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Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister. [Kean's 1st appearance was at this theatre, 22 Mar.] 2nd piece: The Music compiled by Dr Pepusch. 4th piece: A Ballet Tragi-Comique, composed by Signor Novestris [i.e. George Colman, the elder]. Gazetteer, 23 Aug.: Tickets to be had of Bannister, No. 7, Suffolk-street, Charing-cross

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Manager In Distress

Cast
Role: Gentleman in the Balcony Actor: Kean
Role: Easy Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Lady in the Balcony Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Bustleton Actor: Palmer
Role: Manager Actor: Aickin
Role: Irishman in the Pit Actor: Egan
Role: Prompter Actor: Gardner
Role: Actresses Actor: Miss Hale, Mrs Poussin, Miss Francis, Miss Brangin
Role: Caller Actor: Mrs Love

Afterpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Macheath-Mrs Wells; Peachum-Mrs Lefevre; Lockit-Mrs Webb; Mat o' the Mint-Miss Morris; Ben Budge-Mrs Inchbald; Crook-finger'd Jack-Mrs Invill; Jemmy Twitcher-Miss Francis; Filch-Mrs Lloyd; Lucy-Mr Edwin; Mrs Peachum-Mr Wilson; Jenny Diver-Mr Davies; Diana Trapes-Mr Wewitzer; Polly-Mr Bannister. hathi.
Cast
Role: Macheath Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Peachum Actor: Mrs Lefevre
Role: Lockit Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Mat o' the Mint Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Ben Budge Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Crook Actor: finger'd Jack-Mrs Invill
Role: finger'd Jack Actor: Mrs Invill
Role: Jemmy Twitcher Actor: Miss Francis
Role: Filch Actor: Mrs Lloyd
Role: Lucy Actor: Mr Edwin
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mr Wilson
Role: Jenny Diver Actor: Mr Davies
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mr Wewitzer
Role: Polly Actor: Mr Bannister. hathi.

Afterpiece Title: Foote, Weston, and Shuter in the Shades

Afterpiece Title: Medea and Jason

Cast
Role: Creon Actor: Swords
Role: Prince de la Cour Actor: Byrne
Role: Captain of the Guard Actor: Master Sestini
Role: Jason Actor: Delpini
Role: Creusa Actor: Mrs Goodwin
Role: Nurse Actor: Mr Painter
Role: Medea Actor: Mme Dagueville

Dance: In Act III of 2nd piece Hornpipe by Byrne

Monologue: 1784 08 26 As 10 Aug

Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister Jun. 1st piece: In I act. Public Advertiser, 11 Aug.: Tickets to be had of Bannister Jun., No. 2, Frith-street, Soho

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Election

Performance Comment: Characters-Bannister, Chapman, Davies, Mrs Love, Miss Collett. [Probable cast: John-Bannister; Trusty-Chapman; Richard-Davies; Wife-Mrs Love; Sally-Miss Collett.]
Cast
Role: Characters Actor: Bannister, Chapman, Davies, Mrs Love, Miss Collett.
Role: John Actor: Bannister
Role: Trusty Actor: Chapman
Role: Richard Actor: Davies
Role: Wife Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Sally Actor: Miss Collett.

Afterpiece Title: Inkle and Yarico

Cast
Role: Trudge Actor: Edwin Jun.
Role: Sailors Actor: _Painter.
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Mrs Lefevre.
Role: Major Sturgeon Actor: Bannister
Role: Sir Jacob Jollup Actor: Usher
Role: Bruin Actor: Gardner
Role: Heeltap Actor: Burton
Role: Lint Actor: Barrett
Role: Jerry Sneak Actor: Edwin
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Mrs Webb.

Afterpiece Title: The Minor

Performance Comment: Shift, Smirk-Bannister Jun.; Sir William Wealthy-Baddeley; Loader-R. Palmer; Mr Wealthy-Gardner; Dick-Burton; The Minor-Iliff; Lucy-Miss Collett; Mrs Cole-Mr Bannister.
Cast
Role: Smirk Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Sir William Wealthy Actor: Baddeley
Role: Loader Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Mr Wealthy Actor: Gardner
Role: Dick Actor: Burton
Role: The Minor Actor: Iliff
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Collett
Role: Mrs Cole Actor: Mr Bannister.

