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Mainpiece Title: Heroick Love

Performance Comment: Edition of 1698: Prologue- by Henry StJohn Esq; Epilogue- By Bevill Higgons, Esq; Agamemnon-Betterton; Achilles-Verbruggen; Nestor-Bowman; Ulysses-Sandford; Patroclus-Scudemore; Chryses-Kynaston; Chalcas-Freeman; Talthybius-Baily; Chruseis-Mrs Barry; Briseis-Mrs Bracegirdle; Artemis-Mrs Prince.
Role: Prologue Actor: by Henry StJohn Esq
Role: Epilogue Actor: By Bevill Higgons, Esq
Role: Agamemnon Actor: Betterton
Role: Achilles Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Nestor Actor: Bowman
Role: Ulysses Actor: Sandford
Role: Patroclus Actor: Scudemore
Role: Chryses Actor: Kynaston
Role: Chalcas Actor: Freeman
Role: Talthybius Actor: Baily
Role: Chruseis Actor: Mrs Barry
Role: Briseis Actor: Mrs Bracegirdle
Role: Artemis Actor: Mrs Prince.
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: The United Company. The date of the first production is not known, but the Gentleman's Journal, February 1692@3 (issued in March) makes clear that it followed Congreve's play: We have had since a Comedy, call'd, The Wary Widow, or Sir Noisy Parrot, by Henry Higden Esq; I send by here the Prologue to it by Sir Charles Sedley, and you are too great an Admirer of Shakespeare, not to assent to the Praises given to the Fruits of his rare Genius (p. 61). The play was announced in the London Gazette, No. 2875, 29 May-June 1693. The music for one song, All hands up aloft, was by Berenclow, and the song appears in D'Urfey, Wit and Mirth, 1699. Dedication, edition of 1693: But now it is forced to beg for your Protection from the malice and severe usage it received from some of my Ill natured Friends, who with a Justice peculiar to themselves, passed sentence upon it unseen or heard and at the representation made it their business to persecute it with a barbarous variety of Noise and Tumult. Gildon, The Life of Mr Thomas Betterton (p. 20): The actors were completely drunk before the end of the third act, and being therefore unable to proceed with this "Pleasant Comedy," they very properly dismissed the audience


Mainpiece Title: The Wary Widow; Or, Sir Noisy Parrat

Role: Sir Charles Sydly Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Lassells.
Related Works
Related Work: The Wary Widow; or, Sir Noisy Parrat Author(s): Henry Higden
Event Comment: Benefit John Roberts, in lieu of one last Season at DL. Afterpiece: Written by Henry Fielding, Esq. 6:30 P.M. N.B. The Play and Entertainment will be conducted with the utmost Decorum: And whereas several Irregularities have been committed, as to Hours of beginning, &c. this is to assure all Gentlemen and Ladies that please to favour us with their Presence, that the Play will certainly begin at the time propos'd; and particular Care is taken that the whole Performance will endeavour at universal Satisfaction. Tickets for Sir Walter Raleigh taken at this Play


Mainpiece Title: The Fair Penitent

Afterpiece Title: Don Quixote in England

Role: Don Quixote Actor: Roberts
Role: Sancho Actor: Mullart
Related Works
Related Work: Don Quixote in England Author(s): Henry Fielding
Related Work: Don Quixote in England Author(s): Henry Fielding
Related Work: Squire Badger Author(s): Henry Fielding

Dance: I: Prince of Wales's Saraband and Minuet by Davenport and Miss Brett. III: Les Bergers Heureux by Davenport and Miss Brett. V: The Black Joke by Davenport and Miss Brett

Song: In II: Lempio Rigor del Fato by Miss Jones. IV: Was ever Nymph like Rosamond by Miss Jones. End Afterpiece: A Dialogue by Master Arne and Miss Jones

Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman. Nunc aut Nunquam. Mainpiece: Written by Henry Fielding, Esq; Author of the Miser. [Tickets at Penkethman's, overagainst the Three Tuns, Ayliff Street.]


