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Event Comment: Benefit for Caulfield, Miss DeCamp, Miss Tidswell & Miss Heard. [In mainpiece the playbill assigns Mr Worthy to Benson but "an apology was made for the absence of Benson...His part of Worthy was read by Whitfield" (Thespian Magazine, July 1793, p. 50).] Tickets delivered for the 8th of June will be admitted. Morning Herald, 24 May: Tickets to be had of Caulfield, No. 8, Dartmouth-street, Westminster; of Miss DeCamp, No. 70, Tottenham-Court-Road; of Miss Tidswell, No. 3, Little Charles-street, St. James's-square; of Miss Heard, No. 13, Panton-street, Hay-market. Receipts: #182 3s. (28.17; 3.5; tickets: 150.1) (charge: #86 8s.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: At Hay The Recruiting Officer

Performance Comment: Mr Ballance-Packer; Scale-Fawcett; Scruple-Maddocks; Mr Worthy-read byWhitfield; Captain Plume-Wroughton; Captain Brazen-Dodd; Serjeant Kite (1st time; with O! what a charming thing's a battle)-Caulfield; Bullock-Moody; Coster Pearmain-Hollingsworth; Tho. Appletree-Burton; Welch Collier-Suett; Constable-Banks; Sylvia (with a song)-Mrs Jordan; Melinda-Miss Heard (1st appearance in that character); Lucy-Miss Tidswell; Rose-Miss Pope.
Cast
Role: Mr Ballance Actor: Packer
Role: Scale Actor: Fawcett
Role: Scruple Actor: Maddocks
Role: Mr Worthy Actor: read byWhitfield
Role: Captain Plume Actor: Wroughton
Role: Captain Brazen Actor: Dodd
Role: Serjeant Kite Actor: Caulfield
Role: Bullock Actor: Moody
Role: Coster Pearmain Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Appletree Actor: Burton
Role: Welch Collier Actor: Suett
Role: Constable Actor: Banks
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Melinda Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Rose Actor: Miss Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Mariners

Cast
Role: Mr Indigo Actor: Suett
Role: Charles Actor: Bland
Role: Henry Actor: Dignum
Role: Clover Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Mizin Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Flintbourg Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Sea Boys Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Landlord Actor: Burton
Role: Chequer Actor: Fawcett
Role: Trusty Actor: Maddocks
Role: Caustic Actor: Webb
Role: Sophia Actor: Mrs Crouch
Role: Susan Actor: Miss Collins
Role: Bell Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Julia Actor: Miss Menage
Role: Rest of the Vocal Characters Actor: Caulfield, Danby, Welsh, Shaw
Event Comment: Benefit for Burton, Miss Heard, Miss Tidswell, & Mrs Bramwell. [2nd piece: With alterations by John Philip Kemble.] 3rd piece: Not acted these 6 years. "Of [Wroughton's] comedy something favourably must be said. His personations are usually natural, easy, and spirited; he is perhaps too locomotive: he cannot bear to stand still...To this peculiar bustle of his motion may be attributed much of his success in Sir John Restless [in All in the Wrong]...For the same reason, no man can play Ford with half the effect Wroughton does" (Monthly Mirror, Mar. 1796, p. 304). Morning Herald, 30 May: Tickets to be had of Miss Heard, No. 43, Haymarket [others not listed]. Receipts: #337 6s. 6d. (30.13.0; 40.16.6; 3.4.6; tickets: 260.10.0; odd money: 2.2.6) (charge: #202 11s.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Purse

Performance Comment: As17960530, but Sally (1st time)-Miss Leak.
Cast
Role: Sally Actor: Miss Leak.
Role: Flutter Actor: Russell
Role: Villers Actor: Caulfield
Role: Lady Touchwood Actor: Miss Miller
Role: Characters Actor: Suett, Wathen, Benson, Trueman, Cooke, Caulfield, Phillimore, Webb, Maddocks, Miss DeCamp, Miss Leak.
Role: Andrew Actor: Suett
Role: Peter Actor: Wathen
Role: Drowsy Actor: Benson
Role: Lord Rakish Actor: probably Trueman
Role: Pliant Actor: Cooke
Role: Meanright Actor: Caulfield
Role: Runlet Actor: probably Phillimore
Role: Anchor Actor: probably Webb
Role: Jemmy Actor: probably Maddocks
Role: Jane Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Barbara Actor: Miss Leak.

Afterpiece Title: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Performance Comment: Sir John Falstaff-Palmer; Fenton-Trueman; Shallow-Waldron; Slender (1st time)-Russell; Mr Page-Packer; Mr Ford-Wroughton; Sir Hugh Evans (1st time)-Dodd; Dr Caius-Wewitzer; Host of the Garter-Moody; Bardolph-Hollingsworth; Pistol-R. Palmer; Nym-Webb; Robin-Master Kean; Simple-Burton; Mrs Page-Miss Pope; Mrs Ford (1st time)-Mrs Goodall; Mrs Ann Page (1st time)-Miss Heard; Mrs Quickly-Mrs Hopkins.
Cast
Role: Sir John Falstaff Actor: Palmer
Role: Fenton Actor: Trueman
Role: Shallow Actor: Waldron
Role: Slender Actor: Russell
Role: Mr Page Actor: Packer
Role: Mr Ford Actor: Wroughton
Role: Sir Hugh Evans Actor: Dodd
Role: Dr Caius Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Host of the Garter Actor: Moody
Role: Bardolph Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Pistol Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Nym Actor: Webb
Role: Robin Actor: Master Kean
Role: Simple Actor: Burton
Role: Mrs Page Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Mrs Ford Actor: Mrs Goodall
Role: Mrs Ann Page Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Mrs Quickly Actor: Mrs Hopkins.

Afterpiece Title: The Gentle Shepherd

Performance Comment: Sir William Worthy-Aickin; Patie (1st time)-Miss DeCamp; Roger-Dignum; Symon-Moody; Glaud-Suett; Bauldy-Dodd; Peggy (1st time)-Miss Leak; Jenny (1st time)-Miss Mellon; Mause-Mrs Booth; Madge-Miss Tidswell.
Cast
Role: Sir William Worthy Actor: Aickin
Role: Patie Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Roger Actor: Dignum
Role: Symon Actor: Moody
Role: Glaud Actor: Suett
Role: Bauldy Actor: Dodd
Role: Peggy Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Mellon
Role: Mause Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Madge Actor: Miss Tidswell.
Event Comment: Benefit for Phillimore, Denman, Cooke, Stokes, Miss Tidswell, Miss Heard, Mrs Benson. Morning Herald, 9 June: Tickets to be had of Miss Heard at Mrs Fletcher's, No. 239, Piccadilly; True Briton, 5 June: of Mrs Benson, No. 31, Hart-street, Bloomsbury [no others listed]. Receipts: #78 10s. (35.0.6; 41.2.6; 2.7.0; tickets: none listed) (charge: #224 15s. 3d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Performance Comment: Antonio-Dowton; Charino-Hollingsworth; Don Lewis-King; Carlos-Barrymore; Clodio-Palmer; Sancho-Suett; Monsieur-Wewitzer; Governor-Phillimore; Don Duart-Caulfield; Don Manuel-Holland; Priest-Denman; Lawyer-Cooke; Louisa-Mrs Powell; Angelina-Miss Heard; Elvira-Miss Tidswell.
Cast
Role: Antonio Actor: Dowton
Role: Charino Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Don Lewis Actor: King
Role: Carlos Actor: Barrymore
Role: Clodio Actor: Palmer
Role: Sancho Actor: Suett
Role: Monsieur Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Governor Actor: Phillimore
Role: Don Duart Actor: Caulfield
Role: Don Manuel Actor: Holland
Role: Priest Actor: Denman
Role: Lawyer Actor: Cooke
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Angelina Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Elvira Actor: Miss Tidswell.

