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Mainpiece Title: Love In A Village

Performance Comment: Young Meadows-Bradney; Justice Woodcock-Merryfield, first appearance on any stage; Hawthorne-Massey; Sir William-Lewis; Eustace-Trotter; Hodge-Winton; Madge-Mrs Nost; Debora-Mrs Cokayne; Lucinda-Mrs Simmons; Rosetta (with a new introductory song composed by Bates)-Mrs Woodman; Servants at the Statute-Williams, Hayes, Baldwin, King.
Role: Young Meadows Actor: Bradney
Role: Justice Woodcock Actor: Merryfield, first appearance on any stage
Role: Hawthorne Actor: Massey
Role: Sir William Actor: Lewis
Role: Eustace Actor: Trotter
Role: Hodge Actor: Winton
Role: Madge Actor: Mrs Nost
Role: Debora Actor: Mrs Cokayne
Role: Lucinda Actor: Mrs Simmons
Role: Rosetta Actor: Mrs Woodman
Role: Servants at the Statute Actor: Williams, Hayes, Baldwin, King.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay; or, the Wives Metamorphosed

Role: Sir John Loverule Actor: Wooler
Role: Jobson Actor: Massey
Role: Doctor Actor: Lloyd
Role: Butler Actor: A Gentleman
Role: Cook Actor: Baldwin
Role: Footman Actor: Trotter
Role: Coachman Actor: Lewis
Role: Fiddler Actor: Williams
Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Mrs Nost
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Harris
Role: a fruiteress from Tunbridge Actor:

Dance: II: Hornpipe-Rawlins

Song: End Opera: Aileen a Roon-Mrs Woodman

Event Comment: Benefit for Merryfield, King, Dumay and Curtat. Receipts: #35 16s. (Account Book). Charges #81 10s. Deficit to each #11 12s. 1 1!2d. cover'd by tickets: @Tickets Box Pit Gallery Value@Dumay 149 128 81 #64 11s.@King 92 145 71 #51 17s.@Merryfield 136 94 62 #54 6s.@Curtat 71 161 149 #56 16s.@Total 448 528 363 #227 10s.


Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband

Role: Manly Actor: Clarke
Role: Basset Actor: Cushing
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Role: Townly Actor: Smith
Role: Richard Actor: Hamilton
Role: Moody Actor: Dunstall
Role: Count Basset Actor: Dyer
Role: Sir Francis Actor: Shuter
Role: Lady Grace Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Miss Jenny Actor: Mrs Kniveton
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Bulkley.

Afterpiece Title: The Padlock

Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Role: To Conclude with The Soldier Tir'd Actor: Miss Catley.
Role: Diego Actor: Reinhold
Role: Leander Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Mungo Actor: Quick
Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Green

Dance: Minuets, Cotillons-Merryfield, Dumay, King, Curtat, Mrs Invill, Miss Bassan, Miss Matthews, Mrs Hartle; End I Farce: A New Dance-Rudd, his 1st appearance any stage Miss Matthews

Ballet: End: The Wapping Landlady (with Sixfold Hornpipe). As17740512

Role: Orange Woman Actor: Miss Stede
Role: Jack Actor: Fishar
Role: Landlady Actor: Banks
Role: with Sixfold Hornpipe Actor:


Mainpiece Title: Love In A Village

Performance Comment: Woodcock-Brother Merryfield (who performed it for Mrs Woodman's Benefit last winter); Young Meadows-Follett; Hawthorn-Morris; Sir William-Lloyd; Hodge-Fopperwell; Eustace-Stevens; Lucinda-Miss Frederick; Deborah-Mrs Bailey; Margery-Mrs Nost; Rosetta-Mrs Osborne (first time on this stage).
Role: Woodcock Actor: Brother Merryfield
Role: Young Meadows Actor: Follett
Role: Hawthorn Actor: Morris
Role: Sir William Actor: Lloyd
Role: Hodge Actor: Fopperwell
Role: Eustace Actor: Stevens
Role: Lucinda Actor: Miss Frederick
Role: Deborah Actor: Mrs Bailey
Role: Margery Actor: Mrs Nost
Role: Rosetta Actor: Mrs Osborne

Afterpiece Title: The Tobacconist

Role: Abel Drugger Actor: Jacobs
Role: Face Actor: Follett
Role: Subtle Actor: Saul
Role: Knowlife Actor: Chaplin
Role: Headlong Actor: Bailey
Role: Miss Rantipole Actor: Mrs Bailey
Role: Doll Actor: Mrs Parker.

Entertainment: A Variety of New TheatricalImitations-Hutton

Song: End Opera: Several celebrated Catches and Glees by Dr Arne-

Event Comment: Benefit for Holtom, Buck, Dumay, Merryfield


Mainpiece Title: Beggar's Opera

Role: Macheath Actor: Beard.
Role: Miss Peachum Actor: Mrs Stephens.
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Pitt.
Role: Hornpipe Actor: Miss Pitt.
Role: Lockit Actor: Dunstall
Role: Player Actor: Anderson
Role: Mat@o@Mint Actor: Baker
Role: Peachum Actor: Shuter
Role: Filch Actor: Holtom
Role: Beggar Actor: Bennet
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Copin
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Brent
Role: To conclude with a Country Dance Actor: the characters.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Statue

Role: Harlequin Actor: Miles
Role: Farmer Actor: Buck
Role: Clown Actor: Weller
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dyer

Dance: II: Blind Man's Buff, as17641003; End Opera: a Minuet-Dumay, Miss Twist

Event Comment: Rec'd from Thomas and Arnold for use of the Organ this season #21, and for coals burnt at the Oratorios #2 2s. Rec'd #54 14s. 8d. in payment of deficiencies for last season's benefit performances from Dumay, Curtat, Merryfield and Wignell. Paid Garton (treasurer) 11 Oratorio nights for renters #110. Paid Phillips in full for his performance this season #21 (Account Book). Receipts: #117 5s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: George Barnwell

Role: Millwood Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Role: Milwood Actor: Mrs DuBellamy.
Role: Truman Actor: R. Smith
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Kniveton
Role: singing in Act I Actor: DuBellamy.
Role: George Actor: Wroughton
Role: Thorowgood Actor: Younger
Role: Uncle Actor: Hull
Role: Blunt Actor: Cushing
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Singing Actor: Mrs Baker.