: Ledger
Role: Shore Actor: Bensley
Role: Alicia Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Jane Shore Actor: Miss Woollery

Afterpiece Title: The Widow's Vow

Role: : Don Antonio Actor: Parsons
Role: Marquis Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Carlos Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Servant Actor: Lyons
Role: Jerome Actor: Edwin
Role: Countess Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Donna Isabella Actor: Mrs Riley
Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Edwin
Role: Inis Actor: Miss Brangin
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Wells.
Related Works
Related Work: The Widow's Vow Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; D 5, by Elizabeth Inchbald. Prologue by Thomas Vaughan. Epilogue by Miles Peter Andrews (see text). Public Advertiser, 14 Feb: Part of Andrews's Epilogue to Eloisa [see 20 Dec. 1786]...was blended with Epilogue spoken on first representation of Such Things Are]: With new Scenes, Dresses, &c. Public Advertiser, 1 Dec. 1787: This Day is published Such Things Are (1s. 6d.). Receipts: #214 10s. (212.10; 2.0)


Mainpiece Title: Such Things Are

Role: Mr Twineall Actor: Lewis
Role: Sir Luke Tremor Actor: Quick
Role: Elvirus Actor: Holman
Role: Mr Haswell Actor: Pope
Role: Sultan Actor: Farren
Role: Lord Flint Actor: Davies
Role: Zedan Actor: Fearon
Role: Mr Meanright Actor: Macready
Role: Keepers Actor: Thompson, Cubitt
Role: Prisoners Actor: Helme, Gardner
Role: Guard Actor: Blurton
Role: Messenger Actor: Ledger
Role: Lady Tremor Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Aurelia Actor: Miss Wilkinson
Role: Prisoner Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Prologue Actor: Holman
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Related Works
Related Work: Such Things Are Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: The Enchanted Castle

Role: Magicians Actor: Darley, Cubitt
Role: Necromancer Actor: Davies
Role: Harlequin Actor: Brown
Role: Zany Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Ballad Singer Actor: Gaudry
Role: Hymen Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Colombine Actor: Miss Wilkinson
Role: Genius of the Wood Actor:
Role: Animals Actor:
Role: Crier Actor:
Role: Shewman Actor:
Role: Master of the Quay Actor:
Role: Mayor Actor:
Role: Giants Actor:
Role: Judge Actor:
Role: Councillor Actor:
Role: Goaler Actor:
Role: Boatman Actor:
Role: Neptune Actor:
Role: Dr Graham Actor:
Role: Bailiff Actor:
Role: Bacchanal Actor:
Role: Nymphs Actor: .
Event Comment: Artaxerxes [announced on playbill of 21 May] is obliged to be deferred on account of the Indisposition of a principal Performer. Afterpiece [1st time; C 3, by Elizabeth Inchbald. Prologue by Henry Sampson Woodfall, Jun. (see text)]: Taken from the celebrated piece called Guerre Ouverte; ou, Ruse Contre Ruse [by Antoine Jean Bourlin, dit Dumaniant]. Public Advertiser, 1 Dec. 1787: This Day is published The Midnight Hour (1s. 6d.). Receipts: #74 5s. (70.2; 4.3)


Mainpiece Title: The Orphan

Role: Serina Actor: Miss Collins
Role: Castalio Actor: Pope
Role: Acasto Actor: Aickin
Role: Polydore Actor: Farren
Role: Chaplin Actor: Fearon
Role: Ernesto Actor: Thompson
Role: Chamont Actor: Holman
Role: Florella Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Monimia Actor: Miss Brunton.

Afterpiece Title: The Midnight Hour

Role: The Marquis Actor: Lewis
Role: Sebastian Actor: Ryder
Role: Nicolas Actor: Edwin
Role: The General Actor: Quick
Role: Mathias Actor: Fearon
Role: Ambrose Actor: Thompson
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Brown
Role: Cecily Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Julia Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Prologue Actor: Pope.
Related Works
Related Work: The Midnight Hour Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 5, by Elizabeth Inchbald. Larpent MS 789; not published. Prologue by Henry Sampson Woodfall Jun. (London Chronicle, 17 Dec.); Epilogue by Frederick Pilon (Public Advertiser, 19 Dec.)]. [Miss Blower had 1st appeared at dl, 27 Apr. 1782, and thereafter in Dublin.] Receipts: #180 7s. 6d. (169.19.0; 10.8.6)