Afterpiece Title: The Spoil'd Child

Cast
Role: Little Pickle Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Old Pickle Actor: Suett
Role: Tag Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Miss Pickle Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Margery Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Susan Actor: Mrs Hale.
Role: The Maid of the Moor Actor: Suett
Role: The Newcastle Apothecary Actor: Palmer
Role: Lodgings to Let for Single Gentlemen Actor: Suett.

Song: End I: When on board our trim Vessel-Cooke (composed by Carter); End IV: Chelsea Quarters (composed by Schroeder)-Cooke

Entertainment: Imitations. End: a Variety of Imitations-Caulfield

Ballet: Following Imitations: The Scotch Ghost. As17961221

Cast
Role: Jamie Actor: Gentili
Role: Glaude Actor: Grimaldi
Role: Fanny Actor: Sga Bossi DelCaro
Role: Hornpipe Actor: Sga Bossi DelCaro
Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill assigns Margarita to Mrs Powell, and Clara to Miss Heard, but Mrs Powell "being suddenly indisposed, Miss Heard was her substitute" (Morning Chronicle, 30 Sept.). It is not stated who acted Clara.] Receipts: #245 2s. (150.3.6; 92.18.6; 2.0.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Rule A Wife And Have A Wife

Performance Comment: Duke-Clarke; Don Juan-Packer; Sanchio-Holland; Alonzo-Surmont; Michael Perez-Bannister Jun.; Leon-Kemble; Cacafogo-Dowton; Lorenzo-Trueman; Margarita-Miss Heard; Altea-Miss Tidswell; Clara-; Estifania-Miss Mellon (1st appearance in that character); Old Woman-Mr Suett; Maid-Mr Grimaldi.
Cast
Role: Duke Actor: Clarke
Role: Don Juan Actor: Packer
Role: Sanchio Actor: Holland
Role: Alonzo Actor: Surmont
Role: Michael Perez Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Leon Actor: Kemble
Role: Cacafogo Actor: Dowton
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Trueman
Role: Margarita Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Altea Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Clara Actor:
Role: Estifania Actor: Miss Mellon
Role: Old Woman Actor: Mr Suett
Role: Maid Actor: Mr Grimaldi.

Afterpiece Title: The Prize

Cast
Role: Juba Actor: Master Heather.
Role: Lenitive Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Mr Caddy Actor: Maddocks
Role: Heartwell Actor: Trueman
Role: Label Actor: Suett
Role: Mrs Caddy Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Caroline Actor: Miss DeCamp.
Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister. Under the Patronage of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. [In mainpiece the playbill retains Mrs Bland as Ariel , but "Ariel was, on account of the sudden indisposition of Mrs Bland, read by Miss Heard" (Diary, 8 May). Miss Heard may also have substituted for Mrs Bland in the afterpiece.] Afterpiece [1st time; F 2, by James Cobb, for whose authorship see Kemble Mem. Larpent MS 982; not published]. Public Advertiser, 2 May: Tickets to be had of Bannister, No. 7, Suffolk-street, Charing Cross. Receipts: #227 8s. (95.17; 7.5; tickets: 124.6) (charge: #90 2s. 6d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: At Hay The Tempest

Performance Comment: As17921213, but Ferdinand-Barrymore; Caliban-Bannister; Hyppolito-Miss Collins; Ariel read by-Miss Heard; Miranda-Mrs Crouch.
Cast
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Barrymore
Role: Caliban Actor: Bannister
Role: Hyppolito Actor: Miss Collins
Role: Ariel read by Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Crouch.
Role: Prospero Actor: Bensley
Role: Alonzo Actor: Packer
Role: Antonio Actor: Phillimore
Role: Gonzalez Actor: Maddocks
Role: Stephano Actor: Moody
Role: Trincalo Actor: Baddeley
Role: Ariel Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Powell.

Afterpiece Title: Fortune's Wheel

Performance Comment: Characters-Bannister Jun., Caulfield, Suett, Dignum, Bland, Wewitzer, Waldron, Fawcett, Phillimore, Hollingsworth, Maddocks, Alfred, Webb, Lyons, Mrs Hopkins, Mrs Bland, Miss Heard. [Larpent MS lists the parts: Sir Harry Harebrain , Lord George , Mr Curl , Hawser , Papillot , Ishmael , Pillage , Balance , John , Clinker , Scoredouble , Clod , Mrs Curl , Sophia Curl , Miss Broadhem .]Larpent MS lists the parts: Sir Harry Harebrain , Lord George , Mr Curl , Hawser , Papillot , Ishmael , Pillage , Balance , John , Clinker , Scoredouble , Clod , Mrs Curl , Sophia Curl , Miss Broadhem .]

Song: In: Vocal Parts, as17921213, Sedgwick, _Kelly, Mrs +Crouch; Masque of Neptune and Amphitrite, as17930102 In course of Evening: +The Little Farthing Rushlight-Bannister Jun

Event Comment: Tickets delivered by Kenny, Briggs, Pemberton, Newton, Leslie, Miss Heard, Miss Richards, Mrs Enoe will be taken. Receipts: #40 11s. 6d. (27/5/0; 13/6/6; 0/0/0; tickets: none listed)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: As17840416, but Lucy (1st time)-Mrs Wilson; Mrs Peachum-Mrs Hopkins; added: Sukey Tawdry-Mrs Heard. hathi.
Cast
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Sukey Tawdry Actor: Mrs Heard. hathi.
Role: . Macheath Actor: Barrymore
Role: Peachum Actor: Moody
Role: Filch Actor: Suett
Role: Lockit Actor: Baddeley
Role: Mat o' th' Mint Actor: Williames
Role: Ben Budge Actor: Burton
Role: Player Actor: Wrighten
Role: Beggar Actor: Waldron
Role: Jenny Diver Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Polly Actor: Miss Phillips

Afterpiece Title: A Trip to Scotland

Performance Comment: Griskin-Parsons; Cupid-Miss Heard; Chamberlain-Burton; Jemmy Twinkle-Bannister Jun.; Fillagree-Mrs Hopkins; Landlady-Mrs Love; Chambermaid-Miss Simson; Miss Flack-Miss Tidswell; Miss Griskin-Mrs Brereton .
Cast
Role: Griskin Actor: Parsons
Role: Cupid Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Chamberlain Actor: Burton
Role: Jemmy Twinkle Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Fillagree Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Landlady Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Miss Simson
Role: Miss Flack Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Miss Griskin Actor: Mrs Brereton

Dance: In Act III of mainpiece Hornpipe by a Young Lady [unidentified], Scholar of Briggs; In afterpiece a Postillion Dance incident to the piece (performers not listed)

Event Comment: 3rd piece [1st time; MF 2, by George Brewer]: The Musick by Dr Arnold. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Morning Herald; 6 July 1796: This Day is published Bannian Day (1s.). Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. 1st Gallery 2s. 2nd Gallery 1s. The Doors to be opened at 6:00. To begin at 7:00 [same throughout season]. Places for the Boxes to be had of Rice, at the Theatre. [On this evening the following performers appeared both at dl and at the hay: Suett, Caulfield, Trueman, R. Palmer, Burton, Miss Leak, Miss Heard

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Peeping Tom

Cast
Role: Peeping Tom Actor: Fawcett
Role: Mayor of Coventry Actor: Wathen
Role: Crazy Actor: Waldron
Role: Earl of Mercia Actor: Caulfield
Role: Count Lewis Actor: Palmer Jun.
Role: Harold Actor: Davies
Role: Mayoress Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Emma Actor: Mrs Harlowe
Role: sic] Actor: Mrs Cuyler
Role: Maud Actor: Mrs Kemble.

