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Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; BURL 3]: Written by the Author of Midas [Kane O'Hara; music by Samuel Arnold]. Books of the Burletta to be had at the Theatre. Public Advertiser, 22 Aug.: This Afternoon, at Three, will be published April-Day (1s. 6d.)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: April-day

Related Works
Related Work: April-Day Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Cast
Role: Sir Jasper Wilding Actor: Massey.
Role: Young Philpot Actor: Palmer
Role: Old Philpot Actor: Parsons
Role: Young Wilding Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Beaufort Actor: Egan
Role: Quildrive Actor: Stevens
Role: Dapper Actor: T. Davis
Role: Corinna Actor: Mrs W. Palmer
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Farren

Dance: End I: a New Pastoral Dance-see17770611; End II: The Provencalle-see17770611

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; CO 3, by George Colman elder, based on Le Barbier de Seville; ou, La Precaution Inutile, by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais; music by Samuel Arnold and, by attribution, Pierre Alexandre Monsigny. Prologue by the author (Collection...of English Prologues and Epilogues, II, 209). Epilogue by David Garrick (Garrick's Poetical Works, II, 340). Larpent MS 436; not published; synopsis of plot in London Magazine, Sept. 1777, pp. 467-69]: With New Dresses and Scenes

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Spanish Barber; Or, The Fruitless Precaution

Cast
Role: Count Almaviva Actor: Palmer
Role: Dr Bartholo Actor: Parsons
Role: Basil Actor: Blissett
Role: Argus Actor: Jackson
Role: Pall@Boy Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Alcade Actor: Egan
Role: Notary Actor: Stevens
Role: Lazarillo Actor: Edwin
Role: Rosina Actor: Miss Farren
Role: Prologue Actor: Parsons
Role: Epilogue Actor: Miss Farren.
Related Works
Related Work: The Spanish Barber; or, The Fruitless Precaution Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Afterpiece Title: Thomasand Sally

Cast
Role: Thomas Actor: Bannister
Role: The Squire Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Sally Actor: Mrs Jewell.

Dance: End: Dance-. [This was included in all subsequent performances.

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; CO 2, by Charles Dibdin, based on La Bohemienne, by Charles Simon Favart. Music by Samuel Arnold]. Books of both Pieces to be had at the Theatre. Public Advertiser, 10 Aug. 1778: This Day is published The Gipsies (price not listed)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Bonduca

Cast
Role: Caratach Actor: Digges
Role: Penius Actor: Aickin
Role: Nennius Actor: Usher
Role: Suetonius Actor: Gardner
Role: Junius Actor: Lamash
Role: Demetrius Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Judas Actor: Parsons
Role: Macer Actor: Massey
Role: Decius Actor: Davis
Role: Drusius Actor: Griffin
Role: Curius Actor: Egan
Role: Soldiers Actor: Stevens, Kenny, Painter
Role: Hengo Actor: Master Edwin
Role: Petillius Actor: Palmer
Role: Bonduca Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: Daughters Actor: Mrs Greville, Mrs Massey

Afterpiece Title: The Gipsies

Cast
Role: Lelio Actor: Brett
Role: Marquis Actor: Blissett
Role: Clarin Actor: Griffin
Role: Governor Actor: Gardner
Role: Carlo Actor: Edwin
Role: Laura Actor: Mrs Hitchcock
Role: Isabella Actor: Miss Twist
Role: Violetta Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Spinetta Actor: Miss Harper.
Related Works
Related Work: The Gipsies Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; MF 2, by Henry Knapp; music by Samuel Arnold. Author of Prologue unknown. London Chronicle, 24 Aug., states that this was based on a French comedy of the same title.]

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Lord Russel

Afterpiece Title: Hunt the Slipper

Cast
Role: : Old Winterbottom Actor: Wilson
Role: Captain Clement Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Glib Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Billy Bristle Actor: Edwin
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Lloyd
Role: Winterbottom's Sister Actor: Mrs Webb.
Related Works
Related Work: Hunt the Slipper Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Event Comment: Afterpiece [by Colman and Arnold]: A Pantomime never perform'd before. With New Scenes, Machines, Dresses and Decorations. Nothing under Full Price will be taken. [Full prices throughout the run of the pantomime this season.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: George Barnwell

Cast
Role: George Actor: Wroughton.
Role: George Barnwell Actor: Bensley, first time
Role: Truman Actor: Perry
Role: Thorowgood Actor: Gibson
Role: Uncle Actor: Hull
Role: Blunt Actor: Cushing
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Ward
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Millwood Actor: Mrs Mattocks, first time
Role: Singing Actor: DuBellamy.

