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Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for the Author. Play [1st time; T 5]: Written by the Rev. [Thomas] Stratford. The Doors to be opened at 6:00. To begin at 7:00. Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. 1st Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s. Tickets to be had of Dr Stratford, No. 5, Cecil-street, Strand, and of Fosbrook at the Theatre. Dr Stratford, in the overflowing of a grateful heart, is happy indeed in returning thanks to the Ladies and Gentlemen who, with equal benignity and humanity, have so generously exerted themselves in bringing forward his tragedy of Russel. Above the mean manoeuvres that have been practised by persons he had the least reason to expect such a conduct from, and which have detained him almost three years in London, at a ruinous expense, he went with a party of his friends, on Wednesday last, to the Hay-market, in support of the other Lord Russel, penned by superior genius. As he never injured an individual, he trusts every intention to defeat the success of his play will be disappointed by a generous London audience who, he still presumes to hope, will be actuated by the same noble spirit and principle that first induced the Lady and Gentleman to undertake so arduous a task as appearing on a public theatre. As many parts of the play will be expunged and altered, he begs leave to mention that it cannot be again represented till Wednesday next, when the characters of Lord Howard and Hubert will be performed by two other Gentlemen, who have generously undertaken their parts, and an entire new address will be spoken by the Gentleman who performs Lord Russel, wrote by himself. "The performers ... rendered the Doctor's Tragedy one of the most laughable farces at which we were ever present. [It] has much Calimanco in it, and where we could hear a sentence compleat (which was seldom indeed) it abounded with Fustian" (Public Advertiser, 21 Aug.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Lord Russel

Performance Comment: Characters are as follows: King Charles II, James Duke of York, Earl of Bedford, Lord Russel, Algernon Sidney, Lord Howard, Sir George Jefferies, Father Peters, Hubert, Lieutenant of the Tower; Lady Russel. Which are kindly undertaken to be represented by Ladies and Gentlemen, who never performed on any Stage. [Cast from text (no pub. [c. 1794]): King Charles II-Capt. Harriett (of the Navy); James Duke of York-Hyanson (a Yorkshire Attorney, Brother to Mrs McNally); Earl of Bedford-Laurence [sic] (Father to the celebrated Painter); Lord Russel-Horne (of the Temple); Algernon Sidney-another Laurence (not the Painter); Lord Howard of Eserick-Supple; Sir George Jefferies-A Young Lawyer of the Temple; Father Peters-Major Sykes; Hubert, Preceptor to Lord Russel-Henry Lucas, Esq. (Son of the late celebrated Dr Lucas) (who also wrote and spoke the Prologue); Kirk, Lieutenant of the Tower-Elliot; Lady Russel-Mrs Batiere (who also wrote and spoke the Epilogue).] Before the Play an occasional Address, written and to be spoken in Character, by a Gentleman who performs a principal Part [Lucas]. A Prologue, written by the Author [speaker unknown]. An Epilogue, written and to be spoken by the Lady who performs the Character of Lady Russel [Mrs Batiere]. No afterpiece performed on this night, or on 25, 27, 28 Aug . Before the Play an occasional Address, written and to be spoken in Character, by a Gentleman who performs a principal Part [Lucas]. A Prologue, written by the Author [speaker unknown]. An Epilogue, written and to be spoken by the Lady who performs the Character of Lady Russel [Mrs Batiere]. No afterpiece performed on this night, or on 25, 27, 28 Aug .
Event Comment: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for the Author

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Lord Russel

Performance Comment: As17840820, but Lord Howard and Hubert by two other Gentlemen; added: Attendant, Officers, Guards. Before the Play an entire new Address, written and to be spoken by the Gentleman who performs the part of Lord Russel [Home]. Prologue and Epilogue as17840820.
Event Comment: For reports on the Lord Mayor's Day, see Luttrell, A Brief Relation, I, 139-40, and The Impartial Protestant Mercury, No 55, 28 Oct.-1 Nov. 1681

Performances

Mainpiece Title: London's Joy; Or, The Lord Mayor's Show

Performance Comment: Triumphantly Exhibited in Various Representations, Scenes, and splendid Ornaments, with divers pertinent Figures and Movements: Performed on Saturday, October XXIX. 1681. At the Inauguration of the Right Honourable Sir John Moore, Knight, Lord Mayor of the City of London. With the Several Speeches, and Songs, which were spoken on the Pageant in Cheapside, and Sung in Guild-Hall during Dinner. All the Charges and Expences of the Industrious Designs being the sole Undertaking of the Worshipful Company of Grocers. Devised and Composed by Tho. Jordan, Gent.
Event Comment: By Thomas Jordan. Luttrell (A Brief Relation, I, 232). There was little or no show by land. The expenditures for the Procession came to #139 9s. 10d. See R. T. D. Sayle, Lord Mayors' Pageants of the Merchant Taylors' Company in the 15th, 16th, and 17th Centuries, p. 139

