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Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Dyer, Miss Helm, Mrs Viviez, Mrs Leppie. Tickets delvier'd out by Redman, Chapman, and others will be taken. Receipts #23 14s. 6d. plus 1!2 value of tickets. @Tickets Mrs Dyer Box 8@Pit 35@Gallery 29@Value #10 3s.@1!2 Value #5 1s. 6d.@Tickets Miss Helm Box 3@Pit 20 Gallery 20@Value #7 5s.@1!2 Value #3 12s. 6d.@Tickets Mrs Viviez Box 15@Pit 42@Gallery 71@Value #17 3s.@1!2 Value #8 11s. 6d.@Tickets Mrs Leppie Box 6@Pit 38@Gallery 34@Value #10 12s.@1!2 Value #5 6s.@Tickets Redman Box -@Pit 40@Gallery 44@Value #9 16s.@1!2 Value #4 18s.@Tickets Chapman Box 52@Pit 150@Gallery 79@Value 43 8s.@1!2 Value #21 14s.@Tickets Jarvis Box 3@Pit 77@Gallery 55@Value #18 8s.@1!2 Value #9 14s.@Tickets Cockayne Box 2@Pit 19@Gallery 7@Value #4 1s.@1!2 Value #2 6d.@Tickets Dumay Box 17@Pit 31@Gallery 36@Value #12 10s.@1!2 Value #6 5s.@Tickets Mrs Granier Box -@Pit 18@Gallery 16@Value #4 6s.@1!2 Value #2 3s.@Tickets Miss Davis Box 23@Pit 27@Gallery 13@Value #11 2s.@1!2 Value #5 11s. (Gratis)@Tickets Paddock Box 1@Pit 24@Gallery 26@Value #6 9s.@1!2 Value #3 4s. 6d.@Tickets Hitchcock Box 17@Pit 42@Gallery 3@Value #10 17s.@1!2 Value #5 8s. 6d. (Gratis)@Total Box 147@Pit 573@Gallery 433@Value #166@1!2 Value #83 Money #23 14s. 6d.@#106 14s. 6d. #9 12s.; Paid Blackmore a bill for the theatre, #71 12s. 6d.; A Bill for Rich #30 0s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: The Royal Merchant

Performance Comment: As17600320 but Jaqueline-Mrs Dyer.
Role: Jaqueline Actor: Mrs Dyer.
Role: Bertha Actor: Mrs Lee.

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Dance: II: Fingalian Dance-Miss Hilliard; End: The Threshers-Leppie, Granier, Mlle Capdeville

Event Comment: Benefit for Chapman, Mrs Dyer, Miss White, and Miss Sledge. Tickets deliver'd out by Mrs White, Mrs Leppie, Mrs Viviez, and Mrs Hitchcock will be taken


Mainpiece Title: The Recruiting Officer

Performance Comment: Plume-Smith; Worthy-Ridout; Kite-Anderson; Scale-Redman; Scruple-Wignel; Constable-Stoppelaer; Steward-Holtom; Ballance-Sparks; Brazen-Dyer; Bullock-Dunstall; Welsh Collier-Collins; Rose-Mrs Dyer; Lucy-Miss Ferguson; Recruits-Bencraft, Costollo; Melinda-Miss Sledge; Sylvia-Miss White.
Role: Brazen Actor: Dyer
Role: Rose Actor: Mrs Dyer

Afterpiece Title: A Duke and no Duke

Dance: FFingalian Dance, as17581111; The Threshers, as17581016

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Pitt, Mrs Dyer, and Stoppelaer. Tickets deliver'd for The Albion Queens will be taken. Receipts: #41 (Account Book). Charges: #64 10s. Deficit to each beneficary #7 16s. 8d., cover'd by income from tickets (Account Book): @Tickets Box Pit Gallery Value@Mrs Pitt 32 195 138 #51 6s.@Mrs Dyer 55 97 91 #37 8s.@Stoppelaer 107 238 164 #78 17s.@Total 194 530 393 #167 11s.