Afterpiece Title: Mother Shipton

Performance Comment: Characters-Lewes, Miles, Morris, Quick, Baker, King, Barnshaw, Fox, Holtom, Hamilton, Stoppelaer, Banks, Bates, Rayner[, Reinhold, DuBellamy], Mrs White, Miss Helme, Mrs Copin, Mrs Perry, Mrs Evans, Miss Twist; The Dances-Fishar, Hamoir, Sga Manesiere, Miss Hamoir; [The Music-Arnold; [Edition of 1770 lists Mother Shipton-Reinhold; Shepherd-DuBellamy.
Related Works
Related Work: Mother Shipton Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Event Comment: [1st piece in place of THE FLITCH OF BACON, advertised on playbill of 25 July.] 3rd piece [1st time; CO 2, by Samuel James Arnold]: The new musick, with a Scottish Medley Overture, by Dr Arnold. New Scenery by Rooker. New Dresses and Decorations. Morning Chronicle, 28 Aug. 1794: This Day is published AULD ROBIN GRAY (1s)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Deaf Lover

Cast
Role: Meadows Actor: Benson
Role: Old Wrongward Actor: Barrett
Role: Young Wrongward Actor: Palmer Jun.
Role: Stemhold Actor: Cooke
Role: John Actor: Burton
Role: Canteen Actor: Bland
Role: Groom Actor: Waldron Jun.
Role: William Actor: Abbot
Role: Bob Actor: LedgerSophia-Miss Heard
Role: LedgerSophia Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Betsy Blossom Actor: Mrs Harlowe

Afterpiece Title: THE VILLAGE LAWYER

Cast
Role: Charles Actor: Waldron Jun
Role: Motley Actor: Fawcett
Role: Edward Actor: Davies
Role: Dennis Actor: Usher
Role: Coachman Actor: Benson
Role: Servants Actor: Abbot, Ledger, Lyons
Role: Sheers Actor: Barrett
Role: Plume Actor: Burton
Role: Degagee Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Sir Walter Weathercock Actor: SuettMiss Hebe Wintertop-Mrs Hopkins
Role: SuettMiss Hebe Wintertop Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Caroline Sandford Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Comfit Actor: Miss De Camp
Role: Scout Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Snarl Actor: Baddeley
Role: Justice Mittimus Actor: Usher
Role: Sheepface Actor: ParsonsKate-Miss Heard
Role: ParsonsKate Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Mrs Scout Actor: Mrs Hopkins

Afterpiece Title: AULD ROBIN GRAY

Cast
Role: : Auld Robin Gray Actor: Suett
Role: Jemmy Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Donald Actor: Davies
Role: Duncan Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Pilot Actor: Benson
Role: Sandy Actor: Bland
Role: Steward Actor: Barrett
Role: Rustic Actor: Cross
Role: Jerry Actor: FawcettMoggy-Mrs Bland
Role: FawcettMoggy Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Susan Actor: Miss De Camp
Role: Mother Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Leak.
Related Works
Related Work: Auld Robin Gray Author(s): Samuel James ArnoldSamuel Arnold
Event Comment: 3rd piece [1st time; M. ENT 2, by Samuel James Arnold. Larpent MS 1090; not published]: The new Music, with a Martial Overture, by Dr Arnold. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Dead Alive

Cast
Role: Coachman Actor: Ledger
Related Works
Related Work: The Dead Alive Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Afterpiece Title: Tit for Tat

Cast
Role: Villamour Actor: Barrymore
Role: Old Meanwell Actor: Usher
Role: Young Meanwell Actor: Palmer Jun.
Role: Servant Actor: Abbot
Role: Skipwell Actor: Johnstone
Role: Letty Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Role: Florinda Actor: Miss DeCamp

Afterpiece Title: Who Pays the Reckoning

Cast
Role: Edward Musket Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Matthew Blubber Actor: Fawcett
Role: King Actor: Caulfield
Role: Albert Actor: Palmer Jun.
Role: Martin Actor: Benson
Role: Driverent Actor: Burton
Role: Old Man Actor: Cross
Role: Serjeant Actor: Cooke
Role: Constables Actor: Ledger, Waldron Jun.
Role: Mary Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Smalltap Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Emily Actor: Mrs Bland.
Related Works
Related Work: Who Pays the Reckoning? Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Event Comment: 3rd piece [1st time: MF 2, by Samuel James Arnold. Larpent MS 1176; not published; synopsis of plot in Morning Herald, 27 June]: The Musick, with an Hibernian Medley Overture, by Dr Arnold. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Purse; Or, Benevolent Tar

Cast
Role: William Actor: Wathen
Role: Baron Actor: Caulfield
Role: Theodore Actor: Palmer Jun.
Role: Edward Actor: Trueman
Role: Page Actor: Master Menage
Role: Sally Actor: Mrs Bland.