Dance: End 2nd piece: The British Soldier Triumphant-Byrn, Ratchford, Miss DeCamp, Mrs Goodwin

Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister. [Mrs Wells had 1st acted Macheath at the hay, 14 Sept. 1781; Bannister had acted Polly at the same theatre, 16 Sept. 1785.] Gazetteer, 3 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Bannister, No. 7, Suffolk-street, Haymarket. "There is now a most vehement rage of innovation in language, government, religion, and everything else...On the British stage, with infinite applause, young and beautiful actresses perform sometimes the Parts of highwaymen; and some singing actors squall in an affected voice resembling, and intended to imitate, that of women; the most humourous dramatic pieces are frittered away into songs; and I should not be surprised to hear that henceforth Miranda and Juliet are to be personated by grim-visaged grenadiers seven feet high, and Falstaff by a slender miss just entered her teens" (Universal Magazine, Mar. 1795, p. 171). Receipts: #285 14s. (162.4.6; 5.9.6; tickets: 118.0.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: As17891024, but Captain Macheath-Mrs Wells (1st time at this theatre); Lucy-Mr Johnstone (1st appearance in that character); Polly-Mr Bannister (1st time these six years); Ben Budge-_.
Cast
Role: Captain Macheath Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Lucy Actor: Mr Johnstone
Role: Polly Actor: Mr Bannister
Role: Peachum Actor: Ryder
Role: Lockit Actor: Cubitt
Role: Mat o' the Mint Actor: Darley
Role: Ben Budge Actor: Rock
Role: Filch Actor: Blanchard
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Jenny Diver Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Jemmy Twitcher Actor: Evatt
Role: Crook@finger'd Jack Actor: Milburne
Role: Wat Dreary Actor: Letteney
Role: Robin of Bagshot Actor: Blurton
Role: Nimming Ned Actor: Lee
Role: Harry Paddington Actor: Painter
Role: Drawer Actor: Farley
Role: Mrs Coaxer Actor: Miss Francis
Role: Dolly Trull Actor: Miss Rowson
Role: Mrs Vixen Actor: Miss Brangin
Role: Betty Doxey Actor: Mrs Lloyd
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mrs Rock
Role: Sukey Tawdry Actor: Mrs Masters
Role: Molly Brazen Actor: Mrs Lefevre.

Afterpiece Title: The Flitch of Bacon

Cast
Role: Captain Greville Actor: Johnstone
Role: Captain Wilson Actor: Bannister
Role: Major Benbow Actor: Ryder
Role: Justice Benbow Actor: Powel
Role: Kilderkin Actor: Ledger
Role: Ned Actor: Rock
Role: Putty Actor: Painter
Role: Tipple Actor: Edwin
Role: Eliza Actor: Mrs Warrell.

Dance: As17891024

Song: In course of Evening: The Wolf-Bannister

Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister. 4th piece: Not acted these 7 years [acted 29 Mar. 1792]. Morning Herald, 12 May: Tickets to be had of Bannister, No. 7, Suffolk-street, Charing-Cross. Receipts: #259 6s. (60.16.0; 51.17.6; 4.6.0; tickets: 142.6.6) (charge: #211 7s. 6d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Purse

Performance Comment: As17970216, but Will Steady-Bannister Jun.
Cast
Role: Will Steady Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: The Baron Actor: Packer
Role: Edmund Actor: Dignum
Role: Theodore Actor: Trueman
Role: Page Actor: Miss Menage
Role: Sally Actor: Mrs Bland.

Afterpiece Title: The Country Girl

Cast
Role: Moody Actor: Swendall
Role: Sparkish Actor: Russell
Role: Sir Matthew Medley Actor: Maddocks
Role: Vapour Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Woodly Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Gossip Actor: Suett
Role: Soufrance Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Florella Actor: Miss Leak.

Afterpiece Title: Sylvester Daggerwood

Cast
Role: Fustian Actor: Caulfield.
Role: Josephine Actor: Miss Leak.
Role: Sir Rowland Actor: Barrymore
Role: Lord Alford Actor: Dignum
Role: Walter Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Apathy Actor: Suett
Role: Gabriel Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Oliver Actor: Caulfield
Role: Lady Helen Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Winifred Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Children Actor: Master Menage, Master Chatterley.
Role: Prince Lupauski Actor: Aickin
Role: Count Floreski Actor: Kelly
Role: Baron Lovinski Actor: Palmer
Role: Varbel Actor: Suett
Role: Adolphus Actor: Caulfield
Role: Gustavus Actor: Trueman
Role: Pages Actor: Master Welsh, Master Gregson
Role: Princess Lodoiska Actor: Mrs Crouch
Role: Captives Actor: Ms Roffey, Ms Maddocks, Ms Arne, Ms Jackson, Ms Wentworth, Ms Menage
Role: Kera Khan Actor: Barrymore
Role: Ithorak Actor: Dignum
Role: Khor Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Japhis Actor: Bannister
Role: Kajah Actor: Campbell
Role: Tamuri Actor: Male
Role: Camazin Actor: Grimaldi
Role: The Horde Actor: Wentworth, Maddocks, Welsh, Evans, Annereau.
Role: Sylvester Daggerwood Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Servant Actor: Trueman.