Mainpiece Title: Every Man In His Humour

Performance Comment: As17721014, but Bridget-Mrs Dyer; Add Tib-Mrs Pitt.
Role: Bridget Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Add Tib Actor: Mrs Pitt.
Role: Young Knowell Actor: Dyer
Role: Dame Kitely Actor: Mrs Bulkley.

Afterpiece Title: The Padlock

Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Green

Dance: III: The Merry Sailors, as17721012; End: A Minuet-Aldridge, Mrs Bulkley

Event Comment: Benefit for Davis, Hallam, Mrs Dyer. None admitted behind Scenes. Afterpiece: Not acted these three years. [See 2 May 1763.


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Performance Comment: As17650129, but Carlos-Davis; Don Duart-White; Don Charino-Hallam; Angelina-Mrs Dyer; Don Manuel-Gardner; Governor-_.
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Baker.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Statue; or, The Jealous Farmer Outwitted

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Miles; Farmer-Buck; Clown-Weller; Colombine-Mrs Dyer; the rest of the characters as usual. the rest of the characters as usual.
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dyer

Dance: I: A New Scotch Dance, as17650429 II: A New Hornpipe-Miss Snow (in character of a sailor) 1st appearance on any stage; End: The Jealous Woodcutter, as17641101

Event Comment: Benefit for Redman, Lewis, Dibdin. Hussey, Miss Cokayne. Mainpiece: Not acted these 5 years. [See 18 May 1757.] Tickets deliver'd by Rawlins, Dufour, and Mrs Gwinn, and others will be accepted


Mainpiece Title: The City Wives Confederacy

Performance Comment: Moneytrap-Shuter; Gripe-Lewis; Dick-Smith; Clip-Redman; Jessamin-Bennet; Brass-Dyer; Mrs Amlet-Mrs Pitt; Araminta-Mrs Barrington; Flippantia-Mrs Vincent; Corinna-Miss Cokayne; Mrs Clogitt-Mrs Copin; Clarissa-Mrs Dyer.
Role: Brass Actor: Dyer
Role: Mrs Amlet Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Araminta Actor: Mrs Barrington
Role: Flippantia Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Mrs Clogitt Actor: Mrs Copin
Role: Clarissa Actor: Mrs Dyer.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Green.
Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Mrs Pitt

Dance: III: The Pierrots-Hussey, Dufour; End: The Taylors, as17620107

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs DuBellamy. Mainpiece: Not acted these 7 years. [See 5 March 1767.] Tickets deliver'd for the 5th instant will be taken. Charges #69 1s. 6d. Profit to the DuBellamys #11 3s. plus #189 9s. from tickets (Box 427; Pit 494; Gallery 86) (Account Book). Receipts: #80 4s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Performance Comment: Valentine-Ross; Tattle-Woodward; Scandal-Hull; Sir Sampson-Dunstall; Foresight-Cushing; Jeremy-Dyer; Trapland-Quick; Ben (with song)-Shuter; Mrs Frail-Mrs Bulkley, first time; Miss Prue-Mrs Kniveton; Mrs Foresignt-Mrs Dyer; Nurse-Mrs Pitt; Angelica-Miss Macklin.
Role: Jeremy Actor: Dyer
Role: Mrs Frail Actor: Mrs Bulkley, first time
Role: Miss Prue Actor: Mrs Kniveton
Role: Mrs Foresignt Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Pitt

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Sorcerer

Role: Proserpine Actor: Mrs Baker

Song: II: A New Cantata by Hook-DuBellamy; IV: [Duett] Sweet is the Breath of Morn [by Milton-Miss Brown, DuBellamy

Dance: III: The Whim, as17730426

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)


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.
Role: Basset Actor: Dyer
Role: Lady Grace Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Ferguson
Role: Miss Jenny Actor: Mrs Mattocks, 1st time
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Yates.