Afterpiece Title: The Spanish Barber

Cast
Role: Count Almaviva Actor: Palmer
Role: Doctor Bartholo Actor: Suett
Role: Basil Actor: Aickin
Role: Tall Boy Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Argus Actor: Caulfield
Role: Notary Actor: Abbot
Role: Alcade Actor: Trueman
Role: Lazarillo Actor: Wathen
Role: Rosina Actor: Miss DeCamp.
Related Works
Related Work: The Spanish Barber; or, The Fruitless Precaution Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Legacy

Related Works
Related Work: The Irish Legacy Author(s): Samuel James ArnoldSamuel Arnold
Event Comment: Afterpiece: A New Musical Entertainment in 2 Acts [by Theodosius Forrest] never pebformed. With a New Overture by Dr Arnold. The Airs chiefly selected from the most eminent masters. [Larpent MS 392 confirms the character names and adds a Country Lad and a Country Lass. The Westminster Magazine for Oct. condemned the Weathercock: "To speak of this piece as a literary compostiion, it was throughout a dull, uninteresting narrative, told in duller numbers. Considered in a dramatic light, it was still less defensible....The overture by Dr Arnold was trite, except the last movement, which had great merit, and was universally admired....We expected in spite of the numerous Orders sent in by the Author and Managers, that it would have met with its deserved fate on the first representation, it was, however, somehow carried through that and a second night's hearing-on the third evening, however, it received a formal damnation."

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Distress'd Mother

Cast
Role: Orestes Actor: Barry
Role: Pyrrhus Actor: Aickin, first time
Role: Pylades Actor: Clinch
Role: Phoenix Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Andromache Actor: Mrs Hartley
Role: Cephisa Actor: Miss Dayes
Role: Cleone Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Hermione Actor: Mrs Barry.

Afterpiece Title: The Weathercock

Cast
Role: The Characters Actor: Mattocks, Reinhold, Mahon,Young, Quick, Miss Brown, Mrs Masters Mrs Mattocks
Role: The Dances Actor: Harris, Miss Ross
Role: Amyand Actor: Mattocks
Role: Ready Actor: Quick
Role: Selvyn Actor: Mahon
Role: Sir Rowland Actor: Reinhold
Role: Delia Actor: Miss Brown
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Related Works
Related Work: The Weathercock Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Author

Related Works
Related Work: The Author Author(s): Samuel Foote

Afterpiece Title: HOW TO BE HAPPY

Performance Comment: Characters by Palmer, Barrymore, Fawcett, Aickin, Suett, C. Kemble, Johnstone, Parsons / / Mrs Gibbs, Mrs Kemble, Mrs Harlowe, Miss De Camp, Miss Heard, Mrs Hopkins. [Cast from European Magazine, Aug. 1794, p. 139, and Larpent MS: Seagrove-Palmer; Young Manley-Barrymore; Jack Scamper-Fawcett; Sir Charles Manley-Aiclcin; Sir John Marlow-Suett; Young Marlow-C. Kemble; Fitzgerald-Johnstone; Simon-Parsons// Julia-Mrs Gibbs; Miss Harcourt-Mrs Kemble; Mrs Scamper-Mrs Harlowe; Miss Furnish-Miss De Camp; Betsey-Miss Heard; Mrs Furnish-Mrs Hopkins.] Prologue spoken by Palmer. Epilogue spoken by Mrs Gibbs. COMMENT, 2nd piece [1st time; C 5, by George Brewer; incidental music by Dr Arnold. MS: Larpent 1034; not published. Prologue by the author (Morning Herald, 19 Aug.). Author of Epilogue unknown]: With new Scenery by Rooker, Dresses, and Decorations . Prologue spoken by Palmer. Epilogue spoken by Mrs Gibbs. COMMENT, 2nd piece [1st time; C 5, by George Brewer; incidental music by Dr Arnold. MS: Larpent 1034; not published. Prologue by the author (Morning Herald, 19 Aug.). Author of Epilogue unknown]: With new Scenery by Rooker, Dresses, and Decorations .
Cast
Role: : Seagrove Actor: Palmer
Role: Young Manley Actor: Barrymore
Role: Jack Scamper Actor: Fawcett
Role: Sir Charles Manley Actor: Aiclcin
Role: Sir John Marlow Actor: Suett
Role: Young Marlow Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Fitzgerald Actor: Johnstone
Role: Simon Actor: Parsons Julia-Mrs Gibbs
Role: Parsons Julia Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Role: Miss Harcourt Actor: Mrs Kemble
Role: Mrs Scamper Actor: Mrs Harlowe
Role: Miss Furnish Actor: Miss De Camp
Role: Betsey Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Mrs Furnish Actor: Mrs Hopkins.
Related Works
Related Work: How to be Happy Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Castle Of Andalusia

