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Event Comment: Benefit for Miss Farren. 2nd piece: Altered [by Henry Bate] from Prior's Nut Brown Maid, with new Airs and Chorusses composed by Shield. Receipts: #226 5s. (105.1.0; 29.3.6; 1.2.6; tickets: 90.18.0) (charge: #108.14)


Mainpiece Title: The Lord Of The Manor

Role: Trumore Actor: Du-Bellamy
Role: Du Actor: Bellamy
Role: Le Nippe Actor: Dodd
Role: Sir John Contrast Actor: Parsons
Role: Rashly Actor: Bannister
Role: Rental Actor: Aickin
Role: Captain Trepan Actor: Baddeley
Role: Huntsman Actor: Du-Bellamy
Role: Serjeant Crimp Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Corporal Snap Actor: Williams
Role: Contrast Actor: Palmer
Role: Moll Flagon Actor: Mr Suett
Role: Annette Actor: Miss Prudom
Role: Peggy Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Sophia Actor: Miss Farren
Role: unassigned Actor: Holcroft, Chaplin, Griffiths, Phillimore, Nash, Helme.

Afterpiece Title: Henry and Emma

Performance Comment: Henry-Palmer; Eugenius-Packer; Venus-Miss Field; Emma-Miss Farren.
Role: Henry Actor: Palmer
Role: Eugenius Actor: Packer
Role: Venus Actor: Miss Field
Role: Emma Actor: Miss Farren.

Afterpiece Title: All the World's a Stage

Role: Sir Gilbert Pumpkin Actor: Baddeley.
Role: Charles Actor: Farren
Role: Harry Stukely Actor: Lamash
Role: Cymon Actor: Burton
Role: William Actor: Norris
Role: Waiter Actor: Phillimore
Role: Wat Actor: Griffiths
Role: Diggery Actor: Parsons
Role: Miss Kitty Sprightly Actor: Mrs Brereton
Role: Miss Bridget Actor: Mrs Hopkins.

Dance: As17810312

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.
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.

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: Mainpiece: Never acted at this Theatre. By Beaumont and Fletcher, with Alterations [by Thomas Harris (Boaden, Kemble, I, 378)]. Public Advertiser, 15 Jan.: The alterations consisted of many curtailments, the last scene of Act IV being entirely omitted. [Prologue by Henry Sampson Woodfall Jun. (European Magazine, Dec. 1787, p. 503; Feb. 1788, p. 105).] Receipts: #150 2s. (146.18; 3.4)


Mainpiece Title: King And No King

Role: Bessus Actor: Ryder
Role: Mardonius Actor: Aickin
Role: Tigranes Actor: Farren
Role: Gobrias Actor: Hull
Role: Swordsmen Actor: Wewitzer, Cubitt
Role: Bacurius Actor: Fearon
Role: Ligones Actor: Thompson
Role: Arbaces Actor: Pope
Role: Spaconia Actor: Mrs Bernard
Role: Queen Mother Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Panthea Actor: Miss Brunton
Role: Occasional Prologue Actor: Farren.

Afterpiece Title: The Dumb Cake

Role: Harlequin Actor: Brown
Role: German Baron Actor: Wewitzer
Role: English Father Actor: Fearon
Role: Petit Maitre Actor: A Young Gentleman
Role: Pierrot Actor: Cubitt
Role: Clown Actor: Blanchard
Role: Columbine Actor: Mrs Rock
Role: English Father's Wife Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Barones Actor: Mrs Davenett.

Song: II: a Grand Chorus-Johnstone, Davies, Darley, Cubitt, Blurton, Janson, Bonville, Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain, Mrs Morton, Miss Stuart, Mrs Watts, Mrs Byrne, Miss Rowson, Miss Francis, Miss Paye, Miss Blower, Mrs Kennedy

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; MF 2, by Henry Knapp; music by Samuel Arnold. Author of Prologue unknown. London Chronicle, 24 Aug., states that this was based on a French comedy of the same title.]


Mainpiece Title: Lord Russel

Afterpiece Title: Hunt the Slipper

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Wilson, Bannister Jun., R. Palmer, Edwin; Miss Morris, Mrs Lloyd, Mrs Webb. [Cast from text (Dublin: For the Booksellers, 1792): Old Winterbottom-Wilson; Captain Clement-Bannister Jun.; Glib-R. Palmer; Billy Bristle-Edwin; Maria-Miss Morris; Jenny-Mrs Lloyd; Winterbottom's Sister-Mrs Webb.] New Prologue spoken by Bannister Jun. [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.] hathi. New Prologue spoken by Bannister Jun. [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.] hathi.
Role: : Old Winterbottom Actor: Wilson
Role: Captain Clement Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Glib Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Billy Bristle Actor: Edwin
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Lloyd
Role: Winterbottom's Sister Actor: Mrs Webb.
Related Works
Related Work: Hunt the Slipper Author(s): Henry Knapp
Event Comment: Mainpiece [C 5, by the Hon. Henry Seymour Conway, adapted from Les Dehors Trompeurs; ou, L'Homme du Jour, by Louis de Boissy; incidental music by Michael Kelly. Prologue by the author. Epilogue by John Burgoyne (see text)]: 1st time at a public theatre. With new Scenes and Dresses. [This was 1st acted on 31 May 1788 at the private theatre in the town house of the Duke of Richmond, which was situated on what is now Richmond Terrace, Whitehall. It was demolished in 1819.] Diary, 16 June 1789: This Day is published False Appearances (1s. 6d.). Receipts: #138 3s. (114.15.0; 22.5.6; 1.2.6)