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Lord Mayor's Show

Performance Comment: [Being a Description of the Solemnity at the Inauguration of the truly Loyal and Right Honourable Sir William Prichard, Kt. Lord Mayor of the the City of London; President of the Honourable Artillery-Company, and a Member of the Worshipful Company of Merchant-Taylors. Perform'd on Monday September sic] XXX. 1682. With several new Loyal Songs and Catches-.
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 2, by John O'Keeffe. MS: Larpent 608; not published. CG playbill of 16 Nov. 1795 has a detailed synopsis of the action]: Intermixed with Songs and Dialogue. With new Music, Scenes, Dresses, Machinery, and Decorations. The new Music composed by Shield. The new Scenes designed by Richards, and executed by Richards, Hodgins, and assistants. To conclude with a Representation of the Lord Mayor's Show on the Water. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. "As to the Pantomime it wanted nothing on the first Night but Abbreviations . . . [which should be] omission of the Doctors, the two Women of the Town, and the whole of Edwin's Character" (Public Advertiser, 27 Nov.). Gentleman's Magazine, Jan. 1783, pp. 29-31, contains a detailed synopsis of the procession, and adds, "The personages of this procession were all dressed in the characters of the time in which they lived, and before each of them a label, a scroll, or a pageant was carried, bearing their name, or some allusion of the poets to their occupation. The figures in transparency were all painted as large as the life, and had a most grand and beautiful effect . . . The idea of the paintings was furnished by Mr Richards and Mr Smirk [sic], and all of them executed by the latter in a style of so much taste and excellence that it is a matter of some wonder to us, where an artist of Mr Smirk's abilities has been so long concealed . . . The glee introduced with so much applause is the composition of the late Dr Rogers (who lived in 1600); the other airs in the pantomime and procession arc by Handel, Lord Kelly, Abel, Stamitz and Shield, and have very great merit. The expense of preparing this splendid spectacle must have been very great, and the cost of continuing its representation cannot be inconsiderable, since more than 200 supernumeraries are employed to walk in the procession." Receipts: #215 3s. (206/3; 9/0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Zara

Cast
Role: Lusignan Actor: Henderson
Role: Nerestan Actor: Whitfield
Role: Orasmin Actor: Fearon
Role: Charillon Actor: Hull
Role: Melidor Actor: Thompson
Role: Osman Actor: Wroughton
Role: Selima Actor: Mrs Whitfield
Role: Zara Actor: Miss Younge

Afterpiece Title: Lord Mayor's Day; or, A Flight from Lapland

Cast
Role: : Captain Actor: Bannister
Role: Sailor Actor: Brett
Role: Gobble Actor: Wilson
Role: Ballad Singer Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Serjeant Actor: Davies
Role: Barber Actor: Mills
Role: Glazier Actor: Darley
Role: Vintner Actor: Booth
Role: Hatter Actor: Doyle
Role: Clod Actor: Edwin
Role: Whalebone Actor: Stevens
Role: Lucretia Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Aerial Spirit Actor: Mrs Martyr. Larpent MS adds the following parts: Harlequin, O'Flannegan, Ulan, Man with Books, Doctors, Taylors, Servants, Mob
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time in London; T 3, by William Hayley, 1st acted at Chichester, late in May 1784. Text in his Plays . . . for a Private Theatre (T. Cadell, 1784). Prologue by George Colman, the elder (European Magazine, Aug. 1784, p. 165). Contrary to the usual custom on the 1st night of a new play, the parts on this occasion are assigned]. "Palmer had done with Lord Russel as he did with many other characters, that is, totally neglected to study the words of the part . . . Whenever he felt himself at a loss he dexterously introduced some passages from The Earl of Essex, which he contrived to fit into the cues received by Lord Russel." His brother, R. Palmer, who told this anecdote to Boaden, said that the audience suspected nothing amiss (Boaden, Kemble, I, 193)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Lord Russel

Afterpiece Title: The Agreeable Surprise

Cast
Role: : Compton Actor: Bannister
Role: Sir Felix Friendly Actor: Wilson
Role: Eugene Actor: Davies
Role: Chicane Actor: Thompson
Role: John Actor: Egan
Role: Thomas Actor: Stevens
Role: Lingo Actor: Edwin
Role: Cowslip Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Mrs Cheshire Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Fringe Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Bannister.
Event Comment: [By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain.] Benefit for the Author
Event Comment: [By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain.] Benefit for the Author. The 4th and Last Night. Account-Book, 7 Aug.: Received from Dr Stratford use of the Theatre 4 Nights at #28 a night, #112

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Speculation

Cast
Role: unassigned Actor: _Abbot, _Blurton, Master _Curties.
Role: Tanjore Actor: Lewis
Role: Alderman Arable Actor: Quick
Role: Project Actor: Munden
Role: Jack Arable Actor: Fawcett
Role: Arable Actor: Middleton
Role: Sir Frederick Faintly Actor: Claremont
Role: Meanwell Actor: Davenport
Role: Promptly Actor: Thompson
Role: Vickery Actor: Farley
Role: Cecilia Actor: Miss Mansel
Role: Lady Project Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Emmeline Actor: Miss Wallis

