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Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill assigns Lord Lumbcrcourt to Wilson, but "Lee Lewes was the substitute for Wilson, and far indeed better than the man he appeared for" (Public Advertiser, 31 Jan.).] Afterpiece [1st time; P 2, by John O'KeerFe]: The Music composed by Shield. The Scenery designed by Richards and Carver, and executed by them, Hodgins, and others. The 1st Part of this Pantomime is an Alteration of the Last New One [Friar Bacon (see 23 Dec. 1783)], and the 2nd Part entirely new and never before exhibited. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. "If Macklin once loses the Catch Word he is gone irretrievably." At the end of the 3rd act, at half price, some apprentices coming into the pit talked so loudly that "Macklin stopped; he lost himself. ... He came to the Side of the Stage, and stooping down to the Talkers, said, 'Gentlemen, I must beg you to be silent; my Hearing and Recollection are not so perfect as they were; I cannot proceed for your Talking'" (Public Advertiser, 5 Feb.). Receipts: #286 14s. (282/15; 3/19)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Man Of The World

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Rambler; or, The Convent in an Uproar

Event Comment: "Wilson's Polonius was exceedingly pleasant, of course produced much laughter, though we do not think that he, any more than his immediate predecessors, conceived the part properly" (Public Advertiser, 21 Sept.). Afterpiece: The Music composed by Shield. The Scenery designed by Richards and Carver, and executed by them, Hodgins, and others

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Hamlet

Cast
Role: Hamlet Actor: Henderson
Role: King Actor: Clarke
Role: Ghost Actor: Aickin
Role: Horatio Actor: Hull
Role: Laertes Actor: Davies
Role: Polonius Actor: Wilson
Role: Ostrick Actor: Bonnor
Role: Player King Actor: Booth
Role: Marcellus Actor: Fearon
Role: Rosencraus Actor: Cubitt
Role: Guildenstern Actor: Thompson
Role: Grave Actor: Diggers-Quick, Jones
Role: Diggers Actor: Quick, Jones
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Player Queen Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Bannister

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Rambler; or, The Convent in an Uproar

Event Comment: [Mainpiece in place of Tamerlane, announced on playbill of 23 Dec] Afterpiece [1st time; P 2 (?), by Ralph Wewitzer and Frederick Pilon. MS not in Larpent; not published. Synopsis of action in Town and Country Magazine, Supp. 1784, p. 717]: With new Scenery, Music, Dresses and Decorations. The Scenes chiefly designed by Richards, and executed by him, Carver, Hodgins, and assistants. The Overture, Songs, Chorusses and the whole Music of the Pantomime new, and composed by Shield. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. The Words of the Songs, &c to be had at the Theatre. "The performance was such as the first performance of pantomimes generally--machinery and scenery not so perfectly executed as when practice has rendered the movements more familiar to those to whom they belong, which, as the beauty of a pantomime depends on the celerity and adroitness of the scene-men, it seldom is discovered on the first night" (Public Advertiser, 28 Dec)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: George Barnwell

Cast
Role: Barnwell Actor: Farren
Role: Thorowgood Actor: Hull
Role: Trueman Actor: Davies
Role: Uncle Actor: Booth
Role: Blunt Actor: Thompson
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs T. Kennedy
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Millwood Actor: Mrs Bates

Afterpiece Title: The Magic Cavern; or, Virtue's Triumph

Cast
Role: Actor: Davies
Role: Tanner Actor: Doyle
Role: Cooper Actor: Darley
Role: Abdiel Actor: Miss Brett
Role: Colombine Actor: unassigned
Role: ] Actor: Davies
Role: assigns Harlequin Actor: Kennedy, and lists Johnstone, Mrs Bannister

Song: In Act I of mainpiece song by Brett

Event Comment: Afterpiece: With new Scenery, Machinery, Music, Dresses, and Decorations. The Scenes chiefly designed by Richards, and executed by him, Carver, Hodgins, and assistants. The Overture, Songs, Chorusses, and the Music of the Pantomime composed by Shield. Receipts: #206 4s. 6d. (204/2/0; 2/2/6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The West Indian

Cast
Role: Stockwell Actor: Aickin
Role: Stukely Actor: Gardner
Role: Belcour Actor: Lewis
Role: Major O'Flaherty Actor: Johnstone
Role: Captain Dudley Actor: Hull
Role: Charles Actor: Farren
Role: Fulmer Actor: Thompson
Role: Varland Actor: Quick
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Bannister
Role: Lady Rusport Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Mrs Fulmer Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Charlotte Rusport Actor: Mrs Abington

Afterpiece Title: The Magic Cavern; or, Virtue's Triumph

Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill retains Mrs Wells, but she "was so ill last night that she could not perform the part of Jane Shore. It was undertaken by Mrs T. Kennedy" (Public Advertiser, 21 Dec.).] Afterpiece [1st time; P 2, by John O'Keeffe]: The Pantomime, and the whole of the Scenery, Machinery, Dresses, &c. designed and invented by Loutherbourg, and executed under his superintendance and direction by Richards, Carver, Hodgins, Catton Jun., Turner, assisted by two other celebrated artists [all subsequent playbills have "a celebrated artist"; he was the Rev. Matthew William Peters (Public Advertiser, 16 Dec.)]. The Music entirely new, composed by Shield. Books containing a short account of the Pantomime, as well as the Recitatives, Airs, Duets, Trios and Chorusses, and a Description of the Procession, to be had at the Theatre. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. [This was the last theatrical piece for which De Loutherbourg designed the scenery. For a detailed account of it see "De Loutherbourg and Captain Cook", by Ralph G. Allen, Theatre Research, IV, 195-211.] Account-Book, 17 Oct.: Paid De Loutherbourg on acct. #120; 20 Dec.: Paid Goodwin for copying Music #10 14s.; 14 Feb. 1786: Paid O'Keeffe in full for Omai #40. Receipts: #309 19s. (302/7; 7/12)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Cast
Role: Shore Actor: Farren
Role: Jane Shore Actor: Mrs T. Kennedy
Role: Hastings Actor: Holman
Role: Gloster Actor: Aickin
Role: Belmour Actor: Hull
Role: Catcsby Actor: Palmer
Role: Ratcliffe Actor: Gardner
Role: Derby Actor: Thompson
Role: Alicia Actor: Mrs Bates

