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Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Hopkins. Receipts: #57 4s. 6d. Charges: #66 3s. Deficit to the Hopkins: #8 18s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The School For Wives

Performance Comment: Torrington-Parsons, first time; Leech-Bransby; Miss Leeson-Miss P. Hopkins; General Savage-King; Connolly-Moody; Leeson-Palmer; Capt. Savage-Brereton; Spruce-Lamash; Ghastly-Burton; Belville-Reddish; Mrs Belville-Miss Younge; Lady Rachel-Mrs Hopkins; Mrs Tempest-Mrs Greville; Miss Walsingham-Mrs Abington; Crow-Wright; Wolf-Carpenter; Maid-Mrs Millidge.

Afterpiece Title: Bon Ton

Role: Comedy Actor: Mrs Wrighten.
Role: Lady Minikin Actor: Mrs King, first time

Dance: In: The Savage Hunters, as17751118

Event Comment: Benefit for Hopkins (prompter) and Mrs Hopkins. Charges #64 17s. [Profit to the Hopkins family #30 19s. plus Tickets.] Tickets delivered by Philips will be taken. Paid B. Johnson's Head bill #1 2s. 3d.; Paid Mr J. Johnston, by order #21; Rec'd Mr Pope's rent 1 year at #30 minus King's Tax of #3 8s.: Total #26 12s. receiv'd. Paid Mr Pope's bill #13 9s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book). Before 4 dined behind St Clements, and went to ye First Gallery to see the Distressed Mother....We had the Capricious Lovers, Lisetta by Mrs Clive, who took off the ridiculous sing-song at ye Opera House charmingly (Neville MS Diary). Receipts: #95 16s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Distressed Mother

Performance Comment: Orestes-Powell; Pyrrhus-Holland; Pylades-Packer; Phoenix-Burton; Cephisa-Mrs Bennet; Cleone-Mrs Hippisley; Hermione-Mrs Hopkins, 1st time; Andromache-Mrs Yates.
Role: Cephisa Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Cleone Actor: Mrs Hippisley
Role: Hermione Actor: Mrs Hopkins, 1st time
Role: Andromache Actor: Mrs Yates.

Afterpiece Title: The Capricious Lovers

Performance Comment: Colin-Vernon;Hobbinol-Yates; Damon-Baddeley; Astolpho-Aickin; Fabian-Strange; Clara-Mrs Arne; Phoebe-Mrs Baddeley; Emily-Mrs Lee; Lisetta-Mrs Clive.
Role: Clara Actor: Mrs Arne
Role: Phoebe Actor: Mrs Baddeley
Role: Emily Actor: Mrs Lee
Role: Lisetta Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: IV: The Irish Lilt, as17670430 End: Linco's Travels, by Particular Desire-King as17670406

Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs Hopkins. Paid Tallow Chandler's 7th bill #23 10s. 8d. (Treasurer's Book). Receipts: #169 2s. Charges: #74 14s. Profits to the Hopkins: #94 8s.(Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Committee

Performance Comment: As17711226, but Obadiah-Parsons; Abel-Weston; Mrs Day-Mrs Hopkins, 1st time; Ruth-Mrs Abington, 1st time.
Role: Mrs Day Actor: Mrs Hopkins, 1st time
Role: Ruth Actor: Mrs Abington, 1st time.

Afterpiece Title: The Witches

Role: Bridemaids Actor: Mrs Scott, Mrs Dorman
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs King

Entertainment: IV: By Particular Desire, Description of a Man of War and Sea Fight-Moody; IV: Scrub's Trip to the Jubilee-Weston; End: (1st time) Cupid's Remonstranceto the Town-Miss Hopkins

Monologue: I: Linco's Travels. As 24 March

Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Scott. No building on Stage. Mrs Hopkins Mandane Mrs Yates being Ill (Hopkins). Benefit for Miss Young (playbill). Afterpiece: Not acted these two years. [See 10 Feb. 1762.] Charges: #64 4s. (MacMillan)


Mainpiece Title: The Orphan Of China

Performance Comment: As17640402 but Mandane-Mrs Hopkins (first time); Mirvan-Packer; Original Epilogue-_.
Role: Mandane Actor: Mrs Hopkins

Afterpiece Title: The Chaplet

Performance Comment: Pastora-Mrs Dorman; Palmon-Fox; Damon-Vernon; Laura-Miss Young.
Role: Pastora Actor: Mrs Dorman

Dance: The Irish Lilt, as17630922

Event Comment: Benefit for Hopkins, prompter and Mrs Hopkins. Afterpiece: A Ballad Pastoral in two acts (by Allan Ramsay) with original Scotch music. Never Performed there. Tickets deliver'd by Phillips will be taken


Mainpiece Title: Cymbeline

Role: Imogen Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Singing Actor: Mrs Vincent.