Afterpiece Title: The Liar

Performance Comment: Young Wilding-Palmer (1st appearance on that stage these 2 years); Old Wilding-Davies; Papillion-Burton; Waiter-Ledger; Servants-Abbot, Lyons; Sir James Elliot-R. Palmer (1st appearance on that stage these 2 years); Miss Godfrey-Miss Heard; Kitty-Mrs Hale; Miss Grantham-Mrs Harlowe.
Cast
Role: Young Wilding Actor: Palmer
Role: Old Wilding Actor: Davies
Role: Papillion Actor: Burton
Role: Waiter Actor: Ledger
Role: Servants Actor: Abbot, Lyons
Role: Sir James Elliot Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Miss Godfrey Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Hale
Role: Miss Grantham Actor: Mrs Harlowe.

Afterpiece Title: Bannian Day

Performance Comment: Characters by Johnstone, Fawcett, Suett, Wathen, Davies, Waldron Jun., Ledger, Trueman (1st appearance on that stage), Mrs Bland, Mrs Jones, Miss Leak. Cast from text (T. N. Longman, 1796): Captain Macgallaher-Johnstone; Batch-Fawcett; Bobby Notice-Suett; Jack Hawser-Wathen; Sir Geo. Goodwill-Davies; Servant-Waldron Jun.; Bailiff-Ledger; Lieut. Goodwill-Trueman; Polly-Mrs Bland; Maid Servant-Mrs Jones; Mrs Goodwill-Miss Leak.
Cast
Role: Captain Macgallaher Actor: Johnstone
Role: Batch Actor: Fawcett
Role: Bobby Notice Actor: Suett
Role: Jack Hawser Actor: Wathen
Role: Goodwill Actor: Davies
Role: Servant Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: Bailiff Actor: Ledger
Role: Goodwill Actor: Trueman
Role: Polly Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Maid Servant Actor: Mrs Jones
Role: Mrs Goodwill Actor: Miss Leak.
Event Comment: [The playbill for this night announces as mainpiece MUCH ADO ABOUT NOT HING, but "The Publick are most respectfully informed that, on account of the sudden indisposition of a Principal Performer, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING cannot be acted. This Evening will be presented AS YOU LIKE IT" (printed slip attached to BM playbill, Harris, Vol. IV). "Mrs Kemble being ill, Miss Collins play'd Celia for Mrs Kemble and Miss Heard Phebe for Miss Collins" (Powell). Since Powell mentions no other changes, it may be assumed that the cast was otherwise the same as on 25 Apr.] Receipts: #208 8s. (127/1/6; 77/0/0; 4/6/6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: As You Like It

Performance Comment: Probably as17940425, but Celia-Miss Collins; Phebe-Miss Heard .
Cast
Role: Celia Actor: Miss Collins
Role: Phebe Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Duke Actor: Aickin
Role: Frederick Actor: Packer
Role: Amiens Actor: Dignum
Role: Jaques Actor: Palmer
Role: Le Beu Actor: Benson
Role: Oliver Actor: Whitfield
Role: Jaques de Bois Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Orlando Actor: Barrymore
Role: Adam Actor: Moody
Role: Touchstone Actor: King
Role: Corin Actor: Waldron
Role: Sylvius Actor: Bland
Role: William Actor: Burton
Role: Charles Actor: PhillimoreRosalind
Role: PhillimoreRosalind Actor: Mrs Goodall
Role: Audrey Actor: Miss Pope
Role: , King of Scotland Actor: Bensley
Role: Malcolm Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Donalbain Actor: Master De Camp
Role: Macbeth Actor: Kemble
Role: Banquo Actor: Wroughton
Role: Macduff Actor: Palmer
Role: Lenox Actor: Whitfield
Role: Rosse Actor: Barrymore
Role: Fleance Actor: Master Gregson
Role: Siward Actor: Aickin
Role: Seyton Actor: Benson
Role: Physician Actor: Packer
Role: Officer Actor: Banks
Role: Serjeant Actor: Caulfield
Role: Murderers Actor: Phillimore, Webb
Role: Armed Head Actor: Jones
Role: Bloody Child Actor: Master Harlowe
Role: Crowned Child Actor: Master Chatterley
Role: Hecate Actor: Bannister
Role: Witches Actor: Moody, Dodd, SuettLady Macbeth-Mrs Siddons
Role: SuettLady Macbeth Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Gentlewoman Actor: Miss Tidswell. Apparitions of Eight Kings
Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill retains Miss De Camp as Lady Elinor, but an "apology was made by Caulfield, stating . . . that Miss De Camp was extremely hoarse . . . and that Miss Heard would perform Lady Elinor" (Thespian Magazine, Jan. 1794, p. 31).]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Haunted Tower

Performance Comment: As17931216, but Robert-Maddocks; Martin-Waldron Jun.; Hugo-Cooke//Lady Elinor-Miss Heard .
Cast
Role: Robert Actor: Maddocks
Role: Martin Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: Hugo Actor: CookeLady Elinor-Miss Heard
Role: CookeLady Elinor Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Lord William Actor: Dignum
Role: Baron of Oakland Actor: Baddeley
Role: Baron de Courcy Actor: Caulfield
Role: Charles Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Lewis Actor: Bland
Role: Edward Actor: Bannister Jun.Lady Elinor-Miss De Camp
Role: Lady Elinor Actor: Miss De Camp
Role: Cicely Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Maud Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Adela Actor: Sga Storace

Afterpiece Title: HARLEQUIN PEASANT

Cast
Role: Lenitive Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Caddy Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Heartwell Actor: Caulfield
Role: Label Actor: Suett
Role: Juba Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Caroline Actor: Sga Storace
Role: Mrs Caddy Actor: Mrs Booth.
Role: Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Walter Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Lord Alford Actor: Dignum
Role: Sir Rowland Actor: Barrymore
Role: Apathy Actor: Suett
Role: Gabriel Actor: Benson
Role: Oliver Actor: Caulfield
Role: Ruffians Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: Servant Actor: Lyons
Role: Boy Actor: Master Menage
Role: Girl Actor: Miss Menage
Role: Lady Helen Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Winifred Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Josephine Actor: Mrs Bland.
Role: Pierrot Actor: Delpini
Role: Emigrant Marquis Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Townly Actor: Bland
Role: Harlequin Peasant Actor: Dignum
Role: Harlequin Mime Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Maddocks
Role: Lover Actor: Cooke
Role: Peasant Actor: Children-Master Menage, Master Chatterley, Miss Menage
Role: Children Actor: Master Menage, Master Chatterley, Miss Menage
Role: BensonGenius of Gratitude Actor: Mrs Stuart
Role: Pantaloon's Wife Actor: Mrs Heard
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Haskey
Role: Marquis's Maid Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Actress Actor: Mrs Jones
Role: Coach Passengers Actor: Mrs Hale, Mrs Palmer, &c.
Role: Colombine Actor: Miss De Camp
Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill retains Miss Biggs as Angela, but "On account of the sudden indisposition of Miss Biggs, Miss Heard will perform the part of Angela, and hopes for the usual indulgence of the audience" (printed slip attached to Kemble playbill).] Afterpiece [1st time; MF 2, by Thomas John Dibdin, based on Der Wildfang, by August Ferdinand Friedrich von Kotzebue. Prologue by Miles Peter Andrews (London Chronicle, 4 Feb. 1800)]: The Overture and Musick composed by Kelly [with one selection from Paisiello]. Books of the Songs to be had in the Theatre. Receipts: #264 17s. (139.8.6; 122.17.0; 2.11.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Castle-spectre

