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Event Comment: Benefit Layfield and Mrs Cox. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. With all the Risings and Flyings that were Originally in the Play

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Lancashire Witches; Or, Teague O Devilly

Performance Comment: Belfort-Powell; Doubty-Corey; Sir Edward-Freeman; Young Hartford-Pack; Sir Timothy-Norris; Tom-Leigh; Theodosia-Mrs Cox; Isabella-Mrs Knight; With a new Prologue-Child of 4 Years of Age; Epilogue-Layfield.
Cast
Role: Belfort Actor: Powell
Role: Doubty Actor: Corey
Role: Sir Edward Actor: Freeman
Role: Young Hartford Actor: Pack
Role: Sir Timothy Actor: Norris
Role: Tom Actor: Leigh
Role: Theodosia Actor: Mrs Cox
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: With a new Prologue Actor: Child of 4 Years of Age
Role: Epilogue Actor: Layfield.

Dance: Harlequin Man and Woman-Layfield, Miss Santlow; Quarter Staff Dance by 4 Foresters-; A new French Peasant-; Italian Scaramouch-Layfield

Event Comment: Kite by Mr Layfield from Dublin (Cross). Last night Mons Devisse perform'd (for the 1st time) at Drury Lane, and was receiv'd with general applause (General Advertiser). Receipts: #80 (Cross)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Recruiting Officer

Performance Comment: Plume-Palmer; Brazen-Woodward; Ballance-Bridges; Kite-Layfield (from the Theatre Royal in Dublin); Worthy-Havard; Bullock-W. Vaughan; Welch Collier-Blakes; Recruits-Shuter, Ray; Melinda-Mrs Mills; Rose-Mrs Green; Lucy-Mrs Bennet; Sylvia-Mrs Pritchard.
Cast
Role: Plume Actor: Palmer
Role: Brazen Actor: Woodward
Role: Ballance Actor: Bridges
Role: Kite Actor: Layfield
Role: Worthy Actor: Havard
Role: Bullock Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Welch Collier Actor: Blakes
Role: Recruits Actor: Shuter, Ray
Role: Melinda Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Rose Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Cast
Role: Lavinio Actor: Blakes.
Role: Trappolin Actor: Woodward.

Dance: CCountry Amusements, as17501102; Pigmalion, as17501102

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Lottery

Performance Comment: Principal parts-Adams, Mrs Hill, Reynolds, Lacy, Williams, Layfield, Giffard, Turner, Mrs Turner, Mrs Purden, Mrs Noak, Mrs Layfield, Mrs Mountfort, Mrs Anderson; but edition of 1728 lists: Freeman-Adams; Truelove-Hill; Atall-Reynolds; Truck-Lacy; Mackhazard-Williams; Plowshare-Layfield; Tim-Giffard; Capreol-Turner; Sylvia-Mrs Turner; Lucia-Mrs Purden; Mrs Matchall-Mrs Noakes; Mrs Subtle-Mrs Holt; Flora-Mrs Mountfort; Jenny-Mrs Anderson; Servant Maid-Miss Mann; Abigail Scewer-Mrs Smith; Prologue-Adams; Epilogue-Mrs Purden.
Cast
Role: Principal parts Actor: Adams, Mrs Hill, Reynolds, Lacy, Williams, Layfield, Giffard, Turner, Mrs Turner, Mrs Purden, Mrs Noak, Mrs Layfield, Mrs Mountfort, Mrs Anderson
Role: Freeman Actor: Adams
Role: Truelove Actor: Hill
Role: Atall Actor: Reynolds
Role: Truck Actor: Lacy
Role: Mackhazard Actor: Williams
Role: Plowshare Actor: Layfield
Role: Tim Actor: Giffard
Role: Capreol Actor: Turner
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Turner
Role: Lucia Actor: Mrs Purden
Role: Mrs Matchall Actor: Mrs Noakes
Role: Mrs Subtle Actor: Mrs Holt
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Mountfort
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Anderson
Role: Servant Maid Actor: Miss Mann
Role: Abigail Scewer Actor: Mrs Smith
Role: Prologue Actor: Adams
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Purden.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Committee

Cast
Role: Ruth Actor: Mrs Mountfort.
Role: Teague Actor: Estcourt.

