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Mainpiece Title: Love Without Interest; Or, The Man Too Hard For The Master

Performance Comment: Edition of 1699: Prologue-Jo. Hains; Prologue-Mr Powel; Epilogue-Mr Penkethman with a Halter about his Neck; Wildman-Powell; Trulove-Mills; Sir Fickle Cheat-Bullock; Jonathan-Penkethman; Wrangle-Johnson; Sobersides-Newth; Lurcher-Kent; Eugenia-Mrs Kent; Letitia-Mrs Verbruggen; Honoria-Mrs Rogers; Jenny-Mrs Wilkins.
Role: Prologue Actor: Jo. Hains
Role: Prologue Actor: Mr Powel
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mr Penkethman with a Halter about his Neck
Role: Wildman Actor: Powell
Role: Trulove Actor: Mills
Role: Sir Fickle Cheat Actor: Bullock
Role: Jonathan Actor: Penkethman
Role: Wrangle Actor: Johnson
Role: Sobersides Actor: Newth
Role: Lurcher Actor: Kent
Role: Eugenia Actor: Mrs Kent
Role: Letitia Actor: Mrs Verbruggen
Role: Honoria Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Wilkins.
Related Works
Related Work: Love Without Interest; or, The Man Too Hard for the Master Author(s): William Penkethman
Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman, Son to the late Mr Penkethman


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Role: Antonio Actor: W. Williams
Role: Monsieur Actor: Bardin
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Haughton.
Role: Manuel Actor: Lacy
Role: Honoria Actor: Mrs Thomas.
Role: Lewis Actor: Penkethman
Role: Carlos Actor: Giffard
Role: Clodio Actor: W. Bullock
Role: Charino Actor: Collet
Role: Governor Actor: W. Giffard
Role: Duart Actor: Smith
Role: Sancho Actor: R. Williams
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Seal

Afterpiece Title: The What D'ye Call It

Performance Comment: Peascod-W. Penkethman; Son to the late Mr Penkethman; Kitty-Mrs Giffard; With an Epilogue-Penkethman; riding on an Ass. riding on an Ass.
Role: Peascod Actor: W. Penkethman
Role: Kitty Actor: Mrs Giffard
Role: With an Epilogue Actor: Penkethman
Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman. At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality


Mainpiece Title: The Alchymist

Performance Comment: As17090219; With a new Epilogue-Penkethman, Norris representing Somebody and Nobody , Penkethman hoping himself to be Somebody that Night.
Role: With a new Epilogue Actor: Penkethman, Norris representing Somebody and Nobody , Penkethman hoping himself to be Somebody that Night.
Role: Subtle Actor: Cibber
Role: Face Actor: Powell
Role: Sir Epicure Actor: Estcourt
Role: Surly Actor: Mills
Role: Drugger Actor: Penkethman
Role: Dapper Actor: Norris
Role: Ananias Actor: Johnson
Role: Tribulation Actor: Pack
Role: Lovewit Actor: Bickerstaff
Role: Angry Boy Actor: Bullock.
Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman


Mainpiece Title: The Fond Husband; Or, The Plotting Sisters

Performance Comment: Pergrine-Penkethman; Rashly-Giffard; Emilia-Mrs Haughton; Maria-Mrs Roberts; Ranger-Richardson; Old Fumble-Norris; Sneak-Woodward; Sir R. Petulant-Lyon; Spatterdash-Hamilton; Mrs Snare-Mrs M. Giffard; Governess-Mrs Wetherilt; Betty-Miss Tollet; Cordelia-Mrs Penkethman; the first time of her appearing on any stage. Likewise (by Desire) an Epilogue-Penkethman, riding on an Ass.
Role: Pergrine Actor: Penkethman
Role: Rashly Actor: Giffard
Role: Emilia Actor: Mrs Haughton
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Ranger Actor: Richardson
Role: Old Fumble Actor: Norris
Role: Sneak Actor: Woodward
Role: Petulant Actor: Lyon
Role: Spatterdash Actor: Hamilton
Role: Mrs Snare Actor: Mrs M. Giffard
Role: Governess Actor: Mrs Wetherilt
Role: Betty Actor: Miss Tollet
Role: Cordelia Actor: Mrs Penkethman
Role: an Epilogue Actor: Penkethman, riding on an Ass.

Afterpiece Title: Hymen's Triumph

Event Comment: For the entire Benefit of Mr Penkethman. Note, The Subscribers Tickets have free Admittance in any part of the House that Day' and during the whole Season. To begin exactly at half an Hour after 5, by reason the Gentlemen and Ladies that come from London may have time to return again the same Night. Boxes 2s. 6d. Pit 1s. 6d. Gallery 1s. [The opening, originally advertised for Monday 12, was deferred to this day.