Mainpiece Title: False Appearances

Performance Comment: Characters-Kemble, Wroughton, Bannister Jun., R. Palmer, Parsons, Mrs Crouch, Miss Pope, Mrs Kemble, Miss Farren. Cast from tex t (J. Debrett, 1789): Marquis-Kemble; Baron-Wroughton; Abbe-Bannister Jun.; Robert-R. Palmer; Governor-Parsons; Lucile-Mrs Crouch; Lisette-Miss Pope; Caelia-Mrs Kemble; Countess-Miss Farren; Prologue-Wroughton; Epilogue-Miss Farren.
Related Works
Related Work: False Appearances Author(s): Henry Seymour Conway

Afterpiece Title: Miss in her Teens

Role: Fribble Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Captain Loveit Actor: Whitfield
Role: Puff Actor: Suett
Role: Jasper Actor: Phillimore
Role: Flash Actor: Barrymore
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: A Young Gentlewoman

Song: V: song in character-Mrs Crouch. [This was sung, as here assigned, in all subsequent performances.

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Kemble. 1st piece: Never [previously] acted here. 2nd piece [1st time; INT i, by Henry Siddons. Prologue by John Taylor (see text)]. Gazetteer, 28 Aug. 1790: This Day is published Modern Breakfast (1s.)


Mainpiece Title: The Child Of Nature

Role: Marquis D'Almanza Actor: Williamson
Role: Duke Murcia Actor: Ryder
Role: Count Valentia Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Seville Actor: Chapman
Role: Granada Actor: Evatt
Role: Peasant Actor: Bensley
Role: Marchioness Actor: Mrs Brooks
Role: Amanthis Actor: Mrs Kemble.

Afterpiece Title: Modern Breakfast; or, All Asleep at Noon

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Bannister Jun., Moss, Iliff, Evatt, Kemble, Mrs Whitfield, Miss Heard, Mrs Kemble. Cast from text (J. Debrett, 1790): Delmar-Bannister Jun.; Morecraft-Moss; Mr Hammond-Iliff; Risk-Evatt; Sir Ambrose Crab-Kemble; Miss Oglewell-Mrs Whitfield; Lucy-Miss Heard; Mrs Hammond-Mrs Kemble; Prologue-Mrs Kemble.
Role: Delmar Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Morecraft Actor: Moss
Role: Mr Hammond Actor: Iliff
Role: Risk Actor: Evatt
Role: Sir Ambrose Crab Actor: Kemble
Role: Miss Oglewell Actor: Mrs Whitfield
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Mrs Hammond Actor: Mrs Kemble
Role: Prologue Actor: Mrs Kemble.
Related Works
Related Work: Modern Breakfast; or, All Asleep at Noon Author(s): Henry Siddons

Afterpiece Title: The Follies of a Day

Role: Young Philpot Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Young Wilding Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Sir Jasper Wilding Actor: Burton
Role: Beaufort Actor: Evatt
Role: Old Philpot Actor: Moss
Role: Corinna Actor: Miss Palmer
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Goodall.
Role: Count Almaviva Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Figaro Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Antonio Actor: Baddeley
Role: Basil Actor: Chapman
Role: Servant Actor: Lyons
Role: Page Actor: Miss Fontenelle
Role: Countess Actor: Mrs Bannister
Role: Agnes Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Susan Actor: Mrs Goodall.

Dance: End 2nd piece: A Double Hornpipe-Platt, Mrs Goodwin

Event Comment: 3rd piece [1st time; CO 2, by Henry Heartwell and George Colman, ynger, based on Le Prisonner; or, La Ressemblance, by Alexandre Vincent Pineu Duval]: With new Scenes, Dresses and Decorations. The Musick composed and selected by Attwood. Books of the Songs, &c. to be had at the Theatre. Morning Chronicle, 9 Aug. 1799: This day is published The Castle of Sorrento (1s.)


Mainpiece Title: Blue Devils

Role: The Baron Actor: Caulfield
Role: Page Actor: Master Chatterley
Role: William Actor: Wathen
Role: Edmund Actor: Davies
Role: Theodore Actor: J. Palmer
Role: Sally Actor: Mrs Bland.