Mainpiece Title: All On A Summer's Day

Role: Wildlove Actor: Lewis
Role: Sir Ralph Mooneye Actor: Quick
Role: Governor Morton Actor: Aickin
Role: Sir William Carrol Actor: Farren
Role: Chrysostom Actor: Fearon
Role: Lord Henley Actor: Macready
Role: Servant Actor: Helme
Role: Louisa Actor: Miss Brunton
Role: Mrs Goodly Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Lady Henrietta Actor: Mrs Lewis
Role: Lady Carrol Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Prologue Actor: Farren
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Related Works
Related Work: All on a Summer's Day Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: Miss in her Teens

Role: Fribble Actor: Bernard
Role: Puff Actor: Fearon
Role: Captain Loveit Actor: Macready
Role: Jasper Actor: Thompson
Role: Captain Flash Actor: Ryder
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Miss Blower
Event Comment: 2nd piece [1st time; C 3, by Elizabeth Inchbald, said to be translated from a French comedy. Prologue by Henry Sampson Woodfall (World, 30 Apr.). Text 1st published, Dublin: C. Lewis, 1789; it assigns no parts]. [3rd piece in place of The Guardian, advertised on playbill of 28 Apr.] Receipts: #158 0s. 6d. (149.14.6; 8.6.0)


Mainpiece Title: Rosina

Role: Robert Actor: Cubitt
Role: Tattle Actor: Mrs Davenett.
Role: Sir John Restless Actor: Ryder
Role: Mr Blanford Actor: Fearon
Role: Sir William Belmont Actor: Thompson
Role: Young Belmont Actor: Davies
Role: Brush Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Beverly Actor: Lewis
Role: Lady Restless Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Clarissa Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Marmalet Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Tippet Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Abington.

Afterpiece Title: Animal Magnetism

Role: Doctor Actor: Quick
Role: La Fleur Actor: Edwin
Role: Marquis D'Lancy Actor: Pope
Role: Jeff'ry Actor: Blanchard
Role: Picard Actor: Cubitt
Role: Constance Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Lisette Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Prologue Actor: Pope.
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Related Work: Animal Magnetism Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: Omai

Role: 880324but Towha Actor: Evatt.
Role: Towha Actor: Helme
Role: Otoo Actor: Darley
Role: Omai Actor: Blurton
Role: Harlequin Actor: Brown
Role: Oediddee Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Oberea Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Don Struttolando Actor: Macready
Role: Clown Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Britannia Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Londina Actor: Mrs Watts
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Rock
Role: An English Sailor Actor: Edwin.
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; D 4, by Elizabeth Inchbald, adapted from Zelie; ou, L'Ingenue, by Stephanie Felicite Ducrest de Saint Aubin, Comtesse de Genlis. Beginning with 6 Dec. this was reduced to an afterpiece of 3 acts. Epilogue by Miles Peter Andrews (see text)]. Public Advertiser, 12 Dec. 1788: This Day is published The Child of Nature (price not listed). Afterpiece: Reduced [from 5] into 3 acts. Receipts: #150 15s 6d. (139.10.0; 11.5.6),


Mainpiece Title: The Child Of Nature

Role: Count Valentia Actor: Lewis
Role: Duke of Murcia Actor: Ryder
Role: Peasant Actor: Aickin
Role: Marquis Almanza Actor: Farren
Role: Seville Actor: Fearon
Role: Granada Actor: Macready
Role: 2nd Peasant Actor: Thompson
Role: Servant Actor: Evatt
Role: Marchioness Merida Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Amanthis Actor: Miss Brunton
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Related Works
Related Work: The Child of Nature Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: A Bold Stroke for a Wife

Role: Colonel Feignwell Actor: Ryder
Role: Obadiah Prim Actor: Booth
Role: Sir Philip Modelove Actor: Bernard
Role: Tradelove Actor: Thompson
Role: Freeman Actor: Davies
Role: Sackbut Actor: Fearon
Role: Simon Pure Actor: Blanchard
Role: Periwinkle Actor: Quick
Role: Mrs Prim Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Ann Lovely Actor: Mrs Wells.
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Davenett.

