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Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; F 2, by Elizabeth Inchbald. Prologue by Thomas Vaughan (see text)]: The Dresses and Scenery are new. Morning Chronicle, 26 Nov. 1794: This Day is published The Wedding Day (1s.). Powell: Wedding Day rehearsed at 10; Siege of Belgrade at 11. Receipts: #295 2s. 6d. (207.7.6; 76.7.0; 11.8.0)


Mainpiece Title: Emilia Galotti

Role: Duke of Guastalla Actor: Kemble
Role: Marquis Marinelli Actor: Palmer
Role: Count Appiani Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Camilla Rota Actor: Aickin
Role: Odoarto Galotti Actor: Wroughton
Role: Battista Actor: Barrymore
Role: Giuseppe Actor: Caulfield
Role: Pirro Actor: Maddocks
Role: Angelo Actor: Phillimore
Role: Countess Orsina Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Claudia Galotti Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Emilia Galotti Actor: Miss Miller

Afterpiece Title: The Wedding Day

Role: Lord Rakeland Actor: Barrymore
Role: Sir Adam Contest Actor: King
Role: Mr Millden Actor: Packer
Role: Mr Contest Actor: C. Kemble
Role: not in text] Actor: Trueman
Role: Lady Autumn Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Lady Contest Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Mrs Hamford Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Hannah Actor: Miss Heard
Role: unassigned Actor: Evans
Role: Prologue Actor: Barrymore.
Related Works
Related Work: The Wedding Day Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Song: In afterpiece: In the dead of the night-Mrs Jordan [not listed on playbill, but see BUC, 1061]

Event Comment: Mainpece: In Act I the Cardinal's Banquet. In Act II the Court for the Trial of Queen Katharine. In Act V a Grand Procession to the Christening of Princess Elizabeth. Receipts: #211 1s. 6d. (150.5.0; 58.4.6; 2.12.0)


Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Eighth

Role: King Henry Actor: Palmer
Role: Cardinal Wolsey Actor: Bensley
Role: Campeius Actor: Packer
Role: Capucius Actor: Phillimore
Role: Cranmer Actor: Aickin
Role: Duke of Norfolk Actor: Whitfield
Role: of Buckingham Actor: Wroughton
Role: of Suffolk Actor: Caulfield
Role: Earl of Surry Actor: Barrymore
Role: Lord Chancellor Actor: Maddocks
Role: Lord Chamberlain Actor: Trueman
Role: Gardiner Actor: Suett
Role: Lord Sands Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Sir Henry Guildford Actor: Russell
Role: Sir ThomasLovell Actor: Dignum
Role: Cromwell Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Dr Butts Actor: Burton
Role: Surveyor Actor: Benson
Role: Brandon Actor: Banks
Role: Serjeant Actor: Cooke
Role: Cryer Actor: Evans
Role: Door@keeper Actor: Jones
Role: Queen Katharine Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Anne Bullen Actor: Mrs Powel
Role: Gentlewoman Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Patience Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Agatha Actor: Miss Heard.

Afterpiece Title: Peeping Tom

Role: Earl of Mercia Actor: Caulfield
Role: Count Louis Actor: Trueman
Role: Mayor of Coventry Actor: Wathen
Role: Harold Actor: Dignum
Role: Crazy Actor: Suett
Role: Peeping Tom Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: sic] Actor: Miss Mellon
Role: Emma Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Mayoress Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Maud Actor: Mrs Bland.
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; T 5, by William Henry Ireland; incidental music by William Linley. Prologue by Sir James Bland Burges; Epilogue by Robert Merry (see text)]: With new Scenes, Dresses & Decorations. The Scenes designed and excuted by Greenwood and Capon. The Dresses by Johnston, Gay & Miss Rein. Printed slip attached to Kemble playbill: A malevolent and impotent attack on the Shakspeare MSS. [i.e. those forged by W. H. Ireland, of which this play was one] having appeared, on the Eve of representation of Vortigern, evidently intended to injure the interest of the Proprietor of the MSS., Mr Samuel? Ireland [W. H. Ireland's father] feels it impossible, within the short space of time that intervenes between the publishing and the representation, to produce an answer to the most illiberal and unfounded assertions in Mr Malone's enquiry [i.e. Edmond Malone, An Inquiry into the Authenticity of certain Papers attributed to Shakspeare, Queen Elizabeth, and Henry, Earl of Southampton, 1796]. He is therefore induced to request that Vortigern may be heard With that Candour that has ever distinguished a British Audience. The Play is now at the Press, and will in a very few days be laid before the Public. [But it was not issued until 1799 (see below). See also Bernard Grebanier, The Great Shakespeare Forgery, London, 1966.] 4 Apr., states that the first three acts were listened to with patience, but beginning with the fourth act the play was damned, when "one tremendous yell of indignation from the pit burst simultaneously." "At four o'clock the doors of the theatre were besieged; and, a few minutes after they were opened, the pit was crowded solely with gentlemen. Before six not a place was to be found in the boxes, and the passages were filled...The audience betrayed symptoms of impatience early in the representation; but, finding its taste insulted by bloated terms, which heightened the general insipidity, its reason puzzled by discordant images, false ornaments, and abortive efforts to elevate and astonish, pronounced its sentence of condemnation at the conclusion of the play" (Gentleman's Magazine, Apr. 1795, pp. 346-47). "Irelands play of Vortigern I went to. Prologue spoken at 35 minutes past 6 [see 29 Mar.]: Play over at 10. A strong party was evidently made to support it, which clapped without opposition frequently through near 3 acts, when some ridiculous passages caused a laugh, mixed with groans-Kemble requested the audience t o hear the play out abt. the end of 4th act and prevailed.-The Epilogue was spoken by Mrs Jordan who skipped over some lines which claimed the play as Shakespeares. Barrymore attempted to give the Play out for Monday next but was hooted off the stage. Kemble then came on, & after some time, was permitted to say that "School for Scandal would be given," which the House approved by clapping. Sturt of Dorsetshire was in a Stage Box drunk, & exposed himself indecently to support the Play, and when one of the stage attendants attempted to take up the green cloth [i.e. a carpet which, by custom, was laid on the stage during the concluding scene of a tragedy], Sturt seized him roughly by the head. He was slightly pelted with oranges" (Joseph Farington, Diary, 1922, I, 145). Account-Book, 4 Apr.: Paid Ireland his share for the 1st Night of Vortigern #102 13s. 3d. Morning Chronicle, 29 Mar. 1799: This Day is published Vortigern and Henry the Second (4s.). Receipts: #555 6s. 6d. (528.6.0; 26.9.6; 0.11.0)