Afterpiece Title: Ways and Means

Role: Young Random Actor: Barrymore
Role: Sir David Dunder Actor: Fawcett
Role: Scruple Actor: Davies
Role: Old Random Actor: Aickin
Role: Roundfee Actor: Suett
Role: Quirk Actor: Wathen
Role: Carney Actor: Abbot
Role: Peery Actor: Waddy
Role: English Waiter Actor: Lyons
Role: French Waiter Actor: Abbot
Role: Passengers Actor: Clarke, J. Palmer, Ledger
Role: Tiptoe Actor: Palmer
Role: Lady Dunder Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Mrs Peery Actor: Mrs Hale
Role: Passengers Actor: Ms Jones, Ms Gaudry, Ms Haskey
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Gibbs.
Role: Robin Rough@head Actor: Fawcett
Role: Snacks Actor: Davenport
Role: Mr Frank Actor: Clarke
Role: Clown Actor: Chippendale
Role: Servant Actor: Abbot
Role: Villager Actor: Lyons
Role: Rattle Actor: Palmer
Role: Margery Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Miss Nancy Actor: Mrs Edward
Role: Dolly Actor: Mrs Gibbs.

Afterpiece Title: The Castle of Sorrento

Performance Comment: Characters by Fawcett, Johnstone, Suett, Davies, Linton, Abbot, Chippendale, Miss Griffiths, Miss DeCamp. [Cast from text (Cadell and Davies, 1799): Blinval-Fawcett; Governor of Sorrento-Johnstone; Germain-Suett; Count Murville-Davies; Centinel-Linton [unassigned in text; see18000614]; Footman-Abbot; Corporal-Chippendale; Rosina-Miss Griffiths; Widow Belmont-Miss DeCamp; Chorus-Lyons, Kenrick, Little, Willoughby, Dibble, Aylmer, Brown, Caulfield Jun.
Role: Blinval Actor: Fawcett
Role: Governor of Sorrento Actor: Johnstone
Role: Germain Actor: Suett
Role: Count Murville Actor: Davies
Role: Centinel Actor: Linton
Role: Footman Actor: Abbot
Role: Corporal Actor: Chippendale
Role: Rosina Actor: Miss Griffiths
Role: Widow Belmont Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Chorus Actor: Lyons, Kenrick, Little, Willoughby, Dibble, Aylmer, Brown, Caulfield Jun.
Related Works
Related Work: The Castle of Sorrento Author(s): Henry Heartwell
Event Comment: 5 p. p.m. Benefit $Yeates Jun.


Mainpiece Title: Damon And Phillida

Performance Comment: Damon-Yeates Jun.
Role: Damon Actor: Yeates Jun.
Related Works
Related Work: Damon and Phillida Author(s): Henry Carey

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Turn'd Cook

Afterpiece Title: Jupiter and Alcmena

Event Comment: The United Company. As 9 Nov. 1692 is known to be the second day, it is assumed that 8 Nov. 1692 represents the first performance. (See entry for 9 Nov. 1692.) The authorship is uncertain; William Mountfort signed tne Dedication, but its authorship is linked with that of Edward III (November 1690), which may have been by Bancroft. Gentleman's Journal, October 1692 (not issued until November): Henry the Second, King of England, A new Play, by the Author of that call'd Edward the Third, which gave such universal satisfaction, hath been acted several times with applause. It is a Tragedy with a mixture of Comedy....Had you seen it acted, you would own that an Evening is pass'd very agreeably, when at a Representation of that pleasing Piece. [Alfred Harbage, Elizabethan-Restoration Palimpsest, Modern Language Review, XXXV (1940), 312-18, argues that this play is the Elizabethan Henry II once in the possession of Moseley. A song, In vain 'gainst Love I strove, composed by Henry Purcell and sung by Mrs Dyer, not in the printed play, is in Comes Amoris, 1693, and Joyful Cuckoldom 1695. See Purcell's Works, Purcell Society, XX (1916), vii


Mainpiece Title: Henry The Second, King Of England; With The Death Of Rosamond

Performance Comment: Edition of 1693: Prologue-; Epilogue by Mr Dryden-Mrs Bracegirdle; King Henry the Second-Betterton; Prince Henry-Mich. Lee; Sir Tho. Vaughan-Ant. Leigh; Abbot-Sandford; Verulam-Kynaston; Sussex-Hodgson; Aumerle-Bridges; Bertrard-Dogget; Queen Eleanor-Mrs Barry; Rosamond-Mrs Bracegirdle; Rosamond's Woman-Mrs Kent.
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Mr Dryden Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: King Henry the Second Actor: Betterton
Role: Prince Henry Actor: Mich. Lee
Role: Vaughan Actor: Ant. Leigh
Role: Abbot Actor: Sandford
Role: Verulam Actor: Kynaston
Role: Sussex Actor: Hodgson
Role: Aumerle Actor: Bridges
Role: Bertrard Actor: Dogget
Role: Queen Eleanor Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Rosamond Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Rosamond's Woman Actor: Mrs Kent.
Event Comment: The Duke's Company. Pepys, Diary: Here comes Harris, and first told us how Betterton is come again upon the stage: whereupon my wife and company to the [Duke's] house to see Henry the Fifth.... Thence I to the playhouse, and saw a piece of the play, and glad to see Betterton