Afterpiece Title: Lord Mayor's Day

Performance Comment: Act I. Scene I. A View in Laplandv; The Death and Renovation of the Elk-; Harlequin-Farley; Whalebone-Follett; Ulan Shmolinski Czernsdorff [, the Gynosophist-Thompson; Columbine-Mlle St.Amand; Aerial Spirit-Mrs Martyr; [Scene II. Cornhillv-Mr Deputy Gobble's Housev; The False Step-O'Flanagan's Blunders-The Desponding Maiden-The Sailor's Return-Gobble's Disaster-with a Triumphal Procession of English Amazonians. Captain O'Flanagan-Johnstone; Sailor-Townsend; Polly-Mrs Mountain (with the Duetto, Oh! welcome home, my dearest Jack, composed by Shield); English Amazonians-Mrs Platt, Miss Logan, Miss Walcup, Mrs Blurton, Mrs Crowe, Mrs Cranfield, Miss Kirton, Miss Cox, Miss Coombs, Mrs Norton, Mrs Rowson; [Scene III. Inside of Gobble's Housev. The Widow Bewitched-How to restore a Deputy Common Council-Man. Scene IV. Outside of Dancing, Shaving and Hair-dressing Academyv; Scene V. Inside of Dancing Academyv; In which The Long Minuet-(Taken from the Caricature Print [see17951109]); Principal Dancers-Cranfield, King, Bayzand, Jackson, Coombs, Price, Rayner, Noble, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Miss Ives, Mrs Castelle, Mrs Masters, Miss Webb, Miss Smith, Mrs Bayzand; Dancing Master-Simmons; [Scene VI. Inside of Hair-dressing Academyv; Shaving made easy to the meanest Capacity. Master of the Academy-Wilde; Irish Song-Johnstone; [To conclude with a Dance of Block Heads-; [Act II. Scene I. Cornhillv; Lord Mayor's Coach returning to Guildhall. I sup with Gobble, My names's O'Flanagan-Johnstone?; [Scene II. A Streetv; A Balcony on each side of the Stage. The Lover's Leap-Harlequin's Flight across the Theatre. Scene III. Inside of Gobble's Housev; The Power of Harmony. Music hath Charms-O'Flanagan's performance on the Violin-Water parted from the Sea-The Lads of the Village-Come sing round my favorite Tree-and Stoney Batter, all the same to O'Flanagan. Scene IV. A Tavernv; A Meeting of the Council-Men. Most Learned Debates!!-The Magical Nosegay-with the Crying, Laughing, Sneezing, Yawning, Dancing and Whistling Glee, by Shield-Carriage for the Company-Running without Horses-and on one Wheel only. Common Council@men-Davenport, Rees, Williamson, Wilde, Thompson, Abbot; [Scene the Last. A View of Londonv; taken from the Surrey Shorev, with an exact Representation of the Lord Mayor's Show on the Water. To conclude with a Dance-; a Finale-[composed by Shield.composed by Shield.
Cast
Role: The Death and Renovation of the Elk Actor:
Role: Harlequin Actor: Farley
Role: Whalebone Actor: Follett
Role: the Gynosophist Actor: Thompson
Role: Columbine Actor: Mlle St.Amand
Role: Aerial Spirit Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Cornhillv Actor: Mr Deputy Gobble's Housev
Role: The False Step Actor: O'Flanagan's Blunders-The Desponding Maiden-The Sailor's Return-Gobble's Disaster-with a Triumphal Procession of English Amazonians. Captain O'Flanagan-Johnstone
Role: O'Flanagan's Blunders Actor: The Desponding Maiden-The Sailor's Return-Gobble's Disaster-with a Triumphal Procession of English Amazonians. Captain O'Flanagan-Johnstone
Role: The Desponding Maiden Actor: The Sailor's Return-Gobble's Disaster-with a Triumphal Procession of English Amazonians. Captain O'Flanagan-Johnstone
Role: The Sailor's Return Actor: Gobble's Disaster-with a Triumphal Procession of English Amazonians. Captain O'Flanagan-Johnstone
Role: Gobble's Disaster Actor: with a Triumphal Procession of English Amazonians. Captain O'Flanagan-Johnstone
Role: Captain O'Flanagan Actor: Johnstone
Role: Sailor Actor: Townsend
Role: Polly Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: English Amazonians Actor: Mrs Platt, Miss Logan, Miss Walcup, Mrs Blurton, Mrs Crowe, Mrs Cranfield, Miss Kirton, Miss Cox, Miss Coombs, Mrs Norton, Mrs Rowson
Role: The Widow Bewitched Actor: How to restore a Deputy Common Council-Man. Scene IV. Outside of Dancing, Shaving and Hair-dressing Academyv
Role: How to restore a Deputy Common Council Actor: Man. Scene IV. Outside of Dancing, Shaving and Hair-dressing Academyv
Role: Shaving and Hair Actor: dressing Academyv
Role: In which The Long Minuet Actor:
Role: Principal Dancers Actor: Cranfield, King, Bayzand, Jackson, Coombs, Price, Rayner, Noble, Mrs Watts, Mrs Follett, Miss Ives, Mrs Castelle, Mrs Masters, Miss Webb, Miss Smith, Mrs Bayzand
Role: Dancing Master Actor: Simmons
Role: Inside of Hair Actor: dressing Academyv
Role: Master of the Academy Actor: Wilde
Role: Irish Song Actor: Johnstone
Role: To conclude with a Dance of Block Heads Actor:
Role: My names's O'Flanagan Actor: Johnstone?
Role: The Lover's Leap Actor: Harlequin's Flight across the Theatre. Scene III. Inside of Gobble's Housev
Role: Music hath Charms Actor: O'Flanagan's performance on the Violin-Water parted from the Sea-The Lads of the Village-Come sing round my favorite Tree-and Stoney Batter, all the same to O'Flanagan. Scene IV. A Tavernv
Role: O'Flanagan's performance on the Violin Actor: Water parted from the Sea-The Lads of the Village-Come sing round my favorite Tree-and Stoney Batter, all the same to O'Flanagan. Scene IV. A Tavernv
Role: Water parted from the Sea Actor: The Lads of the Village-Come sing round my favorite Tree-and Stoney Batter, all the same to O'Flanagan. Scene IV. A Tavernv
Role: The Lads of the Village Actor: Come sing round my favorite Tree-and Stoney Batter, all the same to O'Flanagan. Scene IV. A Tavernv
Role: Come sing round my favorite Tree Actor: and Stoney Batter, all the same to O'Flanagan. Scene IV. A Tavernv
Role: A Meeting of the Council Actor: Men. Most Learned Debates!!-The Magical Nosegay-with the Crying, Laughing, Sneezing, Yawning, Dancing and Whistling Glee, by Shield-Carriage for the Company-Running without Horses-and on one Wheel only. Common Council@men-Davenport, Rees, Williamson, Wilde, Thompson, Abbot
Role: ! Actor: The Magical Nosegay-with the Crying, Laughing, Sneezing, Yawning, Dancing and Whistling Glee, by Shield-Carriage for the Company-Running without Horses-and on one Wheel only. Common Council@men-Davenport, Rees, Williamson, Wilde, Thompson, Abbot
Role: The Magical Nosegay Actor: with the Crying, Laughing, Sneezing, Yawning, Dancing and Whistling Glee, by Shield-Carriage for the Company-Running without Horses-and on one Wheel only. Common Council@men-Davenport, Rees, Williamson, Wilde, Thompson, Abbot
Role: by Shield Actor: Carriage for the Company-Running without Horses-and on one Wheel only. Common Council@men-Davenport, Rees, Williamson, Wilde, Thompson, Abbot
Role: Carriage for the Company Actor: Running without Horses-and on one Wheel only. Common Council@men-Davenport, Rees, Williamson, Wilde, Thompson, Abbot
Role: Running without Horses Actor: and on one Wheel only. Common Council@men-Davenport, Rees, Williamson, Wilde, Thompson, Abbot
Role: Common Council@men Actor: Davenport, Rees, Williamson, Wilde, Thompson, Abbot
Role: To conclude with a Dance Actor:
Role: a Finale Actor:
Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill retains Wroughton as Richmond, and Webb as Lord Mayor. On the Kemble playbill both names are deleted. The name of Wroughton's substitute has been cut by the binder; who acted the part has not as yet come to light. A MS annotation substitutes Bates for Webb.] Receipts: #165 18s. (162/13/6; 3/4/6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Richard Iii