Afterpiece Title: Omai; or, A Trip round the World

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 2, by Miles Peter Andrews. Larpent MS 752, as The Castle of Wonders; not published; synopsis of action in Morning Post, 27 Dec.]: With new Music, Scenes, Machinery, Dresses, and Decorations. A few of the Airs compiled from Purcell, Travers, Sacchini, &c. The Rest of the Music composed by Shield. The Scenery and Machinery designed by Richards and Carver, and executed by them, Hodgins, and many Assistants. To conclude with a Representation of the Inside of a Nabob's Palacev. Books of the Songs [which assign only Colombine ] to be had at the Theatre. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. Account-Book, 6 Mar. 1787: Paid Shield in full for Compositions #100. Receipts: #242 4s. (239.8; 2.16)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Cast
Role: Hastings Actor: Holman
Role: Gloster Actor: Aickin
Role: Belmour Actor: Hull
Role: Catesby Actor: Thompson
Role: Ratcliffe Actor: Gardner
Role: Derby Actor: Helme
Role: Porter Actor: Stock
Role: Shore Actor: Pope
Role: Alicia Actor: Miss Brunton
Role: Jane Shore Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Enchanted Castle

Cast
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: "The leaving Percy untaken up [by Falstaff, in V.iv of mainpiece] was an improvement. The best acting was that of Mrs Pitt" (World, 6 Nov.). Afterpiece: With new Music, Scenes, Machinepy, Dresses, and Decorations. A few of the Airs compiled from Purcell, Travers, Sacchini, &c. The rest of the Music composed by Shield. The Scenery and Machinery designed by Richards and Carver, and executed by them, Hodgins, and many assistants. To conclude with the Representation of the inside of a Nabob's Palacev. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #199 0s. 6d. (193.16.0; 5.4.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The First Part Of King Henry The Fourth

Cast
Role: Sir John Falstaff Actor: Ryder
Role: King Actor: Aickin
Role: Prince of Wales Actor: Lewis
Role: Sir Richard Vernon Actor: Farren
Role: Worcester Actor: Fearon
Role: Poins Actor: Davies
Role: Francis Actor: Edwin
Role: Sir Walter Blount Actor: Macready
Role: Bardolph Actor: Rock
Role: Douglas Actor: Cubitt
Role: Carriers Actor: Wewitzer, Booth
Role: Gadshill Actor: Ledger
Role: Peto Actor: Stevens
Role: Hotspur Actor: Pope
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Lady Percy Actor: Mrs Inchbald.

Afterpiece Title: The Enchanted Castle

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 2(?), by Ralph Wewitzer. Not in Larpent MS; not published; synopsis of action in Public Advertiser, 28 Dec.]: With new Music, Scenery, Dresses, Machinery, and Decorations. The Music composed by Walter? Clagget. The Scenes designed and executed by Richards, Carver, Hodgins and others. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. Receipts: #192 2s. (188.12; 3.10)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Cast
Role: Hastings Actor: Pope
Role: Gloster Actor: Aickin
Role: Belmour Actor: Hull
Role: Catesby Actor: Thompson
Role: Ratcliffe Actor: Gardner
Role: Derby Actor: Helme
Role: Porter Actor: Rock
Role: Shore Actor: Farren
Role: Alicia Actor: Miss Brunton
Role: Jane Shore Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Dumb Cake; or, The Regions of Fancy

Cast
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.

Dance: [not listed on playbill]. "A dance based on a print entitled The Long Minuet (by H. W. Bunbury) was well attempted" (World, 27 Dec.)

Event Comment: Mainpiece: In Act I a Masquerade Scene incident to the Play. [This was included in all subsequent performances. Middleton was from the Bath theatre.] Paid Music 19th Inst. #8 6s. 6d.; Properties 6s. 10d.; Kettle Drum 5s.; Wardrobe 19s. 6d.; Supernumeraries #1 15s.; Chorus Singers #1 10s.; Cox for Sceneman #32 7s. 5d.; Hodgins [scene painter] #4 4s. Receipts: #304 13s. (302.18; 1.15)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Romeo And Juliet

Cast
Role: Romeo Actor: Middleton
Role: Capulet Actor: Fearon
Role: Benvolio Actor: Davies
Role: Friar Lawrence Actor: Hull
Role: Paris Actor: Macready
Role: Montague Actor: Thompson
Role: Tibalt Actor: Cubitt
Role: Prince Actor: Gardner
Role: Mercutio Actor: Lewis
Role: Lady Capulet Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Juliet Actor: Miss Brunton.