Mainpiece Title: Henry The Fifth

Performance Comment: Owen Tudor?-Betterton; Henry V-Harris?; Princess Katherine-Mrs Betterton?. See also 13 Aug. 1664.
Role: Owen Tudor? Actor: Betterton
Role: Henry V Actor: Harris?
Role: Princess Katherine Actor: Mrs Betterton?. See also 13 Aug. 1664.
Event Comment: By the Great Mogul's Company of English Comedians, Newly Imported. [By Henry Fielding.] N.B. Mr Pasquin intending to lay about him with great Impartiality, hopes the Town will all attend, and very civilly give their Neighbours what they find belong to 'em. N.B. The Cloaths are old, but the Jokes intirely new. N.B. All Ladies that intend to be present during the first Run, cannot take Places too early. To prevent any Interruption in the Movement of the Persons in the Drama (some of whom are Machines) no Person whatever can possibly be admitted behind the Scenes. Boxes 4s. Pit 2s. 6d. Gallery 1s


Mainpiece Title: Pasquin: A Satire On The Times

Performance Comment: Cast not listed, but edition of 1736 lists: Trapwit-Roberts; Fustian-Lacy; Sneerwell-Machen; Lord Place-Mrs Charke; Colonel Promise-Freeman; Sir Henry Fox Chase-Topham; Squire Tankard-Smith; Mayor-Jones; Mrs Mayoress-Mrs Egerton; Miss Mayoress-Miss J. Jones; Miss Stitch-Miss Burgess; Queen Common Sense-Mrs Egerton; Queen Ignorance-Strensham; Firebrand-Roberts; Law-Yates; Physic-Jones; Ghost of Tragedy-Pullen; Ghost of Comedy-Jones; Third Ghost-Wallis; Harlequin-Pullen; Officer-Pullen; Messenger-Wallis; Drummer-Lowder. Epilogue .
Role: : Trapwit Actor: Roberts
Role: Fustian Actor: Lacy
Role: Sneerwell Actor: Machen
Role: Lord Place Actor: Mrs Charke
Role: Colonel Promise Actor: Freeman
Role: Sir Henry Fox Chase Actor: Topham
Role: Squire Tankard Actor: Smith
Role: Mayor Actor: Jones
Role: Mrs Mayoress Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Miss Mayoress Actor: Miss J. Jones
Role: Miss Stitch Actor: Miss Burgess
Role: Queen Common Sense Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Queen Ignorance Actor: Strensham
Role: Firebrand Actor: Roberts
Role: Law Actor: Yates
Role: Physic Actor: Jones
Role: Ghost of Tragedy Actor: Pullen
Role: Ghost of Comedy Actor: Jones
Role: Third Ghost Actor: Wallis
Role: Harlequin Actor: Pullen
Role: Officer Actor: Pullen
Role: Messenger Actor: Wallis
Role: Drummer Actor: Lowder. Epilogue
Related Works
Related Work: Pasquin: A Satire on the Times Author(s): Henry Fielding
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; T 5, by Henry James Pye. Prologue by William Sotheby; Epilogue by John Taylor (see text)]: With new Dresses and Decorations. "From the first drawing up of the curtain, till its final fall, we could not discover one single flight of fancy, one solitary scene of woe...It is but justice to add that for a first night the performers, with the exception of Barrymore, were very perfect in their respective parts [and see 27 Jan.]" (Dramatic Censor, I, 175, 181). Receipts: #309 13s. (246.4.6; 61.0.6; 2.8.0)


Mainpiece Title: Adelaide

Performance Comment: Characters by Aickin, Kemble, Barrymore, C. Kemble, Cory, Maddocks, Mrs Siddons, Miss Heard, Mrs Coates. Cast from text (John Stockdale, 1800): King Henry-Aickin; Prince Richard-Kemble; Prince John-Barrymore; Clifford-C. Kemble; Legate-Cory; Officer-Maddocks; Adelaide-Mrs Siddons; Emma-Miss Heard; Abbess-Mrs Coates; Prologue-C. Kemble; Epilogue-Miss Mellon.
Role: King Henry Actor: Aickin
Role: Prince Richard Actor: Kemble
Role: Prince John Actor: Barrymore
Role: Clifford Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Legate Actor: Cory
Role: Officer Actor: Maddocks
Role: Adelaide Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Emma Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Abbess Actor: Mrs Coates
Role: Prologue Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Epilogue Actor: Miss Mellon.
Related Works
Related Work: Adelaide Author(s): Henry James Pye