Performance Comment: As17821014, but Richmond-?; Lord Mayor-Bates .
Cast
Role: Richmond Actor:
Role: Lord Mayor Actor: Bates
Role: King Richard Actor: Henderson
Role: King Henry Actor: Clarke
Role: Buckingham Actor: Hull
Role: Stanley Actor: Fearon
Role: Tressel Actor: Whitfield
Role: Prince Edward Actor: Miss M. Francis
Role: Duke of York Actor: Miss Painter
Role: Norfolk Actor: Booth
Role: Lieutenant Actor: Mahon
Role: Catesby Actor: Davies
Role: RatclifFe Actor: Thompson
Role: Oxford Actor: W. Bates
Role: Lady Anne Actor: Mrs Lewis
Role: Duchess of York Actor: Miss Piatt
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Hunter

Afterpiece Title: Lord Mayor's Day

Cast
Role: : Captain Actor: Bannister
Role: Sailor Actor: Brett
Role: Gobble Actor: Wilson
Role: Ballad Singer Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Serjeant Actor: Davies
Role: Barber Actor: Mills
Role: Glazier Actor: Darley
Role: Vintner Actor: Booth
Role: Hatter Actor: Doyle
Role: Clod Actor: Edwin
Role: Whalebone Actor: Stevens
Role: Lucretia Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Aerial Spirit Actor: Mrs Martyr. Larpent MS adds the following parts: Harlequin, O'Flannegan, Ulan, Man with Books, Doctors, Taylors, Servants, Mob
Event Comment: In afterpiece, added, following Lord Mayor's Show: A New Historical Procession of the Several Companies, with their respective Pageants, and the Chief Magistrates belonging to the City of London, from its Foundation. The Scenes, Machinery and Decorations, both of the Pantomime and Procession, invented and designed by Richards, and executed by Him, Smirk, Hodgins, Catton, and others. Book of the Songs, with an Explanation of the Procession [reprinted in Public Advertiser, 21 Jan.], to be had at the Theatre. Public Advertiser, 21 Jan.: The glee is the composition of the late [Benjamin] Rogers (who lived in 1600); the other airs are by Handel, [the Earl of] Kelly, Abel, Stamitz, and Shield . . . More than 200 supernumeraries are employed to walk in the Procession. Receipts: #236 4s. 6d. (231/4/0; 5/0/6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Merry Wives Of Windsor

Cast
Role: Justice Shallow Actor: Wilson
Role: Mr Ford Actor: Wroughton
Role: Sir Hugh Evans Actor: Edwin
Role: Doctor Caius Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Mr Page Actor: Hull
Role: Host of the Garter Actor: Booth
Role: Fenton Actor: Davies
Role: Simple Actor: Joules
Role: Bardolph Actor: Bates
Role: Pistol Actor: Egan
Role: Slender Actor: W. Bates
Role: FalstafT Actor: Henderson
Role: Mrs Page Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Ann Page Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Mrs Quickly Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Mrs Ford Actor: Mrs Mattocks

