SELECT * FROM london_stages WHERE MATCH('(@(authnameclean,perftitleclean,commentcclean,commentpclean) "Samuel Jackson Pratt"/1) | (@(roleclean,performerclean) "Samuel Jackson Pratt")') GROUP BY eventid ORDER BY weight() desc, eventdate asc OPTION field_weights=(perftitleclean=100, commentpclean=75, commentcclean=75, roleclean=100, performerclean=100, authnameclean=100), ranker=sph04

Result Options


Search Filters


Date Range


Filter by Performance Type




We found 3517 matches on Author, 338 matches on Performance Comments, 140 matches on Event Comments, 61 matches on Performance Title, and 0 matches on Roles/Actors.
Event Comment: A new comedy (by Samuel Foote. This is A Trip to Calais reworked. See 4 and 18 Aug. 1775, Comment.


Mainpiece Title: The Capuchin

Role: Prologue Actor: Foote
Role: Capuchin Actor: Foote
Role: Sir Harry Hamper Actor: Parsons
Role: Dr Viper Actor: Palmer
Role: Minnikin Actor: Edwin
Role: Kit Codling Actor: Bannister
Role: Dick Drugget Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Tromfort Actor: Baddeley
Role: Colonel Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Mrs Minnikin Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: Mrs Clack Actor: Miss Platt
Role: Jenny Minnikin Actor: Mrs Jewell
Related Works
Related Work: The Capuchin Author(s): Samuel Foote

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Role: Mock Doctor Actor: Fearon
Role: Leander Actor: Davis
Role: Sir Jasper Actor: Lloyd
Role: Harry Actor: Stephens
Role: James Actor: Walters
Role: Hellebore Actor: Jones
Role: Charlotte Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Love.

Dance: The Venetian Regatta-

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.)


Mainpiece Title: April-day

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

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

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: Macbeth [announced on playbill of 17 Jan.] is obliged to be deferred on account of Mrs Hartley's Indisposition. [Afterpiece: Epilogue by Samuel Foote.] Receipts: #223 16s. 6d. (222.5.6; 1.11.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Duenna

Role: Ferdinand Actor: Mattocks
Role: Isaac Actor: Quick
Role: Don Jerome Actor: Wilson
Role: Antonio Actor: Reinhold
Role: Father Paul Actor: Mahon
Role: Friars Actor: Fox, Baker
Role: Carlos Actor: Leoni
Role: Clara Actor: Miss Brown
Role: The Duenna Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Louisa Actor: Mrs Mattocks.

Afterpiece Title: The Minor

Role: Mrs Cole Actor: Wilkinson
Role: Sir George Wealthy Actor: Whitfield
Role: Sir William Wealthy Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Mr Wealthy Actor: L'Estrange
Role: Loader Actor: Fearon
Role: Transfer Actor: Jones
Role: Dick Actor: Stevens
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Leeson.
Related Works
Related Work: The Minor Author(s): Samuel Foote
Event Comment: Benefit for Wilkinson. Mainpiece: Not acted these 3 years. [Afterpiece: Prologue by Samuel Foote. For an account of Tea see Tate Wilkinson, The Wandering Patentee, 1795, 1, 282-90.] Receipts: #221 0s. 6d. (217.5.6; tickets: 3.15.0) (charge: #70)


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

Role: Don Manuel Actor: Wilkinson
Role: Don Philip Actor: Wroughton
Role: Don Octavio Actor: Whitfield
Role: Trappanti Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Lessingham
Role: Rosara Actor: Miss Leeson
Role: Viletta Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Hyppolita Actor: Mrs Bulkley

Afterpiece Title: The Author

Role: Cadwallader Actor: Wilkinson
Role: Young Cape Actor: Whitfield
Role: Vamp Actor: Wilson
Role: Governor Cape Actor: Fearon
Role: Sprightly Actor: Robson
Role: Arabella Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Mrs Cadwallader Actor: Mrs Green
Role: With the Original Prologue Actor: .
Related Works
Related Work: The Author Author(s): Samuel Foote

Afterpiece Title: Tea; or, Tragedy a-la-Mode

Role: Golcondus Actor: Wilkinson
Role: The King Actor:
Role: Lindamira Actor: to the best Advantage.
Related Works
Related Work: Tea Author(s): Samuel Foote

Dance: As17780129

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)


Mainpiece Title: Bonduca

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

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.]