Afterpiece Title: The Minor

Performance Comment: Sir William Wealthy-Wewitzer; Mr Richard Wealthy-Packer; Sir George Wealthy-C. Kemble; Shift, Smirk-Bannister Jun.; Loader-Caulfield; Mrs Cole-Mr Bannister; Lucy-Miss Heard.
Cast
Role: Sir William Wealthy Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Mr Richard Wealthy Actor: Packer
Role: Sir George Wealthy Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Smirk Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Loader Actor: Caulfield
Role: Mrs Cole Actor: Mr Bannister
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Heard.
Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister. [Parys is identified in Morning Post, 29 Apr.]. Oracle, 7 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Bannister, No. 7, Suffolk-street, Charing-cross. Receipts: #353 19s. 6d. (194.10.6; 6.4.0; tickets: 153.5.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Inkle And Yarico

Performance Comment: Inkle (with songs)-Johnstone; Sir Christopher Curry-Quick; Campley-Davies; Medium-Powel; Mate (with The Wand'ring Sailor)-Bannister; Planters-Rock, Thompson, Evatt; Sailor-Ledger; Waiter-Farley; Trudge (for that night only)-A Young Gentleman (1st appearance on any stage [Parys]); Wowski-Mrs Martyr; Narcissa-Mrs Mountain; Patty-Mrs Rock; Yarico-Miss Chapman.
Cast
Role: Inkle Actor: Johnstone
Role: Sir Christopher Curry Actor: Quick
Role: Campley Actor: Davies
Role: Medium Actor: Powel
Role: Mate Actor: Bannister
Role: Planters Actor: Rock, Thompson, Evatt
Role: Sailor Actor: Ledger
Role: Waiter Actor: Farley
Role: Trudge Actor: A Young Gentleman
Role: Wowski Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Narcissa Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Patty Actor: Mrs Rock
Role: Yarico Actor: Miss Chapman.

Afterpiece Title: The Minor

Performance Comment: Shift, Smirk (with a variety of Imitations)-Rees (1st appearance in those characters); The Minor-Macready; Sir William Wealthy-Wilson; Mr Wealthy-Thompson; Loader-Cubitt; Dick-Blanchard; Lucy-Miss Chapman; Mrs Cole-Mr Bannister.
Cast
Role: Smirk Actor: Rees
Role: The Minor Actor: Macready
Role: Sir William Wealthy Actor: Wilson
Role: Mr Wealthy Actor: Thompson
Role: Loader Actor: Cubitt
Role: Dick Actor: Blanchard
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Mrs Cole Actor: Mr Bannister.

Dance: End II: Negro Dance-

Song: End: some of the most favourite Catches and Glees-Bannister, Incledon, Blanchard, Davies, Williamson, Johnstone [for specific songs probably sung, see17910517]

Entertainment: Monologue. After singing: A Description of the Tombs in Westminster Abbey (after the manner of the late Mr Edwin)-the Young Gentleman who performs Trudge

Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister. The great Overflow from Covent-Garden Theatre, on Tuesday last, has induced many of Mr Bannister's Friends to desire he would again perform the Part of Polly. In Compliance with the Wish of those to whom he is under so many Obligations, he will, this Evening, make his Appearance in that Character, for the last Time of his appearing in Petticoats [but see 3, 13 May]. Tickets delivered for Alexander and Acis and Galatea will be admitted. Receipts: #276 10s. 6d. (167/11/6; tickets: 108/19/0) (charge: #105)

Performances

Afterpiece Title: The Flitch of Bacon

Performance Comment: As17821023, but Captain Wilson-Bannister; Eliza-Mrs Bannister [i.e. formerly Miss Harper (see17830129)] .i.e. formerly Miss Harper (see17830129)] .
Cast
Role: Captain Wilson Actor: Bannister
Role: Eliza Actor: Mrs Bannister
Role: Captain Greville Actor: Brett
Role: Major Benbow Actor: Wilson
Role: Justice Benbow Actor: Fearon
Role: Kilderkin Actor: Thompson
Role: Ned Actor: Stevens
Role: Putty Actor: Painter
Role: Tipple Actor: Edwin

Dance: End of Act II of mainpiece The Poney Races by Harris, Miss Matthews, and others; In Act III, as17830422

Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister. Public Advertiser, 13 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Bannister, No. 7, Great Suffolk-street, Haymarket. Afterpiece [1st time; CO 2, by ---- Cranke. MS not in Larpent; not published]. Receipts: #276 5s. 6d. (101/18/0; 15/2/0; 1/2/6; tickets: 158/3/0) (charge: #67 13s. 5d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: As17811015, but Filch-Mrs Wilson (of CG); Polly (for that night only)-Mr Bannister. hathi.
Cast
Role: Filch Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Polly Actor: Mr Bannister. hathi.
Role: Captain Macheath Actor: Mrs Cargill
Role: Peachum Actor: Moody
Role: Lockit Actor: Baddeley
Role: Mat o' th' Mint Actor: Williams
Role: Ben Budge Actor: Burton
Role: Player Actor: Wrighten
Role: Beggar Actor: Waldron
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Jenny Diver Actor: Miss Collett
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Love

Afterpiece Title: The True Briton

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Bannister, Suett, R. Palmer, Waldron, Lamash, Fawcett, Wrighten, Du-Bellamy; Mrs Love, Mrs Granger, Miss Wright. Cast not known . Mrs Love, Mrs Granger, Miss Wright. Cast not known .
Cast
Role: , Du Actor: Bellamy

Dance: In Act III of mainpiece a Hornpipe, as17820314mitations. End of mainpiece, by Bannister Jun

Performance Comment: End of mainpiece, by Bannister Jun .