Performance Comment: As17991030, but Angela-Miss Heard.
Cast
Role: Angela Actor: Miss Heard.
Role: Muley Actor: Caulfield
Role: Allan Actor: Packer.
Role: Osmond Actor: Barrymore
Role: Reginald Actor: Cory
Role: Percy Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Father Philip Actor: Palmer
Role: Motley Actor: Wathen
Role: Kenrick Actor: Holland
Role: Hassan Actor: Dowton
Role: Saib Actor: Trueman
Role: Alaric Actor: Wentworth
Role: Harold Actor: Webb
Role: Edric Actor: Chippendale
Role: Alice Actor: Mrs Walcot
Role: Evelina's Ghost Actor: Mrs Powell

Afterpiece Title: Of Age To-morrow

Performance Comment: Characters by Bannister Jun., Suett, Wewitzer, Hollingsworth, Chippendale, Mrs Walcot, Miss Stephens, Miss DeCamp. [Cast from text (Barker & Son, 1805): Frederick Baron Willinhurst-Bannister Jun.; Baron Piffleberg-Suett; Molkus-Wewitzer; Friz-Hollingsworth; Servant-Chippendale; Lady Brumback-Mrs Walcot; Sophia-Miss Stephens; Maria-Miss DeCamp; Prologue-Bannister Jun. [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances, except on 8, 22, 25 Mar.]This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances, except on 8, 22, 25 Mar.]
Cast
Role: Frederick Baron Willinhurst Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Baron Piffleberg Actor: Suett
Role: Molkus Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Friz Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Servant Actor: Chippendale
Role: Lady Brumback Actor: Mrs Walcot
Role: Sophia Actor: Miss Stephens
Role: Maria Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Prologue Actor: Bannister Jun.
Event Comment: Benefit for Palmer and Caulfield. [In 3rd piece the playbill retains Miss DeCamp as Fanny, but "Miss DeCamp being reported ill during the representation of [1st piece], the part of Fanny, in the Entertainment, was undertaken, at a moment's notice, by Miss Heard, [who]...studying the character, scene by scene, acted the part to general satisfaction, which was announced merely to be read" (Dramatic Censor, II, 232).] Morning Chronicle, 19 May: Tickets to be had of Caulfield, No. 6, Southampton-place, Tottenham-court-road [Palmer not listed]. Receipts: #194 1s. 6d. (120.10.0; 66.10.6; 7.1.0; tickets: none listed) (charge: #212 4s. 7d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Country Girl

Cast
Role: Moody Actor: King
Role: Harcourt Actor: Barrymore
Role: Sparkish Actor: Palmer
Role: Belville Actor: C. Kemble
Role: William Actor: Maddocks
Role: Countryman Actor: Grimaldi
Role: Alithea Actor: Miss Mellon
Role: Miss Peggy Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Heard.

Afterpiece Title: The Shipwreck

Performance Comment: As17991107, but Michael Goto-Clarke; Fanny-Miss Heard.
Cast
Role: Michael Goto Actor: Clarke
Role: Fanny Actor: Miss Heard.
Role: Selwyn Actor: Dignum
Role: Harry Hawser Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Shark Actor: Caulfield
Role: Stave Actor: Suett
Role: Dick Actor: Master Heather
Role: Angelica Goto Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Sally Shamrock Actor: Mrs Bland.

Song: In: The Blue Bell of Scotland, as18000512; accompanied on the Lute, as18000512; In course Evening: Crazy Jane-Mrs Bland; In 3rd piece: a new ballad, The Fisherman and the River Queen (Written and Composed by M. G. Lewis, Esq, M. P., Author of Crazy Jane.)-Mrs Bland

Cast
Role: Actor: Mrs Bland.
Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill assigns Jessica to Mrs Bland, but "an apology was made stating the indisposition of Mrs Bland, and requesting that Miss Heard might be permitted to perform Jessica, which was agreed to" (Thespian Magazine, Apr. 1793, p. 243). In afterpiece the playbill assigns Mrs Matadore to Mrs Hopkins, but "Benson informed the audience that owing to a mistake in the bills, Mrs Hopkins's Name had been inserted instead of Mrs Booth's (ibid).] Receipts: #139 11s. (136.12; 2.19)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: At Hay The Merchant Of Venice

Performance Comment: Duke of Venice-Packer; Anthonio-Bensley; Bassanio-Wroughton; Salanio-Whitfield; Solarino-Barrymore; Gratiano-Dodd; Lorenzo (with song)-Dignum; Shylock-Kemble; Tubal-Waldron; Launcelot-Bannister Jun.; Gobbo-Suett; Leonardo-Cooke; Balthazar-Maddocks; Portia-Mrs Siddons; Nerissa-Miss Collins; Jessica (with a song)-Miss Heard.
Cast
Role: Duke of Venice Actor: Packer
Role: Anthonio Actor: Bensley
Role: Bassanio Actor: Wroughton
Role: Salanio Actor: Whitfield
Role: Solarino Actor: Barrymore
Role: Gratiano Actor: Dodd
Role: Lorenzo Actor: Dignum
Role: Shylock Actor: Kemble
Role: Tubal Actor: Waldron
Role: Launcelot Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Gobbo Actor: Suett
Role: Leonardo Actor: Cooke
Role: Balthazar Actor: Maddocks
Role: Portia Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Nerissa Actor: Miss Collins
Role: Jessica Actor: Miss Heard.

Afterpiece Title: The Humourist

Cast
Role: Sir Anthony Halfwit Actor: Suett
Role: Dabble Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Frolick Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Beaumont Actor: Benson
Role: Blunt Actor: Alfred
Role: John Actor: Banks
Role: Mrs Matadore Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Diana Actor: Miss Collins
Role: Mrs Meddle Actor: Mrs Ward.
Event Comment: Tickets delivered for this Evening [Account-Book: by D'Egville Sen., Johnstone, Dale, Miss Arne, Miss Heard] will be admitted. Dancing: The Musick by von Esch, the Dance by D'Egville Sen. Receipts: #604 15s. (192.17.6; 49.4.6; 2.18.6; tickets: 359.14.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: A Quarter Of An Hour Before Dinner

Performance Comment: Lord Simper-R. Palmer; Col. Modish-Trueman; Mr Level-Caulfield; Mr Plainwell-Benson; Mrs Level-Miss Heard.
Cast
Role: Lord Simper Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Modish Actor: Trueman
Role: Mr Level Actor: Caulfield
Role: Mr Plainwell Actor: Benson
Role: Mrs Level Actor: Miss Heard.

Afterpiece Title: First Love

Cast
Role: Sir Bertrand Actor: Trueman
Role: Le Sage Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Record Actor: Suett
Role: Michael Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Spruce Actor: Bland
Role: Flint Actor: Phillimore
Role: Boy Actor: Master Welsh
Role: Clara Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Jannette Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Bland.