Song: As17060227

Dance: duRuel, Mrs duRuel, Cherrier, Mrs Santlow; particularly Harlequin Dance-. *'s Comical Dance-Firbank, Mrs Bignall; Scaramouch, Tub Dance-Layfield

Performance Comment: *'s Comical Dance-Firbank, Mrs Bignall; Scaramouch, Tub Dance-Layfield.

Dance: duRuel, Mrs duRuel, Cherrier, Mrs Santlow; particularly Harlequin Dance-

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Emperour Of The Moon

Performance Comment: Scaramouch-Layfield; Harlequin-Spiller.
Cast
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Layfield
Role: Harlequin Actor: Spiller.

Dance: Night Scene between a Cooper and his Wife, Scaramouch and Harlequin-

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Oedipus, King Of Thebes

Performance Comment: Oedipus-Powell; Adrastus-Booth; Creon-Keene; Tiresias-Corey; Haemon-Bickerstaff; Alcander-Burkhead; Pyracmon-Layfield; Diocles-Carnaby; Aegeon-Weller; Ghost of Laius-Elrington; 1st Citizen-Norris; 2d Citizen-Pack; 3d Citizen-Leigh; 4th Citizen-Spiller; Jocasta-Mrs Knight; Eurydice-Mrs Bradshaw.
Cast
Role: Oedipus Actor: Powell
Role: Adrastus Actor: Booth
Role: Creon Actor: Keene
Role: Tiresias Actor: Corey
Role: Haemon Actor: Bickerstaff
Role: Alcander Actor: Burkhead
Role: Pyracmon Actor: Layfield
Role: Diocles Actor: Carnaby
Role: Aegeon Actor: Weller
Role: Ghost of Laius Actor: Elrington
Role: 1st Citizen Actor: Norris
Role: 2d Citizen Actor: Pack
Role: 3d Citizen Actor: Leigh
Role: 4th Citizen Actor: Spiller
Role: Jocasta Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Eurydice Actor: Mrs Bradshaw.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Successful Strangers

Performance Comment: Silvio-Powell; Antonio-Booth; Carlos-Elrington; Lopez-Norris; Francisco-Spiller; Pedro-Layfield; Guzman-Miller; Sancho-Pack; Dorothea-Mrs Knight; Feliciana-Mrs Moore; Biancha-Mrs Spiller; Niece-Mrs Cox.
Cast
Role: Silvio Actor: Powell
Role: Antonio Actor: Booth
Role: Carlos Actor: Elrington
Role: Lopez Actor: Norris
Role: Francisco Actor: Spiller
Role: Pedro Actor: Layfield
Role: Guzman Actor: Miller
Role: Sancho Actor: Pack
Role: Dorothea Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Feliciana Actor: Mrs Moore
Role: Biancha Actor: Mrs Spiller
Role: Niece Actor: Mrs Cox.

Afterpiece Title: The Walking Statue

Cast
Role: A new Epilogue Actor: Mrs Moore.

Dance: Miss Santlow; particularly a French Peasant-; Scaramouch-Layfield

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Mistake

Performance Comment: Alvarez-Keen; Carlos-Booth; Lorenzo-Elrington; Felix-Spillar; Sancho-Norris; Lopez-Pack; Toledo-Layfield; Leonora-Mrs Bradshaw; Camillo-Mrs Knight; Isabella-Mrs Moor.
Cast
Role: Alvarez Actor: Keen
Role: Carlos Actor: Booth
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Elrington
Role: Felix Actor: Spillar
Role: Sancho Actor: Norris
Role: Lopez Actor: Pack
Role: Toledo Actor: Layfield
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Camillo Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Moor.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Maid In The Mill