Afterpiece Title: The First Floor

Role: Whimsey Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Monford Actor: Caulfield
Role: Young Whimsey Actor: Palmer
Role: Tim Tartlett Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Furnish Actor: Suett
Role: Simon Actor: Surmont
Role: Mrs Pattypan Actor: Mrs Walcot
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Nancy Actor: Miss Tidswell.
Event Comment: [This was Vestris Jun.'s 1st appearance in England.] "Young Vestris astonished John Bull more by his agility than his grace, and some have been known to count the number of times he turned round like a tee-totum. This may be called les tours des jambes-not dancing' (Angelo, II, 320). "The theatre was brimful in expectation of Vestris. At the end of the second act he appeared; but with so much grace, agility, and strength, that the whole audience fell into convulsions of applause: the men thundered; the ladies, forgetting their delicacy and weakness, clapped with such vehemence, that seventeen broke their arms, sixty-nine sprained their wrists, and three cried bravo! bravissimo! so rashly, that they have not been able to utter so much as 'no' since, any more than both Houses of Parliament' (Walpole [17 Dec. 1780], XI, 340-41)


Mainpiece Title: Ricimero

Role: assigns Vitige Actor: Roncaglia
Role: Rodoaldo Actor: Ansani.

Dance: End I: The Fortunate Escape, as17801125, but Mme _Simonet, Henry; End II: +Grand Serious Ballet (composed by Simonet)-Sg and Sga Zuchelli, Henry, Sga Crespi, Mlle Baccelli; to conclude with: Grand Chaconne-Vestris? Jun.; End III new ballet, Les Amans Surpris (composed by Simonet)-Sg and Sga Zuchelli, Henry, Mlle Baccelli, Vestris? Jun

Performance Comment: Jun.; End III new ballet, Les Amans Surpris (composed by Simonet)-Sg and Sga Zuchelli, Henry, Mlle Baccelli, Vestris? Jun.
Role: Les Amans Surpris Actor: Sg and Sga Zuchelli, Henry, Mlle Baccelli, Vestris? Jun.
Event Comment: Benefit for Vestris? Jun. Opera: In 2 acts; the music by Piccinni, and conducted by Bianchi. With new Scenes painted by Novosielski. New Dresses and Decorations both for the Opera and Dances. Mme Simonet will this Evening reassume her station at the Opera House; but as she is not perfectly recovered from the consequences of her late Accidnet, she hopes for the indulgence of the Public, from whom she has already received so many flattering proofs of Approbation. Tickets, 10s. 6d., to be had of Vestris, No. 5, Leicester-street, Leicester-fields. "Last Thursday was the benefit of Vestris and son; the house could not receive and contain the multitudes that presented themselves. Their oblations amounted to fourteen hundred pounds" (Walpole [26 Feb. 1781], XI, 406)


Mainpiece Title: Il Barone Di Torre Forte

Role: Armidoro Actor: Trebbi
Role: Barone Actor: Gherardi
Role: Serpina Actor: Sga Prudom
Role: Lucinda Actor: Sga Sestini.

Dance: End I: new Pastoral Ballet (composed by Simonet) The Country Diversions-Sg and Sga Zuchelli, Henry, Sga Crespi, Slingsby, Sga Tantini; and to finish with a grand Chaconne-Vestris? Jun

Performance Comment: Jun.

Ballet: End Opera: a new grand Pantomime Ballet in 3 acts (composed by Vestris Sen.) Ninette a la Cour. Sg Zuchelli, Sga Zuchelli, Henry, Sga Crespi, Mlle Baccelli, Vestris Jun., Mme Simonet, Vestris Sen. (1st appearance in England). Cast, with synopsis, from Public Advertiser, 26 Feb.: Nancy-Mlle Baccelli; Colas-Vestris Jun.; Prince-Vestris Sen.; Countess-Mme Simonet; Dancing@Master-Simonet; Mayor of the Town-Delpini; Peasants-Slingsby, Sga Tantini, Traffieri, 16 Figure Dancers; Lords-Zuchelli, Henry; Ladies-Sga Zuchelli, Sga Crespi; Huntsmen-; Captain of Life Guards-; Equerries-; Notaries-

Performance Comment: ) Ninette a la Cour. Sg Zuchelli, Sga Zuchelli, Henry, Sga Crespi, Mlle Baccelli, Vestris Jun., Mme Simonet, Vestris Sen. (1st appearance in England). Cast, with synopsis, from Public Advertiser, 26 Feb.: Nancy-Mlle Baccelli; Colas-Vestris Jun.; Prince-Vestris Sen.; Countess-Mme Simonet; Dancing@Master-Simonet; Mayor of the Town-Delpini; Peasants-Slingsby, Sga Tantini, Traffieri, 16 Figure Dancers; Lords-Zuchelli, Henry; Ladies-Sga Zuchelli, Sga Crespi; Huntsmen-; Captain of Life Guards-; Equerries-; Notaries-.
Role: Nancy Actor: Mlle Baccelli
Role: Colas Actor: Vestris Jun.
Role: Prince Actor: Vestris Sen.
Role: Countess Actor: Mme Simonet
Role: Dancing@Master Actor: Simonet
Role: Mayor of the Town Actor: Delpini
Role: Peasants Actor: Slingsby, Sga Tantini, Traffieri, 16 Figure Dancers
Role: Lords Actor: Zuchelli, Henry
Role: Ladies Actor: Sga Zuchelli, Sga Crespi
Role: Huntsmen Actor:
Role: Captain of Life Guards Actor:
Role: Equerries Actor:
Role: Notaries Actor: .
Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 20 years. [See 16 April 1751.] With the Decorations prescribed by Shakespeare. The Characters new Dressed in the Haibts of the Times. [The reviewer for Town and Country Magazine preferred Mrs Hartley's acting in Jane Shore to that in Henry VIII, where she frequently sunk into a whining monotony which from the length of some of the speeches became very disagreeable.' She did, however, he thought, do the last scene well.] Receipts: #223 13s. 6d. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: King Henry Viii