Afterpiece Title: The Prize

Cast
Role: Heartwell Actor: Caulfield.
Role: Caroline Actor: Sga Storace.
Role: Lenitive Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Mr Caddy Actor: Benson
Role: Label Actor: Suett
Role: Juba Actor: Master Welsh
Role: Mrs Caddy Actor: Mrs Booth

Dance: End 2nd piece: New Dance-; in which The Princess of Wales's New Minuet and Gavot-J. and Miss D'Egville; and to conclude with a New Reel-Miss and Master Menage, Miss Phillips, Mrs Fialon, Miss S. and G. D'Egville

Performance Comment: and Miss D'Egville; and to conclude with a New Reel-Miss and Master Menage, Miss Phillips, Mrs Fialon, Miss S. and G. D'Egville.
Event Comment: [On this evening the following performers appeared both at dl and at the hay: Suett, Palmer, Miss DeCamp, Miss Heard.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Mock Doctor; Or, The Dumb Lady Cured

Performance Comment: Gregory (The Mock Doctor)-Palmer (1st appearance in that character); Sir Jasper-Waldron; Leander-Caulfield; Dr Hellebore-Burton; Davy-Waldron Jun.; James-Palmer Jun.; Harry-Abbot; Sq. Robert-Lyons; Charlotte-Miss Heard; Maid-Mrs Jones; Dorcas-Mrs Harlowe.
Cast
Role: Gregory Actor: Palmer
Role: Sir Jasper Actor: Waldron
Role: Leander Actor: Caulfield
Role: Dr Hellebore Actor: Burton
Role: Davy Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: James Actor: Palmer Jun.
Role: Harry Actor: Abbot
Role: Robert Actor: Lyons
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Jones
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Harlowe.

Afterpiece Title: The Agreeable Surprise

Performance Comment: Lingo-Fawcett; Sir Felix Friendly-Suett; Compton-Bannister; Eugene-Davies; Chicane-Usher; Thomas-Burton; John-Trueman; Cudden-Waldron Jun.; Stump-Ledger; Laura-Miss Leak; Mrs Cheshire-Mrs Booth; Fringe-Miss DeCamp; Cowslip-Mrs Kemble.
Cast
Role: Lingo Actor: Fawcett
Role: Sir Felix Friendly Actor: Suett
Role: Compton Actor: Bannister
Role: Eugene Actor: Davies
Role: Chicane Actor: Usher
Role: Thomas Actor: Burton
Role: John Actor: Trueman
Role: Cudden Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: Stump Actor: Ledger
Role: Laura Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Mrs Cheshire Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Fringe Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Cowslip Actor: Mrs Kemble.

Afterpiece Title: Bannian Day

Cast
Role: Gondibert Actor: Palmer
Role: Barton Actor: Aickin
Role: La Varenne Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Duke of Somerset Actor: Lyons
Role: Prince of Wales Actor: Miss Menage
Role: Fool Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Corporal Actor: Burton
Role: Drummer Actor: Trueman
Role: Fifer Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: Robbers Actor: Bannister, Davies, Abbot, Lyons
Role: Gregory Gubbins Actor: Fawcett
Role: Adeline Actor: Mrs Harlowe
Role: Villagers Actor: Mrs Bland, Miss Leak, Miss DeCamp
Role: Queen Margaret Actor: Mrs Kemble.
Role: Servant Actor: _Waldron Jun.
Role: Young Wilding Actor: Palmer
Role: Old Wilding Actor: Davies
Role: Papillion Actor: Burton
Role: Waiter Actor: Ledger
Role: Servants Actor: Abbot, Lyons
Role: Sir James Elliot Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Miss Godfrey Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Hale
Role: Miss Grantham Actor: Mrs Harlowe.
Role: Captain Macgallaher Actor: Johnstone
Role: Batch Actor: Fawcett
Role: Bobby Notice Actor: Suett
Role: Jack Hawser Actor: Wathen
Role: Goodwill Actor: Davies
Role: Bailiff Actor: Ledger
Role: Goodwill Actor: Trueman
Role: Polly Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Maid Servant Actor: Mrs Jones
Role: Mrs Goodwill Actor: Miss Leak.
Event Comment: [In 2nd piece the playbill retains Mrs Goodall, but she "being indisposed, her part was read by Miss Heard" (Thespian Magazine, Dec. 1793 , p.363).]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Half An Hour After Supper

Afterpiece Title: WIVES IN PLENTY

Performance Comment: As17931123, but Mrs Goodall's part read by Miss Heard .
Cast
Role: : Le Bronze Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Bellamy Actor: Barrymore
Role: Ranger Actor: Suett
Role: Valere Actor: Caulfield
Role: Monsieur Caprice Actor: ParsonsFantast-Sga Storace
Role: ParsonsFantast Actor: Sga Storace
Role: La Jupe Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Role: Julia Actor: Mrs Goodall. Maddocks, Waldron Jun. are unassigned.
Role: Young Wrongward Actor: Caulfield
Role: Sir David Dunder Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Young Random Actor: Barrymore
Role: Scruple Actor: read byPalmer Jun.
Role: Old Random Actor: Aickin
Role: Carney Actor: Burton
Role: Tiptoe Actor: Benson
Role: Roundfee Actor: Suett
Role: Quirk Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Peery Actor: Usher
Role: Bailiff Actor: Cooke
Role: French Waiter Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: English Waiter Actor: Lyons
Role: Passengers Actor: Maddocks, Jones
Role: Lady Dunder Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Role: Mrs Peery Actor: Mrs Booth.
Role: Walter Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Lord Alford Actor: Dignum
Role: Sir Rowland Actor: Barrymore
Role: Apathy Actor: Suett
Role: Gabriel Actor: Benson
Role: Oliver Actor: Caulfield
Role: Ruffians Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: Servant Actor: Lyons
Role: Boy Actor: Master Menage
Role: Girl Actor: Miss Menage
Role: Lady Helen Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Winifred Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Josephine Actor: Mrs Bland.

Afterpiece Title: THE CHILDREN IN THE WOOD

Cast
Role: Walter Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Lord Alford Actor: Dignum
Role: Sir Rowland Actor: Barrymore
Role: Apathy Actor: Suett
Role: Gabriel Actor: Benson
Role: Oliver Actor: Caulfield
Role: Ruffians Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: Servant Actor: Lyons
Role: Boy Actor: Master Menage
Role: Girl Actor: Miss Menage
Role: Lady Helen Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Winifred Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Josephine Actor: Mrs Bland.

Song: As17931123

Event Comment: [Miss Goddard was from the Margate theatre.] Receipts: #295 4s. (199.16.6; 91.12.0; 3.15.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Belle's Stratagem

Performance Comment: Doricourt-Palmer; Hardy-Hollingsworth; Sir George Touchwood-Wroughton; Flutter-Bannister Jun.; Saville-C. Kemble; Villers-Caulfield; Courtall-Russell; Letitia Hardy-Miss Goddard (1st appearance on this stage); Mrs Racket-Miss Pope; Lady Touchwood-Miss Miller; Miss Ogle-Miss Heard; Kitty Willis-Miss Tidswell.
Cast
Role: Doricourt Actor: Palmer
Role: Hardy Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Sir George Touchwood Actor: Wroughton
Role: Flutter Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Saville Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Villers Actor: Caulfield
Role: Courtall Actor: Russell
Role: Letitia Hardy Actor: Miss Goddard
Role: Mrs Racket Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Lady Touchwood Actor: Miss Miller
Role: Miss Ogle Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Kitty Willis Actor: Miss Tidswell.