Mainpiece Title: The Temple Beau

Related Works
Related Work: The Temple Beau; or, The Intriguing Sisters Author(s): Henry Fielding
Related Work: The Temple Beau Author(s): Henry Fielding

Afterpiece Title: The Lover His Own Rival

Dance: II: Dutch Skipper by Vallois and Mrs Bullock. III: Richmond Maggot by Le Sac and Mrs Woodward. V: English Maggot by Haughton and Mrs Bullock

Song: IV: By Mrs Chambers

Event Comment: Being desired, for one night only under thr direction of Dr Arne at the Theatre Royal...will be performed the celebrated Catches and Glees, after which by Authority will be performed a new Burletta...alter'd and plann'd for Music from a favourite piece written by Henry Fielding, Esq. Music entirely new composed by Dr Arne, with a new Irish and Scots Medley Overture. Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. First Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s. To begin at 6:00 p.m. Books of both performances to be had together at the Theatre at 1s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: Squire Badger

Role: Fairlove Actor: Phillips
Role: Squire Actor: Smith
Role: Sir ThomasLoveland Actor: Fox
Role: Landlord Actor: Hamilton
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Jewell
Role: Pert Actor: Mrs Thompson.
Related Works
Related Work: Squire Badger Author(s): Henry Fielding
Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain, Mainpiece: Altered from the Original [Woman is a Riddle, by Christopher Bullock. Not in Larpent MS; not published]. 2nd piece [1st time; M. INT I, author unknown. MS not in Larpent; not published]. 3rd piece: Written by Henry Fielding, Esq. The Doors to be opened at 5:30. To begin at 6:30. Tickets delivered by Davis, Wright, Mrs Lefevre will be admitted. Constant fires will be kept on the stage, Pit, Boxes and Galleries to air the house


Mainpiece Title: The Macaroni Adventurer; Or, Woman's A Riddle

Role: Characters Actor: Payler, Middleton, Swords, Evans, Kennedy, Levi
Role: A new occasional Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: Fashionable Love; or, The Happy British Tar

Afterpiece Title: The Covent Garden Tragedy

Role: Lovegirlo Actor: Kennedy
Role: Captain Bilkum Actor: Davis
Role: Gallono Actor: Keene
Role: Leathersides Actor: Clarke
Role: Chairman Actor: Evans
Role: Kissinda Actor: Miss Dudley
Role: Stormandra Actor: Mrs Lefevre
Role: Nonparel Actor: Miss Walters
Role: Industrious Jenny Actor: Miss Hiorne
Role: Mother Punchbowl Actor: Mr Swords.
Related Works
Related Work: The Covent Garden Tragedy Author(s): Henry Fielding
Related Work: The Rival Queens; or, Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden Author(s): Henry Fielding
Related Work: The Covent Garden Tragedy Author(s): Henry Fielding

Dance: Entertainments ofDancing-

Entertainment: Monologue.End III: Imitations [Vocal and Rhetorical, never attempted, a Trumpet-a Choice Spirit [who will (to his vocal performances) accompany himself with the Symphonies (his 1st appearance on the stage [unidentified])

Role: a Trumpet Actor: a Choice Spirit
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: 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: 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

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: Mainpiece: Written by Aaron Hill, Esq. And New Scenes and Clothes


Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Fifth; Or, The Conquest Of France By The English

Performance Comment: King Henry-Johnson; Dauphin-Giffard; King of France-W. Giffard; Bourbon-Richardson; Orleans-Woodward; Exeter-Rosco; York-Lyon; Scroop-Havard; Cambridge-Hamilton; Sir Thomas-Ray; Princess Catherine-Mrs Giffard; Harriet-Mrs Roberts; Charlotte-Miss Tollett. With a New Prologue, addressed to the City .
Role: King Henry Actor: Johnson
Role: Dauphin Actor: Giffard
Role: King of France Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Bourbon Actor: Richardson
Role: Orleans Actor: Woodward
Role: Exeter Actor: Rosco
Role: York Actor: Lyon
Role: Scroop Actor: Havard
Role: Cambridge Actor: Hamilton
Role: Sir Thomas Actor: Ray
Role: Princess Catherine Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Tollett. With a New Prologue, addressed to the City

Afterpiece Title: Pat1e and Peggy; or, The Fair Foundling

Role: Patie Actor: Kelly
Role: Roger Actor: Woodward
Role: Peggy Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Gerrard
Event Comment: [K+King Henry VIII] Containing the Death of the Duke of Buckinghamv; the Tryal and Divorce of Queen Catherinev; the Death of Cardinal Wolseyv; the Christening of Queen Elizabethv; and many other Historical Passages. [A customary notice for all Henry VIII bills this season. It will not be repeated below.] Receipts: #140 (Cross)