Afterpiece Title: Love in a Camp; or, Patrick in Prussia

Cast
Role: Captain Patrick Actor: Johnstone
Role: Quiz Actor: Quick
Role: Darby Actor: Edwin
Role: Marshal Fherbelin Actor: Davies
Role: Father Luke Actor: Booth
Role: Olmutz Actor: Cubitt
Role: Rupert Actor: Bonville
Role: Adjutant Actor: Gardner
Role: Mabel Flourish Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Norah Actor: Miss Wewitzer
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Martyr.

Song: End IV: Juliet's Funeral Procession-; with the Solemn Dirge-; Vocal Parts-Bannister, Johnstone, Cubitt, Darley, Bonville, Lee, Rock, Janson, Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain, Miss Stuart, Mrs Davenett, Mrs Watts, Mrs Gray, Miss Rowson, Miss Paye, Mrs Byrne, Mrs Kennedy

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 2(?), by John O'Keeffe. Synopsis of action in Public Advertiser, 27 Dec.]: With new Music, Scenery, Machinery, and Decorations. The Scenes designed and executed by Richards, Carver, Hodgins, Pugh, &c. The Music selected from the Works of the most eminent Masters, by A. Shaw. The new Airs composed by Shield, and the Overture by Richardson. Books of the Songs, Recitative, &c. to be had at the Theatre. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. Receipts: #315 16s. (301.6; 14.10)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Mourning Bride

Cast
Role: Osmyn Actor: Pope
Role: King Actor: Hull
Role: Garcia Actor: Davies
Role: Gonsalez Actor: Gardner
Role: Selim Actor: Macready
Role: Alonzo Actor: Fearon
Role: Hali Actor: Evatt
Role: Perez Actor: Thompson
Role: Almeria Actor: Miss Brunton
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: Aladin; or, The Wonderful Lamp

Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Boyce
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Cubitt
Role: Lover Actor: Farley
Role: Clown Actor: Letteney
Role: Taberino Actor: Rock
Role: Zozeb Actor: Master Simmons
Role: Wood Cutter Actor: Bonville
Role: Undertaker Actor: Stevens
Role: Pierrot Actor: Delpini
Role: Aladin's Mother Actor: Mrs Davenett
Role: Pantaloon's Wife Actor: Mrs White
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Goodwin
Role: The Vocal Parts Actor: Blanchard, Davies, Bernard, Darley, Mrs Martyr.

Dance: In Afterpiece: Byrne, King, Ratchford, Mrs Watts, Mrs Lloyd, Mrs Ratchford. [Included, as here assigned, in all subsequent performances.

Event Comment: [In afterpiece the playbill assigns Shelty to Edwin, but "Ryder in the stead of Edwin, who was said to be indisposed, played the part of Shelty" (World, 29 Sept.).] Afterpiece: The Music by Handel, Rizzio, ?J. C.? Bach, Gretry, Corri, Shield. A new Scotch Overture by Shield. Paid Music 25th Inst. #11 7s. 6d.; Properties 2s. 4d.; Kettle Drum 5s.; Wardrobe #5 10s. 6d.; Supernumeraries #8 12s. 6d.; Chorus Singers #2; Cox for Scenemen #28 1s.; Hodgins #4 4s. Receipts: #254 4s. 6d. (250.15.0; 3.9.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Richard The Third

Cast
Role: King Richard Actor: Harley
Role: King Henry Actor: Aickin
Role: Buckingham Actor: Farren
Role: Stanley Actor: Powel
Role: Tressel Actor: Egan
Role: Edw. Actor: Mrs Byrne
Role: of York Actor: Master Simmons
Role: Norfolk Actor: Macready
Role: Lieut. Actor: Cubitt
Role: Catesby Actor: Davies
Role: Ratcliffe Actor: Thompson
Role: Lord Mayor Actor: Gardner
Role: Oxford Actor: Evatt
Role: Richmond Actor: Holman
Role: Lady Anne Actor: Miss Brunton
Role: Duchess of York Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Highland Reel

Cast
Role: M'Gilpin Actor: Quick
Role: Shelty Actor: Ryder
Role: Serjeant Jack Actor: Bannister
Role: Sandy Actor: Johnstone
Role: Charley Actor: Blanchard
Role: Captain Dash Actor: Davies
Role: Donald Laird of Col Actor: Gardner
Role: Croudy Actor: Cubitt
Role: Laird of Raasay Actor: Thompson
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Moggy Actor: Mrs Martyr
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 2 (?), by James Wild. Text (no publisher, 1790)]: Being a Collection of favorite Scenes from the Following celebrated Pantomimes: Harlequin Sorcerer, Mother Shipton, Choice of Harlequin, Lord Mayor's Day, Druids, Fryar Bacon, Harlequin Freemason, Norwood Gipsies, Omai, Magic Cavern, and Harlequin Rambler. With new Dresses and Decorations. The Original Scenery, Machinery, &c. painted by Lambert, Dall [both deceased], Carver, Hodgins and Richards-and now all repaired and repainted. The Music selected by Shaw from Pepuch [sic], Dr Arne, Dr Arnold, Dr Fisher, ?M.? Arne, Vincent, Dibdin and Shield. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Account-Book, 31 Dec.: Paid Wild for his Attention to the Pantomime #30; Boyce for Ditto #15; Shaw for Ditto #10. Receipts: #233 5s. 6d. (204.8.6; 28.17.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Werter

Cast
Role: Werter Actor: Holman
Role: Sebastian Actor: Davies
Role: Leuthrop Actor: Powel
Role: Albert Actor: Farren
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Lefevre
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Brunton.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Chaplet

Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Boyce
Role: Clown Actor: Delpini
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Ratchford
Role: Lover Actor: Farley
Role: Barber Actor: Edwin
Role: Farmer Actor: Bannister
Role: Shepherdess Actor: Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain
Role: Lawyers Actor: Davies, Reeve, Cubitt
Role: Serjeant Actor: W. Powel
Role: 1st Recruit Actor: C. Powell
Role: 2nd Recruit Actor: Cubitt
Role: Artist Actor: Letteney
Role: Carpenter Actor: Lee
Role: Bricklayers Actor: Thompson, Evatt
Role: Doctor Actor: Jackson
Role: Woodcutter Actor: Rock
Role: Monkey Actor: Rayner
Role: Peacock Actor: Sloper
Role: Principal Witches Actor: Darley, Duffey, Mrs Mountain, Mrs Martyr
Role: Fishwomen Actor: Mrs Gray, Mrs Lefevre, Mrs Masters, Mrs White
Role: Colombine Actor: Miss L. Simonet.

Dance: In afterpiece: Byrne, the two Miss Simonets

Song: In III: Epithalamium. Vocal Parts-Darley, Cubitt, Mrs Mountain, Mrs Martyr

Event Comment: Paid Music the 13th, 15th, 17th Inst. #23 9s. 6d.; Properties Ditto #2 5s.; Kettle Drum Ditto 15s.; Wardrobe #11 1s. 6d.; Supernumeraries #1 16s. 6d.; Chorus Singers #3; Cox for Scenemen #28 2s. 7d.; Hodgins [painter] #4 4s.; Extra Music #2 5s.; Richards, painter #20. [Wilson's last appearance at this theatre was on 20 Jan. 1786.] Receipts: #222 2s. 6d. (208.16.6; 13.6.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Man Of The World

Cast
Role: Sir Pertinax Macsycophant Actor: Wilson
Role: Lord Lumbercourt Actor: Thompson
Role: Sydney Actor: Aickin
Role: Melville Actor: Hull
Role: Counsellor Plausible Actor: Cubitt
Role: Serjeant Eitherside Actor: Macready
Role: Tomlins Actor: Evatt
Role: Sam Actor: Farley
Role: John Actor: Rock
Role: Egerton Actor: Lewis
Role: Constantia Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Lady Macsycophant Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Betty Hint Actor: Mrs Rock
Role: Nanny Actor: Mrs Davenett
Role: Lady Rodolpha Lumbercourt Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Poor Soldier

Cast
Role: Patrick Actor: Johnstone
Role: Fitzroy Actor: Bannister
Role: Dermot Actor: Incledon
Role: Father Luke Actor: Rock
Role: Bagatelle Actor: Marshall
Role: Darby Actor: Ryder
Role: Kathlane Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Norah Actor: Mrs Mountain.
Event Comment: Afterpiece: Being a Collection of favorite Scenes from the following celebrated Pantomimes: Harlequin Sorcerer, Mother Shipton, Choice of Harlequin, Lord Mayor's Day, Druids, Fryar Bacon, Harlequin Freemason, Norwood Gipsies, Omai, Magic Cavern, Harlequin Rambler. The Dances [composed] by Byrne. The Original Scenery, Machinery &c. painted by Lambert, Dall, Carver, Hodgins and Richards. The Music selected by Shaw from Pepuch [sic], Dr Arne, Arnold, Fisher, M.? Arne, Vincent, Didbin, Reeve, Shield. Receipts: #193 7s. (187.15; 15.12)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: As You Like It

Cast
Role: Touchstone Actor: Quick
Role: Orlando Actor: Holman
Role: Amiens Actor: Johnstone
Role: Adam Actor: Hull
Role: Duke Senior Actor: Powel
Role: Corin Actor: Cross
Role: William Actor: C. Powell
Role: Le Beu Actor: Macready
Role: Sylvius Actor: Evatt
Role: Oliver Actor: Davies
Role: Duke Frederick Actor: Thompson
Role: Charles Actor: Cubitt
Role: Jaques Actor: Aickin
Role: Caelia Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Audrey Actor: Mrs Rock
Role: Phoebe Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Rosalind Actor: Mrs Esten

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Chaplet

Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Boyce
Role: Clown Actor: Follett
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Ratchford
Role: Lover Actor: Farley
Role: Farmer Actor: Cubitt
Role: Shepherdess Actor: Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain
Role: Serjeant Actor: W. Powel
Role: Recruit Actor: C. Powell
Role: Bricklayers Actor: Letteney, Thompson
Role: Carpenter Actor: Lee
Role: Sportsmen Actor: Cross, Evatt
Role: Gardener Actor: Ledger
Role: Woodcutter Actor: Rock
Role: Lover's Servant Actor: Master Simmons
Role: Monkey Actor: Rayner
Role: Peacock Actor: Sloper
Role: Principal Witches Actor: Davies, Reeve
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Watts.