Performance Comment: Henry-Clarke; Wolsey-Bensley; Surry-Dyer; Norfolk-Perry; Suffolk-Owenson; Capucius-DuBellamy; Butts-Stoppelaer; Surveyor-Thompson; Brandon-Fox; Old Lady-Mrs Pitt; Ld Chamberlain-Lewes; Buckingham-Wroughton; Cranmer-Gardner; Cromwell-Hull; Sands-Kniveton; Guilford-R. Smith; Lovell-Davis; Campeius-Morris; Gardiner-Shuter; Anne Bullen-Miss Ogilvie; Patience (with a Song)-Mrs Baker; Queen Catherine-Mrs Hartley; In Act I, The Banquet-; with Dancing-Fishar, Aldridge, Sga Manesiere, Miss Twist Act IV, The Procession in the Abbeyv at the Coronation of Anne Bullenv.
Role: Henry Actor: Clarke
Role: Wolsey Actor: Bensley
Role: Surry Actor: Dyer
Role: Norfolk Actor: Perry
Role: Suffolk Actor: Owenson
Role: Capucius Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Butts Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Surveyor Actor: Thompson
Role: Brandon Actor: Fox
Role: Old Lady Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Ld Chamberlain Actor: Lewes
Role: Buckingham Actor: Wroughton
Role: Cranmer Actor: Gardner
Role: Cromwell Actor: Hull
Role: Sands Actor: Kniveton
Role: Guilford Actor: R. Smith
Role: Lovell Actor: Davis
Role: Campeius Actor: Morris
Role: Gardiner Actor: Shuter
Role: Anne Bullen Actor: Miss Ogilvie
Role: Patience Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Queen Catherine Actor: Mrs Hartley
Role: The Banquet Actor:
Role: with Dancing Actor: Fishar, Aldridge, Sga Manesiere, Miss Twist Act IV, The Procession in the Abbeyv at the Coronation of Anne Bullenv.

Afterpiece Title: The Deuce Is in Him

Role: Tamper Actor: Wroughton
Role: Prattle Actor: Lewes
Role: Maj Belford Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Madam Florival Actor: Mrs Lessingham
Role: Bell Actor: Bulkley
Role: Emily Actor: Mrs Mattocks.


Mainpiece Title: Sampson Judge Of Israel

Performance Comment: Sampson-Le Sage Jr; Phanor-Verneuil; Acab-Le Sage Sr; Emanuel-Dessessars; Azael-De Lisle; Zamec-Dubuisson; Ascalon-Harlequin; Dalila-Mrs Malter; Armilla-Mrs Francisque .
Role: Sampson Actor: Le Sage Jr
Role: Phanor Actor: Verneuil
Role: Acab Actor: Le Sage Sr
Role: Emanuel Actor: Dessessars
Role: Azael Actor: De Lisle
Role: Zamec Actor: Dubuisson
Role: Ascalon Actor: Harlequin
Role: Dalila Actor: Mrs Malter
Role: Armilla Actor: Mrs Francisque

Afterpiece Title: Le Carillon de Maitre Gervaise and Dame Alison

Role: Dame Alison Actor: Francisque, unmask'd


Mainpiece Title: Henry Viii

Performance Comment: Henry-Berry; Wolsey-Mills; Buckingham-Winstone; Gardiner-Johnson; Cranmer-Turbutt; Norfolk-Havard; Suffolk-Ridout; Lord Chamberlain-Woodburn; Campeius-Shepard; Abergavenny-Raftor; Cromwell-Cross; Lord Sands-Neale; Surveyor-Taswell; Lovel-Ray; Old Lady-Mrs Egerton; Anna Bullen-Mrs Ridout; Queen Katherine-Mrs Roberts.
Role: Henry Actor: Berry
Role: Wolsey Actor: Mills
Role: Buckingham Actor: Winstone
Role: Gardiner Actor: Johnson
Role: Cranmer Actor: Turbutt
Role: Norfolk Actor: Havard
Role: Suffolk Actor: Ridout
Role: Lord Chamberlain Actor: Woodburn
Role: Campeius Actor: Shepard
Role: Abergavenny Actor: Raftor
Role: Cromwell Actor: Cross
Role: Lord Sands Actor: Neale
Role: Surveyor Actor: Taswell
Role: Lovel Actor: Ray
Role: Old Lady Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Anna Bullen Actor: Mrs Ridout
Role: Queen Katherine Actor: Mrs Roberts.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmasked

Role: Miss Lucy Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: I: A Concerto, as17420105; II: The Drunken Peasant, as17411029; III: Le Boufon, as17420325

Song: IV: A Ballad-Lowe; V: Bumper Squire Jones-Beard


Mainpiece Title: Henry Viii

Performance Comment: Henry VIII-Quin; Wolsey-Ryan; Buckingham-Hale; Cranmer-Bridgwater; Norfolk-Cashell; Suffolk-Arthur; Surrey-Gibson; Gardiner-Hippisley; Lord Chamberlain-Ridout; Cromwell-Goodall; Campeius-Chapman; Lord Sands-Woodward; Surveyor-Rosco; Abergavenny-Anderson; Dr Butts-Stoppelaer; Anne Bullen-Mrs Stevens; Old Lady-Mrs Mullart; Queen Katherine-Mrs Pritchard A Representation of the Coronation of Anne Bullenv, the Military Ceremony of the Champion in Westminster Hallv; all other decorations to the play. all other decorations to the play.


Mainpiece Title: Henry V

Performance Comment: Henry-Hale; Exeter-Ridout; Canterbury-Chapman; Fluellen-Hippisley; Pistol-Cibber; English Soldier-Rosco; France-Cashell; Dauphin-Woodward; Constable-Bridgwater; French Soldier-Destrade; Queen of France-Mrs Bland; Princess Katherine-Mrs Hale; Hostess-Mrs James; With the Chorus (after the manner of the ancients)-Ryan.
Role: Henry Actor: Hale
Role: Exeter Actor: Ridout
Role: Canterbury Actor: Chapman
Role: Fluellen Actor: Hippisley
Role: Pistol Actor: Cibber
Role: English Soldier Actor: Rosco
Role: France Actor: Cashell
Role: Dauphin Actor: Woodward
Role: Constable Actor: Bridgwater
Role: French Soldier Actor: Destrade
Role: Queen of France Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Princess Katherine Actor: Mrs Hale
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs James
Role: With the Chorus Actor: Ryan.

Afterpiece Title: The Rape of Proserpine

Role: Ceres Actor: Mrs Wright
Role: Proserpine Actor: Mrs Lampe
Role: Jupiter Actor: Roberts
Role: Mercury Actor: Reinhold
Role: Follower of Proserpine Actor: Sga Campioni
Role: 2nd Follower Actor: Miss Vandersluys
Role: 3rd Follower Actor: Mrs LeBrun
Role: 4th Follower Actor: Mrs Villeneuve
Role: 5th Follower Actor: Mrs Ozane
Role: Follower of Ceres Actor: Mrs Delagarde
Role: Pluto Actor: Leveridge
Role: Demons Actor: Villeneuve, Delagarde, Dupre, Destrade
Role: Harlequin Actor: Woodward
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Havard
Role: Yeoman Actor: Bencraft
Role: Clodpole Actor: Hippisley
Role: Old Man Actor: Smith
Role: Old Woman Actor: Mrs Vaughan
Role: Gardeners Actor: Destrade, Dupre
Role: Earth Actor: Destrade, Mrs Ozane
Role: Air Actor: Villeneuve, Miss Vandersluys
Role: Fire Actor: Delagarde, Mrs LeBrun
Role: Water Actor: Cooke, Sga Campioni.


Mainpiece Title: Henry Viii

Performance Comment: Henry-Quin; Wolsey-Ryan; Buckingham-Havard; Cranmer-Bridgwater; Norfolk-Cashell; Suffolk-Arthur; Surry-Gibson; Gardiner-Hippisley; Lord Chamberlain-Rosco; Cromwell-Ridout; Campeius-Chapman; Sands-Woodward; Surveyor-Marten; Abergavenny-Anderson; Butts-Stoppelaer; Ann Bullen-Mrs Horton; Old Lady-Mrs James; Queen Katherine-Mrs Pritchard; With the Representation of the Coronation of Anne Bullen-; Vocal parts-Leveridge, Beard, Roberts, Thompson, Mrs Dunstall, Mrs Lampe, Miss Young; Also the Military Ceremony of the Champion in Westminster Hall- and all other decorations proper to the play.-General Advertiser.


Mainpiece Title: The Touchstone Of Invention; Or, The Soldier's Fortune

Afterpiece Title: Henry And Emma

Performance Comment: Henry-Smith; Eugenius-Noble; Emma-Miss Dudley.
Role: Henry Actor: Smith
Role: Eugenius Actor: Noble
Role: Emma Actor: Miss Dudley.