Afterpiece Title: A Trip to the Nore

Performance Comment: As17971109, but added to Bannister Jun.: (With a new song, A Salt Eel for Mynheer-Bannister, by permission of Dibdin).
Cast
Role: A Salt Eel for Mynheer Actor:
Role: Mr Cockney Actor: Suett
Role: Ben Bowsprit Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Billy Buckram Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Donald Campbell Actor: Dignum
Role: Hokensloken Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Boatswain Actor: Sedgwick
Role: O'Thunder Actor: Davis
Role: Chimney@Sweeper Actor: Grimaldi
Role: Boatman Actor: Maddocks
Role: Sailors Actor: Trueman, Wentworth, Evans
Role: Mary Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Mrs Cockney Actor: Mrs Walcot
Role: Mrs Buckram Actor: Miss Tidswell.
Role: Goodwill Actor: Packer
Role: Blister Actor: Suett
Role: Coupee Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Quaver Actor: Dignum
Role: Miss Lucy Actor: Mrs Bland.

Afterpiece Title: My Grandmother

Cast
Role: Sir Matthew Medley Actor: Maddocks
Role: Vapour Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Woodly Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Gossip Actor: Suett
Role: Soufrance Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Wentworth
Role: Florella Actor: Miss Leak.

Dance: In 2nd piece: As17971109; IV: a Masquerade Scene-; a Minuet-D'Egville, Miss Goddard

Event Comment: [Miss Humphries, who was from the Private Theatre, Tottenham Court Road, is identified by MS annotation on Kemble playbill. In afterpiece the playbill retains Barrymore as Sir Rowland, and Bannister Jun. as Walter, but "The Public are respectfully informed that Bannister being suddenly afflicted with a Hoarseness, and Barrymore having met with an unfortunate Accident, are both rendered incapable of the honour of appearing before them this Evening. To prevent a disappointment of The Children in the Wood Dowton will perform...Walter, and C. Kemble Sir Rowland, presuming humbly upon the usual kind indulgence experienced upon such emergencies" (printed slip attached to Kemble playbill).] Receipts: #259 18s. (160.0.6; 98.12.6; 1.5.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Heiress

Performance Comment: Sir Clement Flint-King; Clifford-Wroughton; Lord Gayville-Palmer; Alscrip-Suett; Chignon-Wewitzer; Mr Blandish-Holland; Prompt-R. Palmer; Rightly-Aickin; Chairman-Wentworth; Servant-Webb; Lady Emily-A Young Lady (1st appearance on this stage [Miss Humphries]); Miss Alscrip-Miss Pope; Miss Alton-Mrs Crouch; Mrs Sagely-Mrs Maddocks; Tiffany-Miss Tidswell; Mrs Blandish-Miss Heard.
Cast
Role: Sir Clement Flint Actor: King
Role: Clifford Actor: Wroughton
Role: Lord Gayville Actor: Palmer
Role: Alscrip Actor: Suett
Role: Chignon Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Mr Blandish Actor: Holland
Role: Prompt Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Rightly Actor: Aickin
Role: Chairman Actor: Wentworth
Role: Servant Actor: Webb
Role: Lady Emily Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Miss Alscrip Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Miss Alton Actor: Mrs Crouch
Role: Mrs Sagely Actor: Mrs Maddocks
Role: Tiffany Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Mrs Blandish Actor: Miss Heard.

Afterpiece Title: The Children in the Wood

Cast
Role: Sir Rowland Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Walter Actor: Dowton
Role: Oliver Actor: Maddocks.
Role: Lord Alford Actor: Dignum
Role: Apathy Actor: Suett
Role: Gabriel Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Lady Helen Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Josephine Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Winifred Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Children Actor: Master Menage, Master Chatterley.

Entertainment: Entertainment. Not listed on playbill (see17971016). Morning Herald, 16 Oct.: A representation of the late engagement with the Dutch-; was unexpectedly given after the play. It was followed by some fire@works-, in which was a star, ending after various mutations in a sun, emblematic of British Glory!

Event Comment: [Miss Brown is identified by MS annotation on Kemble playbill. "Notwithstanding the bills...[she acted] the summer before last, on the boards of the Richmond theatre" (Monthly Mirror, Nov. 1798, p. 308). In afterpiece the playbill retains Mrs Roffey as Nelly, but she "who usually performed the part of the Servant Maid, [was] suddenly taken ill; her substitute [was] Miss Tidswell" (Morning Herald, 12 Nov.).] Account-Book: Received of Hammersley & Co., lent to pay the Company #500; paid Lowndes, printer, #10; Chorus #6; Rablus, tallow candles, #10. Receipts: #203 12s. (126.3.6; 76.7.6; 1.1.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Rivals

Performance Comment: Sir Anthony Absolute-Dowton; Captain Absolute-Powell; Faulkland-Kemble; Acres-Bannister Jun.; Sir Lucius O'Trigger-R. Palmer; Fag-Russell; David-Hollingsworth; Coachman-Maddocks; Servants-Fisher, Webb, Evans; Mrs Malaprop-Miss Pope; Lydia Languish-A Young Lady (1st appearance on any stage [Miss Brown]); Julia-Miss Biggs; Lucy-Miss Heard; Maid-Mrs Jones.
Cast
Role: Sir Anthony Absolute Actor: Dowton
Role: Captain Absolute Actor: Powell
Role: Faulkland Actor: Kemble
Role: Acres Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Sir Lucius O'Trigger Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Fag Actor: Russell
Role: David Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Coachman Actor: Maddocks
Role: Servants Actor: Fisher, Webb, Evans
Role: Mrs Malaprop Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Lydia Languish Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Julia Actor: Miss Biggs
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Jones.

Afterpiece Title: No Song No Supper

Performance Comment: As17981002, but Nelly-Miss Tidswell.
Cast
Role: Nelly Actor: Miss Tidswell.
Role: Crop Actor: Dignum
Role: Frederick Actor: Kelly
Role: Endless Actor: Suett
Role: Robin Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: William Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Servant Actor: Webb
Role: Dorothy Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Louisa Actor: Miss Wentworth
Role: Margaretta Actor: Miss Leak
Event Comment: [Miss Dufour's 1st appearance in public was in a concert at king's 11 Feb. 1796.] Receipts: #329 10s. 6d. (236.17.0; 88.12.6; 4.1.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Haunted Tower

Performance Comment: Lord William-Kelly; Baron of Oakland-Hollingsworth; Edward-Bannister Jun.; Lewis-Suett; Robert-Dignum; Charles-Sedgwick; Baron de Courcy-Holland; Martin-Wathen; Hugo-Dowton; Lady Elinor de Courcy-Miss DeCamp; Adela-Miss Dufour (1st appearance on any stage [i.e. in a speaking part]); Cicely-Mrs Bland; Maud-Mrs Maddocks.
Cast
Role: Lord William Actor: Kelly
Role: Baron of Oakland Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Edward Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Lewis Actor: Suett
Role: Robert Actor: Dignum
Role: Charles Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Baron de Courcy Actor: Holland
Role: Martin Actor: Wathen
Role: Hugo Actor: Dowton
Role: Lady Elinor de Courcy Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Adela Actor: Miss Dufour
Role: Cicely Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Maud Actor: Mrs Maddocks.

Afterpiece Title: The Wandering Jew; or, Love's Masquerade

Performance Comment: Sir Solomon Swallow-Suett; Atall-Bannister Jun.; Marall-Caulfield; Cook-Hollingsworth; Toby-Wathen; Lady Swallow-Miss Pope; Camilla-Miss DeCamp; Lydia-Miss Heard; Susan-Miss Tidswell.
Cast
Role: Sir Solomon Swallow Actor: Suett
Role: Atall Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Marall Actor: Caulfield
Role: Cook Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Toby Actor: Wathen
Role: Lady Swallow Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Camilla Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Lydia Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Susan Actor: Miss Tidswell.