Performance Comment: Maid-Miss Santlow; Bustosa-Pack [in Daily Courant, 14 March]; Phillippo-Bickerstaff; Otrante-Powell; Antonio-Booth; Martino-Corey; Gerasto-Norris; Pedro-Carnaby; Moncado-Elrington; Julio-Layfield; Vertego-Cole; Francio-Freeman; Singing Pedlar-Millar; Aminta-Mrs Moor; Ismena-Mrs Cox [in Daily Courant, 11 March, only].in Daily Courant, 11 March, only].
Cast
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Santlow
Role: Bustosa Actor: Pack
Role: Phillippo Actor: Bickerstaff
Role: Otrante Actor: Powell
Role: Antonio Actor: Booth
Role: Martino Actor: Corey
Role: Gerasto Actor: Norris
Role: Pedro Actor: Carnaby
Role: Moncado Actor: Elrington
Role: Julio Actor: Layfield
Role: Vertego Actor: Cole
Role: Francio Actor: Freeman
Role: Singing Pedlar Actor: Millar
Role: Aminta Actor: Mrs Moor
Role: Ismena Actor: Mrs Cox

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Fryar; Or, The Double Discovery

Performance Comment: Torrismond-Adams; Bertran-Williams; Raymond-Thomas; Pedro-Hill; Alphonso-Withers; Lorenzo-Smith; Dominic-Layfield; Gomez-Reynolds; Queen-Mrs Purden; Elvira-Mrs Gill; Teresa-Miss Man.
Cast
Role: Torrismond Actor: Adams
Role: Bertran Actor: Williams
Role: Raymond Actor: Thomas
Role: Pedro Actor: Hill
Role: Alphonso Actor: Withers
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Smith
Role: Dominic Actor: Layfield
Role: Gomez Actor: Reynolds
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Purden
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Gill
Role: Teresa Actor: Miss Man.

Afterpiece Title: The Craftsman

Dance:

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Lottery

Performance Comment: As17281119, but Servant Maid-_; Abigail-Mrs Jones; Mrs Subtle-Mrs Layfield.
Cast
Role: Abigail Actor: Mrs Jones
Role: Mrs Subtle Actor: Mrs Layfield.
Role: Principal parts Actor: Adams, Mrs Hill, Reynolds, Lacy, Williams, Layfield, Giffard, Turner, Mrs Turner, Mrs Purden, Mrs Noak, Mrs Layfield, Mrs Mountfort, Mrs Anderson
Role: Freeman Actor: Adams
Role: Truelove Actor: Hill
Role: Atall Actor: Reynolds
Role: Truck Actor: Lacy
Role: Mackhazard Actor: Williams
Role: Plowshare Actor: Layfield
Role: Tim Actor: Giffard
Role: Capreol Actor: Turner
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Turner
Role: Lucia Actor: Mrs Purden
Role: Mrs Matchall Actor: Mrs Noakes
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Mountfort
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Anderson
Role: Servant Maid Actor: Miss Mann
Role: Abigail Scewer Actor: Mrs Smith

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Macbeth

Performance Comment: Macbeth-Garrick; Hecate-Layfield; Duncan-Berry; Lennox-Scrase; Doctor-Wilder; Furies-Mathews, Shawford, Pelling, Harrison, Roger; Donalbain-Mas. Mattocks; Young Siward-Palmer; Banquo-Sowdon; MacDuff-Havard; Malcolm-Blakes; Ross-Lee; Witches-Bridges, Shuter, Yates; Fleance-Mas. Cross; Seaton-Ray; Angus-Simpson; Lady-Mrs Yates; Lady Macduff-Mrs Mills; Lady Macbeth-Mrs Pritchard; Seyward-Winstone; Vocal Parts-Reinhold, Beard, Mrs Clive, Miss Norris.
Cast
Role: Macbeth Actor: Garrick
Role: Hecate Actor: Layfield
Role: Duncan Actor: Berry
Role: Lennox Actor: Scrase
Role: Doctor Actor: Wilder
Role: Furies Actor: Mathews, Shawford, Pelling, Harrison, Roger
Role: Donalbain Actor: Mas. Mattocks
Role: Young Siward Actor: Palmer
Role: Banquo Actor: Sowdon
Role: MacDuff Actor: Havard
Role: Malcolm Actor: Blakes
Role: Ross Actor: Lee
Role: Witches Actor: Bridges, Shuter, Yates
Role: Fleance Actor: Mas. Cross
Role: Seaton Actor: Ray
Role: Angus Actor: Simpson
Role: Lady Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: Lady Macduff Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Lady Macbeth Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Seyward Actor: Winstone
Role: Vocal Parts Actor: Reinhold, Beard, Mrs Clive, Miss Norris.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Cast
Role: Aesop Actor: Bridges
Role: Mercury Actor: Beard
Role: Charon Actor: Winstone
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Frenchman Actor: Blakes
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Yates
Role: Old Man Actor: Shuter
Role: Tattoo Actor: Marr
Role: Mrs Tattoo Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Clive.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Way Of The World