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Performance Comment: Cholerick-Penkethman; Antonio-Bullock; Charino-Cross; Sancho-Jubilee Dicky [Norris]; Carlos-Thurmond; Clodio-Thurmond Jr; Governor-Elrington; Duart-Cory; Angelina-Mrs Granger; Louisa-Mrs Sapsford; Elvira-Mrs Kent; Honoria-Mrs Spiller; With a new Prologue-Penkethman.
Role: Cholerick Actor: Penkethman
Role: Antonio Actor: Bullock
Role: Charino Actor: Cross
Role: Sancho Actor: Jubilee Dicky
Role: Carlos Actor: Thurmond
Role: Clodio Actor: Thurmond Jr
Role: Governor Actor: Elrington
Role: Duart Actor: Cory
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Granger
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Sapsford
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Kent
Role: Honoria Actor: Mrs Spiller
Role: With a new Prologue Actor: Penkethman.
Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman, Note, The Subscribers are desir'd not to bring their Tickets this Day, his Friends having promis'd to make this a Jubilee Day to him, and fill the House at the full Price, Mr Penkethman being at a greater Charge than ordinary. For the Entertainment of Madam la Signiora Fount, Signiora, Espagnola, Native d'Barcellone di cale Quallificatta, who will, in a particular Manner, hounour Mr appearing in her own Country Habit. The Boxes opened to the Pit at 2s. 6d. At five o'clock, by reason of thelength of the Entertainments, and that the Gentry may return to London before 'tis Dark


Mainpiece Title: The Island Princess; Or, The Generous Portuguese

Performance Comment: Taylor-Penkethman; Drunken Higler-Norris; Loom-Leigh; Armusia-Powell; Princess-Mrs Baker.
Role: Taylor Actor: Penkethman
Role: Drunken Higler Actor: Norris
Role: Loom Actor: Leigh
Role: Armusia Actor: Powell
Role: Princess Actor: Mrs Baker.

Dance: Whimsical Dance between a Miller, his Wife, and a Town Miss-; Chest Dance, after the Italian Manner, between Scaramouch, Punchanello, Coachman, and Cookmaid-; French Peasant and his Wife-; Ladder Dance-a famous Master; Scaramouch-LeSac; Dance by a Flemming in Wooden Shoes-; Dance by a Switzer-; Night Scene of Scaramouch, Harlequin, Cooper, Wife, and others-

Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. At Penkethman's Booth. At 6 p.m. Boxes 2s. 6d. Pit 1s. 6d. Gallery 1s


Mainpiece Title: The What D'ye Call It

Performance Comment: Timothy Peascod-Penkethman; Sir Roger-Jubilee Dicky [Norris].Norris].
Role: Timothy Peascod Actor: Penkethman
Role: Sir Roger Actor: Jubilee Dicky



Entertainment: Rope Dancing-

Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman. At the particular Desire of several Persons of Quality


Mainpiece Title: Greenwich Park

Performance Comment: See17161114, but Sir Thomas-Penkethman; an Epilogue-Penkethman riding on an Ass.

Afterpiece Title: The What D'ye Call It

Song: As17170204

Dance: Dupre, Boval, Dupre Jr, Prince, Mrs Bicknell

Event Comment: By His Royal Highness's Command at the Opening of Mr Penkethman's New Theatre at Richmond. At 6 p.m. [The Prologue was printed in the Weekly Journal or British Gazetteer, 13 June.


Mainpiece Title: Chit Chat

Afterpiece Title: The Island Princess (the Comedy in the last Act)

Performance Comment: Original Parts-Penkethman, Norris; Likewise a Prologue-Penkethman in Company of an Ass, Ground Landlord of the Place, upon a Writ of Ejectment.