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

Event Comment: Benefit for Baker, Miles, Miss Young. Tickets deliver'd out by Mrs Ferguson will be taken. No building on Stage. Receipts: #36 17s. plus income from tickets: Miles, #60 13s. (Box 103; pit 182; Gallery 76); Baker, #41 6s. (Box 69; Pit 125; Gallery 53); Miss Young #32 10s. (Box 28; Pit 98; Gallery 108). [All shared equally in the charges.] Mrs Ferguson's income of #18 16s. from tickets was clear (Box 9; Pit 61; Gallery 74) (Account Book). Charges: #64 8s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man; Or, The Fop's Fortune

Performance Comment: Carlos-Ross; Clodio-Dyer; Don Antonio-Dunstall; Don Charino-Collins; Don Lewis-Shuter; Governor-Anderson; Jaques-Bennett; Don Manuel-Cresswick; Monsieur-Holtom; Don Duart-Davis; Sancho-Baker; Angelina-Mrs Dyer; Elvira-Mrs Ferguson; Louisa-Mrs Hamilton; Priest-Wignel; Lawyer-Redman; Page-Miss Valois; Honoria-Mrs Stephens.
Role: Clodio Actor: Dyer
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Ferguson
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Hamilton
Role: Honoria Actor: Mrs Stephens.

Afterpiece Title: Thomasand Sally

Dance: II: A Hornpipe-Miles; IV: The Drunken Peasant-Miles; Clown-Bennet

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Bulkley. Afterpiece: Never Perform'd There. Charges #64 5s. Balance to Mrs Bulkley #26 13s. 6d. plus #90 18s. in tickets (Box 252; Pit 186). Receipts: #90 18s. 6d. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Jealous Wife

Performance Comment: Oakly-Powell; Sir Harry-Woodward; Russett-Dunstall; Charles-Bensley; Lord Trinket-Dyer; Major Oakly-Yates; O'Cutter-Barrington; Tom-R. Smith; Harriet-Mrs Dyer; Lady Freelove-Mrs Green; Mrs Oakly-Mrs Bulkley, 1st time.
Role: Lord Trinket Actor: Dyer
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Lady Freelove Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Mrs Oakly Actor: Mrs Bulkley, 1st time.

Afterpiece Title: The Guardian

Performance Comment: Guardian-Clarke; Young Clackit-Dyer; Old Clackit-Yates; Lucy-Mrs Green; Harriet-Mrs Bulkley.
Role: Young Clackit Actor: Dyer
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Bulkley.

Dance: III: The Merry Sailors, as17680920; End: A Minuet-Fishar, Mrs Bulkley

Event Comment: Benefit Dyer


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Performance Comment: As17331008, but Governor-Paget; Blandford-Roberts; Stanmore-Richardson; Jack-Hewson; Driver-Mullart; Hotman-Turbutt; Daniel-Norris; Imoinda-Miss Hollyday; Lucy-Mrs Walter; Widow Lackit-Mrs Dyer, the first time of her appearance on this stage .

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Mrs Mullart

Music: Select Pieces composed by Lampe

Dance: Tambourine by Mlle Grognet. Drunken Peasant by Le Brun. Pierrots by Le Brun and Mlle De Lorme

Event Comment: Benefit for Dyer. Tickets deliver'd for the 8th instant will be taken


Mainpiece Title: All For Love

Performance Comment: As17510103, but Octavia-Mrs Dyer.
Role: Octavia Actor: Mrs Dyer.
Role: Alexas Actor: Dyer
Role: Cleopatra Actor: Mrs Woffington.

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Performance Comment: See17510318 but Doctor-Dunstall; Dorcas-Mrs Vincent.
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Vincent.

Dance: As17500926

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Bellamy. Mainpiece: Never acted there. Thomas and Sally oblig'd to be deferr'd on account of Indisposition of Mrs Pinto (playbill). Charges #64 5s. balance to Mrs Bellamy #62 15s. plus #110 8s. in tickets (Box 293; Pit 231) (Account Book). Receipts: #127 (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Way To Keep Him

Performance Comment: Lovemore-Smith; Sir Brilliant Fashion-Woodward; William-Cushing; Sideboard-Morgan; Sir Bashful-Yates; Widow Belmour (with Original Song)-Miss Macklin; Lady Constant-Mrs Dyer; Muslin-Mrs Green; Mignionette-Miss Pearce; Furnish-Miss Mills; Mrs Lovemore-Mrs Bellamy.
Role: Lady Constant Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Muslin Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Mrs Lovemore Actor: Mrs Bellamy.