Performance Comment: Mirabel-Palmer; Fainall-Havard; Witwood-Woodward; Sir Wilful-Yates; Petulant-Shuter; Waitwell-Layfield; Mrs Marwood-Mrs Clive; Lady Wishfort-Mrs James; Mrs Fainall-Mrs Willoughby; Foible-Mrs Green; Mincing-Miss Minors; Millamant-Mrs Pritchard; In Act IV, a Comic Dance-McNeil, Mad Cupis Camargo.
Cast
Role: Mirabel Actor: Palmer
Role: Fainall Actor: Havard
Role: Witwood Actor: Woodward
Role: Sir Wilful Actor: Yates
Role: Petulant Actor: Shuter
Role: Waitwell Actor: Layfield
Role: Mrs Marwood Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Lady Wishfort Actor: Mrs James
Role: Mrs Fainall Actor: Mrs Willoughby
Role: Foible Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Mincing Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Millamant Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: a Comic Dance Actor: McNeil, Mad Cupis Camargo.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Cast
Role: Aesop Actor: Bridges
Role: Mercury Actor: Beard
Role: Charon Actor: Winstone
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Frenchman Actor: Blakes
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Yates
Role: Old Man Actor: Shuter
Role: Tattoo Actor: Marr
Role: Mrs Tattoo Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: II: Country Amusements, as17501102; End: Running Footman's Dance, as17501020

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchemist

Cast
Role: Tribulation Actor: Taswell.
Role: Drugger Actor: Garrick
Role: Face Actor: Cross
Role: Lovewit Actor: Burton
Role: Doll Common Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Ananias Actor: Shuter
Role: Subtle Actor: Bridges
Role: Dame Pliant Actor: Miss Pitt
Role: Dapper Actor: Vaughan
Role: Surly Actor: Blakes
Role: Kastril Actor: Yates
Role: Sir Epicure Actor: Berry.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Performance Comment: As17501115, but Aesop-Winstone; Mercury-Wilder; Charon-Layfield; Old Man-Taswell.
Cast
Role: Aesop Actor: Winstone
Role: Mercury Actor: Wilder
Role: Charon Actor: Layfield
Role: Old Man Actor: Taswell.
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Frenchman Actor: Blakes
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Yates
Role: Tattoo Actor: Marr
Role: Mrs Tattoo Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Clive.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: As You Like It

Performance Comment: As17501015, but Oliver-Burton; Charles-Layfield; Epilogue upon Two Prologues-_.
Cast
Role: Oliver Actor: Burton
Role: Charles Actor: Layfield
Role: Duke Senior Actor: Blakes
Role: Duke Frederick Actor: Winstone
Role: Jaques Actor: Berry
Role: Orlando Actor: Palmer
Role: Amiens Actor: Beard
Role: Adam Actor: Havard
Role: Silvius Actor: Mozeen
Role: Corin Actor: Shuter
Role: LeBeau Actor: Scrase
Role: Touchstone Actor: Woodward
Role: Jaques de Bois Actor: Simson
Role: William Actor: Vaughan
Role: Phoebe Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Audrey Actor: Mrs James
Role: Celia Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Rosalind Actor: Mrs Pritchard

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Cast
Role: Fribble Actor: Garrick.