Performance Comment: Ferdinand-Johnstone; Spado-Quick; Pedrillo-Munden; Don Caesar-Bowden; Philippo-Townsend; Don Scipio-Powel; Rapino-Rock; Sanguino-Thompson; Don Juan-Rees; Vasquez-Farley; Calvette-Ledger; Alphonso-Incledon; Victoria-Mrs Mountain; Catalina-Mrs Arnold; Isabel-Mrs Platt; Lorenza-Mrs Martyr.
Cast
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Johnstone
Role: Spado Actor: Quick
Role: Pedrillo Actor: Munden
Role: Don Caesar Actor: Bowden
Role: Philippo Actor: Townsend
Role: Don Scipio Actor: Powel
Role: Rapino Actor: Rock
Role: Sanguino Actor: Thompson
Role: Don Juan Actor: Rees
Role: Vasquez Actor: Farley
Role: Calvette Actor: Ledger
Role: Alphonso Actor: Incledon
Role: Victoria Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Catalina Actor: Mrs Arnold
Role: Isabel Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Lorenza Actor: Mrs Martyr.
Related Works
Related Work: The Castle of Andalusia Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Afterpiece Title: The Follies of a Day

Cast
Role: Count Almaviva Actor: Lewis
Role: Figaro Actor: Bernard
Role: Antonio Actor: Quick
Role: Bazil Actor: Powel
Role: The Page Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: song Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Countess Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Marcelina Actor: Mrs Henley
Role: Agnes Actor: Miss Smith
Role: Susan Actor: Mrs Pope.
Event Comment: Afterpiec : A New Burletta [by George Colman]. The Characters New Dress'd. The Music entirely New composed by Mr Arnold. Books of the Burletta to be had at the Theatre. [Books sold at each subsequent performance this season. See Town and Country Magazine (from Theatre No. XII, p. 593) for comment on the afterpiece.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Orphan

Cast
Role: Castalio Actor: Ross
Role: Chamont Actor: Smith
Role: Polydore Actor: Bensley
Role: Aaasto Actor: Gibson
Role: Chaplain Actor: Hull
Role: Page Actor: Miss Cockayne
Role: Serina Actor: Miss Pearce
Role: Florella Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Monimia Actor: Miss Miller.

Afterpiece Title: The Portrait

Related Works
Related Work: The Portrait Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Event Comment: Rec'd from Thomas and Arnold for use of the Organ this season #21, and for coals burnt at the Oratorios #2 2s. Rec'd #54 14s. 8d. in payment of deficiencies for last season's benefit performances from Dumay, Curtat, Merryfield and Wignell. Paid Garton (treasurer) 11 Oratorio nights for renters #110. Paid Phillips in full for his performance this season #21 (Account Book). Receipts: #117 5s. (Account Book)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: George Barnwell

Cast
Role: Millwood Actor: Mrs Mattocks.
Role: Milwood Actor: Mrs DuBellamy.
Role: Truman Actor: R. Smith
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Kniveton
Role: singing in Act I Actor: DuBellamy.
Role: George Actor: Wroughton
Role: Thorowgood Actor: Younger
Role: Uncle Actor: Hull
Role: Blunt Actor: Cushing
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Singing Actor: Mrs Baker.