Afterpiece Title: My Grandmother

Role: Tobine Actor: Palmer
Role: Tabby Actor: Aickin
Role: Dr Truby Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Bolus Actor: Maddocks
Role: Wingrave Actor: Suett
Role: Catchpenny Actor: Wathen
Role: Ranter Actor: Bannister
Role: Squib Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Bounce Actor: Russell
Role: Juggins Actor: Burton
Role: Mrs Grogram Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Nancy Lovell Actor: Mrs Goodall
Role: Peggy Actor: Miss Mellon.
Role: Woodly Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Soufrance Actor: Wewitzer.
Role: Sir Matthew Medley Actor: Maddocks
Role: Vapour Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Gossip Actor: Suett
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Florella Actor: Sga Storace.

Song: In: Last Whitsunday they brought me-Miss Leak; She sung whilst from her eye ran down-Mrs Jordan [neither one listed in playbill (see BUC, 622)]

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; D 5, by Elizabeth Inchbald, adapted from Das Kind der Liebe, by August Friedrich Ferdinand von Kotzebue. Prologue by John Taylor; Epilogue by Thomas Palmer (see text)]. Afterpiece [1st time; MF 2, by Charles Smith]: The Music composed by Attwood. The Overture accompanied on the Harp by Weippert. Morning Herald, 28 Nov. 1798: This Day is published Lovers' Vows [sic] (2s.). Times, 26 Oct. 1798: This Day is published A Day at Rome (1s.). Receipts: #197 15s. 6d. (194.3.6; 3.12.0)


Mainpiece Title: Lover's Vows

Role: Frederick Actor: Pope
Role: Verdun the Butler Actor: Munden
Role: Anhalt Actor: H. Johnston
Role: Count Cassel Actor: Knight
Role: Baron Wildenhaim Actor: Murray
Role: Cottager Actor: Powel
Role: Landlord Actor: Thompson
Role: Farmer Actor: Rees
Role: Countryman Actor: Curties
Role: Agatha Friburg Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Cottager's Wife Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Country Girl Actor: Miss Leserve
Role: Amelia Wildenhaim Actor: Mrs H. Johnston
Role: Prologue Actor: Murray
Role: Epilogue Actor: Munden.
Related Works
Related Work: Lovers' Vows Author(s): Elizabeth Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: A Day at Rome

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Written by the Author of The Castle-Spectre [Matthew Gregory Lewis, also the author of Prologue and Epilogue (see text)]. "The Epilogue was spoken by Bannister Jun. in the character of Queen Elizabeth, who ascends from a trap in the middle of the stage, and who is supposed to have obtained the permission of Pluto to revisit her kingdom, in order to witness the representation of the East Indianv" (Monthly Mirror, Dec. 1799, p. 367). Receipts: #200 13s. 6d. (131.11.0; 67.9.6; 1.13.0)


Afterpiece Title: The Prize

Role: Lenitive Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Mr Caddy Actor: Maddocks
Role: Heartwell Actor: Trueman
Role: Label Actor: Suett
Role: Juba Actor: Mrs Roffey
Role: Mrs Caddy Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Caroline Actor: Miss DeCamp.