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Peachum-Wilson; Lockit-Cubitt; Macheath-Miss DeCamp (1st appearance in that character); Filch-Miss Fontenelle; Mat o' th' Mint-Johnson; Ben Budge-Abbott; Mrs Peachum-Mrs Webb; Polly-Mr Bannister; Lucy-Mr Johnstone; Diana Trapes-Mr Parsons; Mrs Vixen-Mr Wewitzer; Jenny Diver-Mr R. Palmer; Mrs Slammekin-Mr Bannister Jun.
Cast
Role: Peachum Actor: Wilson
Role: Lockit Actor: Cubitt
Role: Macheath Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Filch Actor: Miss Fontenelle
Role: Mat o' th' Mint Actor: Johnson
Role: Ben Budge Actor: Abbott
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Polly Actor: Mr Bannister
Role: Lucy Actor: Mr Johnstone
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mr Parsons
Role: Mrs Vixen Actor: Mr Wewitzer
Role: Jenny Diver Actor: Mr R. Palmer
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mr Bannister Jun.

Afterpiece Title: Who's the Dupe

Performance Comment: Doiley-Parsons; Sandford-Evatt; Granger-R. Palmer; Gradus-Bannister Jun.; Miss Doiley-Miss Heard; Charlotte-Miss Fontenelle.
Cast
Role: Doiley Actor: Parsons
Role: Sandford Actor: Evatt
Role: Granger Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Gradus Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Miss Doiley Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Fontenelle.

Song: In course of Entertainment: his favourite Planxty [descriptive of Ireland-Johnstone (in the character of Murtough Delany) [see The Irishman in London, cg, 21 Apr.]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Peachum-Wilson; Lockit-Cubitt; Macheath (for that night only)-Mrs Edwards; Filch (for that night only)-Miss Fontenelle; Mat o' th' Mint-Chapman; Polly-Mr Bannister; Lucy-Mr Johnstone; Diana Trapes-Mr Parsons; Mrs Vixen-Mr Wewitzer; Mrs Slammekin-Mr Bannister Jun. (The only time of their appearing in those characters); Mrs Peachum-Mrs Webb.
Cast
Role: Peachum Actor: Wilson
Role: Lockit Actor: Cubitt
Role: Macheath Actor: Mrs Edwards
Role: Filch Actor: Miss Fontenelle
Role: Mat o' th' Mint Actor: Chapman
Role: Polly Actor: Mr Bannister
Role: Lucy Actor: Mr Johnstone
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mr Parsons
Role: Mrs Vixen Actor: Mr Wewitzer
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mr Bannister Jun.
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Webb.

Afterpiece Title: The Village Lawyer

Cast
Role: Charles Actor: Farley.
Role: Scout Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Snarl Actor: Baddeley
Role: Justice Mittimus Actor: Usher
Role: Sheepface Actor: Parsons
Role: Mrs Scout Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Kate Actor: Mrs Edwards.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: A Preludio

Performance Comment: Townly-Staunton; Beggar-Usher; Waiter-Barrett; Carpenter-Kenny; Signior Scrapelli-Delpini; Violon-Dorion; John Bull-Webb; Signior Trebletti-Painter; Signior Vermicelli-R. Palmer; Mons Cabry-Wewitzer; Prompter-Bannister Jun .
Cast
Role: Townly Actor: Staunton
Role: Beggar Actor: Usher
Role: Waiter Actor: Barrett
Role: Carpenter Actor: Kenny
Role: Signior Scrapelli Actor: Delpini
Role: Violon Actor: Dorion
Role: John Bull Actor: Webb
Role: Signior Trebletti Actor: Painter
Role: Signior Vermicelli Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Mons Cabry Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Prompter Actor: Bannister Jun

Afterpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Macheath-Mrs Wells; Peachum-Mrs Lefevre; Lockit-Mrs Webb; Mat o' th' Mint -?; Ben Budge-Mrs Inchbald; Crook-finger'd Jack-Miss Painter; Waiter-Miss Hale; Jemmy Twitcher-Miss Francis; Nimming Ned-Mrs W. Palmer; Filch-Miss Morris; Lucy-Mr Edwin; Mrs Peachum-Mr Wilson; Jenny Diver-Mr Wood; Mrs Coaxer-Mr Stevens; Mrs Slammekin-Mr Swords; Sukey Tawdry-Mr Webb; Dolly Trull-Mr R. Palmer; Molly Brazen-Mr Kenny; Mrs Vixen-Mr Massey; Betty Doxy-Mr Painter; Diana Trapes-Mr Wewitzer; Polly-Mr Bannister. hathi.
Cast
Role: Macheath Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Peachum Actor: Mrs Lefevre
Role: Lockit Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Mat o' th' Mint Actor:
Role: Ben Budge Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Crook Actor: finger'd Jack-Miss Painter
Role: finger'd Jack Actor: Miss Painter
Role: Waiter Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Jemmy Twitcher Actor: Miss Francis
Role: Nimming Ned Actor: Mrs W. Palmer
Role: Filch Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Lucy Actor: Mr Edwin
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mr Wilson
Role: Jenny Diver Actor: Mr Wood
Role: Mrs Coaxer Actor: Mr Stevens
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mr Swords
Role: Sukey Tawdry Actor: Mr Webb
Role: Dolly Trull Actor: Mr R. Palmer
Role: Molly Brazen Actor: Mr Kenny
Role: Mrs Vixen Actor: Mr Massey
Role: Betty Doxy Actor: Mr Painter
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mr Wewitzer
Role: Polly Actor: Mr Bannister. hathi.