Mainpiece Title: King Henry Viii

Performance Comment: Wolsey-Mossop; Brandon-Jefferson; Old Lady-Mrs Bradshaw; Cranmer-Havard; Sandys-Philips; Lovell-Ackman; Guildford-Marr; Capucius-Scrase; Gardiner-Taswell; Surveyor-Simson; King Henry-Berry; Buckingham-Ross; Norfolk-Palmer; Surrey-Davies; Lord Chamberlain-Bransby; Suffolk-Blakes; Cromwell-Mozeen; Doctor Butts-Vaughan; Campeius-Burton; Ann Bullen-Mrs Jefferson; Queen-Mrs Pritchard; Patience (with song)-Miss [I] Young; With a Representation of the Coronation-; Ceremony of the Champion in Westminster Hall-.
Role: Wolsey Actor: Mossop
Role: Brandon Actor: Jefferson
Role: Old Lady Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Cranmer Actor: Havard
Role: Sandys Actor: Philips
Role: Lovell Actor: Ackman
Role: Guildford Actor: Marr
Role: Capucius Actor: Scrase
Role: Gardiner Actor: Taswell
Role: Surveyor Actor: Simson
Role: King Henry Actor: Berry
Role: Buckingham Actor: Ross
Role: Norfolk Actor: Palmer
Role: Surrey Actor: Davies
Role: Lord Chamberlain Actor: Bransby
Role: Suffolk Actor: Blakes
Role: Cromwell Actor: Mozeen
Role: Doctor Butts Actor: Vaughan
Role: Campeius Actor: Burton
Role: Ann Bullen Actor: Mrs Jefferson
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Patience Actor: Miss
Role: With a Representation of the Coronation Actor:
Role: Ceremony of the Champion in Westminster Hall Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: The Oracle

Event Comment: Mainpiece: 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. Paid Charles Smith on Acct. of Upholders Work at Drury Lane Theatre #400. Powell: Henry VIII rehearsed at 10 (for Packer, lame, and Mrs Siddons); Siege of Belgrade music at 12 (for Storace, Bannister Jun., Crouch, Davis, Danby). The Iron Curtain being finish'd was this Evening exhibited for the first Time with the Epilogue [and see 21 Apr.]. "On the 24th February, 1809, this theatre was burnt down . . . Every care had been taken to guard against such a calamity. Two large reservoirs for water, on the top of the house, happened, unfortunately, at this crisis to be empty; and an iron curtain, intended to separate the auditory from the stage, for the purpose of saving a part of the edifice in case of conflagration, was, with its machinery, so much out of order as to be useless; it was, in fact, utterly immoveable" (Brayley, p. 8). Receipts: #451 8s. 6d. (389/4/0; 56/5/0; 4/6/6; tickets not come in: 1/13/0)


Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Eighth

Performance Comment: King Henry-Palmer; Cardinal Wolsey-Bensley; Campeius-Packer; Capucius-Phillimore; Cranmer-Aickin; D. of Norfolk-Whitfield; D. of Buckingham-Wroughton; Duke of Suffolk-Caulfield; Earl of Surry-Barrymore; L. Chancellor-Maddocks; L. Chamberlain-Trueman; Gardiner-Suett; Lord Sands-Baddeley; Sir Henry Guilford-Bland; Sir ThomasLovell-Dignum; Cromwell-C. Kemble; Dr Butts-Waldron; Surveyor-Benson; Brandon-Banks; Serieant-Lyons; Cryer-Evans; Doorkeeper-Jones//Queen Katharine-Mrs Siddons; Anne Bullen-Mrs Powell; Gentlewoman-Mrs Booth; Patience (with a song)-Mrs Bland; Agatha-Miss Collins. Prologue, Epilogue as17940421.
Role: King Henry Actor: Palmer
Role: Cardinal Wolsey Actor: Bensley
Role: Campeius Actor: Packer
Role: Capucius Actor: Phillimore
Role: Cranmer Actor: Aickin
Role: of Norfolk Actor: Whitfield
Role: of Buckingham Actor: Wroughton
Role: Duke of Suffolk Actor: Caulfield
Role: Earl of Surry Actor: Barrymore
Role: Chancellor Actor: Maddocks
Role: Chamberlain Actor: Trueman
Role: Gardiner Actor: Suett
Role: Lord Sands Actor: Baddeley
Role: Sir Henry Guilford Actor: Bland
Role: Sir ThomasLovell Actor: Dignum
Role: Cromwell Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Dr Butts Actor: Waldron
Role: Surveyor Actor: Benson
Role: Brandon Actor: Banks
Role: Serieant Actor: Lyons
Role: Cryer Actor: Evans
Role: Doorkeeper Actor: JonesQueen Katharine-Mrs Siddons
Role: JonesQueen Katharine Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Anne Bullen Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Gentlewoman Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Patience Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Agatha Actor: Miss Collins. Prologue, Epilogue as17940421
Role: , King of Scotland Actor: Bensley
Role: Malcolm Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Donalbain Actor: Master De Camp
Role: Macbeth Actor: Kemble
Role: Banquo Actor: Wroughton
Role: Macduff Actor: Palmer
Role: Lenox Actor: Whitfield
Role: Rosse Actor: Barrymore
Role: Fleance Actor: Master Gregson
Role: Siward Actor: Aickin
Role: Seyton Actor: Benson
Role: Physician Actor: Packer
Role: Officer Actor: Banks
Role: Serjeant Actor: Caulfield
Role: Murderers Actor: Phillimore, Webb
Role: Armed Head Actor: Jones
Role: Bloody Child Actor: Master Harlowe
Role: Crowned Child Actor: Master Chatterley
Role: Hecate Actor: Bannister
Role: Witches Actor: Moody, Dodd, SuettLady Macbeth-Mrs Siddons
Role: SuettLady Macbeth Actor: Mrs Siddons


Role: : Sir Rowland Actor: Barrymore
Role: Lord Alford Actor: Dignum
Role: Walter Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Apathy Actor: Suett
Role: Gabriel Actor: Benson
Role: Oliver Actor: Caulfield
Role: Servant Actor: Maddocks
Role: Ruffians Actor: Lyons, CookeLady Helen-Mrs Powell
Role: CookeLady Helen Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Josephine Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Winifred Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Boy Actor: Master Menage
Role: Girl Actor:
Event Comment: The Duke's Company. Pepys does not indicate that this performance is the premiere, and Summers, The Playhouse of Pepys, p. 137, states, without offering his evidence, that the play first appeared on 11 Aug. 1664. The play also appears in Herbert, Dramatic Records, p. 138. If Pepys saw the premiere, the play was possibly given on 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24 Aug. Pepys, Diary: Mr Creed dining with me I got him to give my wife and me a play this afternoon, lending him money to do it, which is a fallacy that I have found now once, to avoyde my vowe with, but never to be more practised I swear, and to the new play, at the Duke's house, of Henry the Fifth; a most noule play, writ by my Lord Orrery; wherein Betterton, Harris, and Ianthe's parts are most incomparably wrote and done, and the whole play the most full of height and raptures of wit and sense, that ever I heard; having but one incongruity, or what did not please me in it, that is, that King Harry promises to plead for Tudor to their Mistresse, Princesse Katherine of France, more than when it comes to it he seems to do; and Tudor refused by her with some kind of indignity, not with a difficulty and honour that it ought to have been done in to him. Downes, Roscius Anglicanus, pp. 27-28: This Play was Splendidly Cloath'd: The King, in the Duke of York's Coronation Suit; Owen Tudor, in King Charle's: Duke of Burgundy, in the Lord of Oxford's, and the rest all New. It was Excellently Perform'd, and Acted 10 Days Successively


Mainpiece Title: The History Of Henry The Fifth

Performance Comment: Edition of 1669: King Henry the Fifth-Harris; Duke of Bedford-Underhill; Duke of Exeter-Cogan; Earl of Warwick-Aingel; Bishop of Canterbury-Lylinston [Lilleston]; Owen Tudor-Betterton; The Dauphin-Young; Duke of Burgundy-Smith; Earl of Chareloys-Cadiman; Constable of France-James Noke; De Chastel-Norris; Bishop of Arras-Samford; Count of Blamount-Medborne; Monsieur Colemore-Floyd; Queen of France-Mrs Long; Princess Katherine-Mrs Betterton; Princess Anne-Mrs Davis; Countess of La Marr-Mrs Norris.
Event Comment: [By Theophilus Cibber.] Alter'd from Shakespear. Containing the Marriages of King Edward the Fourth , and young Prince Edward , with Lady Gray , and Lady Anne . The Distresses of Queen Margaret . The Deposing King Henry the Sixth . The Battles Fought at St. Albans, Wakefield, Mortimer's-Cross, and Tewkesbury. The Deaths of Lord Clifford of Cumberland , and his Son, the Duke of York , his Steward. And many other True Historical Passages