Entertainment: Entertainment.End afterpiece: As17971016

Event Comment: [Miss Molini is identified by MS annotation on Kemble playbill. She had 1st appeared at this theatre on 17 Feb. 1798.] Receipts: #194 7s. 6d. (133.4.6; 58.6.0; 2.17.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Stranger

Cast
Role: The Stranger Actor: Kemble
Role: Count Wintersen Actor: Holland
Role: Baron Steinfort Actor: Barrymore
Role: Mr Solomon Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Peter Actor: Suett
Role: Francis Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Tobias Actor: Aickin
Role: Mrs Haller Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Countess Wintersen Actor: Miss Biggs
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Stuart.

Afterpiece Title: The Spoil'd Child

Performance Comment: Little Pickle-A Young Lady (2nd appearance on this stage [Miss Molini]); Old Pickle-Suett; Tagg-R. Palmer; Servants-Hollingsworth, Evans; Miss Pickle-Mrs Walcot; Maria-Miss Heard; Margery-Mrs Maddocks; Susan-Miss Tidswell.
Cast
Role: Little Pickle Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Old Pickle Actor: Suett
Role: Tagg Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Servants Actor: Hollingsworth, Evans
Role: Miss Pickle Actor: Mrs Walcot
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Margery Actor: Mrs Maddocks
Role: Susan Actor: Miss Tidswell.

Music: As17980915

Dance: As17980915

Event Comment: [Miss Campbell was from the Newcastle theatre.] Receipts: #276 4s. 6d. (174.12.6; 100.12.0; 1.0.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Clandestine Marriage

Performance Comment: Lord Ogleby-King; Sir John Melvill-Barrymore; Sterling-Dowton; Lovewell-C. Kemble; Canton-Wewitzer; Brush-Palmer; Serjeant Flower-Maddocks; Traverse-Sparks; Trueman-Trueman [sic]; Mrs Heidelberg-Mrs Walcot; Miss Sterling-Miss DeCamp; Fanny-Miss Campbell(1st appearance); Betty-Miss Mellon; Chambermaid-Miss Stuart; Trusty-Mrs Maddocks.
Cast
Role: Lord Ogleby Actor: King
Role: Sir John Melvill Actor: Barrymore
Role: Sterling Actor: Dowton
Role: Lovewell Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Canton Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Brush Actor: Palmer
Role: Serjeant Flower Actor: Maddocks
Role: Traverse Actor: Sparks
Role: Trueman Actor: Trueman
Role: Mrs Heidelberg Actor: Mrs Walcot
Role: Miss Sterling Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Fanny Actor: Miss Campbell
Role: Betty Actor: Miss Mellon
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Trusty Actor: Mrs Maddocks.

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Performance Comment: Gayless-Holland; Sharp-Suett; Justice Guttle-Maddocks; Beau Trippit-Fisher; Dick-Wewitzer; Melissa-Miss Heard; Kitty Pry-Miss Mellon; Mrs Gadabout-Mrs Sparks.
Cast
Role: Gayless Actor: Holland
Role: Sharp Actor: Suett
Role: Justice Guttle Actor: Maddocks
Role: Beau Trippit Actor: Fisher
Role: Dick Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Melissa Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Kitty Pry Actor: Miss Mellon
Role: Mrs Gadabout Actor: Mrs Sparks.
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 2 (?), by William Linley. Also attributed to Cordal Powel, librarian to the Prince of Wales (London Chronicle, 19 Jan. 1796). Larpent MS 1106; not published, except for Airs (C. Lowndes, 1796). Synopsis of action in Pocket Magazine, Jan. 1796, p. 59]. The Musick composed by W. Linley. The Scenes [for a description of which see Theatre Notebook, 1965, XIX, p. 58] entirely new, and painted by Greenwood. The Machinery and Decorations by Cabanel, Johnston and Jacobs. The Dresses by Johnston and Miss Rein. Nothing under Full Prince will be taken. Account-Book, 22 Jan.: Paid Wm. Linley for music of new pantomime #25. Receipts: #619 3s. (608.9; 10.14)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Douglas

Performance Comment: As17951116, but Lord Randolph-Barrymore; Anna-Miss Heard; Servant-_; Prisoner-_.
Cast
Role: Lord Randolph Actor: Barrymore
Role: Anna Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Glenalvon Actor: Palmer
Role: Norval Actor: Kemble
Role: Stranger Actor: Bensley
Role: Donald Actor: Phillimore
Role: Officer Actor: Caulfield
Role: Servant Actor: Maddocks
Role: Prisoner Actor: Webb
Role: Matilda Actor: Mrs Siddons

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Captive; or, The Magick Fire

Performance Comment: Characters by Caulfield, Banks, Boimaison, Master Welsh, Dubois, Fairbrother, Wathen, Russell, Benson, Hollingsworth, Burton, Phillimore, Maddocks, Jones, Webb, Fisher, Wentworth, Evans, Roffey, Keys, Whitmell, Wells, Butler, W. Banks, Nicolini, Garman, Master Gregson, Master DeCamp; Miss DeCamp, Miss Mellon, Mrs Boimaison, Miss Heard, Mrs Cuyler, Mrs Booth, Miss Tidswell, Mrs Maddocks, Mrs Hedges, Mrs Heard, Mrs Butler, Mrs Brooker, Miss Chatterley, Mrs Jones, Mrs Mills, Mrs Brigg, Mrs Haskey, Mrs Barrett. Chorus of Knights and Ladies (Vocal Parts)-Sedgwick, Dignum, Trueman, Danby, Cooke, Welsh, Mrs Bland, Miss Leak, Miss Arne, Mrs Bramwell, Miss Granger, Miss Jackson, Miss Menage, Miss Stuart, Miss Wentworth; Cast adjusted from playbill of 9 Nov. 1796: Ormandine-Caulfield; Harlequin-Banks; Ormandine's Servant-Boimaison; Ariel-Master Welsh; Clown-Dubois; Sailor-Fairbrother; Sir Epicure-Hollingsworth; Crop-Burton; Landlord-Phillimore; Countrymen-Maddocks, Jones; Constable-Webb; Prigg-Fisher; Gipsies-Evans, Garman, Mrs Butler, Mrs Jones, Mrs Mills, Mrs Brigg; Furies-Roffey, Wells, Master Gregson; Gardener-Whitmell; Waiter-Butler; Cheesemonger-Nicolini; Postboy-Master DeCamp; Colombine-Miss DeCamp; Minerva-Miss Mellon; Spirit-Miss Heard; Landlady-Mrs Booth; Lady-Miss Tidswell; Countrywomen-Mrs Maddocks, Mrs Heard; Cook-Mrs Brooker; Chambermaid-Miss Chatterley; unassigned-Wathen, Russell, Benson, Wentworth, Keys, W. Banks, Mrs Boimaison, Mrs Cuyler, Mrs Hedges, Mrs Haskey, Mrs Barrett.
Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 3 years. Tickets delivered by the young D'Egvilles, Jones, Newbold, Shaw, Dale, Purser Sen., Smith, Aberdein, Mills, Miss Tidswell, Mrs Heard, Miss Dancer, Miss Bradshaw, Mrs Haskey, will be admitted. Receipts: #241 8s. 6d. (23.4.0; 15.3.6; 0.15.0; tickets: 202.6.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Plain Dealer

Performance Comment: The Plain Dealer-Bensley; Lord Plausible-Suett; Major Old Fox-Moody; Freeman-Barrymore; Varnish-Packer; Jerry Blackacre-Dodd; Councellor Quillet-Phillimore; Oakam-Bates; Country Boy-Miss Heard; Novel-Palmer; Widow Blackacre-Mrs Hopkins; Olivia-Miss Pope; Eliza-Miss Tidswell; Lettice-Mrs Heard; Fidelia-Mrs Wilson.
Cast
Role: The Plain Dealer Actor: Bensley
Role: Lord Plausible Actor: Suett
Role: Major Old Fox Actor: Moody
Role: Freeman Actor: Barrymore
Role: Varnish Actor: Packer
Role: Jerry Blackacre Actor: Dodd
Role: Councellor Quillet Actor: Phillimore
Role: Oakam Actor: Bates
Role: Country Boy Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Novel Actor: Palmer
Role: Widow Blackacre Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Olivia Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Eliza Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Lettice Actor: Mrs Heard
Role: Fidelia Actor: Mrs Wilson.