Afterpiece Title: Medea and Jason

Cast
Role: Creon Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Prince de la Cour Actor: Master Byrn
Role: in the Character of Chimney Actor:
Role: Furies Actor: Rossi, Nicolini, &c.
Role: Captain of the Guard Actor: Master Edwin
Role: Jason Actor: Delpini
Role: Creusa Actor: Miss Byrn
Role: Nurse Actor: Mr Painter
Role: Medea Actor: Mme Dagueville

Dance: In Act III of mainpiece a Hornpipe by Master Byrn. [This was danced, as here assigned, in all subsequent performances.]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: A Preludio

Performance Comment: Townly-Williamson; Beggar-Blissett; Waiter-Barrett; Carpenter-Kenny; Signior Scrapelli-Delpini; Violon-Gaudrey; John Bull-Gardner; Signior Trebletti-Painter; Signior Vermicelli-R. Palmer; Mons Cabry-Wcwitzer; Prompter-Bannister Jun .
Cast
Role: Townly Actor: Williamson
Role: Beggar Actor: Blissett
Role: Waiter Actor: Barrett
Role: Carpenter Actor: Kenny
Role: Signior Scrapelli Actor: Delpini
Role: Violon Actor: Gaudrey
Role: John Bull Actor: Gardner
Role: Signior Trebletti Actor: Painter
Role: Signior Vermicelli Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Mons Cabry Actor: Wcwitzer
Role: Prompter Actor: Bannister Jun

Afterpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: Macheath-Mrs Wells; Peachum-Mrs Lefevre; Lockit-Mrs Webb; Ben Budge-Mrs Inchbald; Mat o' th' Mint-Miss Morris; Jemmy Twitcher-Miss Francis; Nimming Ned-Mrs W. Palmer; Filch-Mrs Wewitzer; Lucy-Mr Edwin; Mrs Peachum-Mr Wilson; Jenny Diver-Mr Wood; Mrs Coaxer-Mr Stevens; Mrs Slammekin-Mr Blissett; Sukey Tawdry-Mr Swords; Dolly Trull-Mr R. Palmer; Molly Brazen-Mr Kenny; Mrs Vixen-Mr Massey; Betty Doxy-Mr Painter; Diana Trapes-Mr Wewitzer; Polly-Mr Bannister. hathi.
Cast
Role: Macheath Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Peachum Actor: Mrs Lefevre
Role: Lockit Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Ben Budge Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Mat o' th' Mint Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Jemmy Twitcher Actor: Miss Francis
Role: Nimming Ned Actor: Mrs W. Palmer
Role: Filch Actor: Mrs Wewitzer
Role: Lucy Actor: Mr Edwin
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mr Wilson
Role: Jenny Diver Actor: Mr Wood
Role: Mrs Coaxer Actor: Mr Stevens
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mr Blissett
Role: Sukey Tawdry Actor: Mr Swords
Role: Dolly Trull Actor: Mr R. Palmer
Role: Molly Brazen Actor: Mr Kenny
Role: Mrs Vixen Actor: Mr Massey
Role: Betty Doxy Actor: Mr Painter
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mr Wewitzer
Role: Polly Actor: Mr Bannister. hathi.

Afterpiece Title: Medea and Jason

Cast
Role: : Compton Actor: Bannister
Role: Sir Felix Friendly Actor: Gaudrey
Role: Eugene Actor: Wood
Role: Chicane Actor: Massey
Role: John Actor: Egan
Role: Thomas Actor: Stevens
Role: Stump Actor: Painter
Role: Cuddcn Actor: Ledger
Role: Lingo Actor: Edwin
Role: Mrs Cheshire Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Cowslip Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Fringe Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Bannister.
Role: Creon Actor: Swords
Role: Prince de la Cour Actor: Byrn
Role: Furies Actor: Rossi, Nicolini, &c.
Role: Captain of the Guard Actor: Master Edwin
Role: Jason Actor: Delpini
Role: Creusa Actor: Miss Byrn
Role: Nurse Actor: Mr Painter
Role: Children Actor: Miss Painter, Master Clarke
Role: Medea Actor: Mme Dagueville