Dance: As17901020

Event Comment: [Fennell had acted Douglas at Edinburgh on 5 July 1788, and perhaps Previously.] Afterpiece [1st time: P 2, by Charles Bonnor and Robert Merry. Larpent MS 886; not published. Synopsis of action in Universal Magazine, Dec. 1790, pp. 321-23. Author of Prologue unknown]: Interspersed with Dialogue, Airs, Duettos, Chorusses, Dances, &c. &c. &c. The Scenery, Machinery, and Decorations entirely new, and painted by Richards, Carver, Hodgins, Pugh, Malton, with many Assistants [including W. Hamilton (European Magazine, Dec. 1790, p. 468]. Among others will be exhibited the following Scenes taken from accurate Drawings made on the Spot: The Jacobines Convent, Rue St. Honorie; Places de Greve; Inside of the Hotel de Ville; View of the New Bridge called Pont Louis Seize; Fountain des Innocens; Palais Bourbon; View of the Champ de Mars, with the Grand Pavillion preparatory to the Festival; A Grand Assembly; View of the Triumphal Arch, prepared for the Procession to the Champ de Mars; Perspective View of the Champ de Mars, with the Bridge of Boats. With an exact Representation of the Banners, Oriflammes, &c. &c. in the Grand Procession to the Champ de Mars. The Whole to conclude with a Representation of the Grand Illuminated Platform, as prepared by the City of Paris, on the Ruins of the Bastille, for the Entertainment of the Provincial Deputies, and the Public. [The above has reference to the "Grand National Fete" held in Paris, 14 July 1790, in commemoration of the first anniversary of the fall of the Bastille. It is included in all subsequent playbills.] The Dances [composed] by Byrn. The Music composed and compiled [from Reeve and Naumann] by Shield. The Dresses all Characteristically French and New. Books of the Songs, &c. with a short Description of the Performance [T. Cadell, 1790] to be had at the Theatre. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. Account-Book, 11 Jan. 1791: Paid Bonnor #200. Receipts: #316 16s. (296.14; 20.2)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Douglas

Cast
Role: Douglas Actor: Fennell
Role: Glenalvon Actor: Harley
Role: Randolph Actor: Farren
Role: Officer Actor: Thompson
Role: Old Norval Actor: Aickin
Role: Anna Actor: Mrs Rock
Role: Lady Randolph Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Picture of Paris, Taken in the Year 1790

Event Comment: Paid Music 16th Inst. #7 16s. 6d.; Properties 7s. 7d.; Wardrobe #6 17s. 9d.; Cox for Scenemen #14 18s. 7d.; Hodgins, painter, #4 4s.: Pugh, painter, #4 4s. Receipts: #142 5s. (137.2.6; 5.2.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Cast
Role: Marplot Actor: Lewis
Role: Sir George Airy Actor: Holman
Role: Sir Jealous Traffic Actor: Thompson
Role: Charles Gripe Actor: Macready
Role: Whisper Actor: Farley
Role: Sir Francis Gripe Actor: Munden
Role: Isabinda Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Patch Actor: Mrs Harlowe
Role: Scentwell Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: Love in a Camp; or, Patrick in Prussia

Cast
Role: Captain Patrick Actor: Johnstone
Role: Quiz Actor: Quick
Role: Darby Actor: Munden
Role: Marshal Ferbelin Actor: Davies
Role: Father Luke Actor: Rock
Role: Olmutz Actor: Cubitt
Role: Rupert Actor: Williamson
Role: Adjutant Actor: Macready
Role: Mabel Flourish Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Norah Actor: Miss Francis
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Martyr.
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; BALL. P 1, by James Byrne. MS of Songs only: Larpent MS 919; synopsis of action in Universal Magazine, Oct. 1791, p. 308]: Taken from Ossian. With new Music, Airs, Chorusses, new Scenery, Dresses, and Decorations. The Ballet composed by Byrne. The new Music composed, and the Ancient Scots Music selected and adapted by Shield. The Overture by Reeve. The Scenery by Richards, Hodgins, Pugh, &c. &c. The Dresses by Dick. Books of the Songs, &c. to be had at the Theatre. [For Harp and Pipes see 24 Oct.] Account-Book, 22 Nov.: Paid Byrne for Oscar & Malvina #50; 8 Dec.: Paid Mad. St.Amand expenses from Paris to London #14 6s. 8d. Receipts: #182 16s. 6d. (177.13.6; 5.3.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Conscious Lovers

Cast
Role: Young Bevil Actor: Holman
Role: Myrtle Actor: Farren
Role: Sealand Actor: Aickin
Role: Sir John Bevil Actor: Hull
Role: Cimberton Actor: Quick
Role: Humphrey Actor: Thompson
Role: Daniel Actor: Blanchard
Role: Tom Actor: Lewis
Role: Phillis Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Lucinda Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Mrs Sealand Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Indiana Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Platt.

Afterpiece Title: Oscar and Malvina; or, The Hall of Fingal

Cast
Role: Characters in the Ballet Actor: Byrne, Mlle St.Amand
Role: Oscar Actor: Byrne
Role: Carrol Actor: Follett
Role: Morven Actor: Farley
Role: Draco Actor: Cranfield
Role: Fingal Actor: Blurton
Role: Dermoth Actor: King
Role: Malvina Actor: Mlle St.Amand
Role: Pedlar Actor: Munden
Role: Farmer Actor: Cubitt
Role: Peasantry Actor: Darley, Marshall, Gray, Williamson, Mrs Mountain, Miss Broadhurst, Miss Stuart, Mrs Martyr

Song: II: song-Incledon

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 5 years [acted 16 Jan. 1789]. Afterpiece [1st time at a public theatre (1st acted at Lord Barrymore's private theatre at Wargrave, 13 Apr. 1791); P 2, by Carlo Antonio Delpini. Not published]: With entire new Music, Scenery, Machinery, Dresses, and Decorations. The Music composed by Baumgarten. The Scenes painted by Richards, Hodgins, Pugh, Walmsley, and other assistants. Books of the Songs [W. Woodfall, 1791] to be had at the Theatre. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. "The Piece was last night very incorrectly exhibited...The scenes of the destruction of the cottage by fire, the view of Strawberry-hill, and Blue Beard's infernal palace...are worthy of commendation. The last scene was not grand enough: the wings were by no means in unison" (Public Advertiser, 22 Dec.). Receipts: #279 13s. (249.19; 29.14)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Tancred And Sigismunda