Afterpiece Title: Mother Shipton

Related Works
Related Work: Mother Shipton Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Event Comment: [Henderson's 1st recorded appearance as Falstaff was at Bath, 6 Mar. 1777. "In the frolicksome, gay, and humourous situations of Falstaff Henderson is superior to every man...His soliloquy in describing his ragamuffin regiment, and his enjoying the misuse of the king's press-money are so truly excellent that they are not inferior to any comic representation of the stage" (Davies, I, 252-53).] Afterpiece: Never performed here. The Musick composed by Dr Arnold

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The First Part Of King Henry Iv; With The Humours Of Sir John Falstaff

Cast
Role: Falstaff Actor: Henderson
Role: Hotspur Actor: Aickin
Role: King Actor: Younger
Role: Westmorland Actor: Egan
Role: Blunt Actor: T. Davis
Role: Sir Richard Vernon Actor: Davies
Role: Worcester Actor: Fearon
Role: Poins Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Bardolph Actor: Massey
Role: Peto Actor: Kenny
Role: Gadshill Actor: Besford
Role: Francis Actor: Edwin
Role: Carriers Actor: Jackson, Blissett
Role: Prince of Wales Actor: Palmer
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Lady Percy Actor: Mrs Colles.

Afterpiece Title: The Portrait

Cast
Role: Leander Actor: Bannister
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Edwin
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Hitchcock
Role: Isabel Actor: Miss Twist.
Related Works
Related Work: The Portrait Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Event Comment: Afterpiece: The Musick composed by Dr Arnold

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Suicide

Cast
Role: Tobine Actor: Palmer
Role: Tabby Actor: Aickin
Role: Wingrave Actor: Edwin
Role: Squib Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Bounce Actor: Webb
Role: Robin Actor: Lamash
Role: Cathartic Actor: Gardner
Role: Catchpenny Actor: Baddeley
Role: Dr Truby Actor: Blissett
Role: Juggins Actor: Massey
Role: Waiters Actor: Davis, Egan, Stevens
Role: Watchman Actor: Peirce
Role: Ranter Actor: Bannister
Role: Mrs Grogram Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Peggy Actor: Miss Hale
Role: Nancy Actor: Miss Farren
Role: an unassigned part. Actor:

Afterpiece Title: The Portrait

Cast
Role: Leander Actor: Brett
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Edwin
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Hitchcock
Role: Isabel Actor: Miss Twist.
Related Works
Related Work: The Portrait Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Dance: As17780624

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; MF 2]: Written by the Author of Tony Lumpkin in Town [John O'Keeffe. Text (1st authorized) published in Cumberland's British Theatre, Vol. XXXI]. The Music and Overture composed by Dr Arnold [with airs adapted from Philidor and Guglielmi (Public Advertiser, 17 Aug.)]. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The English Merchant

Cast
Role: Sir William Douglas Actor: Bensley
Role: Freeport Actor: Aickin
Role: Lord Falbridge Actor: Dimond
Role: Owen Actor: Usher
Role: Officer Actor: Egan
Role: Servant Actor: Kenny
Role: La France Actor: Baddeley
Role: Spatter Actor: Palmer
Role: Lady Alton Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: Molly Actor: Mrs Hitchcock
Role: Mrs Goodman Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Amelia Actor: Mrs T.? Kennedy

Afterpiece Title: The Son-in-Law

Cast
Role: Cranky Actor: Parsons
Role: Bowkitt Actor: Edwin
Role: Bouquet Actor: Wood
Role: Vinegar Actor: Baddeley
Role: Idle Actor: Lamash
Role: Orator Mum Actor: Jackson
Role: John Actor: Stevens
Role: Signor Arionelli Actor: Bannister
Role: Dolce Actor: Mrs Lefevre
Role: Cecilia Actor: Miss Harper
Related Works
Related Work: The Son-in-Law Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Dance: As17790610

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P I, by George Colman, the elder. His authorship has hitherto been questioned, but for its authentication see Peake, II, 54. Larpent MS 532; not published]: An Original, Whimsical, Operatical, Pantomimical, Farcical, Electrical, Naval, Military, Temporary, Local Extravaganza.The Overture and new Musick by Dr Arnold. With new Scenes [by Canter (Public Advertiser, 5 Sept.)], Dresses and Decorations. The Views of the Temple of Health and the Camp in St. James's Park designed and executed by Rooker. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre

Performances

Mainpiece Title: A Widow And No Widow

Afterpiece Title: The Genius of Nonsense

Cast
Role: Harlequin Vocal and Rhetorical Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Ditto Mum! Actor: Lamash
Role: in a Post Actor: Chaise-Webb
Role: Chaise Actor: Webb
Role: Landlord Actor: Usher
Role: Dame Turton Actor: Edwin
Role: Goody Burton Actor: Webb
Role: Gammer Gurton Actor: Bannister
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Massey
Role: Clown Actor: Hussey
Role: of the Marine Society Actor: Master Edwin
Role: Officer in the Camp Actor: Wood
Role: Attendant Actor: Stevens
Role: Irishman Actor: Egan
Role: Emperor of the Quacks Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Columbine Actor: Miss Wewitzer
Role: Maid Actor: Miss Wood
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Mrs W. Palmer
Role: Genius of Nonsense Actor: Mrs Cargill.
Related Works
Related Work: The Genius of Nonsense Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Dance: In afterpiece: Master and Miss Byrne.[This dance was included in all subsequent performances.

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; CO 2]: Written by the Author of the Son-in-Law [John O'Keeffe]. The Overture and New Musick composed by Dr Arnold. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. [Text 1st published (unauthorized), Dublin, 1783.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Bonduca

Cast
Role: Caratach Actor: Digges
Role: Penius Actor: Aickin
Role: Petillius Actor: Staunton
Role: Junius Actor: Lamash
Role: Demetrius Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Suetonius Actor: Bensley
Role: Macer Actor: Massey
Role: Nennius Actor: Usher
Role: Curius Actor: Egan
Role: Decius Actor: Davis
Role: Hengo Actor: Master Edwin
Role: Judas Actor: Edwin
Role: Bonduca Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: 2nd Daughter Actor: Mrs Cuyler
Role: Eldest Daughter Actor: Mrs Massey.

Afterpiece Title: The Dead Alive

Cast
Role: Sir Walter Weathercock Actor: Wilson
Role: Edward Sandford Actor: Wood
Role: Degagee Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Plume Actor: Blissett
Role: Sheers Actor: Stevens
Role: Coachman Actor: Webb
Role: Dennis Actor: Usher
Role: Black Actor: Kenny
Role: Motley Actor: Edwin
Role: Miss Hebe Wintertop Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Comfit Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Caroline Sandford Actor: Miss Harper
Role: unassigned Actor: Painter, Ledger, Pierce.
Related Works
Related Work: The Dead Alive Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Event Comment: [Mainpiece in place of The Separate Maintenance, announced on playbill of 3 Sept.] Afterpiece [1st time: MF 2]: Written by the Author of The Son-in-Law [John O'Keeffe]. The Overture and New Musick composed by Dr Arnold. The new Scenes painted by Rooker. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. [Larpent MS 568; text 1st published (authorized), Cumberland's British Theatre, XXXI.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The English Merchant

Cast
Role: Freeport Actor: Aickin
Role: Sir William Douglas Actor: Bensley
Role: Lord Falbridge Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Owen Actor: Usher
Role: Officer Actor: Egan
Role: Servant Actor: Kenny
Role: La France Actor: Baddeley
Role: Spatter Actor: Palmer
Role: Lady Alton Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: Molly Actor: Mrs Hitchcock
Role: Mrs Goodman Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Amelia Actor: Miss Farren

Afterpiece Title: The Agreeable Surprise

Cast
Role: Compton Actor: Bannister
Role: Sir Felix Friendly Actor: Wilson
Role: Eugene Actor: Wood
Role: Chicane Actor: Webb
Role: Thomas Actor: Stevens
Role: Stump Actor: Painter
Role: Cudden Actor: Kenny
Role: Lingo Actor: Edwin
Role: Mrs Cheshire Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Cowslip Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Fringe Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Laura Actor: Miss Harper.
Related Works
Related Work: The Agreeable Surprise Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Event Comment: Afterpiece: Never performed here. Written by [John] O'Keeffe; As it was performed at the Theatre Royal in the Haymarket [beginning with 4 Sept.], with the greatest Applause. The Overture and new Music composed by Dr Arnold. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #205 7s. 6d.(203/6/6; 2/1/0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Count Of Narbonne

Cast
Role: : Austin Actor: Henderson
Role: Raymond Actor: Wroughton
Role: Theodore Actor: Lewis
Role: Fabian Actor: Thompson
Role: Officers of the Count Actor: Fearon, J. Bates, Painter, &c.
Role: Adelaide Actor: Miss Satchell
Role: Jacqueline Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Hortensia Actor: Miss Younge.