Dance: In Act III of 2nd piece Hornpipe by Byrn

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: The Maid's the Mistress

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Reinhold, Edwin; Mr Bannister, Sga Sestini. [Cast from European Magazine, Feb. 1783, p. 148: Uberto-Reinhold; Vespone-Edwin; Old Woman-Mr Bannister; Serpilla-Sga Sestini.] hathi. hathi.
Cast
Role: : Uberto Actor: Reinhold
Role: Vespone Actor: Edwin
Role: Old Woman Actor: Mr Bannister
Role: Serpilla Actor: Sga Sestini.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Inkle And Yarico

Cast
Role: Inkle Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Sir Christopher Curry Actor: Kemble
Role: Campley Actor: Davies
Role: Medium Actor: Baddeley
Role: Mate Actor: Chapman
Role: Planters Actor: Usher, Gardner, Johnson
Role: Sailors Actor: Ledger, Painter, Abbott
Role: Trudge Actor: Edwin
Role: Narcissa Actor: Mrs Bannister
Role: Wowski Actor: Miss George
Role: Patty Actor: Mrs Edwards
Role: Yarico Actor: Mrs Kemble.

Afterpiece Title: The Minor

Performance Comment: Shift, Smirk-Bannister Jun.; Sir William Wealthy-Baddeley; Loader-R. Palmer; Mr Wealthy-Gardner; Dick-Burton; The Minor-Iliff; Lucy-Miss Heard; Mrs Cole-Mr Bannister.
Cast
Role: Smirk Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Sir William Wealthy Actor: Baddeley
Role: Loader Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Mr Wealthy Actor: Gardner
Role: Dick Actor: Burton
Role: The Minor Actor: Iliff
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Mrs Cole Actor: Mr Bannister.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Barber

Cast
Role: Notary Actor: Cubitt.
Role: Count Almaviva Actor: Palmer
Role: Doctor Bartholo Actor: Parsons
Role: Basil Actor: Aickin
Role: Lazarillo Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Argus Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Tallboy Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Alcade Actor: Chapman
Role: Rosina Actor: Mrs Bannister.

Afterpiece Title: The Minor

Performance Comment: Sir William Wealthy-Wewitzer; Mr Wealthy-Usher; The Minor-Iliff; Shift, Smirk-Bannister Jun.; Loader-R. Palmer; Dick-Burton; Mrs Cole-Mr Bannister; Lucy-Miss Heard.
Cast
Role: Sir William Wealthy Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Mr Wealthy Actor: Usher
Role: The Minor Actor: Iliff
Role: Smirk Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Loader Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Dick Actor: Burton
Role: Mrs Cole Actor: Mr Bannister
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Heard.

Dance: End: a new Dance, The Kiss; or, Give and Take-Byrn, Platt, Mrs Goodwin, Miss DeCamp

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Suicide

Performance Comment: Tobine-Bannister Jun.; Tabby-Aickin; Wingrave-Barrett; Catchpenny-Baddeley; Squib-R. Palmer; Bounce-Cubitt; Juggins-Chapman; Doctor Truby-Usher; John-Evatt; Bolus-Painter; Waiters-Burton, Powell, Lyons; Ranter-Bannister; Mrs Grogram-Mrs Webb; Peggy-Miss Hale; Nancy Lovell-Mrs Goodall (1st appearance in that character).
Cast
Role: Tobine Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Tabby Actor: Aickin
Role: Wingrave Actor: Barrett
Role: Catchpenny Actor: Baddeley
Role: Squib Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Bounce Actor: Cubitt
Role: Juggins Actor: Chapman
Role: Doctor Truby Actor: Usher
Role: John Actor: Evatt
Role: Bolus Actor: Painter
Role: Waiters Actor: Burton, Powell, Lyons
Role: Ranter Actor: Bannister
Role: Mrs Grogram Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Peggy Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Nancy Lovell Actor: Mrs Goodall

Afterpiece Title: The Minor

Performance Comment: As17900614 but Shift, Smirk-Bannister Jun.; Mrs Cole-Mr Bannister.
Cast
Role: Smirk Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Mrs Cole Actor: Mr Bannister.
Role: Mr Sturdy Actor: Kemble
Role: Bentley Actor: Williamson
Role: Captain Berry Actor: Iliff
Role: Frank Actor: Barrett
Role: Miss Tabitha Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Mrs Sturdy Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Miss Eliza Sturdy Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Nanny Actor: Miss Prideaux
Role: Miss Sukey Actor: Mrs Taylor.
Role: Sir William Wealthy Actor: Baddeley
Role: Loader Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Mr Richard Wealthy Actor: Usher
Role: Dick Actor: Burton
Role: The Minor Actor: Iliff
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Heard.

Dance: End I: Minuet de la Cour and Gavot-Byrn, Mrs Goodwin

Entertainment: Monologue. As17900615

Cast
Role: Occasional Address Actor: Bensley.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: As17821022, but Captain Macheath-Mrs Kennedy; Lucy-Mr Edwin; Jenny Diver-Mrs Poussin; Polly-Mr Bannister; Mrs Davenett's name listed in playbill; omitted: Betty Doxey. hathi. Mrs Davenett's name listed in playbill; omitted: Betty Doxey. hathi.