Dance: As17880924

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 3, by Elizabeth Inchbald, based on Le Philosophe Marie, by Philippe Nericault, dit Destouches]. Public Advertiser, 1 Aug. 1789: This Day is published The Married Man (1s. 6d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Married Man

Role: Sir John Classick Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Lord Lovemore Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Dorimant Actor: Williamson
Role: Mr Tradewell Classick Actor: Kemble
Role: William Actor: Barrett
Role: Mr Classick Actor: Aickin
Role: Emily Actor: Mrs Brooks
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Whitfield
Role: Lady Classick Actor: Mrs Kemble.
Related Works
Related Work: The Married Man Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: The Romp

Role: La Blonde Actor: Miss Brangin.
Role: Watty Cockney Actor: Moss
Role: Captain Sightly Actor: Johnson
Role: Old Cockney Actor: Barrett
Role: Barnacle Actor: Chapman
Role: Penelope Actor: Mrs Plomer
Role: The Romp Actor: Miss George.
Role: Principal Characters Actor: Chambers, Reeve, Mathews, Chapman, Miss George, Mrs Iliff, Mrs Plomer, Mrs Powell, Mrs Bannister
Role: Lord Megrim Actor: Iliff
Role: Fidget Actor: Powell
Role: Sparkle Actor: Barrett
Role: Winworth Actor: Williamson
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Celia Actor: Miss Heard.

Dance: As17890708

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 5, by Elizabeth Inchbald. Prologue by the Rev. Robert Nares. Epilogue by Miles Peter Andrews (see text)]. Public Advertiser, 16 Feb. 1793: This Day is published Every One has His Fault (1s. 6d.). Receipts: #306 19s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: Every One Has His Fault

Role: Sir Robert Ramble Actor: Lewis
Role: Mr Solus Actor: Quick
Role: Mr Irwin Actor: Pope
Role: Lord Norland Actor: Farren
Role: Mr Harmony Actor: Munden
Role: Edward Actor: Miss Grist
Role: Mr Placid Actor: Fawcett
Role: Hammond Actor: Powel
Role: Porter Actor: Thompson
Role: Miss Wooburn Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Mrs Placid Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Miss Spinster Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Lady Eleanor Irwin Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: unassigned Actor: Evatt, Farley
Role: Prologue Actor: Farren
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Related Works
Related Work: Every One Has His Fault Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: The Farmer

Role: Jemmy Jumps Actor: Munden
Role: Valentine Actor: Johnstone
Role: Rundy Actor: Blanchard
Role: Colonel Dormant Actor: Hull
Role: Fairly Actor: Thompson
Role: Farmer Stubble Actor: Powel
Role: Farmer Blackberry Actor: Darley
Role: Molly Maybush Actor: Mrs Harlowe
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Blanchard
Role: Landlady Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Betty Blackberry Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 5, by Elizabeth Inchbald. Author of Prologue unknown]: With new Dresses, Scenery, &c. Morning Herald, 4 Apr. 1797: This Day is published Wives as they Were, and Maids as they Are (2s). "The Manager of Covent Garden Theatre gives Mrs Inchbald #500 for her new Comedy" (True Briton, 13 Mar.). Receipts: #302 13s. 6d. (295.9.0; 7.4.6)


Mainpiece Title: Wives As They Were, And Maids As They Are

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Related Work: Wives as They Were, and Maids as They Are Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: The Wicklow Mountains

Role: Irish Peasantry Defenders and White Boys Actor: _Spofforth.
Role: Felix Actor: Incledon
Role: Sullivan Actor: Johnstone
Role: Billy O'Rourke Actor: Fawcett
Role: Redmond O'Hanlon Actor: Bowden
Role: Franklin Actor: Townsend
Role: Donnybrook Actor: Haymes
Role: Dross Actor: Thompson
Role: Helen Actor: Mrs Clendining
Role: Rosa Actor: Mrs Mountain
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; MF 2, by John Cartwright Cross, altered from The Hue and Cry, by Elizabeth Inchbald. Larpent MS 1184; not published; synopsis of plot in Morning Herald, 14 Nov.]: The Overture and Music composed by Reeve. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #268 4s. (264.4; 4.0)


Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Role: Romeo Actor: Johnston
Role: Capulet Actor: Powel
Role: Benvolio Actor: Whitfield
Role: Friar Lawrence Actor: Hull
Role: Prince Actor: Clarke
Role: Tibalt Actor: Claremont
Role: Paris Actor: Toms
Role: Montague Actor: Davenport
Role: Balthazar Actor: Abbot
Role: Peter Actor: Rees
Role: Friar John Actor: Thompson
Role: Apothecary Actor: Simmons
Role: Mercutio Actor: Lewis
Role: Lady Capulet Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Juliet Actor: Mrs Spencer.