Afterpiece Title: Catherine and Petruchio

Role: Catherine Actor: Mrs Green

Dance: End: The Irish Lilt, as17670921

Event Comment: Benefit for T. Smith, Furkins, Roffe [sic], Miss Stede, Mrs Hartle. Tickets deliver'd by Morgan, Stephenson, Claridge, Bagg, Wilkinson, Whatley, Pullin, Miss Brown, Mrs Griffiths, and Mrs Walters will be taken. No charges. House received 1!2 value of Tickets and the Receipts. @Tickets Box Pit Gallery Value 1!2 Value @T. Smith 10 48 75 #17 4s. #8 12s. @Furkins 10 20 24 #7 18s. #3 19s. @Rose 27 48 29 #6 17s. #8 8s. 6d. @Miss Stede 6 13 50 #8 9s. #4 4s. 6d. @Morgan 3 10 35 #5 15s. #2 17s. 6d. @Mrs Hartle 40 69 104 #30 15s. #15 7s. 6d. @Stephenson 21 66 129 #28 1s. #14 6d. @Claridge 15 16 19 #8 1s. #4 6d. @Bagg 3 4 9 #2 5s. #1 2s. 6d. @Wilkinson 30 13 5 #9 19s. #4 19s. 6d. @Whatley -- 4 33 #3 18s. #1 19s. @Pullen 2 41 64 #13 1s. #6 10s. 6d. @Miss Brown 11 37 31 #11 8s. #5 14s. @Mrs Griffiths -- 25 21 #5 17s. #2 18s. 6d. @Mrs Walters 2 19 83 #11 13s. #5 16s. 6d. @Money Value #48 5s. 6d. @Box 180 Pit 433 Gallery 711 Total House Value #229 6s. 6d. 1!2 Value #90 10s. 6d.@ [The house made no charges, but received the half value from each beneficiary as listed above (Account Book). About 1,324 Tickets given out. Capacity of the house must have been about 1,700 at this time. See 14 April.


Mainpiece Title: The Miser

Performance Comment: As17681227, but Harriet-Mrs Dyer.
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Dyer.
Role: Ramilie Actor: Dyer
Role: Lappet Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Mrs Wisely Actor: Mrs Ferguson
Role: Wheedle Actor: Mrs Evans
Role: Mariana Actor: Mrs Bulkley.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Dr Faustus

Role: Shade of Helen Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Lady Relish Actor: Mrs Dyer

Dance: III: A Hornpipe-Miss Stede, scholar to Fishar

Event Comment: Two days ago a Letter [price 1s.] came out to Miss Nossiter in which Mrs Cibber is abu'd & tother greatly extoll'd. The Author has also fell foul upon Mr Murphy author of Gray's Inn Journal. It is wrote by one Morgan an Irish Gent: High words has pass'd at ye Bedford Coff. H. between him and Murphy & 'tis thought a Duel will be ye Consequence (Cross). [See The Authorship of a Letter to Miss Nossiter, Shakespeare Quarterly, January 1952, p. 69.


Mainpiece Title: The Twin Rivals

Performance Comment: Wou'dbe-Sparks; Elder Wou'dbe-Ryan; Trueman-Anderson; Richmore-Ridout; Balderdash-Wignel; Subtleman-White; Fairbanks-Redman; Constable-Dunstall; Mrs Clearaccount-Mrs Dunstall; Midnight-Mrs Bambridge; Teague (with Song in Character)-Barrington; Alderman-Arthur; Clearaccount-Collins; Aurelia-Mrs Dyer; Constant-Mrs Vincent.
Role: Mrs Clearaccount Actor: Mrs Dunstall
Role: Midnight Actor: Mrs Bambridge
Role: Aurelia Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Constant Actor: Mrs Vincent.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Sorcerer