Afterpiece Title: The Gentle Shepherd

Performance Comment: Patie-Vernon; Sir William Worthy-Packer; Roger-Moody; Symon-Parsons; Bauldy-Love; Glaud-Bransby; Jenny-Mrs Hopkins; Mause-Mrs Love; Madge-Johnston; Elspa-Mrs Bradshaw; Peggy (With Thro the Wood Laddie)-Miss Wright.
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Mause Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Elspa Actor: Mrs Bradshaw

Entertainment: RRalph Ramble, or O Rare London-King, at End of Play By Particular Desire, followed by

Dance: %New Tambourine, as17660123

Event Comment: Benefit for Hopkins (Prompter) and Mrs Hopkins (playbill)


Mainpiece Title: Cymon

Performance Comment: As17710314 but Urganda-Mrs Scott; Sylvia-Mrs Baddeley, first time.

Afterpiece Title: The Mayor of Garratt

Performance Comment: As17710402 but Mrs Sneak-Mrs Hopkins, first time.
Role: Mrs Sneak Actor: Mrs Hopkins, first time.
Role: Mrs Bruin Actor: Miss Platt
Event Comment: Benefit for Mr Hopkins (prompter) and Mrs Hopkins. Tickets deliver'd by Mrs Lee will be taken. Mainpiece: For the last time this season


Mainpiece Title: The Discovery

Performance Comment: As17630214, but Lord Medway-Love; Miss Richly-Mrs Hopkins; Servants-_.
Role: Miss Richly Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Lady Medway Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Mrs Knightly Actor: Mrs Yates

Afterpiece Title: Miss in Her Teens

Performance Comment: As17630411 but Tag-Mrs Lee.
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Lee.

Dance: HHornpipe-Miss Dawson

Event Comment: Benefit for Hopkins, prompter, and Mrs Hopkins


Mainpiece Title: The Rival Queens

Performance Comment: As17650223, but Roxana-Mrs Hopkins, 1st time.
Role: Roxana Actor: Mrs Hopkins, 1st time.
Role: Statira Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Sysigambis Actor: Mrs Bennet

Afterpiece Title: The Capricious Lovers

Dance: III: The Medley, as17641120; I of Farce: Tambourine, as17650427

Entertainment: V: A New Epilogue-Miss Hopkins

Event Comment: "When Brabantio speaks to Iago and Roderigo from the Window, Aickin should not show to the audience that he stands upon a Ladder, which he manifestly does, by getting down first, and pulling the Window down after him ... Mrs Ward and Mrs Hopkins seemed to have forgot their Engagement on the Stage, and dressed themselves for a Card Party ... frizzed, hooped and fly-capp'd" (Public Advertiser, 4 Oct.). [Afterpiece: Prologue by George Colman, the elder.] Receipts: #152 0s. 6d. (107/7/0; 44/11/0; 0/2/6)


Mainpiece Title: Othello

Performance Comment: Othello-Farren; Roderigo-Dodd; Cassio-Palmer; Brabantio-Aickin; Lodovico-Packer; Duke-Chaplin; Montano-Norris; Gratiano-Wrighten; Iago-Bcnsley; Emilia-Mrs Hopkins; Desdemona-Mrs Ward .
Role: Emilia Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Desdemona Actor: Mrs Ward

Afterpiece Title: Bon Ton; or, High Life above Stairs

Event Comment: Mrs Oakly first time Miss Young-So, so (Hopkins Diary). Paid salary list #624 6s. 6d. Receipts: #115 11s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Jealous Wife

Performance Comment: Oakly-Smith; Major Oakly-Yates; Charles-Brereton; first time; Lord Trinket-Dodd; Sir Harry Beagle-Palmer; Paris-Baddeley; Capt. O'Cutter-Moody; Russet-Bransby; Tom-Carpenter; William-Griffiths; John-Everard; Harriet-Miss P. Hopkins, first time; Mrs Oakly-Miss Younge, first time; Lady Freelove-Mrs Hopkins; Toilet-Mrs Millidge.