Dance: I: Comic Dance, as17501117; End of Play: Comic Dance-McNeil, Mad Camargo. [the Dance which was inserted in Way of the World; see17501115]

Event Comment: [Benefit for] Taswell, Layfield, Marr, Mad Mariet, Mrs Addison had Tickets (Cross). Receipts: #90 (Cross)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Way Of The World

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Alchemist

Performance Comment: As17501130, but Lovewit-Layfield.
Cast
Role: Lovewit Actor: Layfield.
Role: Tribulation Actor: Taswell.
Role: Drugger Actor: Garrick
Role: Face Actor: Cross
Role: Doll Common Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Ananias Actor: Shuter
Role: Subtle Actor: Bridges
Role: Dame Pliant Actor: Miss Pitt
Role: Dapper Actor: Vaughan
Role: Surly Actor: Blakes
Role: Kastril Actor: Yates
Role: Sir Epicure Actor: Berry.

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Cast
Role: Sharp Actor: Yates
Role: Gayless Actor: Blakes
Role: Melissa Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Green.

Dance: Devisse, Mad Auretti, Little Swiss

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Double Gallant

Cast
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Willoughby
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Green.
Role: Careless Actor: Cross
Role: Atall Actor: Woodward
Role: Sir Solomon Sadlife Actor: Taswell
Role: Clerimont Actor: Palmer
Role: Lady Dainty Actor: Mrs Pritchard, for the first time
Role: Willful Actor: James
Role: Sir Harry Atall Actor: Burton
Role: Strut Actor: Shuter
Role: Finder Actor: Blakes
Role: Lady Sadlife Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Wishwell Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Situp Actor: Mrs Pit.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmask'd

Performance Comment: As17501101, but Blister-Layfield; Quaver-Wilder; Wormwood-Marr; Thomas-Ackman; Goodwill-Taswell.
Cast
Role: Blister Actor: Layfield
Role: Quaver Actor: Wilder
Role: Wormwood Actor: Marr
Role: Thomas Actor: Ackman
Role: Goodwill Actor: Taswell.
Role: only Lucy Actor: Mrs Green listed.

Dance: III: Hornpipe-Harrison, Walker; V: Running Footman's Dance, as17501020, but _Mathews, Harrison

Song: IV: Song-Master Mattocks

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Originally Acted before King James the First with great Applause at the University of Cambridge. [Layfield performs] at the Desire of several Persons of Quality

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Ignoramus

Cast
Role: Original Epilogue Actor: Ignoramus.

Dance: A new Italian Scaramouch-Layfield, his first on the stage; other dances-Layfield, Miss Evans

Song: Mrs Hodgson, Cook, Davis, Miss Baldwin; A comical dialogue-Short, Mrs Willis; Song in Imitation of an Old Woman-Mrs Willis

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Cast
Role: Macheath Actor: Beard
Role: Peachum Actor: Yates
Role: Lockit Actor: Berry
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Polly Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Mat@o@Mint Actor: Blakes
Role: Filch Actor: Raftor
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Pit
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Havard
Role: Hornpipe Actor: Mathews
Role: To conclude with a Country Dance Actor: the Characters

Afterpiece Title: Queen Mab

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Woodward; others-Shuter, Leviez, Blakes, Layfield, The Little Swiss, Mrs Toogood, Mme Mariet, (General Advertiser) Mas. Vernon (Cross).

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Fryar

Cast
Role: Gomez Actor: Dogget
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Harcourt.

Dance: Layfield; particulary a new Italian Scaramouch-

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Vocal and Instrumental Music-several Eminent Masters

Dance: Layfield, his last performing in England

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Emperour Of The Moon

Cast
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Layfield
Role: Harlequin Actor: Spiller.

Dance: As17091227

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Emperour Of The Moon

Cast
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Layfield
Role: Harlequin Actor: Spiller.

Dance: French Peasant-Miss Santlow; Night Scene, as17091230

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Emperour Of The Moon

Cast
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Layfield
Role: Harlequin Actor: Spiller.

Afterpiece Title: The Walking Statue

Dance: As17091230

Entertainment: As17100202