Afterpiece Title: Tristram Shandy

Dance: In Act III of mainpiece, as17830422; End of mainpiece, as17821231

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: As17831014, but Macheath-Mrs Kennedy; Peachum-Moody [of DL]; Lockit-Mrs Webb; Lucy-Mr Edwin; Mrs Peachum-Mrs Davenett; Polly-Mr Bannister; added: Diana Trapes-Mrs Pitt; omitted: Wat Dreary, Harry Paddington. hathi. omitted: Wat Dreary, Harry Paddington. hathi.
Cast
Role: Macheath Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Peachum Actor: Moody
Role: Lockit Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Lucy Actor: Mr Edwin
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Davenett
Role: Polly Actor: Mr Bannister
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: . Macheath Actor: Johnstone
Role: Mat o' the Mint Actor: Mahon
Role: Ben Budge Actor: Ledger
Role: Jemmy Twitcher Actor: Painter
Role: Crook finger'd Jack Actor: Bates
Role: Wat Dreary Actor: Jones
Role: Harry Paddington Actor: Darley
Role: Jailor Actor: Stevens
Role: Drawer Actor: Helme
Role: Filch Actor: Doyle
Role: Jenny Diver Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Mrs Vixen Actor: Mrs Lewis
Role: Dolly Trull Actor: Mrs Chalmers
Role: Sukey Tawdry Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Mrs Coaxer Actor: Mrs Whitfield
Role: Molly Brazen Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Betty Doxey Actor: Miss Brangin

Afterpiece Title: Rosina

Cast
Role: Irishman Actor: Bates
Role: Belville Actor: Bannister
Role: Belville Actor: Brett
Role: Rustic Actor: Davies
Role: William Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Phoebe Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Rosina Actor: Mrs Bannister

Dance: In Act III of mainpiece, as17831014; End of mainpiece The Poney Races, as17840428

Song: End of Act I of mainpiece a favourite song by Leoni; End of Act II When Phoebus the tops of the bills does adorn by Leoni and Brett

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Clandestine Marriage

Cast
Role: Sterling Actor: Hurst
Role: Traverse Actor: Keen
Role: Fanny Actor: Miss Hopkins
Role: Ogleby Actor: King
Role: Sir John Actor: Aickin
Role: Lovell Actor: Cautherly
Role: Flower Actor: Bransby
Role: Trueman Actor: Fawcett
Role: Canton Actor: Baddeley
Role: Brush Actor: Palmer
Role: Miss Sterling Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Mrs Heidleberg Actor: Mrs Hopkins.

Afterpiece Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Cast
Role: Sneak Actor: Dodd.
Role: Major Sturgeon Actor: Bannister
Role: Jerry Sneak Actor: Weston
Role: Bruin Actor: Wright
Role: Lint Actor: Castle
Role: Heel@Tap Actor: Bransby
Role: Sir Jacob Jollup Actor: Waldron
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Miss Pope.

Song: (By Particular Desire) O! What a Charming Thing's a Battle!-Mr Bannister

Performance Comment: What a Charming Thing's a Battle!-Mr Bannister.
Cast
Role: Actor: Mr Bannister.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Performance Comment: As17821022, but Captain Macheath-Mrs Kennedy; Lockit-Mrs Webb; Lucy-Mrs Morton; Jenny Diver-Miss Morris; Polly-Mr Bannister; Mrs Davenett's name listed in playbill; omitted: Dolly Trull, Betty Doxey. hathi. Mrs Davenett's name listed in playbill; omitted: Dolly Trull, Betty Doxey. hathi.

Afterpiece Title: The Royal Chace; or, Harlequin Skeleton

Cast
Role: Chasseur Royal Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Harlequin Jupiter Actor: W. Bates
Role: Punch Actor: Rayner
Role: Mars Actor: Cranfield
Role: Hercules Actor: Dumay
Role: Leander Actor: Ratchford
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Thompson
Role: Mercury Actor: Davies
Role: Anatomist Actor: Jones
Role: Pierrot Actor: Stevens
Role: Old Woman Actor: Mr Wewitzer
Role: Columbine Actor: Miss Matthews

Dance: In Act III of mainpiece a Hornpipe by Miss Besford

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Cast
Role: Valentine Actor: Whitfield
Role: Ben Actor: Palmer.
Role: Sir Sampson Legend Actor: Moody
Role: Scandal Actor: Bensley
Role: Foresight Actor: Parsons
Role: Jeremy Actor: Baddeley
Role: Tattle Actor: Dodd
Role: Miss Prue Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Mrs Frail Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Mrs Foresight Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Angelica Actor: Miss Farren.

Afterpiece Title: (End of Act II mainpiece) Jewish Courtship

Performance Comment: Shadrach Moses-Baddeley; Miss Leah Ephraims-Mr Bannister Jun.