Afterpiece Title: An Escape into Prison

Role: Count Abbeville Actor: Incledon
Role: Jailor Actor: Munden
Role: Parroquet Actor: Fawcett
Role: Corregidor Actor: Davenport
Role: Don Lewis Actor: Powel
Role: Don Juan Actor: Claremont
Role: Fabio Actor: Clarke
Role: Sanchez Actor: Simmons
Role: Grim Actor: Linton
Role: Inis Actor: Miss Sims
Role: Donna Leonora Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: unassigned Actor: Thompson, Abbot
Related Works
Related Work: An Escape into Prison Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Song: As17971102

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; D 5, by Elizabeth Inchbald, based on Das Schreibepult; oder, Die Gefahren der Jugend, by August Friedrich Ferdinand von Kotzebue. Prologue by Charles Moore (MS annotation by J. P. Kemble in Kemble-Devonshire copy in Huntington Library); Epilogue by John Taylor (see text)]: With New Dresses and Scenes. Morning Chronicle, 17 Dec. 1799: This day is published The Wise Man of the East (price not listed). Receipts: #323 14s. 6d. (321.12.6; 2.2.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Wise Man Of The East

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Related Work: The Wise Man of the East Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: The Spoil'd Child

Role: Little Pickle Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Mr Pickle Actor: Emery
Role: John Actor: Abbot
Role: Thomas Actor: Street
Role: Tag Actor: Knight
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Sims
Role: Susan Actor: Miss Leserve
Role: Margery Actor: Mrs Whitmore
Role: Mrs Pickle Actor: Mrs Davenport.
Event Comment: Benefit for Miss Murray. 2nd piece: Compressed into Two Acts by the Author [Elizabeth Inchbald. Epilogue by Miles Peter Andrews]. Morning Chronicle, 8 Apr: Tickets to be had of Miss Murray, No. 77, Long Acre. Receipts: #393 9s. 6d. (159.5.6; 24.14.6; tickets: 209.9.6)


Mainpiece Title: Inkle And Yarico

Role: Yarico Actor: Miss Murray
Role: Inkle Actor: Johnstone
Role: Sir Christopher Curry Actor: Munden
Role: Campley Actor: Hill
Role: Medium Actor: Waddy
Role: Mate Actor: Street
Role: Planters Actor: Atkins, Thompson, Abbot
Role: Sailors Actor: Linton, Denman, Whitmore
Role: Trudge Actor: Fawcett
Role: Wowski Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Narcissa Actor: Mrs Atkins
Role: Patty Actor: Mrs Dibdin

Afterpiece Title: The Child of Nature

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Related Work: The Child of Nature Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: The Soldier's Festival; or, The Night before the Battle

Dance: In II: Negro Dance-Bologna, King, Platt, Blurton

Song: End: The Tight Little Island-Townsend

Event Comment: The King's Company. Pepys, Diary: My wife and I and Sir W. Pen to the King's playhouse, where the house extraordinary full; and there was the King and Duke of York to see the new play, Queen Elizabeth's Troubles, and the History of Eighty Eight. I confess I have sucked in so much of the sad story of Queen Elizabeth, for my cradle, that I was ready to weep for her sometimes; but the play is the most ridiculous that sure ever come upon the stage; and, indeed, is merely a shew, only shews the true garbe of the Queen in those days, just as we see Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth painted; but the play is merely a puppet play, acted by living puppets. Neither the design nor language better; and one stands by and tells us the meaning of things: only I was pleased to see Knipp dance among the milkmaids, and to hear her sing a song to Queen Elizabeth; and too see her come out in her night-gowne with no lockes on, but her bare face and hair only tied up in a knot behind; which is the comeliest dress that ever I saw her in to her advantage


Mainpiece Title: Queen Elizabeth's Troubles; And The History Of Eighty Eight

Event Comment: The King's Company. This play has generally been assigned to June 1669, partly on the basis of a suit--see Hotson, Commonwealth and Restoration Stage, pp. 252-53, 348-55-over a scene for it which Isaac Fuller, the scene designer, states was finished by 23 June 1669. The suit also states that the play ran for fourteen days, but it is not certain that the theatres played on consecutive days in the summer. The play has been assigned to 24 June 1669 on the basis of a letter from Charles II to Princess Henriette-Anne, dated 24 June [1669]: I am just now going to a new play that I heare very much commended (Cyril Hughes Hartmann, Charles II and Madame [London, 1934], p. 259). Elizabeth Cottington to Herbert Aston, ca. May 1669: Wee ar in expectation still of Mr Draidens play. Ther is a bowld woman [Aphra Behn (?)] hath oferd one: my cosen Aston can give you a better account of her then I can. Some verses I have seen which ar not ill; that is commentation enouf: she will think so too, I believe, when it comes upon the ptage. I shall tremble for the poor woman exposed among the critticks (Arthur Clifford, Tixall Letters [London, 1815], II, 60)