Afterpiece Title: Lord Mayor's Day

Cast
Role: : Captain Actor: Bannister
Role: Sailor Actor: Brett
Role: Gobble Actor: Wilson
Role: Ballad Singer Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Serjeant Actor: Davies
Role: Barber Actor: Mills
Role: Glazier Actor: Darley
Role: Vintner Actor: Booth
Role: Hatter Actor: Doyle
Role: Clod Actor: Edwin
Role: Whalebone Actor: Stevens
Role: Lucretia Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Aerial Spirit Actor: Mrs Martyr. Larpent MS adds the following parts: Harlequin, O'Flannegan, Ulan, Man with Books, Doctors, Taylors, Servants, Mob
Event Comment: Mainpiece: With the Procession from the Abbey at the Coronation of Anne Bullen. Afterpiece: To end with a Representation of the Lord Mayor's Show on the Water. After which will be an Historical Procession of the Several Companies, with their respective Pageants, and the Chief Magistrates belonging to the City of London, from its Foundation. Books of the Songs, with an Explanation of the Procession, to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #198 8s. 6d. (195/9/0; 2/19/6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Eighth

Performance Comment: King Henry-Clarke; Buckingham-Wroughton; Cranmer-Hull; Surrey-Whitfield; Lord Chamberlain-Bonnor; Gardner-Wilson; Cromwell-Davies; Sir T. Lovell-Chalmers; Lord Sands-Jones; Norfolk-Fearon; Suffolk-Booth; Cardinal Wolsey-Henderson; Anne Bullen-Mrs Inchbald; Lady-Mrs Pitt; Queen Katherine-Miss Younge .
Cast
Role: King Henry Actor: Clarke
Role: Buckingham Actor: Wroughton
Role: Cranmer Actor: Hull
Role: Surrey Actor: Whitfield
Role: Lord Chamberlain Actor: Bonnor
Role: Gardner Actor: Wilson
Role: Cromwell Actor: Davies
Role: Lovell Actor: Chalmers
Role: Lord Sands Actor: Jones
Role: Norfolk Actor: Fearon
Role: Suffolk Actor: Booth
Role: Cardinal Wolsey Actor: Henderson
Role: Anne Bullen Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Lady Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Queen Katherine Actor: Miss Younge

Afterpiece Title: Lord Mayor's Day; or, A Flight from Lapland in an Air Balloon

Song: In Act III of mainpiece a song by Mrs Kennedy

Event Comment: Afterpiece: The Pantomime will end with a Representation of the Lord Mayor's Show on the Water. After which will be an Historical Procession of the Several Companies, with their respective Pageants, and the Chief Magistrates belonging to the City of London, from its Foundation. Books of the Songs, with an Explanation of the Procession, to be had at the Theatre

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Robin Hood

Cast
Role: : Edwin Actor: Johnstone
Role: Robin Hood Actor: Davies
Role: Little John Actor: Quick
Role: Ruttekin Actor: Edwin
Role: Baron Fitzherbert Actor: Wilson
Role: Scarlet Actor: Brett
Role: Bowman Actor: Cubitt
Role: Outlaws Actor: Darley, Doyle, Baker, &c.
Role: Allen a Dale Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Stella Actor: Miss Wheeler
Role: Clorinda Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Annette Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Bannister
Role: Lasses Actor: Mrs Davenett, Miss Brangin, &c

Afterpiece Title: Lord Mayor's Day; or, A Flight from Lapland in an Air Balloon

Event Comment: Afterpiece: To conclude with a Representation of the Lord Mayor's Show on the Water, and a Dance and Finale. The Overture, and the principal Part of the Music composed by Shield. [For synopsis of action see 16 Nov.] Receipts: #339 14s. 6d. (331.5.0; 8.9.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Speculation

Cast
Role: Tanjore Actor: Lewis
Role: Alderman Arable Actor: Quick
Role: Project Actor: Munden
Role: Jack Arable Actor: Fawcett
Role: Arable Actor: Middleton
Role: Sir Frederick Faintly Actor: Claremont
Role: Meanwell Actor: Davenport
Role: Promptly Actor: Thompson
Role: Vickery Actor: Farley
Role: Cecilia Actor: Miss Mansel
Role: Lady Project Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Emmeline Actor: Miss Wallis
Role: unassigned Actor: Abbot, Blurton, Master Curties

Afterpiece Title: Lord Mayor's Day; or, A Flight from Lapland

Dance: I afterpiece: The Long Minuet- taken from the Caricature Print of that title [The Long Minuet as Danced at Bath, by H. W. Bunbury; see17951116]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Chesire Comicks; Or, The Amours Of Lord Flame

Performance Comment: Lord Flame-Johnson; other parts-Mullart, Wells, Stopler, Jones, Hallam, Marshall, Mrs Mullart, Mrs Martin, Mrs Nokes, Mrs Hill, Miss Wood, Miss Palms.
Event Comment: Mainpiece: A new Tragi-Comedy. Benefit the Author. [Author unknown. Apparently not published.] Boxes 5s. pit 3s. Gallery 2s. There's none Sir Courtly, can my Lord Beau call, He's a bold-Fop, and represents you all

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Miseries Of Love

Performance Comment: Lord Valerius-Machin; Sir Ustice Trueman-Nowland; Lord Beaux-Pullen; Serainger-Allen; Father Pedro-Hicks; Davy, a Welshman-Sanders; Cassandra-Mrs Palmer; Olinda-Mrs Pullen; Lucy-Miss Horriban; Maria-Miss Jones.
Cast
Role: Lord Valerius Actor: Machin
Role: Sir Ustice Trueman Actor: Nowland
Role: Lord Beaux Actor: Pullen
Role: Serainger Actor: Allen
Role: Father Pedro Actor: Hicks
Role: a Welshman Actor: Sanders
Role: Cassandra Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Olinda Actor: Mrs Pullen
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Horriban
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Jones.