Afterpiece Title: The Jubilee

Event Comment: Mrs Egerton smart figure not much of the Gentlewoman tho, appear'd in Lady Townly (Hopkins Diary). From the Theatre Royal, Dublin (MacMillan). Lady Townly, Mrs Egerton, first time (Cross Diary)


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

Performance Comment: Lord Townly-Reddish; Manly-Packer; John Moody-Burton; Myrtilla-Miss Platt; Lady Townly-Mrs Egerton, from the Theatre Royal in Dublin; Count Basset-Dodd; Sir Francis Wronghead-Love; Squire Richard-W. Palmer; Lady Grace-Mrs W. Barry; Miss Jenny-Miss Radley; Lady Wronghead-Mrs Hopkins; Mrs Motherly-Mrs Cross; Trusty-Mrs Johnston.

Afterpiece Title: The Elopement

Event Comment: Mrs Oakly, Mrs Egerton (Cross Diary)


Mainpiece Title: The Jealous Wife

Performance Comment: Oakly-Redish; Major Oakly-Love; Charles-Cautherly; Lord Trinket-Dodd; Sir Harry Beagle-Palmer; Capt. O'Cutter-Moody; Russet-Burton; Paris-Baddeley; Tom-Ackman; Mrs Oakly-Mrs Egerton (her 2nd appearance); Toilet-Mrs Millidge; Lady Freelove-Mrs Hopkins (first time); Harriet-Mrs Baddeley.
Role: Mrs Oakly Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Toilet Actor: Mrs Millidge
Role: Lady Freelove Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Baddeley.

Afterpiece Title: The Elopement

Event Comment: [Mrs Gibbs was from the hay.] Afterpiece: 21st time [i.e. in continuation of the reckoning for the previous season]. The Music composed, and selected from Cherubini, Kreutzer and Andreozzi, by Storace. An Accurate Edition of Lodoiska to be had at the Theatre. Powell, 26 Sept.: Provoked Husband rehearsed at 10; Lodoiska at 12 (for Palmer); 27 Sept.: Lodoiska rehearsed at 10 (for Bannister). Receipts: #433 19s. 6d. (296.14.0; 134.13.0; 2.12.6)


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

Performance Comment: Lord Townly-Kemble; Mr Manly-Bensley; Sir F. Wrongheard-Hollingsworth; Squire Richard-Suett; John Moody-Moody; Count Basset-Dodd; James-Evans; Poundage-Waldron; Constable-Maddocks; Lady Townly-Mrs Goodall; Lady Grace-Miss Collins; Lady Wronghead-Mrs Hopkins; Miss Jenny-Mrs Gibbs (1st appearance on this stage); Mrs Motherly-Mrs Booth; Myrtilla-Miss Heard.
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Goodall
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Miss Jenny Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Role: Mrs Motherly Actor: Mrs Booth

Afterpiece Title: Lodoiska

Performance Comment: Polanders Prince Lupauski-Aickin; Count Floreski-Kelly; Baron Lovinski-Palmer; Varbel-Suett; Adolphus-Caulfield; Gustavus-Trueman; Sebastian-Fairbrother; Michael-Bland; Casimir-Benson; Stanislaus-Webb; Pages-Master Welsh, Master Gregson; Princess Lodoiska-Mrs Crouch; Captives-Miss DeCamp, Miss Leak, Miss Redhead, Mrs Bramwell, Miss Granger, Miss Menage, Miss Stageldoir, Miss Chatterley, Miss Gawdry, Mrs Butler, Mrs Boimaison, Miss Davies; Tartars; Kera Khan-Barrymore; Ithorak-Dignum; Khor-Sedgwick; Japhis-Bannister; Kajah-C. Kemble; Tamuri-Banks; Camazin-Boimaison; The Horde-Cooke, Danby, Lyons, Maddocks, Phillimore, Welsh, Dorion, Dorion Jun., Evans, Bourk, G. D'Egville, Butler, Whitmell, Nicolini, Keys.
Event Comment: [Mrs Siddons's 1st appearance as Mrs Oakly was at Manchester, 21 Mar. 1777.] Receipts: #241 14s. 6d. (199.1.6; 39.17.0; 2.16.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Jealous Wife