Afterpiece Title: The Agreeable Surprise

Cast
Role: , Miss Harper Actor:
Role: Compton Actor: Reinhold
Role: Sir Felix Friendly Actor: Wilson
Role: Eugene Actor: Davies
Role: Chicane Actor: Webb
Role: John Actor: Egan
Role: Thomas Actor: Stevens
Role: Stump Actor: Painter
Role: Cudden Actor: J. Wilson
Role: Lingo Actor: Edwin
Role: Mrs Cheshire Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Cowslip Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Fringe Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Laura Actor: Miss Harper.
Related Works
Related Work: The Agreeable Surprise Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; CO 3, by John O'Keeffe; MS: Larpent 577; not published. The following season this was altered, and acted successfully as The Castle of Andalusia]: With new Scenes, Dresses and Decorations. A new Overture, and the whole of the Music under the Direction of Dr Arnold. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Public Advertiser, 29 Nov.: The admirable first scene, the subterraneous Receptacle of the Banditti, is the production of the ingenious Mr Richards. Receipts: #182 10s. (180/12/6; 1/17/6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Banditti; Or, Love's Labyrinth

Cast
Role: : Marquis de Quintano Actor: Wroughton
Role: Fernando Actor: Mattocks
Role: Ramirez Actor: Reinhold
Role: Spado Actor: Quick
Role: Pedrillo Actor: Edwin
Role: Francisco Actor: Wilson
Role: Ricardo Actor: Whitfield
Role: Sanguino Actor: Davies
Role: Calvette Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Rapino Actor: Robson
Role: Gambo Actor: Fearon
Role: Phillipo Actor: Leoni
Role: Pepina Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Victoria Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Marchioness de Quintano Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Agnes Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Inesilla Actor: Miss Harper.
Related Works
Related Work: The Banditti; or, Love's Labyrinth Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Related Work: The Castle of Andalusia Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Afterpiece Title: The Apprentice

Cast
Role: Dick Actor: Lewis
Role: Wingate Actor: Fearon
Role: Simon Actor: Stevens
Role: Gargle Actor: Thompson
Role: Charlotte Actor: Mrs Morton
Event Comment: Afterpiece: Written by the Author of The Son-in-Law [John O'Keeffe]. The Overture and New Musick composed by Dr Arnold. "The same person who, in the play, performed the school-fellow of the Nabob with a great deal of nature, and original humour, here acted the part of the school-master; his name is Edwin, and he is, without doubt, one of the best actors of all that I have seen ... [He], in all his comic characters, still preserves something so inexpressibly good tempered in his countenance, that notwithstanding all his burlesques, and even grotesque buffoonery, you cannot but be pleased with him . . . Nothing could equal the tone and countenance of self-satisfaction, with which he answered one who asked him whether he was a scholar? 'Why, I was a master of scholars.' A Mrs Webb represented a cheesmonger, and played the part of a woman of the lower class, so naturally, as I have no where else ever seen equalled. Her huge, fat, and lusty carcase, and the whole of her external appearance seemed quite to be cut out for it" (Carl Philipp Moritz, Travels in England in 1782, London, 1924, pp. 73-74)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Nabob

Cast
Role: Sir Mathew Mite Actor: Palmer
Role: Mr Oldham Actor: Aickin
Role: Sir John Oldham Actor: Usher
Role: Touchit Actor: Baddcley
Role: Antiquarian Actor: Massey
Role: Waiter Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Nathan Actor: Barrett
Role: Moses Actor: Pierce
Role: Conserve Actor: Egan
Role: Secretary Actor: Davis
Role: Janus Actor: Parsons
Role: Putty Actor: Edwin
Role: Mrs Matchem Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Sophy Actor: Mrs Cuyler
Role: Crocus Actor: Mrs W. Palmer
Role: Lady Oldham Actor: Miss Sherry
Related Works
Related Work: The Nabob Author(s): Samuel Foote

Afterpiece Title: The Agreeable Surprise

Cast
Role: : Compton Actor: Bannister
Role: Sir Felix Friendly Actor: Wilson
Role: Eugene Actor: Wood
Role: Chicane Actor: Webb
Role: John Actor: Egan
Role: Thomas Actor: Stevens
Role: Stump Actor: Painter
Role: Cudden Actor: Kenny
Role: Lingo Actor: Edwin
Role: Mrs Cheshire Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Fringe Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Cowslip Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Laura Actor: Miss Harper.
Related Works
Related Work: The Agreeable Surprise Author(s): Samuel Arnold
Event Comment: Afterpiece: Written by the Author of The Son-in-Law [John O'Keeffe]. The Overture and New Music composed by Dr Arnold

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Fatal Curiosity

Cast
Role: : Young W'ilmot Actor: Palmer
Role: Randal Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Eustace Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Old Wilmot Actor: Bensley
Role: Agnes Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Hooke
Role: Chariot Actor: Mrs Bulkley.