Afterpiece Title: Damon and Phillida

Cast
Role: Damon Actor: Boskotin
Role: Phillida Actor: Mrs Pullen.

Song:

Music:

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Clive. Mainpiece: Written by Colley Cibber. [The Old Maid for 8 May 1756 reviewed this performance of Lethe, or possibly the one with the same cast on 30 April. The reviewer was 'particularly diverted with Mrs Clive's Italian Song, in which this truly humorous actress parodys the Air of the Opera, and takes off the action, of the present favorite female at the Hay-Market, with such exquisite ridicule, that the most zealous partisans of both, I think, must have applauded the comic genius of Mrs Clive, however they might be displeased with this application of it." The reviewer is lukewarm in praise of the "New Character"..."What is there new in a Lord's having Gout, loving a bottle, pretending to taste, or being follow'd by a flatterer?"] Receipts: #210 (Cross)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Lady's Last Stake; Or, The Wife's Resentment

Performance Comment: Lord George Brilliant-Woodward; Lord Wronglove-Palmer; Sir Friendly Moral-Berry; Lady Gentle-Mrs Pritchard; Mrs Conquest-Mrs Davies; Miss Notable-Miss Macklin; Heartshorn-Miss Minors; Lady Wronglove-Mrs Clive(, being the first time of their appearance in those characters).

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Performance Comment: With a new scene-Garrick; New Mimic Italian Song-Mrs Clive; Lord Chalkstone-Garrick; Mercury-Beard; Fine Gentleman-Woodward; Mrs Riot, Fine Lady-Mrs Clive; Aesop-Bransby; Charon-W. Vaughan; Drunken Man-Yates; Frenchman, Old Man-Blakes; Tatoo-Marr; Mrs Tatoo-Miss Minors (Edition of 1756).
Cast
Role: With a new scene Actor: Garrick
Role: New Mimic Italian Song Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Lord Chalkstone Actor: Garrick
Role: Mercury Actor: Beard
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Aesop Actor: Bransby
Role: Charon Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Yates
Role: Old Man Actor: Blakes
Role: Tatoo Actor: Marr
Role: Mrs Tatoo Actor: Miss Minors

Dance: IV: New Sailor's Dance, as17560217

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 4 years. [See 22 Oct. 1760.] Lord Townly by Mr Powell, 1st time great applause. Mr Castle hiss'd in Count Basset (Hopkins). Mr Powell's first appearance in Lord Townly-The last scene he felt greatly, and in a few times performing will play the part well (+Hopkins Diary-MacMillan). Receipts: #231 19s. (MacMillan)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband

Performance Comment: Lord Townly-Powell, first time; Sir Francis Wronghead-Yates; Manly-Havard; Squire Richard-Mas. Burton; Count Basset-Castle; Lady Wronghead-Mrs Hopkins; Lady Grace-Miss Plym; Miss Jenny-Miss Pope; Mrs Motherly-Mrs Cross; Myrtilla-Mrs Lee; Poundage-Clough; Trusty-Mrs Bennet; John Moody-Burton; Lady Townly-Mrs Yates.
Cast
Role: Lord Townly Actor: Powell, first time
Role: Sir Francis Wronghead Actor: Yates
Role: Manly Actor: Havard
Role: Squire Richard Actor: Mas. Burton
Role: Count Basset Actor: Castle
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Lady Grace Actor: Miss Plym
Role: Miss Jenny Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Myrtilla Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Poundage Actor: Clough
Role: Trusty Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: John Moody Actor: Burton
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Yates.

Afterpiece Title: The Fairy Tale

Event Comment: [Extra night] By Permission [of the Lord Chamberlain]. Benefit for Mrs Lisley, late Miss Barsanti. T. Davis's benefit, which was intended for Tuesday next, is obliged to be deferred till a Future Day, of which Proper Notice will be given. [Digges's 1st recorded appearance as Lord Townly was at Edinburgh, 6 Mar. 1756.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provoked Husband

Performance Comment: Lord Townly-Digges (1st appearance in that character [in London]); Manly-Aickin; Count Basset-Davies; Squire Richard-R. Palmer; John Moody-Jackson; Sir Francis Wronghead-Parsons; Lady Wronghead-Mrs Love; Miss Jenny-Mrs Davies; Lady Grace-Mrs Colles; Myrtilla-Miss Platt; Trusty-Mrs W. Palmer; Mrs Motherly-Mrs Poussin; Lady Townly-Mrs Lisley (1st appearance in that character).
Cast
Role: Lord Townly Actor: Digges
Role: Manly Actor: Aickin
Role: Count Basset Actor: Davies
Role: Squire Richard Actor: R. Palmer
Role: John Moody Actor: Jackson
Role: Sir Francis Wronghead Actor: Parsons
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Miss Jenny Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Lady Grace Actor: Mrs Colles
Role: Myrtilla Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Trusty Actor: Mrs W. Palmer
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Lisley

Afterpiece Title: The Occasional Prelude

Cast
Role: Manager Actor: Fotteral
Role: Young Actress Actor: Mrs Lisley.