Performance Comment: As17920208, but Oakly-Kemble; Major Oakly-Palmer (Their 1st appearance in those characters); Paris-Wewitzer; Mrs Oakly-Mrs Siddons (1st appearance in that character [in London]); Lady Freelove-Mrs Hopkins; William-Maddocks; John-Webb; Tom-Alfred; Robert-Lyons.
Role: Mrs Oakly Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Lady Freelove Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Kemble
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Mrs Heard.

Afterpiece Title: The First Floor

Role: Mrs Pattypan Actor: Mrs Booth
Event Comment: [Mrs Jordan's 1st recorded appearance as Imogen was at Leeds, 25 July 1785.] Afterpiece Never performed there. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #174 6s. (136/6/0; 37/17/6; 0/2/6)


Mainpiece Title: Cymbeline

Performance Comment: Posthumus-Kemble; Bellarius-Aickin; Guiderius-Barrymore; Arviragus-R. Palmer; Cymbeline-Wrighten; Pissanio-Packer; Lucius-Phillimore; French Gentleman-Fawcett; Philario-Wright; Cornelius-Chaplin; Cloten-Dodd; Iachimo-Smith; Queen-Mrs Hopkins; Imogen-Mrs Jordan (1st appearance in that character [in London]) .in London]) .
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Imogen Actor: Mrs Jordan

Afterpiece Title: The Romp

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Dodd, Barrymore, Fawcett, Suett; Miss Stageldoir, Miss Barnes, Mrs Jordan. [Cast from text (W. Lowndes and J. Barker, 1786): Young Cockney-Dodd; Captain Sightly-Barrymore; Old Cockney-Fawcett; Barnacle-Suctt; Penelope-Miss Stageldoir; Miss La Blond-Miss Barnes; Priscilla Tomboy-Mrs Jordan.] dancing and. dancing and.
Role: Priscilla Tomboy Actor: Mrs Jordan.

Song: In Act II of mainpiece a Masquerade Scene, with Dancing by Williamson and Miss Stageldoir, and Singing by Miss Field; End of Act III The Market-Day, as17851024

Event Comment: Benefit for Palmer. The Absent Man published at 1s. [During the Easter Week holidays the text of the afterpiece had been changed. The advance bill in the Public Advertiser (31 March) notes "With Additions" and omits Mrs Hopkins from the list of characters.


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet

Role: Ophelia Actor: Mrs Baddeley
Role: Player Queen Actor: Mrs Johnson
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: The Absent Man

Performance Comment: As17680321 but Mrs Junket-Mrs Johnston; Miss Frolick-Miss Reynolds (MacMillan). [Public Advertiser does not list Miss Reynolds, and omits Mrs Hopkins.]Public Advertiser does not list Miss Reynolds, and omits Mrs Hopkins.]

Dance: End: The Wake, as17680220

Event Comment: Mainpiece: By Particular Desire and advertised as Garrick's last time of performing the character of Lusignan. This Farce of Two Acts was written by Mr Colman -the first Act was receiv'd with great Applause the second Act a little heavy -and not so much Applause as the first (Hopkins Diary). Paid Mr Park 1 chorus 4 nights (Jubilee) #1 10s. (Treasurer's Book). [The Westminster Magazine for March tells the plot of the afterpiece, and concludes: "The wit and dialogue of this piece will hardly keep it long in esteem with the public. They are sometimes lively, but generally pert and affected."] Receipts: #272 18s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: Zara