Afterpiece Title: The Dead Alive

Cast
Role: : Sir Walter Weathercock Actor: Wilson
Role: Edward Actor: Wood
Role: Degagee Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Plume Actor: Baddeley
Role: Coachman Actor: Webb
Role: Sheers Actor: Stevens
Role: Dennis Actor: Usher
Role: Black Actor: Kenny
Role: Motley Actor: Edwin
Role: Miss Hebe Wintertop Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Comfit Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Caroline Actor: Miss Hooke. Painter, Ledger, Pierce are unassigned.
Related Works
Related Work: The Dead Alive Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Dance: As17820613

Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; P 1, by John O'Keeffe and George Colman, the elder. Synopsis of action in Public Advertiser, 20 Aug.]: The Music by Dr Arnold. The Scenes by Rooker. Books of the Songs [T. Cadell] to be had at the Theatre

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The East Indian

Cast
Role: : Colonel Errwood Actor: Palmer
Role: Edmonds Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Young Johnson Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Johnson Actor: Gardner
Role: Cecil Actor: Wilson
Role: Landlord Actor: Webb
Role: Simpson Actor: Usher
Role: Danford Actor: Staunton
Role: Chairman Actor: Egan
Role: Savage Actor: Bensley
Role: Mrs Cecil Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: Nancy Johnson Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Emma Cecil Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Mrs Johnson Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Harriet Sidney Actor: Mrs Bulkley. Swords is unassigned.

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Teague; or, The Giant's Causeway

Related Works
Related Work: Harlequin Teague; or, The Giant's Causeway Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Dance: Afterpiece to conclude with a Grand Ballet, in Spanish Characters, by Giorgi, Byrn, Miss Byrn, Sga Vidini, and others

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; CO 3, by John O'Keeffe, altered from his The Banditti (see 28 Nov. 1781). Text in his Dramatic Works, Vol. 1 (T. Woodfall, 1798)]: With new Scenes [by Carver (O'Keeffe, u, 38)], Dresses, and a new Overture. The Selected Airs by Handel, Vento, Giordani, Giardini, Bertoni, Dr Arne, and Carolan, the Irish Bard. The Overture and New Airs composed by Dr Arnold. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. [This was Sga Sestini's 1st appearance on the English-speaking stage. For several preceding seasons she had been a member of the Italian opera company performing at the King's.] "Sestini . . . was handsome, sprightly, and a good actress, if great exuberance of gesticulation, activity of motion, and affected Italian smorfie could make her one; but her voice was gritty and sharp (something like singing through a comb), and she was nothing of a singer, except for lively comic airs. Yet she was . . . long a favourite with the mass of the public, though not with the connoisseurs" (Mount-Edgcumbe, p. 33). Account-Book, 30 June 1783: Paid O'Keeffe in full for The Castle of Andalusia #368 18s. 6d. Receipts: #166 2s. 6d. (165/9/0; 0/13/6)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Castle Of Andalusia

Cast
Role: , usually Ferdinand] Actor: Mattocks
Role: 88 called Don Caesar] Actor: Reinhold
Role: Spado Actor: Quick
Role: Pedrillo Actor: Edwin
Role: Don Scipio Actor: Wilson
Role: Philippo Actor: Brett
Role: Don Juan Actor: Fearon
Role: Vasquez Actor: Stevens
Role: Rapino Actor: Davies
Role: Calvette Actor: Thompson
Role: Sanguino Actor: Mahon
Role: Lopez Actor: Ledger
Role: Don Alphonso Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Victoria Actor: Miss Harper
Role: Catalina Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Dame Isabel Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Lorenza Actor: Sga Sestini.
Related Works
Related Work: The Castle of Andalusia Author(s): Samuel Arnold

Afterpiece Title: Cross Purposes

Cast
Role: Grub Actor: Wilson
Role: Chapeau Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: George Bevil Actor: Whitfield
Role: Consol Actor: Jones
Role: Robin Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Bevil Actor: Booth
Role: Bevil Actor: Thompson
Role: Emily Actor: Mrs Lewis
Role: Mrs Grub Actor: Mrs Webb