Mainpiece Title: Lord Russel

Afterpiece Title: Hunt the Slipper

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: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for Harwood, late prompter of the Theatre-Royal, Drury-Lane. Harwood's respectful compliments to his Friends in particular, and the publick in general, and assures them every effort in his power shall be exerted to render the Evening's Entertainment agreeable, and humbly hopes for their well-known candour and protection on the above occasion. Tickets and Places to be had of Harwood, next door to Drury-Lane Theatre, Little Russel-street, Covent Garden. [Harwood was prompter at dl from 1780 to 1786. Hooke was from cg.] Afterpiece: Written by the late Samuel Foote, Esq


Mainpiece Title: Love In A Village

Role: Hawthorn Actor: Hooke
Role: Justice Woodcock Actor: Follett
Role: Sir William Meadows Actor: Daniel
Role: Eustace Actor: Smith
Role: Hodge Actor: Jones
Role: Young Meadows Actor: A Gentleman
Role: Lucinda Actor: Mrs Fox
Role: Deborah Woodcock Actor: Mrs Brent
Role: Margery Actor: Miss Hooke
Role: Rosetta Actor: Miss Floyd

Afterpiece Title: The Devil upon Two Sticks

Role: Dr Squib Actor: Kean
Role: Dr Julep Actor: Follett
Role: Dr Apozem Actor: Simpson
Role: The Devil Actor: Griffiths
Role: Printer's Devil Actor: Follett Jun.
Role: Invoice Actor: Smith
Role: Doctor Last Actor: Decastro
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Harlowe.
Related Works
Related Work: The Devil Upon Two Sticks Author(s): Samuel Foote

Entertainment: End: a variety of Theatrical and Senatorial Imitations-Kean

Event Comment: Benefit for Sedgwick. Afterpiece [1st time; MF 2, by Samuel Birch. Larpent MS 983; not published; synopsis of plot in Universal Magazine, May 1793 p. 389]: The Music principally composed by Attwood, with selections from Mozart, Ferrari, Martin y Soler?, Linley? Sen.. And a new Overture by Shaw. Morning Herald, 25 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Sedgwick at his house, Kennington-Green. Receipts: #379 14s. 6d. (70.18.0; 52.12.0; 3.1.6; tickets: 253.3.0) (charge: #162 5s. 1d.)


Mainpiece Title: At King's The School For Scandal

Role: Joseph Surface Actor: Barrymore
Role: Charles Surface Actor: Wroughton
Role: Snake Actor: Maddocks
Role: Careless Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Trip Actor: Benson
Role: Crabtree Actor: Waldron.
Role: Sir Peter Teazle Actor: King
Role: Sir Oliver Surface Actor: Aickin
Role: Rowley Actor: Packer
Role: Moses Actor: Baddeley
Role: Sir Benjamin Backbite Actor: Dodd
Role: Lady Teazle Actor: Miss Farren
Role: Lady Sneerwell Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Mrs Candour Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Kemble
Role: Maid Actor: Mrs Heard.

Afterpiece Title: The Mariners

Role: Mr Indigo Actor: Suett
Role: Charles Actor: Bland
Role: Henry Actor: Dignum
Role: Clover Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Mizin Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Flintbourg Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Sea Boys Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Landlord Actor: Burton
Role: Chequer Actor: Fawcett
Role: Trusty Actor: Maddocks
Role: Caustic Actor: Webb
Role: Sophia Actor: Mrs Crouch
Role: Susan Actor: Miss Collins
Role: Bell Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Julia Actor: Miss Menage
Role: Rest of the Vocal Characters Actor: Caulfield, Danby, Welsh, Shaw
Related Works
Related Work: The Mariners Author(s): Samuel Birch

Song: As17921030

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)


Mainpiece Title: The Deaf Lover

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

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

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: By Permission of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for Everard. 1st piece [1st time; PREL 1, by Sarah Gardner. Larpent MS 1101; not published]. 2nd piece: Never acted here [acted 19 Aug. 1784]. [3rd piece: Prologue by Samuel Foote.] Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. Gallery 2s. Upper Gallery 1s. The Doors to be opened at 5:00. To begin at 6:15. Tickets to be had at No. 21, Carey-street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields; New Slaughter's Coffee-house, St. Martin's-lane; of Adams, the Duke of Clarence Coffee-house, Haymarket; and of Everard, at Mr Shade's, Woburn-street, near Drury Lane Theatre


Mainpiece Title: Mrs Doggrell In Her Altitudes; Or, The Effects Of A West India Ramble

Afterpiece Title: The Clandestine Marriage

Role: Lord Ogleby Actor: Thornton
Role: Theatre Actor: Royal Windsor
Role: Canton Actor: Everard
Role: late of the Theatre Actor:
Role: Royal Drury Actor:
Role: Miss Sterling Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Mrs Heidelberg Actor: Mrs Gardner