Afterpiece Title: The Spleen; or, Islington Spa

Performance Comment: Parts by: King, Palmer, Moody, Brereton, Baddeley, Lamash, Whitfield, Wrighten, Everard, Parsons, Mrs Hopkins, Miss P. Hopkins, Mrs Davies; Mrs Love, Mrs King. Prologue-King; Epilogue-Mrs King; Rubrick-King; Jack Rubrick-Palmer; Machoof-Moody; Merton-Brereton; Aspin-Baddeley; Merton's Servant-Lamash; Clerk-Whitfield; Folio-Wrighten; D'Oyley-Parsons; Servt?-Everard; Mrs Rubrick-Mrs Hopkins; Eliza-Miss P. Hopkins; Maid-Mrs Davies; Mrs Tabitha-Mrs Love; Laetitia-Mrs King (Genest, V, 491).
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs King
Role: Mrs Rubrick Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Eliza Actor: Miss P. Hopkins
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Mrs Tabitha Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Laetitia Actor: Mrs King

Dance: V: The Sailors Revels, as17751220

Event Comment: Benefit for Miss P. Hopkins, Miss E. Hopkins. Afterpiece [1st time; F 2, by Isaac Jackman. Prologue by David Garrick (Poetical Works, II, 334)]. Public Advertiser, 15 Mar.: Tickets to be had of the Miss Hopkins', No. 7, Little Russel-street. Receipts: #237 11s. 6d. (88.5.0; 23.15.6; 1.15.0; tickets: 123.16.0) (charge: #65 2s. 6d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Way Of The World

Performance Comment: As17761231, but Marwood-Miss Hopkins; Foible-Miss P. Hopkins (Their 1st appearance in those characters); Mincing-_; Betty-_; Peg-_.
Role: Marwood Actor: Miss Hopkins
Role: Foible Actor: Miss P. Hopkins
Role: Lady Wishfor't Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Mrs Fainall Actor: Mrs Greville
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Smith
Role: Peg Actor: Mrs W. Palmer
Role: Millamant Actor: Mrs Abington.

Afterpiece Title: All the World's a Stage

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Palmer, Parsons, Farren, Lamash, Burton, Griffiths, Carpenter, Baddeley, Miss P. Hopkins, Mrs Hopkins. Cast from text (J. Wilkie, 1777): Harry Stukely-Palmer; Diggery-Parsons; Charles Stanley-Farren; Waiter-Lamash; Cymon-Burton; Wat-Griffiths; Hostler-Carpenter; Sir Gilbert Pumpkin-Baddeley; William-Everard; Miss Kitty Sprightly-Miss P. Hopkins; Miss Bridget Pumpkin-Mrs Hopkins; New Prologue-King.

Dance: End V: The Triumph of Love, as17761107

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Never performed before. New Scenes and Dresses. This Comedy is a first production of Mrs Cowley--It was receiv'd with very great Applause-Indeed the performers play'd very well and deserv'd it--the Prologue was written by the Author of the Play dull and Mr Gar. wrote a most Excellent Epilogue quite Local--which was received with uncommon Applause (Hopkins Diary). [MacMillan's note from Kemble differs slightly. Mainpiece reviewed in the Westminster Magazine for Feb.: "As we have lately been much afflicted with the melancholy fate of theatrical authors, we have a pleasure more than common in the great sucess of this piece."] Receipts: #256 5s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Runaway

Performance Comment: Parts by: Smith, Bensley, Palmer, Parsons, Aickin, Brereton, Bannister, Fawcett, Carpenter, Everard, Kear, Cubitt, Garland, Yates, Mrs Hopkins, Mrs Wrighten, Mrs Siddons, Miss P. Hopkins, Miss Younge. Hargrave-Smith; Drummond-Bensley; Jarvis-Palmer; Justice-Parsons; Morley-Aickin; Sir Charles Seymour-Brereton; First Hunter-Bannister; Hargrave-Yates; Gentlemen Hunters, Servants-Fawcett, Everard, Carpenter, Kear, Cubitt, Garland; Lady Dinah-Mrs Hopkins; Susan-Mrs Wrighten; Emily-Mrs Siddons; Harriet-Miss P. Hopkins; Bella-Miss Younge; Prologue-Brereton; Epilogue-Miss Younge (Genest, V, 489).
Role: Lady Dinah Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Susan Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Emily Actor: Mrs Siddons
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss P. Hopkins