Event Comment: Benefit for Cresswick, Desse, Mrs Jansolin. Last time of performing till Whitsun holidays. Receipts: #25 plus #173 7s. 6d. from tickets: Cresswick #30 17s. (Box 53; Pit 106; Gallery 17); Desse #80 12s. (Box 146; Pit 186; Gallery 162); Mrs Jansoline #61 17s. (Box 105; Pit 130; Gallery 161). Rec'd from John Rich #200 by the hand of Mrs Rich. [The House is now showing a deficit of #727 5s. 11d. (Account Book).] Charges: #63 (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Recruiting Office

Performance Comment: Plume-Smith; Ballance-Sparks; Worthy-Hull; Kite-Anderson; Brazen-Cresswick, 1st time; Bullock-Dunstall; Welch Collier-Collins; Recruits-Bencraft, Costollo; Melinda-Mrs Barrington; Rose-Mrs Dyer; Lucy-Miss Lee[, 1st appearance on the Stage; Sylvia-Mrs Burden. [See17601025].See17601025].
Role: Melinda Actor: Mrs Barrington
Role: Rose Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Burden.

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: Fribble-Cresswick, 1st time; Puff-Dunstall; Flash-Costollo; Tagg-Mrs Vincent; Miss Biddy-Mrs Green.
Role: Tagg Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Miss Biddy Actor: Mrs Green.

Entertainment: I: The Cries of London-Shuter

Dance: II: A Hornpipe-Mlle Capdeville, 1st time; a Minuet-a young Gentleman, a Young Lady (a Child of 5 years) scholar of Desse Jr; III: The Provincial Sailors-Maranesi, Miss Twist; IV: The Painter in Love with his Picture-Balthazar, Hussey, Mad Marianne; End: The Last New Comic Dance-Maranesi, Mlle Capdeville

Event Comment: Afterpiece: Not performed these ten years. [See 12 Jan. 1758.] Paid Sarah Griffith a Bill for Green Wreaths 16s. Paid Mrs Paddick a Bill for cleaning Feathers #1 (Account Book). Receipts: #198 15s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Confederacy

Role: Corinna Actor: Mrs Bulkley
Role: Araminta Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Flippanta Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Mrs Amlet Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Mrs Cloggit Actor: Mrs Copin
Role: Clarissa Actor: Mrs Lessingham.

Afterpiece Title: Orpheus and Eurydice, with the Metamorphoses of Harlequin

Performance Comment: Orpheus-Mattocks; Rhodope-Mrs Thompson; 1st Nymph (Follower of Eurydice)-Miss Valois; Harlequin-Miles; Pantaloon-Banks; Squire Gawky-Morgan; Mrs Motherly-Mrs Copin; Goody Gurton-Wignell; Clown (Drudge)-Morris; Cook-Baker; Porter-Quick; Dwarf-Miss Ford; Rural Swain-Arnauld; 2nd Nymph-Miss Valois; Colombine-Mrs Dyer; Eurydice-Mrs Baker.
Role: Rhodope Actor: Mrs Thompson
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Copin
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Eurydice Actor: Mrs Baker.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs DuBellamy. Mainpiece: By Particular Desire. Afterpiece [comedy by Samuel Foote]: never perform'd there


Mainpiece Title: Love In A Village

Performance Comment: As17710208, but Young Meadows-DuBellamy; Margery-Miss Valois; Lucinda-Mrs Baker; Sir W. Meadows-Wignell; Rosetta-Mrs Mattocks.
Role: Lucinda Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Rosetta Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Role: Eustace Actor: Dyer
Role: Deborah Actor: Mrs Pitt

Afterpiece Title: The Commissary

Performance Comment: Commissary-Quick; J. Fungus-Morris; Dr Catgut-Thompson; Young Lovit-Lewes; Simon-Perry; Harpy-Bates; Padusoy-Fox; Mrs Lovit-Mrs Pitt; Dolly-Mrs Dyer; Jenny-Miss Pearce; Mrs Mecklin-Mrs DuBellamy.
Role: Mrs Lovit Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Dolly Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Mrs Mecklin Actor: Mrs DuBellamy.