Mainpiece Title: Tyrannic Love; Or, The Royal Martyr

Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Maximin Actor: Mohun
Role: Porphyrius Actor: Hart
Role: Charinus Actor: Harris
Role: Placidius Actor: Kynaston
Role: Valerius Actor: Lydall
Role: Albinus Actor: Littlewood
Role: Nigrinus Actor: Beeston
Role: Amariel Actor: Bell
Role: Berenice Actor: Mrs Rebecca? Marshall
Role: Valeria Actor: Mrs Ellen Guyn
Role: St Catharine Actor: Mrs Hughes
Role: Felicia Actor: Mrs Knepp
Role: Erotion Actor: Mrs Uphill
Role: Cydnon Actor: Mrs Eastland
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Ellen
Role: adds Damilcar Actor: Mrs James
Role: Apollonius Actor: Cartwright.
Event Comment: [In Afterpiece Elizabeth was originally called Miss Doiley.] Receipts: #238 (191.7.0; 44.18.0; 1.7.6; tickets not come in: 0.7.6)


Mainpiece Title: The Siege Of Belgrade

Afterpiece Title: Who's the Dupe

Performance Comment: Doiley-Parsons; Sandford-R. Palmer; Granger-Barrymore; Gradus-Bannister Jun.; Elizabeth-Miss Collins; Charlotte-Mrs Williames.
Role: Doiley Actor: Parsons
Role: Sandford Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Granger Actor: Barrymore
Role: Gradus Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Elizabeth Actor: Miss Collins
Role: Charlotte Actor: Mrs Williames.
Event Comment: [Mrs Siddons's 1st appearance as Queen Elizabeth was at Liverpool, 10 Sept. 1777.] Receipts: #317 9s. 6d. (334.2.6; 36.2.0; 1.2.0; ticket not come in: 0.3.0)


Mainpiece Title: King Richard The Third

Performance Comment: As17911114, but Palmer's name listed in playbill as Richmond; Queen Elizabeth-Mrs Siddons (1st appearance in that character [in London]); Lady Anne-Miss Collins; Duchess of York-Mrs Ward.

Afterpiece Title: The Waterman

Role: Tug Actor: Bannister
Role: Bundle Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Robin Actor: Suett
Role: Mr Wick Actor: Lyons
Role: Mrs Bundle Actor: Mrs Shaw
Role: Wilhelmina Actor: Mrs Bland.
Event Comment: "...Richard III, which I saw performed at Drury-lane theatre at the beginning of the present season...The dresses of the characters which here make their appearance are in the usual half-and-half mode, made up from portraits of Charles I's reign, and from unrestrained fancy. Richard's habit, indeed, shews a faint hint, at the costume of his day; but how modernized! A fancy cap and feather,with a milliner's white-ribband rose, sewed thereon. A deep ruff, of that make not known until the reign of James I From the neck depends a ribband With the George: this decoration never seen in paintings till about the fashions of the abovementioned monarch's court. On his legs and feet, white silk stockings, white shoes, and red roses. These latter ornaments unknown before Elizabeth or James I's modes of dress prevailed; at any rate, they should have been white ones to have accorded with the party-badge in his cap." Writer signing himself "An Artist and an Antiquary" in Gentleman's Magazine, Apr. 1800, p. 319. Receipts: #225 16s. 6d. (178.3.6; 47.12.0; 0.1.0)


Mainpiece Title: King Richard The Third

Performance Comment: King Henry-Aickin; Prince of Wales-Miss Wentworth; Duke of York-Master Chatterley; Richard-Kemble; Duke of Buckingham-Barrymore; Earl of Richmond-C. Kemble; Duke of Norfolk-Holland; Sir Richard Ratcliff-Maddocks; Sir William Catesby-Caulfield; Tressel-Surmont; Earl of Oxford-Sparks; Sir Robert Brackenbury-Trueman; Lord Stanley-Packer; Sir James Blount-Wentworth; Sir James Tyrrel-Webb; Lord Mayor-Hollingsworth; Queen Elizabeth-Mrs Powell; Lady Anne-Miss Biggs; Dutchess of York-Miss Tidswell.

Afterpiece Title: The Embarkation

Role: Beverly Actor: Holland
Role: Midshipman Actor: Dignum
Role: O'Splash Actor: Palmer
Role: Sawney Actor: Sparks
Role: Mushroom Actor: Surmont
Role: Hokensoken Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Dutchman Actor: Cory
Role: Child Actor: Master Tokely
Role: Soldier Actor: Trueman
Role: Ramrod Actor: Suett
Role: Juniper Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Eliza Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Mary Actor: Mrs Bland.