Afterpiece Title: May Day

Role: Dolly Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Event Comment: This piece was greatly Cut & Alter'd. the 5th Act Entirely left out & many Airs interspers'd all through; got up with a vast deal of trouble to everbody concern'd in it but particularly to Mr Coleman, who attended every Rehearsal & had alterations innumberable to make. Upon the Whole, never was anything so murder'd in the Speaking. Mr W. Palmer & Mrs Vincent were beyond Description bad; & had it not been for the Children's Excellent performance, (& particularly Miss Wright who Sung delightfully) the Audience would not have Suffer'd'em to have gone half thro' it. The Sleeping Scene particularly displeas'd. Next day it was reported, The Performers first Sung the Audience to S leep, & then went to Sleep themselves (Hopkins). Fairies pleas'd--Serious parts displeas'd--Comic between both (Cross Diary). This piece of Shakespear's was greatly cut and altered,--the fifth act entirely left out,--and many airs introduced--got up with a vast deal of trouble to all concerned, but particularly to Mr Colman, who attended every rehearsal, and had alterations innumerable to make. Upon the whole, I believe, never was piece so murdered as this was by the singing speakers, in which Mrs Vincent and Mr W. Palmer were beyond description bad; and had it not been for the children's excellent performance (particularly Miss Wright, who ran away with all the applause and very deservedly) the audience would not have suffered them to have gone half thro' it.--The sleeping particularly displeased. The next day it was reported, the performers sung the audience to sleep, and then went to sleep themselves (Hopkins Diary-MacMillan). Overture and airs composed by the most eminent English masters. Book of the play sold at the theatre, 1s. [See "A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Hands of Garrick and Colman," PMLA, June 1939.] Receipts: #98 7s. (MacMillan)


Mainpiece Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Performance Comment: Characters-Vernon, Bransby, W. Palmer, Burton, Parsons, Hopkins, Yates, Love, Baddeley, Ackman, Clough, Mrs Vincent, Miss Young. Fairies-Miss Rogers, Miss Ford, Miss Wright, Mas. Cape, Mas. Raworth. Theseus-Bransby; Egeus-Burton; Lysander-Vernon; Demetrius-W. Palmer; Quince-Love; Bottom-Yates; Flute-Baddeley; Starveling-Parsons; Hippolita-Mrs Hopkins; Hermia-Miss Young; Helena-Mrs Vincent; Snout-Ackman; Snug-Clough; Oberon-Miss Rogers; Titania-Miss Ford; Puck-Mas. Cape; Fairies-Miss Wright, Mas. Raworth; (Edition of 1763) Characters-Hopkins; In Act V, a Fairy Dance-Mas. Clinton, Miss Street, Miss Rogers, Miss Ford, others; Overture, Airs- by the most eminent English Masters.
Event Comment: Louisa Dudley first time Miss Hopkins very well receiv'd (Hopkins Diary). Mrs Smith being hoarse, the Wedding Ring deferr'd. Paid Miss Berkley on note 25 Aug. #2 2s.; Mrs Sykes for women's Cloaths #21. Receipts: #163 16s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The West Indian

Performance Comment: Belcour-King; Stockwell-Aickin; O'Flaherty-Moody; Capt. Dudley-Packer; Charles Dudley-Cautherly; Fulmer-Baddeley; Varland-Parsons; Lady Rusport-Mrs Hopkins; Louisa Dudley-Miss Hopkins; Mrs Fulmer, first time-Miss Sherry; Housekeeper-Mrs Bradshaw; Lucy-Mrs Love; Charlotte Rusport-Mrs Abington; with Original Epilogue-.

Afterpiece Title: The Elopement

Role: Country Girls Actor: Mrs Hunt, Mrs Scott
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Sutton
Event Comment: Fanny first time Miss P. Hopkins-very well and great applause (Hopkins Diary). The altered Comedy of Old City Manners, which was to have been performed this evening, for the author, is oblig'd to be deferr'd till Monday next on account of Mr Dodd's illness, when tickets deliver'd for this night will be taken. Receipts: #154 17s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Clandestine Marriage

Performance Comment: Lord Ogleby-King; Sir John-Bensley; Lovewell-Brereton; Traverse-Hurst; Miss Sterling-Mrs Greville; Fanny-Miss P. Hopkins; Canton-Baddeley; Brush-Palmer; Mrs Heidleberg-Mrs Hopkins; Sterling-Parsons; Betty-Mrs Love; Serj. Flower-Bransby; Trueman-Fawcett; Chambermaid-Mrs Davies.
Role: Miss Sterling Actor: Mrs Greville
Role: Fanny Actor: Miss P. Hopkins
Role: Mrs Heidleberg Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Mrs Davies.