Music: II: A Favourite Concerto on the Harpsichord-Hook

Ballet: End Opera: The Wapping Landlady and Double Hornpipe. As17710422

Role: As17710412Landlady Actor: Mrs White.
Role: Landlady Actor: Mrs White
Event Comment: Benefit for Barrington and Mrs Lampe. No building on stage. Receipts: by income from tickets: Barrington #90 16s. (boxes 142; pit 286; gallery 12); Mrs Lampe, #53 2s. (boxes 52; pit 180; gallery 131) (Account Book). [The original title of afterpiece, a burlesque opera by Henry Carey, was Margery; or, A Worse Plague than the Dragon a sequel to the Dragon of Wantley. The music was advertised as by the late Mr Lampe.


Mainpiece Title: King Henry V

Performance Comment: As17571124, but Henry-Barry; Catherine-Mrs Dyer; Nym-Costollo.
Role: Catherine Actor: Mrs Dyer
Role: Pistol Actor: Dyer
Role: Isabel Actor: Mrs Stephens
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Catharine Actor: Mrs Hamilton

Afterpiece Title: Lady Moore; or, The Dragoness

Performance Comment: Moore-Lowe; Gubbins-Howard; Mauxalinda-Miss Young; Lady Moore-Mrs Lampe.
Role: Lady Moore Actor: Mrs Lampe.

Ballet: JJudgment of Paris. As17580407 but only Paris-Gallinni; Venus-Mlle Capdeville

Role: Pallas Actor: Mrs Granier

Dance: SSavoyards, as17580408 Tambourine, as17580330

Event Comment: Dined at the Ship, and went at 5 into the Pit to see Mrs Yates do Jane Shore a second time. Her powers are certainly amazingly great, the expression in her eyes in the last scene is particularly affecting. The entertainment was the foolish Pantomime called Harlequin Skeleton (Neville MS Diary). Receipts: #189 14s. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Afterpiece Title: The Royal Chace; or, Harlequin Skeleton

Performance Comment: Jupiter (Harlequin)-Miles; Pluto (Punch)-Rayner; Neptune (Pantaloon)-Petro; Pan (Scaramouche)-Curtat; Hercules (Brighella)-Dumai; Apollo (Mezetin)-King; Mars (Leander)-Hussey; Chasseur Royal-DuBellamy; Diana-Mrs Baker; Arial Spirits-Arnauld, Miss Valois; Doctor-Banks; Colombine-Mrs Dyer; Merlin-Legg; Shepherd-Dibdin; Mercury-Baker; Pierrot-Morris.
Role: Diana Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dyer
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Bellamy. Mainpiece: Never Acted There. [Thomas Southerne's play adapted by Garrick. See bill 4 May.] Afterpiece: With New Introduction and Conclusion [see Harlequin Statue or the Jealous Farmer Outwitted, 20 May 1765] but with Music, Scenes and Decorations adapted to the whole. Charges #65 6s. Balance to Mrs Bellamy #53 6s. plus #113 4s. from tickets (Box 316; Pit 228) (Account Book). Receipts: #118 12s


Mainpiece Title: Isabella; Or, The Fatal Marriage

Performance Comment: Biron-Smith; Villeroy-Bensley; Count Baldwin-Gibson; Carlos-Gardner; Bellford-Perry; Sampson-Dunstall; Nurse-Mrs Pitt; Isabella-Mrs Bellamy; With the Epithalamium-Mattocks, Mrs Thompson.

Afterpiece Title: The Farmer Outwitted

Performance Comment: The New Introduction and Conclusion call'd Cupid's Friendship. Harlequin-Woodward; Farmer-Miles; Cupid-Miss Cockayne; Pierrot-Morris; Colombine-Mrs Dyer; The Dances-Fishar, Sga Manesiere.
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dyer

Dance: II: The Reel, as17700329

Event Comment: Afterpiece: With the Stockwell Scenes. [For Stockwell Scenes, see 2 Nov.] Paid Frederick for Sattin #9 11s. 11d., Mrs Gisbitysky for a Lady's white and gold suit of cloaths #9 9s., and Mrs Barbaroux for gilt lea[the]r as per bill #2 9s. (Account Book). Receipts: #185 19s