Mainpiece Title: An Historical Tragedy Of The Civil Wars Between The Houses Of York And Lancaster In The Reign Of King Henry The Vith

Performance Comment: Cast not listed in edition of 1723, but edition of 1724 lists: King Henry-Roberts; Prince Edward-Cibber Jr; Old Clifford-Boman; Young Clifford-Wilks Jr; York-Savage; Edward-Oates; George-Parlour; Richard-Wilson; Warwick-Bridgwater; Queen Margaret-Mrs Campbell; Lady Grey-Mrs Seal; Lady Elizabeth-Mrs Davison; Lady Anne-Mrs Brett; Prologue-Th. Cibber.
Role: King Henry Actor: Roberts
Role: Prince Edward Actor: Cibber Jr
Role: Old Clifford Actor: Boman
Role: Young Clifford Actor: Wilks Jr
Role: York Actor: Savage
Role: Edward Actor: Oates
Role: George Actor: Parlour
Role: Richard Actor: Wilson
Role: Warwick Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Queen Margaret Actor: Mrs Campbell
Role: Lady Grey Actor: Mrs Seal
Role: Lady Elizabeth Actor: Mrs Davison
Role: Lady Anne Actor: Mrs Brett
Role: Prologue Actor: Th. Cibber.
Event Comment: Benefit for Barrington and Mrs Lampe. No building on stage. Receipts: by income from tickets: Barrington #90 16s. (boxes 142; pit 286; gallery 12); Mrs Lampe, #53 2s. (boxes 52; pit 180; gallery 131) (Account Book). [The original title of afterpiece, a burlesque opera by Henry Carey, was Margery; or, A Worse Plague than the Dragon a sequel to the Dragon of Wantley. The music was advertised as by the late Mr Lampe.


Mainpiece Title: King Henry V

Performance Comment: As17571124, but Henry-Barry; Catherine-Mrs Dyer; Nym-Costollo.
Role: Henry Actor: Barry
Role: Catherine Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Nym Actor: Costollo.
Role: Williams Actor: Barrington
Role: Jamy Actor: Dunstall.
Role: Exeter Actor: Ridout
Role: Gloucester Actor: Bennet
Role: Bedford Actor: Holtom
Role: Salisbury Actor: Bencraft
Role: Westmoreland Actor: Buck
Role: Canterbury Actor: Sparks
Role: Fluellin Actor: Arthur
Role: Ely Actor: Wignell
Role: Scroop Actor: R. Smith
Role: Gower Actor: Anderson
Role: Bardolph Actor: Marten
Role: Pistol Actor: Dyer
Role: Erpingham Actor: Redman
Role: Macmorris Actor: Barrington
Role: Falstaff's Boy Actor: Miss Mullart
Role: France Actor: Gibson
Role: Burgundy Actor: Cushing
Role: Dauphin Actor: White
Role: Mountjoy Actor: Baker
Role: Isabel Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Catharine Actor: Mrs Hamilton
Role: Chorus Actor: Ryan.

Afterpiece Title: Lady Moore; or, The Dragoness

Role: Moore Actor: Lowe
Role: Gubbins Actor: Howard
Role: Mauxalinda Actor: Miss Young
Role: Lady Moore Actor: Mrs Lampe.

Ballet: JJudgment of Paris. As17580407 but only Paris-Gallinni; Venus-Mlle Capdeville

Role: only Paris Actor: Gallinni
Role: Venus Actor: Mlle Capdeville.
Role: Paris Actor: Gallini
Role: Mercury Actor: Leppie
Role: Juno Actor: Miss Viviez
Role: Pallas Actor: Mrs Granier

Dance: SSavoyards, as17580408 Tambourine, as17580330