Dance: Salle, Mlle Salle; Shepherdess-; Turkey Cock-; Mimic Song of an Old Woman-; The Irish Trot-Mrs Willis

Event Comment: At Penkethman, Miller, and Jubilee Dicky's Booth. Mr Penkethman has enlarged the Boxes, and made them commodious for the Quality


Mainpiece Title: The Injur'd General; Or, The Blind Beggar Of Bednal-green; With The Comical Humours Of Squire Sousecrown And His Man Gudgeon

Performance Comment: Sousecrown-Miller; Gudgeon-Norris; Sir Robert Westford-Shepard; Young Westford-Wilks Jr; Hazard-Oates; Ardelia-Mrs Knapp; Lady Westford-Mrs Wetherell; Widow-Mrs Ratcliffe; Mountfort-Williams; Undertaker-Penkethman.
Role: Sousecrown Actor: Miller
Role: Gudgeon Actor: Norris
Role: Sir Robert Westford Actor: Shepard
Role: Young Westford Actor: Wilks Jr
Role: Hazard Actor: Oates
Role: Ardelia Actor: Mrs Knapp
Role: Lady Westford Actor: Mrs Wetherell
Role: Widow Actor: Mrs Ratcliffe
Role: Mountfort Actor: Williams
Role: Undertaker Actor: Penkethman.

Song: Mrs Willis

Dance: Mrs Willis

Event Comment: By Their Royal Highnesses' Command. At Penkethman's Theatre. Mainpiece: Written by Shakespear. Afterpiece: a diverting Droll. Box Tickets at Penkethman's House in Richmond. Daily Post, 5 Sept.: Mr Penkethman...had the Honour to divert their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales, with Entertainments of Acting and Tumbling perform'd to Admiration; Likewise with his Picture of the Royal Family, down from the King of Bohemia to the young Princesses, in which is seen the Nine Muses playing on their several Instruments, in Honour of that August Family. There were present Nobility, Gentry and Ladies upwards of 200


Mainpiece Title: Pyramus And Thisbe

Performance Comment: Pyramus-Penkethman; Wall-Norris.
Role: Pyramus Actor: Penkethman
Role: Wall Actor: Norris.

Afterpiece Title: The Blind Beggar of Bednal Green; or, The Woman Never Vex'd

Music: Concerto on small Flute-John Baston

Dance: Several surprizing Entertainments of Rope Dancing-a Young Lad lately come from France, who flourishes the Colours, plays on the Violin, and turns several Times on the Rope without a Pole; Ladder Dancing-the greatest Performer in the World, who stands on the Top Round of the Ladder, drinks a Glass of Wine, with his other Hand above his Head in the Middle of the Stage; Dancing , both Serious and Comic,-Monsieur De Long Dents, Monsieur De Long Dents'@two@children , just arrived from Paris; To which will be added, Variety of Tumbling-Mons Tollard, others, just arrived from Madrid

Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman, Morgan, Wetherilt. Being absolutely the last Night of the Company's acting this Season. At Common Prices


Mainpiece Title: The Tender Husband

Performance Comment: See April 30, but Clerimont Sr-Delane; Captain Clerimont-Giffard; Biddy-Mrs Giffard; Sir Harry-Morgan; Tipkin-Wetherilt; Pounce-Rosco; Mrs Clerimont-Mrs Christian; Fainlove-Mrs Morgan; Aunt-Mrs Wetherilt; Numps-Penkethman; A new Epilogue to be spoken-Wetherilt, Morgan, Penkethman, riding on three Asses.


Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman. Nunc aut Nunquam. Mainpiece: Written by Henry Fielding, Esq; Author of the Miser. [Tickets at Penkethman's, overagainst the Three Tuns, Ayliff Street.]


Mainpiece Title: The Temple Beau

Performance Comment: Temple Beau-Giffard; Lady Lucy-Mrs Giffard; Sir Avarice-Norris; Veromil-W. Giffard; Valentine-Havard; Pedant-Rosco; Pincet-Woodward; Lady Gravely-Mrs Haughton; Clarissa-Miss Hughes; Bellaria-Mrs Roberts; Sir Harry-attempted by Penkethman, Being but the Thirteenth Time of his appearing in that Character .

Afterpiece Title: The Lover His Own Rival

Performance Comment: Fretful-Penkethman; Chambermaid-Mrs Roberts, but see17360210 With the Prologue and Epilogue to be sung by Mrs Roberts .

Dance: II: Dutch Skipper by Vallois and Mrs Bullock. III: Richmond Maggot by Le Sac and Mrs Woodward. V: English Maggot by Haughton and Mrs Bullock

Song: IV: By Mrs Chambers

Event Comment: At Penkethman's Booth, Over-against the Hospital Gate. From 1 to 11 p.m. 23-26 Aug


Mainpiece Title: The Man's Bewitch'd; Or, The Devil To Do About Her

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Hays; Colombine-Mrs Dove; Don Furioso-Bencraft; Diego-Penkethman; Friends of Don Furioso-DelaGrange, LeBrune, Belguard, Mlle DelaGrange, Mlle LeBrune, Mrs Penkethman.