Cast
Role: Tancred Actor: Holman
Role: Siffridi Actor: Hull
Role: Rodolpho Actor: Macready
Role: Officer Actor: Evatt
Role: Osmond Actor: Farren
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Fawcett
Role: Sigismunda Actor: Mrs Merry

Dance: see17920111

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; MD 5, by Thomas Morton. Prologue by William Thomas Fitzgerald. Epilogue by Miles Peter Andrews (see text)]: The Scenes, principally new, designed and painted by Richards, Hodgins, Pugh, Walmsley, and assistants. With entire new Dresses and Decorations. "The management of the earthquake in which the Temple of the Sun is destroyed was a very fine piece of stage mechanism; the effect of which was considerably heightened by the improved performance of the Bold Thunder, and that also of his Electrical Harbinger. The gradations and cadences of the first were superior to anything of the kind we remember within the walls of the theatre...The scene of the rising sun was uncommonly dingy" (Public Advertiser, 3 Dec.). "Mr Morton in full for Columbus #214 10s. 6d." [MS annotation on BM playbill, 26 Dec. 1792 (cg, Vol. VIII)]. Morning Herald, 14 Dec. 1792: This day at noon will be published Columbus (1s. 6d.). Receipts: #301 8s

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Columbus; Or, A World Discovered

Cast
Role: Principal characters Actor: Lewis, Quick, Holman, Pope, Farren, Munden, Harley, Macready, Cubitt, Powel, Thompson, Evatt, Mrs Esten, Mrs Pope. Cast from text
Role: Harry Herbert Actor: Lewis
Role: Doctor Actor: Quick
Role: Alonzo Actor: Holman
Role: Columbus Actor: Pope
Role: Orozimbo Actor: Farren
Role: Bribon Actor: Munden
Role: Solasco Actor: Harley
Role: Roldan Actor: Macready
Role: Moscoso Actor: Cubitt
Role: Catalpo Actor: Powel
Role: Valverdo Actor: Thompson
Role: Cuto Actor: Evatt
Role: Captain Actor: Farley
Role: Nelti Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Cora Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Prologue Actor: Holman
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: Love in a Camp

Cast
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Martyr.
Role: Captain Patrick Actor: Johnstone
Role: Quiz Actor: Quick
Role: Darby Actor: Munden
Role: Marshall Ferbelin Actor: Davies
Role: Father Luke Actor: Rock
Role: Olmutz Actor: Cubitt
Role: Rupert Actor: Lee
Role: Adjutant Actor: Evatt
Role: Mabel Flourish Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Norah Actor: Miss Francis
Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill omits Anna, but "Mrs Rock was a wretched Anna" (Thespian Magazine, Feb. 1793, p. 195). Miss Morris is identified in European Magazine, Jan. 1793, p. 69; and see 14, 16 Nov.] Afterpiece [1st time; P 2(?), author unknown. Text (i.e. synopsis of action), For the Booksellers, 1793. Larpent MS 964 contains Songs only]: Partly New, and partly a Selection of Scenery, Machinery, Tricks, and Business, from the most approved Pantomimic Productions of Lunn, Rich, Woodward, Messink, Rosamond [i.e. Rosoman], Lalauze, &c. The Music chiefly compiled [by Thomas Goodwin] from Pepusch, Galliard, Dr Arne, Vincent, Dibdin, Dr Arnold, Fisher, the rest by Shield. The selected Scenery and Machinery re-painted, and the several new ones designed and executed by Hodgins, Pugh, Walmsley, Lupino, &c. The Dances by Byrn, who will for the first time introduce a Burlesque Pas de Russe. With new Dresses, Machinery and Decorations. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. [In afterpiece the playbill lists Follett, but he "having received an injury at the morning's rehearsal, afforded that excellent actor, Munden, the opportunity of giving the Public an additional proof of the versatility of his talents: -he undertook the part of the Clown [i.e. Clodpole ], and performed it so well that he will probably be obliged to retain it" (Morning Herald, 21 Dec.). He was probably omitted from the Vocal Characters (see 21 Dec.).] Receipts: #258 10s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Douglas

Cast
Role: Douglas Actor: Holman
Role: Lord Randolph Actor: Farren
Role: Glenalvon Actor: Harley
Role: Old Norval Actor: Pope
Role: Anna Actor: Mrs Rock
Role: Lady Randolph Actor: A Young Lady

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Museum; or, Mother Shipton Triumphant

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; Ball. P 2(?), by James Byrn. Not in Larpent MS; not published. Synopsis of action in Public Advertiser, 11 Mar.]: The Music selected from Shield, Haydn, Dibdin, Pleyel, Reeve, and other eminent Composers. The Pantomime composed by Byrn. The Scenery entirely new, by Hodgins, Pugh, Walmsley. With new Dresses and other Decorations. Receipts: #250 12s. 6d

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Every One Has His Fault

Cast
Role: Mr Placid Actor: Macready in place of Fawcett.
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: 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