Afterpiece Title: Queen Mab

Dance: I: The Savage Hunters, as17751118

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 12 years. [See 26 April 1763.] This Comedy is reviv'd for the Queen to See Mr G. in Sir Anthony Bramble which he perfkrmed inimitably--he wrote and spoke a New Address to the Ladies in the Character of Sr. Anto. which was receiv'd with very great Applause. The Play is long and heavy (Hopkins Diary). [MacMillan's note from Kemble differs slightly.] Paid salary list #624 6s. 6d.; Westminster Charity Subscription #5 5s.; Griffith 3 weeks 15s.; Mrs Greville for cloaths in Irish Widow, #5 9s. Receipts: #273 1s. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The Discovery

Performance Comment: Sir Anthony Branville-Garrick; Lord Medway-Bensley; Sir Harry Flutter-Dodd; Col. Medway-Brereton; Lady Flutter-Mrs Abington; Mrs Knightly-Mrs King; Lady Medway-Mrs Hopkins; Miss Richly-Miss Hopkins; Lousia Medway-Miss P. Hopkins.

Afterpiece Title: The Lottery

Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Millidge
Role: Chloe Actor: Mrs Davies.

Dance: II: The Gardeners, as17760116

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 6 years. [See 24 Oct. 1770.] Miss P. Hopkins made her first appearance in Celia-great applause (+Hopkins Diary). [The Young Lady who played Celia indentified by Winston MS 11 as Miss Pricilla Hopkins who became Mrs Brereton, then was married a second time to John Kemble. She had acted Celia 19 April 1773 in As You Like It. The Young Lady who played Tragedy was Miss Sharp, later married to W. Palmer (Winston MS 11).] Paid Mr Neale for a laced Hat #1 15s. Receipts: #155 7s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: The School For Lovers

Performance Comment: Sir John Dorilant-Reddish; Modely-Dodd; Bellmour-Palmer, first time for all three in these parts; Steward-Waldron; Servant-Everard; Araminta-Mrs King; Lady Beverly-Mrs Hopkins; Celia-a Young Lady, first time.
Role: Araminta Actor: Mrs King
Role: Lady Beverly Actor: Mrs Hopkins

Afterpiece Title: The Theatrical Candidates

Role: Comedy Actor: Mrs Wrighten.

Dance: End: The Merry Peasants, as17751018

Event Comment: This New Comedy [Mainpiece] written by Mr Cumberland receiv'd with the greatest applause imaginable particularly Mr Moody's part. He play'd finely--it will have a great run (Hopkins Diary). New Scenes, Dresses, Decorations, &c. (Winston MS 10). [A six and one-half column review of the plot appeared in the Gentleman's Magazine for Feb. 1771.


Mainpiece Title: The West Indian

Performance Comment: Parts-King, Aickin, Packer, Parsons, J. Aickin, Wheeler, Moody, Cautherly, Baddeley, Wright, Watkins, Mrs Baddeley, Mrs Hopkins, Mrs Egerton, Mrs Love, Mrs Bradshaw, Mrs Abington. Prologue-Reddish; Epilogue-Mrs Abington; Stockwell-Aickin; Belcour-King; Capt. Dudley-Packer; Charles Dudley-Cautherly; Major O'Flaherty-Moody; Stukeley-J. Aickin; Palmer-Baddeley; Varland-Parsons; Servant-Wheeler; Lady Rusport-Mrs Hopkins; Charlotte-Mrs Abington; Louisa-Mrs Baddeley; Mrs Fulmer-Mrs Egerton; Lucy-Mrs Love; Housekeeper-Mrs Bradshaw. Epilogue written by David Garrick Esq (Edition of 1771).

Afterpiece Title: Daphne and Amintor

Role: Mindora Actor: Mrs Scott