Afterpiece Title: The Author

Role: Cadwallader Actor: Everard
Role: Prologue Actor: Everard
Role: Mrs Cadwallader Actor: Mrs Gardner.
Related Works
Related Work: The Author Author(s): Samuel Foote
Event Comment: Benefit for Master Welsh. Afterpiece [1st time; MF 2, by Samuel Birch]: The Music principally new, composed by Attwood, with a few selections from Mozart. Books of the Songs to be had hn the Theatre. Morning Chronicle, 21 May 1795: This Day is published The Adopted Child (1s.). Ibid., 21 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Master Welsh, No. 9, Margaret-street, Westminster. Receipts: #226 10s. (87.13.6; 43.3.6; 17.7.0; tickets: 78.6.0) (charge: free)


Mainpiece Title: The Jew

Role: Eliza Ratcliffe Actor: Miss Farren.
Role: Sir Stephen Bertram Actor: Aickin
Role: Charles Ratcliffe Actor: Wroughton
Role: Frederick Bertram Actor: Palmer
Role: Sheva Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Mr Saunders Actor: Maddocks
Role: Jabal Actor: Suett
Role: Mrs Ratcliffe Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Mrs Goodison Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Dorcas Actor: Miss Tidswell.

Afterpiece Title: The Adopted Child

Role: Sir Bertrand Actor: Trueman
Role: Le Sage Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Record Actor: Suett
Role: Michael Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Spruce Actor: Bland
Role: Flint Actor: Phillimore
Role: Boy Actor: Master Welsh
Role: Clara Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Jannette Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Bland.
Related Works
Related Work: The Adopted Child Author(s): Samuel Birch

Song: End IV: a favourite song (unaccompanied)-Master Welsh

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


Mainpiece Title: The Dead Alive

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

Afterpiece Title: Tit for Tat

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

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: Benefit for Bannister Jun. 1st piece [1st time; MD 2, by Samuel Birch]: The Musick by Attwood. Books of the Songs to be had in the Theatre. 2nd piece [1st time; INT 1, by George Colman, ynger. This was the 1st scene from Colman's New Hay at the Old Market, slightly revised; in subsequent seasons it was acted under the title of Sylvester Daggerwood]: By Permission of the Proprietor of the Theatre Royal Hay-Market. 3rd piece: With a Sea Fight. [The playbill assigns Sneer to Palmer, but "The Public are most respectfully informed that Palmer being too ill to perform this Evening, the character of Sneer will be attempted by Benson, who humbly hopes for their usual indulgence" (printed slip attached to Kemble playbill).] Oracle, 4 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Bannister Jun., No. 65, Gower-street, Bedford Square. Receipts: #613 12s. (332.0.6; 45.19.6; 4.3.0; tickets: 231.9.0) (charge: #221 19s.)


Mainpiece Title: The Smugglers

Role: Captain Pendant Actor: Aickin
Role: Valentine Actor: Dignum
Role: Shingle Actor: Suett
Role: Sample Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Trim Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Beacon Actor: Phillimore
Role: Edward Actor: Master Welsh
Role: Stella Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Phillis Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Margery Actor: Miss Mellon.
Related Works
Related Work: The Smugglers Author(s): Samuel Birch

Afterpiece Title: A Favourite Scene from New Hay [Sylvester Daggerwood]

Role: Sylvester Daggerwood Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Fustian Actor: Suett
Role: see17960607] Actor: Caulfield.