Afterpiece Title: The Country Wedding; or, The Roving Shepherd

Role: Roger Actor: Ray
Role: Joan Actor: Mrs Herle
Role: Roving Shepherd Actor: Board.

Dance: CComic Ballet for Bride-Men and Bride-Maids-DelaGrange, Mlle DelaGrange, LeBrune, Mlle LeBrune, Bencraft, Mrs Penkethman

Music: An extraordinary Band

Event Comment: At the Penkethman-Bullock-Simpson Booth, over against the Hospital Gate. Mainpiece: A Comedy being all new Writ


Mainpiece Title: Jeptha's Rash Vow; Or, The Virgin Sacrifice; With The Comical Humours Of Nurse And Her Two Sons, Toby And Ezekiel; Together With The Pleasant Manner Of Didimo, Toby's Son

Performance Comment: Toby-Penkethman; Ezekiel-Bullock.
Role: Toby Actor: Penkethman
Role: Ezekiel Actor: Bullock.

Entertainment: Singing and dancing-

Event Comment: At the desire of several Perons of Quality will be perform'd that great and celebrated Scene in Julius Caesar at the table between Brutus and Cassius , Written by the Immortal Shakespeare. And altho' Mr Penkethman is at an extraordinary Charge in providing these Entertainments, to oblige his Friends he lets them in at Common Prices [as 7 Aug.]. Note, The Subscribers' Tickets have free Admittance


Mainpiece Title: Julius Caesar (one Scene)

Role: Brutus Actor: Powell
Role: Cassius Actor: Thurmond.

Afterpiece Title: Sir Courtly Nice

Performance Comment: Sir Courtly-Powell; Sir Thomas-Penkethman.
Role: Sir Courtly Actor: Powell
Role: Sir Thomas Actor: Penkethman.

Entertainment: Rope/Dancing after the French, Italian, and Bohemian Manner-; also a Stiff Rope, Vaulting the Slack Rope beyond Imagination-little Girl of 4 Years of Age

Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman. At the Desire of several Ladies of Quality


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Performance Comment: As17111004, but Antonio-_; Duart-_; Sancho-_; Angelina-_; Louisa-_; Teresa-_; With a new Epilogue-Mr Penkethman riding on an Ass.
Role: With a new Epilogue Actor: Mr Penkethman riding on an Ass.
Role: Lewis Actor: Penkethman
Role: Carlos Actor: Wilks
Role: Clodio Actor: Cibber
Role: Antonio Actor: Bullock
Role: Duart Actor: Elrington
Role: Sancho Actor: Norris
Role: Angelina Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Teresa Actor: Mrs Porter.
Event Comment: Whereas Wm Penkethman having formerly diverted the Quality and Gentry in Bartholomew-Fair and May-Fair, with Drolls, Musick, and other delightful Entertainments, he [will] entertain the Town and during the Time of Southwark-Fair, with that most celebrated Droll


Mainpiece Title: The Constant Lovers; With The Humours Of Sir Timothy Little Wit And His Man Trip

Performance Comment: Sir Timothy-Bullock; Trip-Norris; Buzzard-Penkethman.
Role: Sir Timothy Actor: Bullock
Role: Trip Actor: Norris
Role: Buzzard Actor: Penkethman.
Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality


Mainpiece Title: Epsom Wells

Performance Comment: Woodly-Wilks; Bevil-Mills; Rains-Bickerstaff; Fribble-Penkethman; Bisket-Norris; Clodpole-Johnson; Mrs Woodly-Mrs Bicknell; Carolina-Mrs Oldfield; Lucia-Mrs Porter; Mrs Bisket-Mrs Saunders.
Role: Woodly Actor: Wilks
Role: Bevil Actor: Mills
Role: Rains Actor: Bickerstaff
Role: Fribble Actor: Penkethman
Role: Bisket Actor: Norris
Role: Clodpole Actor: Johnson
Role: Mrs Woodly Actor: Mrs Bicknell
Role: Carolina Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Lucia Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Mrs Bisket Actor: Mrs Saunders.

Afterpiece Title: The What D'ye Call It

Dance: As17150319

Event Comment: At Penkethman and Pack's very large, commodious Booth, proper for the Reception of the Quality. A new Droll


Mainpiece Title: Twice Married And A Maid Still; Or, Bedding Makes The Bargain Last

Performance Comment: Old Merriwell-Penkethman; Tim (his son)-Pack; Vincent-Quin; Peregrine-Ryan; Lord Worthy-Diggs; Sir William Willful-Shepard; Cook-Norris; Trusty-Spiller.
Role: Old Merriwell Actor: Penkethman
Role: Tim Actor: Pack
Role: Vincent Actor: Quin
Role: Peregrine Actor: Ryan
Role: Lord Worthy Actor: Diggs
Role: Sir William Willful Actor: Shepard
Role: Cook Actor: Norris
Role: Trusty Actor: Spiller.



Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman, to make up the Deficiency of his last Year's Benefit. At the particular Desire of several Ladies of Quality


Mainpiece Title: The Humorous Lieutenant

Performance Comment: Lieutenant-Penkethman; King-Thurmond; Demetrius-Wilks; Leontius-Mills; Celia-Mrs Oldfield.
Role: Lieutenant Actor: Penkethman
Role: King Actor: Thurmond
Role: Demetrius Actor: Wilks
Role: Leontius Actor: Mills
Role: Celia Actor: Mrs Oldfield.

Dance: As17171203

Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Mainpiece: As it was Alter'd by the late Duke of Buckingham


Mainpiece Title: The Chances

Role: Anthony Actor: F. Leigh
Role: 2d Constantia Actor: Mrs Oldfield.
Role: John Actor: Wilks
Role: Frederick Actor: Mills
Role: Antonio Actor: Penkethman
Role: Duke Actor: Thurmond
Role: Petruchio Actor: Boman
Role: Peter Actor: Norris
Role: 1st Constantia Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Landlady Actor: Mrs Willis.

Afterpiece Title: The What D'ye Call It

Performance Comment: And an Epilogue-Penkethman riding on an Ass.

Dance: As17180114

Event Comment: Benefit Penkethman. By His Royal Highness's Command. Being the last Time of the Company's Acting this Season. [The Prince present.


Mainpiece Title: Sir Courtly Nice; Or, It Cannot Be

Performance Comment: As17171003, but Surly-_; Farewell-_; At the Desire of several Persons of Quality, Epilogue-Penkethman oblig'dto speak the Epilogue upon an Ass.
Role: Epilogue Actor: Penkethman oblig'dto speak the Epilogue upon an Ass.
Role: Belguard Actor: Mills
Role: Sir Courtly Actor: Cibber
Role: Farewell Actor: Wilks Jr
Role: Testimony Actor: Johnson
Role: Crack Actor: Penkethman
Role: Hothead Actor: Miller
Role: Surly Actor: Bickerstaff
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Violante Actor: Mrs Bicknell.

Dance: Shaw, Wade, Topham, Mrs Santlow, Mrs Younger, Miss Tenoe, Miss Lindar

Event Comment: At Penkethman-Norris Booth, where it stood last Time. A celebrated Droll


Mainpiece Title: Jepthah's Rash Vow; Or, The Virgin Sacrifice

Performance Comment: Valiant Capt. Blunderbuss-Penkethman; Dwindle his foolish Brother-Norris; Squib-Norris Jr.
Role: Blunderbuss Actor: Penkethman
Role: Dwindle his foolish Brother Actor: Norris
Role: Squib Actor: Norris Jr.

Entertainment: And to give a general Satisfaction to the Town, Mr Penkethman has hir'd Dance after the New French Mode-the Dancing-Dogs lately arriv'd from France, which have been receiv'd both at Hampton-Court and at Richmond, as well as at most Courts of Europe, with wonderful Applause, to perform on his Stage; their Dresses as well as their Dances being entirely after the New French Mode, and only, at the common Prices of the Droll

Event Comment: Chetwood, A General History of the Stage, p. 198: Yet a blind Man might have borne with Norris in the Roman Patriot , for he spoke it with all the Solemnity of a suffering Hero; while Penkethman, and the rest of the motley Tribe, made it as ridiculous by Humour and Action: And yet some of the first Rank in the Kingdom seemed highly diverted whilst others invoked the...dead Roman and Briton to rise, and avenge their own Cause. Lady Bristol in. Letter Books of John Hervey, II, 74-75: I had no patience to see [Addison's] play burlesqued as it was last night for the entertainment of their Royal Highnesses...their Audience was much too good for them, for there was a great many people of quality


Mainpiece Title: Cato Burlesqued

Performance Comment: Cato-Norris; Juba-Penkethman; other characters including women's parts-low comedians (Chetwood); Marcia-Young Wilks; Lucia-Shepherd; Porcius-Fieldhouse (Lady Bristol).
Role: Cato Actor: Norris
Role: Juba Actor: Penkethman
Role: other characters including women's parts Actor: low comedians
Role: Marcia Actor: Young Wilks
Role: Lucia Actor: Shepherd
Role: Porcius Actor: Fieldhouse