Afterpiece Title: The Deserter

Cast
Role: Simkin Actor: Fawcett.
Role: Principal Vocal Parts Actor: _Barrymore.
Role: In which several capital Catches and Gle Actor:
Role: the celebrated Anacreontic Song Actor: Bannister
Role: President Actor: Bannister Jun
Role: Steady Actor: Bannister
Role: Solomon Actor: Parsons
Role: Easy Actor: Burton
Role: Lubin Actor: Dignum
Role: Gillian Actor: Mrs Forster
Role: Cicely Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Floretta Actor: Mrs Wilson.
Role: Don Diego Actor: Bannister
Role: Leander Actor: Williames
Role: Mungo Actor: Suett
Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Crouch.
Role: Henry Actor: Williames
Role: Russet Actor: Bannister
Role: Flint Actor: Burton
Role: Skirmish Actor: Parsons
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Collett
Role: Margaret Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Crouch.

Dance: End III: The Capricious Lovers-the two young D'Egvilles, Miss Blanchet (1st appearance), Miss DeCamp; End: The Scheming Jockey and Fortune@Teller-the young D'Egvilles, Miss Blanchet, Miss DeCamp

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 4 years (notice on playbill of 8 Nov.). Afterpiece: The Musick composed by W. Linley. The Scenery by Greenwood. The Machinery and Decorations by Cabanel, Johnston, Jacobs. The Dresses by Johnston and Miss Rein. The Doors to be opened at 5:15. To begin at 6:15 [see 3 Apr. 1797]. Receipts: #318 4s. 6d. (237.14.6; 76.5.6; 4.4.6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: King Richard The Third

Performance Comment: King Henry-Wroughton; Prince of Wales-Miss Granger; Duke of York-Master Chatterley; Richard-Kemble; Duke of Buckingham-Barrymore; Earl of Richmond-Palmer; Duke of Norfolk-Holland; Sir Richard Ratcliff-Phillimore; Sir William Catesby-Caulfield; Tressel-C. Kemble; Earl of Oxford-Denman; Sir Robert Brackenbury-Trueman; Lord Stanley-Packer; Sir James Blount-Wentworth; Sir James Tyrrel-Webb; Lord Mayor-Maddocks; Queen Elizabeth-Mrs Siddons; Lady Anne-Miss Miller; Dutchess of York-Miss Tidswell.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Captive; or, The Magick Fire

Performance Comment: Ormandine-Caulfield; Harlequin-W. Banks; Ariel-Master Welsh; Clown-Dubois; Sailor-Cooke; Ormandine's Servant-Grimaldi; Sir Epicure-Hollingsworth; Landlord-Phillimore; Countrymen-Maddocks, Thompson; Constable-Webb; Prigg-Fisher; Gardener-Whitmell; Furies-Roffey, Wells, Master Gregson; Waiter-Butler; Cheesemonger-Nicolini; Crop-Trueman; Postboy-Master Herron; Colombine-Miss DeCamp; Minerva-Miss Mellon; Spirit-Miss Heard; Lady-Miss Tidswell; Landlady-Mrs Booth; Countrywomen-Mrs Maddocks, Mrs Heard; Chambermaid-Miss Chatterley; Cook-Mrs Brooker; Gipsies-Garman, Evans, Mrs Butler, Mrs Mills, Miss Granger, Mrs Benson; Chorus of Knights and Ladies-Welsh, Wentworth, Cook, Atkins, Meyers, Caulfield Jun., Denman, Willoughby, Peck, Mrs Arne, Mrs Jackson, Miss Menage, Mrs Wentworth.
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; T 5, by Joanna Baillie. "Adapted to the stage by J. P. Kemble" (note in his hand on Kemble playbill), Text in the author's A Series of Plays (T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, 1798). Prologue by the Hon. Francis North; Epilogue by Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (Larpent MS 1287)]: The Scenery, Musick, Dresses, and Decorations entirely new. The Musick of the Third Act composed by Shaw [and sung by Sedgwick (Dramatic Censor, II, 162)] and of the Second and Fourth Acts by Kelly. The Scenes designed by Greenwood? Jun and Capon, and executed by them, Banks, &c. The Dresses and Decorations designed by Johnston, and executed under his direction by Gay and Underwood. The Female Dresses designed and executed by Miss Rein. Receipts: #308 12s. 6d. (264.3.0; 43.15.6; 0.14.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: De Montfort

Performance Comment: Characters by Kemble, Talbot, Barrymore, Cory, Dowton, Powell, Caulfield, Packer, Holland, Archer, Maddocks, Clarke, Sparks, Trueman, Surmont, Fisher, Chippendale, Ryder, Mrs Siddons, Miss Heard, Mrs Crouch, Miss DeCamp, Miss Tidswell. Cast from Dramatic Censor, II, 115: De Montfort-Kemble; Rezenvelt-Talbot; Count Freberg (Albert)-Barrymore; Jerome-Dowton; Manuel-Powell; Grimbald (Conrad)-Caulfield; Jane De Montfort-Mrs Siddons; Countess Freberg-Miss Heard; Abbess-Mrs Crouch; Nuns-Miss DeCamp, Miss Stephens; Maid-Miss Tidswell; unassigned-Cory, Packer, Holland, Archer, Maddocks, Clarke, Sparks, Trueman, Surmont, Fisher, Chippendale, Ryder; Prologue-Mrs Powell; Epilogue-Mrs Siddons.
Cast
Role: De Montfort Actor: Kemble
Role: Rezenvelt Actor: Talbot
Role: Count Freberg Actor: Barrymore
Role: Jerome Actor: Dowton
Role: Manuel Actor: Powell
Role: Grimbald Actor: Caulfield
Role: Jane De Montfort Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Countess Freberg Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Abbess Actor: Mrs Crouch
Role: Nuns Actor: Miss DeCamp, Miss Stephens
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: unassigned Actor: Cory, Packer, Holland, Archer, Maddocks, Clarke, Sparks, Trueman, Surmont, Fisher, Chippendale, Ryder
Role: Prologue Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Siddons.

Afterpiece Title: The Purse

Performance Comment: See17991219, but Will Steady-Wathen; Sally-Miss Leak.
Cast
Role: Will Steady Actor: Wathen
Role: Sally Actor: Miss Leak.

Song: Mainpiece: Vocal Parts-Sedgwick, Dignum, Danby, Wentworth, Maddocks, Evans, Cook, Danby Jun., Tett, Caulfield Jun., Sawyer, Aylmer, Willoughby, Bardoleau, Clark, Mead, Elliot, Ms Stephens, Ms Leak, Ms Arne, Ms Menage, Ms B. Menage, Ms Wentworth, Ms Roffey, Ms Jacobs, Ms Saunders, Ms Maddocks, Ms Bristow, Ms Butler, Ms Gawdry