Afterpiece Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Cast
Role: Sir Jacob Jollup Actor: Massey
Role: Bruin Actor: Fearon.
Role: Major Sturgeon Actor: Bannister
Role: Heel@tap Actor: T. Davis
Role: Jerry Sneak Actor: Parsons
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Mrs Burden
Event Comment: By Command of their Majesties. Mr Garrick played Lusignan and Lord Chalkstone. It is almost impossible to express how finely he played both characters. The Prologue was called for. Mr Garrick went on directly to speak it--as soon as he appeared a general clap and a loud huzza,--and there was such a noise from the House being so crowded, very few heard anything of the prologue.--As soon as the play began there was a great disturbance in the Gallery, and some called out, Guards Guards! that they could not go on.--Mr Lacy went on the Stage, and looked up to the gallery, and came off again without saying anything.--They soon grew quiet, and the play went on.--Monsr Rousseau sat in Mr Garrick's box (Hopkins Diary). [Account in the Public Advertiser of the original story upon which VanBrugh founded some circumstance in his Provok'd Wife, signed Heartfree. The Gentleman's Magazine, January, in the Historical Chronicle section noted that Jean Jacques Rousseau arrived in England on 13 Jan. and "was at the play on the 23rd, and presented himself in the upper Box fronting his Majesty."

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Zara

Cast
Role: Lusignan Actor: Garrick
Role: Nerestan Actor: Aickin
Role: Selima Actor: Miss Plym.
Role: Osmyn Actor: Holland
Role: Melidor Actor: Strange
Role: Orasmin Actor: Burton
Role: Chatillon Actor: Lee
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Yates.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Performance Comment: Lord Chalkstone-Garrick; Drunken Man-Yates; Fine Gentleman-Dodd; Old Man-Parsons; Frenchman-King; Charon-Moody; Fine Lady-Mrs Clive; Aesop-Bransby; Bowman-Ackman; Mercury-Vernon.
Cast
Role: Lord Chalkstone Actor: Garrick
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Yates
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Dodd
Role: Old Man Actor: Parsons
Role: Frenchman Actor: King
Role: Charon Actor: Moody
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Aesop Actor: Bransby
Role: Bowman Actor: Ackman
Role: Mercury Actor: Vernon.

Dance: End: New Tambourine-Aldridge, Miss Baker

Event Comment: MMr Reddish played Lord Townly, being his first appearance in London, --was well received and met with Applause, --but an indifferent figure, --will be useful (Hopkins MS Notes)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provoked Husband

Performance Comment: Lord Townly-Reddish, 1st appearance there; Manly-Jefferson; Count Basset-Dodd; Sir Francis Wronghead-Love; John Moddy-Burton; Squire Richard-a young gentleman, [1st appearance [Mr Wingfield]; Lady Grace-Mrs Barry; Mrs Motherly-Mrs Cross; Lady Wronghead-Mrs Hopkins; Myrtilla-Mrs Lee; Miss Jenny-Miss Pope; Mrs Trusty-Mrs Johnston; Lady Townly-Mrs Abington[, 1st time., 1st time.

Afterpiece Title: Daphne and Amintor

Event Comment: At 5 went into the Pit at Covent Garden to see Mrs Yates do Lady Townly. Yates is an excellent Sir Francis, but Powell does not shine in Lord Townly....The Entertainment was the new comedy in two acts called the Oxonian in Town, with a prologue by Woodward in the character of a student....It being suspected that a number of sharpers whose characters and practices are laid open in this piece, would attempt to damn it tonight (the 3rd of its being Performed) under pretence of its casting odium on the Irish, bills were dispersed in the House during the play vindicating it from any such intention. Woodward was allowed to speak the prologue, but as soon as the curtain drew up catcalls began. When the performers retired, Powell spoke several times, but was not heard. I was told that the author (Mr Colman) desires to know whom he has offended. The Pros were a very great majority, and at last after a contest of better than 1!2 an hour, the victory was over and the piece was performed. I think it contains many good sentiments, and excellent instruction to young men and is not unworthy of Mr Colman. If vice must not be exposed to hatred and contempt, the usefulness of our theatres is at an end. Only I think the Covent Garden pleasures are represented in too favourable a light. When all was over Powell came on the stage and thanked the audience for their generous protection (Neville MS Diary). Receipts: #212 12s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband; Or, A Journey To London

Performance Comment: Lord Townly-Powell; Manly-Clarke; Richard-Dibdin; Moody-Dunstall; Basset-Dyer; Sir Francis-Yates; Poundage-Bates; Servant-Holtom; Constable-Wignell; James-R. Smith; Lady Grace-Mrs Dyer; Lady Wronghead-Mrs Pitt; Mrs Motherly-Mrs Ferguson; Myrtilla-Miss Pearce; Trusty-Miss Mills; Miss Jenny-Mrs Mattocks, 1st time; Lady Townly-Mrs Yates.
Cast
Role: Lord Townly Actor: Powell
Role: Manly Actor: Clarke
Role: Richard Actor: Dibdin
Role: Moody Actor: Dunstall
Role: Basset Actor: Dyer
Role: Sir Francis Actor: Yates
Role: Poundage Actor: Bates
Role: Servant Actor: Holtom
Role: Constable Actor: Wignell
Role: James Actor: R. Smith
Role: Lady Grace Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Ferguson
Role: Myrtilla Actor: Miss Pearce
Role: Trusty Actor: Miss Mills
Role: Miss Jenny Actor: Mrs Mattocks, 1st time
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Yates.