Afterpiece Title: The Mistake of a Minute

Performance Comment: Principal Characters-Bannister Jun., Dignum, Miss Romanzini, Mrs Crouch. Larpent MS lists the parts: Tim, Tom, Daisey, Nettle.
Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister Jun. Public Advertiser, 19 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Bannister Jun., No. 7, Suffolk Street, Haymarket. Tickets delivered for Romeo and Juliet will be taken. Receipts: #223 2s. 6d. (107/6/0; 42/5/6; 0/5/0; tickets: 73/6/0) (charge: #108 2s. 10d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Cast
Role: Filch Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Polly Actor: Mr Bannister. hathi.
Role: Captain Macheath Actor: Mrs Cargill
Role: Peachum Actor: Moody
Role: Lockit Actor: Baddeley
Role: Mat o' th' Mint Actor: Williams
Role: Ben Budge Actor: Burton
Role: Player Actor: Wrighten
Role: Beggar Actor: Waldron
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Jenny Diver Actor: Miss Collett
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Love

Afterpiece Title: The Apprentice

Cast
Role: Simon Actor: Suett
Role: Watchman Actor: Burton
Role: Dick Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Gargle Actor: Wrighten
Role: Spouters Actor: R. Palmer, Holcroft, Griffiths, Phillimore, Norris, Williams, Helmc, &c
Role: Wingate Actor: Baddeley
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Simson

Dance: In Act III of mainpiece a Hornpipe, as17820314athi

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Concert

Entertainment: Divine Musick in Praise of Religion and Vertue-; both Vocal and instrumental, with new Anthems compos'd by Mr Blow; an Oration by Mr Collier; Pieces by Mr Tate, her Majesty's Poet Laureat. The edition of 1702 lists: The Introductory Poem Upon the Reformation of Poetry-Mr Tate Poet-Laureat to her Majesty; The First Anthem-, Compos'd by Dr Blow, and Sung in Westminster-Abbey, at Her Majesty's Coronation; The Oration-J. Collier/M.A.; The Second Anthem, Compos'd by Dr Blow: Te Deum Laudamus-; A Poem in Praise of Virtue- , Written by Mr Tate

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Bury Fair

Music: The last New Entertainment compos'd for Flutes on the Stage,-Mr Bannister, Mr Bannister's Son

Song: Mrs Lyndsey

Dance:

Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister. Morning Chronicle, 8 May: Tickets to be had of Bannister, No. 7, Suffolk-street, Charing-cross. Receipts: #518 19s. 6d. (146.11.0; 54.13.6; 19.16.0; tickets: 297.19.0) (charge: #221 6s. 8d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Child Of Nature

Cast
Role: Duke Murcia Actor: King
Role: Marquis Almanza Actor: Wroughton
Role: Count Valentia Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Seville Actor: Maddocks
Role: Granada Actor: Trueman
Role: Peasant Actor: Aickin
Role: Marchioness Merida Actor: Mrs Goodall
Role: Amanthis Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Actor: Mrs Jordan.

Afterpiece Title: The Prize

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

Afterpiece Title: The Spoil'd Child

Cast
Role: Little Pickle Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Old Pickle Actor: Suett
Role: Tag Actor: R. Palmer
Role: John Actor: Burton
Role: Miss Pickle Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Margery Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Susan Actor: Miss Tidswell.

Song: End II: When on board our trim vessel (composed by Carter)-Bannister; End: The Waggoner (composed by Dibdin)-Wathen; End I 2nd piece: When Bibo went down-Bannister; End 2nd piece: The Cobler (composed by Reeve)-Wathen; End I 3rd piece: The Ship@wreck'd Sailors (composed by an Amateur for the Thespian Panorama [see hay, 4 Mar.])-Mrs Bland, Master Welsh, Dignum, Suett, Caulfield, Bannister

Performance Comment: ])-Mrs Bland, Master Welsh, Dignum, Suett, Caulfield, Bannister.
Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister Jun. Public Advertiser, 24 July: Tickets to be had of Bannister Jun., No. 6, Great Russel-street, Covent Garden

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Summer Amusement

Cast
Role: : Surat Actor: Bannister
Role: Sir James Juniper Actor: Wilson
Role: Etiquette Actor: Edwin
Role: Melville Actor: Davies
Role: Spruce Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Cathartic Actor: Baddeley
Role: Shuffle Actor: Palmer
Role: Lady Juniper Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Fidget Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Amelia Actor: Mrs Bannister.

Afterpiece Title: The Genius of Nonsense

Dance: End of Act I of mainpiece, as17840727

Song: In the Temple of Health [in afterpiece] (1st time, and for this night only) a new, shocking Electrical Caleb, set to Medical Music by Dr Arnold, sung by Edwin, Bannister, Davies, Brett. imitations. End of mainpiece Various Imitations, Vocal and Rhetorical, by Bannister Jun

Performance Comment: imitations. End of mainpiece Various Imitations, Vocal and Rhetorical, by Bannister Jun .
Related Works
Related Work: Musick; or, A Parley of Instruments Author(s): John Bannister