Afterpiece Title: The Busy Body

Role: Marplot Actor: Mills
Role: Sir George Airy Actor: Davis
Role: Sir Francis Gripe Actor: Blanchard
Role: Sir Jealous Traffic Actor: Bates
Role: Whisper Actor: Dugdale
Role: Servant Actor: Master Woodward
Role: Charles Actor: Miller
Role: Isabinda Actor: Miss Dudley
Role: Patch Actor: Mrs Barnard
Role: Scentwell Actor: Miss Mitchell
Role: Miranda Actor: Miss Brangin
Role: Prologue Actor: Haynes
Role: Epilogue Actor: .

Dance: 2nd piece: With a Hornpipe-Lonsdale

Song: End I: two part song, Damon and Clora-Leach, Miss Mitchell (1st appearance); End III: My sweet pretty Mogg-Wright


Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Performance Comment: Valentine-Palmer; Scandal-Bensley; Foresight-Edwin; Tattle-R. Palmer; Sir Sampson Legend-Usher; Jeremy-Baddeley; Trapland-Barrett; Ben-Wilson; (with a song in character) A soldier and a sailor-Wilson; Miss Prue-Mrs Wilson; Mrs Foresight-Mrs Lloyd; Mrs Frail-Mrs Cuyler; Nurse-Mrs Love; Angelica-Miss Farren.
Role: Valentine Actor: Palmer
Role: Scandal Actor: Bensley
Role: Foresight Actor: Edwin
Role: Tattle Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Sir Sampson Legend Actor: Usher
Role: Jeremy Actor: Baddeley
Role: Trapland Actor: Barrett
Role: Ben Actor: Wilson
Role: A soldier and a sailor Actor: Wilson
Role: Miss Prue Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Mrs Foresight Actor: Mrs Lloyd
Role: Mrs Frail Actor: Mrs Cuyler
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Angelica Actor: Miss Farren.

Afterpiece Title: Henry and Emma

Performance Comment: Henry-Palmer; Venus (with songs)-Miss Harper; Emma-Miss Farren.
Role: Henry Actor: Palmer
Role: Venus Actor: Miss Harper
Role: Emma Actor: Miss Farren.

Dance: End 1st piece: As17800615


Mainpiece Title: The Way Of The World

Role: Waitwell Actor: Suett
Role: Millamant Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: Mirable Actor: Smith
Role: Fainall Actor: Bensley
Role: Sir Wilful DL Witwou'd Actor: Yates
Role: Petulant Actor: Baddeley
Role: Waitwcll Actor: Parsons
Role: Witwou'd Actor: King
Role: Lady Wishfor't Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Marwood Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: Mrs Fainall Actor: Mrs Sharp
Role: Mincing Actor: Miss Collett
Role: Peg Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Foible Actor: Miss Pope

Afterpiece Title: Henry and Emma

Performance Comment: Henry-Palmer; Eugenius-Packer; Venus-Miss Field; Emma-Miss Farren .
Role: Henry Actor: Palmer
Role: Eugenius Actor: Packer
Role: Venus Actor: Miss Field
Role: Emma Actor: Miss Farren

Afterpiece Title: The Capricious Lovers

Dance: End of Act I of afterpiece The Irish Fair, as17820406

Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister Jun. Public Advertiser, 10 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Bannister Jun., No. 8, Air-street, Piccadilly


Mainpiece Title: The First Part Of King Henry Iv, With The Humours Of Sir John Falstaff

Performance Comment: Hotspur-Wroughton; King-Bensley; Prince of Wales-Bannister Jun. (1st appearance in that character); Westmoreland-Thompson; Sir Walter Blunt-Booth; Sir Richard Vernon-Hull; Worcester-Fearon; Poins-Robson; Bardolph-Egan; Francis-Cushing; Carriers-Wewitzer, Messink; Sir John Falstaff-Henderson; Hostess-Mrs Pitt; Lady Percy-Mrs Hartley.
Role: Hotspur Actor: Wroughton
Role: King Actor: Bensley
Role: Prince of Wales Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Westmoreland Actor: Thompson
Role: Sir Walter Blunt Actor: Booth
Role: Sir Richard Vernon Actor: Hull
Role: Worcester Actor: Fearon
Role: Poins Actor: Robson
Role: Bardolph Actor: Egan
Role: Francis Actor: Cushing
Role: Carriers Actor: Wewitzer, Messink
Role: Sir John Falstaff Actor: Henderson
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Lady Percy Actor: Mrs Hartley.

Afterpiece Title: The Minor

Performance Comment: Shift (with variety of Imitations)-Bannister Jun.; Sir George Wealthy-Whitfield; Sir William Wealthy-Wewitzer; Mr Wealthy-L'Estrange; Loader-Fearon; Transfer-Jones; Dick-Stevens; Smirk, Mrs Cole-Bannister; Lucy-Miss Leeson.
Role: Shift Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Sir George Wealthy Actor: Whitfield
Role: Sir William Wealthy Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Mr Wealthy Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Loader Actor: Fearon
Role: Transfer Actor: Jones
Role: Dick Actor: Stevens
Role: Mrs Cole Actor: Bannister
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Leeson.

Dance: As17790216