Afterpiece Title: The Oxonian in Town

Dance: II: New Comic Dance, as17671106; End: The Merry Sailors, as17671009

Event Comment: By Authority [of the Lord Chamberlain]. Benefit for the Westminster New Lying-In Hospital

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Clandestine Marriage

Performance Comment: Lord Ogleby-Hertford (1st appearance); Sterling-Massey; Sir John Melvil-West; Lovewell-Cooke; Brush-Creswick; Canton-Holtom; Miss Sterling-Mrs Robinson; Fanny-Mrs Dawes; Betty-Mrs West; Mrs Heidelberg-Mrs Roach; Prologue by Hertford-West; Epilogue-Creswick [as17780323 .as17780323 .
Cast
Role: Lord Ogleby Actor: Hertford
Role: Sterling Actor: Massey
Role: Sir John Melvil Actor: West
Role: Lovewell Actor: Cooke
Role: Brush Actor: Creswick
Role: Canton Actor: Holtom
Role: Miss Sterling Actor: Mrs Robinson
Role: Fanny Actor: Mrs Dawes
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs West
Role: Mrs Heidelberg Actor: Mrs Roach
Role: Prologue by Hertford Actor: West
Role: Epilogue Actor: Creswick
Role: Oakly Actor: West
Role: Major Oakly Actor: Bowles
Role: Charles Actor: Swindall
Role: Russet Actor: Kenny
Role: Sir Harry Beagle Actor: Everard
Role: Captain O'Cutter Actor: Bailey
Role: Tom Actor: Johnson
Role: Paris Actor: Thompson
Role: Lord Trinket Actor: Creswick
Role: Mrs Oakly Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Lady Freelove Actor: Mrs Roach
Role: Toilette Actor: Mrs Bailey
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Mrs Everard
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs West.

Afterpiece Title: The Old Maid

Cast
Role: Clerimont Actor: Creswick
Role: Mr Harlowe Actor: Kenny
Role: Captain Cape Actor: West
Role: Mrs Harlowe Actor: Mrs West
Role: Miss Harlowe Actor: Mrs Roach.

Song: End III: a new Cantata, suitable to the occasion, composed by Barthelemon,-Mrs Barthelemon

Music: End: concerto on the violin-Barthelemon; in which Grammacree with variations-

Event Comment: By Permission [of the Lord Chamberlain]. Benefit for Mrs Jewell. The out-standing Tickets of Jewell's, for September the 2d, will be admitted

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provoked Husband

Performance Comment: Lord Townly-Digges; Manly-Usher; Count Basset-Taylor; Squire Richard-Everard; John Moody-Massey; James-Davis; Poundage-Brownsmith; Constable-Summers; Sir Francis Wronghead-Blissett; Lady Grace-Mrs Hitchcock; Lady Wronghead-Mrs Standen; Miss Jenny-A Young Lady (5th appearance on any stage [unidentified]); Mrs Motherly-Mrs Everard; Trusty-Mrs W?. Palmer; Lady Townly-Miss Farren.
Cast
Role: Lord Townly Actor: Digges
Role: Manly Actor: Usher
Role: Count Basset Actor: Taylor
Role: Squire Richard Actor: Everard
Role: John Moody Actor: Massey
Role: James Actor: Davis
Role: Poundage Actor: Brownsmith
Role: Constable Actor: Summers
Role: Sir Francis Wronghead Actor: Blissett
Role: Lady Grace Actor: Mrs Hitchcock
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Standen
Role: Miss Jenny Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Everard
Role: Trusty Actor: Mrs W?. Palmer
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Miss Farren.

Afterpiece Title: Piety in Pattens

Cast
Role: Butler Actor: Usher
Role: The Squire Actor: Everard
Role: Mrs Candy Actor: Mrs W. Palmer
Role: Polly Pattens Actor: Mrs Jewell.
Event Comment: By Permission [of the Lord Chamberlain]. By Desire of the Most Noble Order of Bucks. Benefit for Griffith. [Author of Epilogue unknown.] Tickets delivered for November 22 and for The West Indian will be admitted. The Doors to be opened at 5:15. To begin at 6:15

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Performance Comment: Lord Hastings-A Gentleman [unidentified]; Duke of Gloucester-Gardner; Belmour-Griffith; Ratcliff-Dennis; Catesby-Scott; Earl of Derby-Squire; Dumont-Cresswick; Jane Shore-A Young Lady unidentified]; Alicia-Mrs Lefevre; Epilogue, [including a parody of Shakespeare's Seven Ages-Cresswick.

Afterpiece Title: Wrangling Lovers; or, Like Master Like Man

Cast
Role: Carlos Actor: Norris
Role: Sancho Actor: Cresswick
Role: Leonora Actor: A Lady
Role: Jacintha Actor: Mrs Lefevre.

Entertainment: Imitations. After the Epilogue: a Variety of new Imitations-Decastro; Monologue. End IV: Address to the Town, in which several Dramatic Characters will be introduced-Master Russell