Afterpiece Title: The Governor; or, The Creolian Insurrection

Event Comment: Afterpiece: Being a Collection of favorite Scenes from the following celebrated Pantomimes: Harlequin Sorcerer, Mother Shipton, Choice of Harlequin, Lord Mayor's Day, Druids, Fryar Bacon, Harlequin Freemason, Norwood Gipsies, Omai, Magic Cavern, Harlequin Rambler. The Dances [composed] by Byrne. The Original Scenery, Machinery &c. painted by Lambert, Dall, Carver, Hodgins and Richards. The Music selected by Shaw from Pepuch [sic], Dr Arne, Arnold, Fisher, M.? Arne, Vincent, Didbin, Reeve, Shield. Receipts: #193 7s. (187.15; 15.12)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: As You Like It

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin's Chaplet

Cast
Role: Harlequin Actor: Boyce
Role: Clown Actor: Follett
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Ratchford
Role: Lover Actor: Farley
Role: Farmer Actor: Cubitt
Role: Shepherdess Actor: Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain
Role: Serjeant Actor: W. Powel
Role: Recruit Actor: C. Powell
Role: Bricklayers Actor: Letteney, Thompson
Role: Carpenter Actor: Lee
Role: Sportsmen Actor: Cross, Evatt
Role: Gardener Actor: Ledger
Role: Woodcutter Actor: Rock
Role: Lover's Servant Actor: Master Simmons
Role: Monkey Actor: Rayner
Role: Peacock Actor: Sloper
Role: Principal Witches Actor: Davies, Reeve
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Watts.

Dance: As17931020

Event Comment: [Fennell had acted Douglas at Edinburgh on 5 July 1788, and perhaps Previously.] Afterpiece [1st time: P 2, by Charles Bonnor and Robert Merry. Larpent MS 886; not published. Synopsis of action in Universal Magazine, Dec. 1790, pp. 321-23. Author of Prologue unknown]: Interspersed with Dialogue, Airs, Duettos, Chorusses, Dances, &c. &c. &c. The Scenery, Machinery, and Decorations entirely new, and painted by Richards, Carver, Hodgins, Pugh, Malton, with many Assistants [including W. Hamilton (European Magazine, Dec. 1790, p. 468]. Among others will be exhibited the following Scenes taken from accurate Drawings made on the Spot: The Jacobines Convent, Rue St. Honorie; Places de Greve; Inside of the Hotel de Ville; View of the New Bridge called Pont Louis Seize; Fountain des Innocens; Palais Bourbon; View of the Champ de Mars, with the Grand Pavillion preparatory to the Festival; A Grand Assembly; View of the Triumphal Arch, prepared for the Procession to the Champ de Mars; Perspective View of the Champ de Mars, with the Bridge of Boats. With an exact Representation of the Banners, Oriflammes, &c. &c. in the Grand Procession to the Champ de Mars. The Whole to conclude with a Representation of the Grand Illuminated Platform, as prepared by the City of Paris, on the Ruins of the Bastille, for the Entertainment of the Provincial Deputies, and the Public. [The above has reference to the "Grand National Fete" held in Paris, 14 July 1790, in commemoration of the first anniversary of the fall of the Bastille. It is included in all subsequent playbills.] The Dances [composed] by Byrn. The Music composed and compiled [from Reeve and Naumann] by Shield. The Dresses all Characteristically French and New. Books of the Songs, &c. with a short Description of the Performance [T. Cadell, 1790] to be had at the Theatre. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. Account-Book, 11 Jan. 1791: Paid Bonnor #200. Receipts: #316 16s. (296.14; 20.2)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Douglas

Cast
Role: Douglas Actor: Fennell
Role: Glenalvon Actor: Harley
Role: Harry Herbert Actor: Lewis
Role: Doctor Dolores Actor: Quick
Role: Alonzo Actor: Holman
Role: Columbus Actor: Pope
Role: Orozimbo Actor: Farren
Role: Bribon Actor: Munden
Role: Solasco Actor: Harley
Role: Roldan Actor: Macready
Role: Moscoso Actor: Cubitt
Role: Catalpo Actor: Powel
Role: Nelti Actor: Mrs Esten
Role: Cora Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Picture of Paris, Taken in the Year 1790

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; CO 3, by Henry Bate]: With new Music, Scenes [by Richards, Hodgins, Walmsley (Morning Herald, 24 Feb.)] and Dresses. The Music composed by Shield. The Dances by Byrn. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Morning Chronicle, 20 Mar. 1794: This Day is published THE TRAVELLERS IN SWITZERLAND (1s. 6d.) The Doors will be opened at 5: 30, and the Performances begin at 6: 30, for the remainder of the Season. Receipts: #292 2s. 6d. (288/9/6; 3/13/0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Travellers In Switzerland

Afterpiece Title: THE DEAF LOVER

Cast
Role: Meadows Actor: Munden
Role: Groom Actor: Blanchard
Role: Canteen Actor: Bernard
Role: Young Wrongward Actor: Macready
Role: John Actor: Thompson
Role: Sternhold Actor: Rees
Role: James Actor: Farley II Sophia-Miss Chapman
Role: Farley II Sophia Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Watts
Role: Betsey Blossom Actor: Mrs Martyr
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; BALL. P 2, by James Byrn. Synopsis of action, somewhat enlarged from that on playbill (H. Macleish, 1794)]: The Music partly new by Shield, and partly selected from Haydn, Mazzinghi, Gluck, Baumgarten, Gretry, Martin? y Soler, Dezede, Eley. With a new Overture for a Double Orchestra composed by Reeve. The Scenery, Machinery, Dresses and Decorations are entirely New. The Scenery painted by Hodgins, Walmsley, Phillips and Lupino Jun., assisted by Hollogan, Byrn, &c. The Dresses chiefly designed by Lupino Sen., and executed under the direction of Dick. "This ballet [is] the most magnificent exhibited on the English stage for many years" (Universal Magazine, Nov. 1794, p. 378). Receipts: #136 13s. 6d. (123.12.6; 13.1.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Fair Penitent

Cast
Role: Sciolto Actor: Farren
Role: Lothario Actor: Holman
Role: Altamont Actor: Middleton
Role: Rossano Actor: Claremont
Role: Horatio Actor: Pope
Role: Lavinia Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Lucilla Actor: Miss Hopkins
Role: Calista Actor: Miss Wallis.