Afterpiece Title: The Royal Chace; or, Harlequin Skeleton

Performance Comment: Chasseur Royal-Reinhold; Harlequin-Lewes; Pierrot-Morris; Ballad Singer-Dunstall; Pantaloon-Banks; Mercury-Baker; Colombine-Mrs Dyer.
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dyer.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Vincent. Afterpiece: For last time this season. No Building on Stage


Mainpiece Title: She Wou'd And She Wou'd Not

Performance Comment: As17630321 but Trappanti-Dyer; Soto (for that night only)-Woodward; Diego-Marten; Rosara-A Young Gentlewoman, 2nd appearance on any Stage.
Role: Trappanti Actor: Dyer
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Viletta Actor: Mrs Pitt.

Afterpiece Title: Love a-la-Mode

Performance Comment: As17630412 but Lady-Mrs Dyer.
Role: Lady Actor: Mrs Dyer.

Dance: TThe Sicilian Peasants, as17621125

Event Comment: Benefit for Miles, Mrs Green, and Miss Miller. No Building on Stage


Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Performance Comment: As17630406 but Isabinda-Miss Miller, 1st time; Patch-Mrs Green.
Role: Patch Actor: Mrs Green.
Role: Scentwell Actor: Mrs Ferguson

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Statue; or, The Jealous Farmer Outwitted

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Miles; Farmer-Buck; Clown-Weller; Country Girl (with a Song in character)-Miss Miller; Colombine-Mrs Dyer; To conclude with a Country Dance-.
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Dyer

Dance: II: The Drunken Peasant-Miles, Bennet (Peasant-Miles; +Clown-Bennet); IV: A New +Comic Dance, as17630224

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Never acted there. Neville MS Diary: Both theatres opened again with The English Merchant. Went into the Pit of cg. Shuter did Freeport pretty well, but had not that appearance of blunt honesty which Yates has in that character....I like Miss Pope better in Molly than Mrs Mattocks. Mrs Goodman by Mrs Ward, who is a very different figure now from what she was some years ago. Her daughter did Amelia pretty well, but has a stiffiness and an indifferent voice. End Act III, The Irish Lilt-The celebrated dancer Aldridge, Sga Manesiere. Entertainment Harlequin Dr Faustus. I hope this emulation between the 2 Houses will cause exertion. Receipts: #146 8s. 6d. (Account Book)


Mainpiece Title: The English Merchant

Performance Comment: Freeport-Shuter; Spatter-Woodward; Lord Falbridge-Bensley; Owen-Gibson; La France-Quick; Sir Wm. Douglas-Powell; 1st time; Mrs Goodman-Mrs Ward; Molly-Mrs Mattocks; Lady Alton-Mrs Bellamy; Amelia-Miss Ward.
Role: Mrs Goodman Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Molly Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Lady Alton Actor: Mrs Bellamy

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Dr Faustus

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Woodward; Others-Legg, Mrs Baker, Morris, Banks, DuBellamy, Wignell, Dibdin, Weller, Holtom, Mrs Copin, Baker, Mrs Lampe, Miss Helm, Mrs Dyer, Mrs Bulkley; Dances-LaRiviere, Arnauld, Miss Valois, Fishar.

Dance: III: The Irish Lilt, as17670921

Event Comment: Benefit for Duquesney, Mrs Stephens, Miss Helme


Mainpiece Title: The Recruiting Officer

Performance Comment: As17640127, but Rose-Miss Cokayne; Melinda-Mrs Stephens; Lucy-Miss Helme. The Public Advertiser lists Melinda as Mrs Dyer and as Mrs Stephens. [The former a misprint.]The former a misprint.]

Afterpiece Title: The Englishman in Paris

Role: Mrs Subtle Actor: Mrs Pitt.

Dance: II: The Cudgell'd Husband, as17640502; III: A Hornpipe-Miss Pitt; IV: The Dutch Skippers-Duquesney, Miss Valois; V: A New Tambourine Dance-Duquesney