Afterpiece Title: Hercules and Omphale

Cast
Role: notes that the Principal parts Actor: Incledon, Quick, Munden, Fawcett, Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain
Role: The Prince of Dacia borne in a Triumphal Car drawn Actor: Horses in compleat Armour. Mycoeneans: Mycoenean Officers with Swords and Shields, Armour Bearer, Women bearing Presents, Numidians with Presents, Martial Music, The Prince of Mycoene drawn in a Triumphal Car by Horses richly caparisoned. The Procession over, a Pyrrhic Dance takes place, when Thunder is heard--Jove's Eagle descends, bearing a Festoon with this inscription, "Hercules is doomed the Slave of Omphale"--Hercules enters cloathed in the hide of Nemean Lion, attended by Iolaus--he offers Presents to Omphale--she receives them with tenderness-The Princes renew their suit, which she rejects, after which Omphale, Hercules, and the Princes retire different ways. Omphale in the absence of Hercules orders her +Nymphs to prepare for the Chace. This is succeeded by The Cave of Cacus. This famous Robber
Role: she receives them with tenderness Actor: The Princes renew their suit, which she rejects, after which Omphale, Hercules, and the Princes retire different ways. Omphale in the absence of Hercules orders her +Nymphs to prepare for the Chace. This is succeeded by The Cave of Cacus. This famous Robber
Role: The Princes retire and plan to seize her Actor: Cacus enters and forces her into the cave--the Princes with their Attendants attempt to seize Hercules, who for some time defends himself against their united force
Role: the Prince brings Omphale on the Battlements bound Actor: The Battering Ram and all the Implements of War are brought in Action against the City--the Besieged defend themselves by hurling huge stones on the heads of their Assailants--the Soldiers form the Tortoise back with their shields, by which Hercules mounts the walls--his Army enter the city with Firebrands--Hercules bears away the gates upon his shoulders--the City is seen in flames--Hercules pursues the Prince to the summit of a Mountain, seizes and dashes him into the Sea--he releases Omphale, and bears her off in triumph. Part II. A Magnificent Hall in Omphale's Palace. Hercules enters with Omphale, fatigued with the toils of Battle, she leaves him to repose--when asleep, Omphale returns, and kneeling to a Statue of Cupid, the Figure receives animation--She implores him to inspire the breast of Hercules with Love-Cupid changes the Club of Hercules for a Shepherd's Brook, his Arrows to Wreaths of Roses--Cupid calls on the Pleasures--their train surround the Sopha of Hercules, bearing Vases, Medallions, Baskets of Flowers, Wreaths of Roses--They form a groupe--when Cupid brings forth Omphale and places her by his side--He then waves his Bow and discovers The Garden of Love, in which Juno, attended by Mercury and Hymen, descend the Stage, and Clouds dispersing, discover The Temple of Juno. Juno joins the hands of Hercules and Omphale, and orders Hymen to prepare the Marriage Ceremony. This is succeeded by a Brand Hymeneal Procession: Four Amazons with Bows and Arrows, Four Nymphs bearing two Cornucopias, Four Giants bearing Rocks, Two White Bulls decorated for Sacrifice, Eight Priestesses bearing Instruments of Sacrifice, Twelve Children playing on Lutes, Harps, The Altar drawn by White Bulls richly decorated, Sixteen Priests of the Temple of Juno, The High Priest. After which the Ceremony commences--this is interspersed With Dances by Nymphs, Graces, Love. Hymen joins their Hands--the Cupids crown them with Wreaths, and the Piece concludes.
Role: She implores him to inspire the breast of Hercules Actor: Cupid changes the Club of Hercules for a Shepherd's Brook, his Arrows to Wreaths of Roses--Cupid calls on the Pleasures--their train surround the Sopha of Hercules, bearing Vases, Medallions, Baskets of Flowers, Wreaths of Roses--They form a groupe--when Cupid brings forth Omphale and places her by his side--He then waves his Bow and discovers The Garden of Love, in which Juno, attended by Mercury and Hymen, descend the Stage, and Clouds dispersing, discover The Temple of Juno. Juno joins the hands of Hercules and Omphale, and orders Hymen to prepare the Marriage Ceremony. This is succeeded by a Brand Hymeneal Procession: Four Amazons with Bows and Arrows, Four Nymphs bearing two Cornucopias, Four Giants bearing Rocks, Two White Bulls decorated for Sacrifice, Eight Priestesses bearing Instruments of Sacrifice, Twelve Children playing on Lutes, Harps, The Altar drawn by White Bulls richly decorated, Sixteen Priests of the Temple of Juno, The High Priest. After which the Ceremony commences--this is interspersed With Dances by Nymphs, Graces, Love. Hymen joins their Hands--the Cupids crown them with Wreaths, and the Piece concludes.