Afterpiece Title: The Critic

Afterpiece Title: The Wedding Day

Role: Lord Rakeland Actor: Benson
Role: Mrs Hamford Actor: Mrs Maddocks
Role: Khor Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Captives Actor: Mrs _Boimaison, Miss Arne.
Role: Prince Lupauski Actor: Aickin
Role: Count Floreski Actor: Kelly
Role: Baron Lovinski Actor: Palmer
Role: Varbel Actor: Suett
Role: Adolphus Actor: Caulfield
Role: Gustavus Actor: Trueman
Role: Pages Actor: Master Welsh, Master Gregson
Role: Princess Lodoiska Actor: Mrs Crouch
Role: Captives Actor: Miss Leak, Miss DeCamp, Miss Miller, Miss Mellon, Mrs Boimaison
Role: Kera Khan Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Ithorak Actor: Dignum
Role: Japhis Actor: Bannister
Role: Tamuri Actor: Banks
Role: Camazin Actor: Boimaison
Role: The Horde Actor: Danby, Maddocks, Phillimore, Welsh, Evans, Annereau.
Role: unassigned Actor: _Wathen, _Russell, _Benson
Role: Chorus of Knights and Ladies Actor: Sedgwick, Dignum, Trueman, Danby, Cooke, Welsh, Mrs Bland, Miss Leak, Miss Arne, Mrs Bramwell, Miss Granger, Miss Jackson, Miss Menage, Miss Stuart, Miss Wentworth
Role: Ormandine Actor: Caulfield
Role: Harlequin Actor: Banks
Role: Ormandine's Servant Actor: Boimaison
Role: Ariel Actor: Master Welsh
Role: Clown Actor: Dubois
Role: Sailor Actor: Fairbrother
Role: Sir Epicure Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Crop Actor: Burton
Role: Landlord Actor: Phillimore
Role: Countrymen Actor: Maddocks, Jones
Role: Constable Actor: Webb
Role: Prigg Actor: Fisher
Role: Gipsies Actor: Evans, Garman, Mrs Butler, Mrs Jones, Mrs Mills, Mrs Brigg
Role: Furies Actor: Roffey, Wells, Master Gregson
Role: Gardener Actor: Whitmell
Role: Waiter Actor: Butler
Role: Cheesemonger Actor: Nicolini
Role: Postboy Actor: Master DeCamp
Role: Colombine Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Minerva Actor: Miss Mellon
Role: Spirit Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Landlady Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Lady Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Countrywomen Actor: Mrs Maddocks, Mrs Heard
Role: Cook Actor: Mrs Brooker
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Miss Chatterley
Role: Captain Belford Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Squire Sturdy Actor: Wathen
Role: Trespass Actor: Caulfield
Role: Stingo Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Muddle Actor: Suett
Role: Monsieur L'Urbane Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Diaper Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Dick Actor: Trueman
Role: Sam Actor: Evans
Role: Miss Indigo Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Letitia Actor: Sga Storace
Role: Mary Actor: Miss Mellon.
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


Mainpiece Title: The Purse; Or, Benevolent Tar

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

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 [1st time; F 2, by Samuel Birch, based on James Powell's unacted play, The Narcotic, 1787; incidental music by Thomas Attwood (see 28 Nov.). Larpent MS 1182; not published; synopsis of plot in Morning Chronicle, 30 Oct.]. Receipts: #309 19s. 6d. (222.7.6; 86.1.0; 1.11.0)


Mainpiece Title: Cheap Living

Role: Sir Edward Bloomly Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Old Woodland Actor: Suett
Role: Young Woodland Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Scatter Actor: Palmer
Role: Spunge Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Farmer Cole Actor: Dowton
Role: William Actor: Trueman
Role: Mrs Scatter Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Elinor Bloomly Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Stella Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: unassigned Actor: Evans, Fisher, Webb, Maddocks

Afterpiece Title: Fast Asleep

Related Works
Related Work: Fast Asleep Author(s): Samuel Birch
Event Comment: Afterpiece [1st time; MD 3, by Samuel Birch, adapted from Camille; ou, Le Souterrain, by Benoit Joseph Marsollier des Vivetieres, and from Les Victimes Cloitrees, by Jacques Marie Boutet de Monvel; the songs written by Thomas John Dibdin. Larpent MS 1236; not published. The playbill states that this was "Taken from the German," but London Chronicle, 12 Dec., says that its source is the same as that of The Captive of Spilburg (see dl, 14 Nov.). An examination of the MSS of these two pieces (Larpent 1230 and 1236) proves that such is unmistakably the case]: With entire new Scenes, Machinery, Dresses & Decorations. The Music composed and selected by Steibelt and Attwood. The Action of the Chorusaes, Finales, &c. under the Direction of Farley, and the Action of the Overture by Bologna Jun. A new Descriptive Overture, composed by Steibelt, on a Plan never before introduced on the English Stage, accompanied by Action. "The overture is...nothing more than music adapted to pantomime; and, in the present instance, the dumb shew is an unnecessary anticipation of the procession with which the piece opens" (Monthly Mirror, Dec. 1798, p. 369). The Scenery painted by Richards, Phillips, Lupino, Hollogan, Blackmore, &c. The Dresses by Dick and Mrs Egan. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #338 17s. 6d. (325.14.6; 13.3.0)


Mainpiece Title: Laugh When You Can

Role: unassigned Actor: _Platt.
Role: Gossamer Actor: Lewis
Role: Mortimer Actor: Holman
Role: Bonus Actor: Munden
Role: Sambo Actor: Fawcett
Role: Charles Mortimer Actor: Miss Gilbert
Role: Costly Actor: Townsend
Role: Delville Actor: Whitfield
Role: Farmer Blackbrook Actor: Thompson
Role: Waiter Actor: Simmons
Role: Bailiff Actor: Wilde
Role: Gregory Actor: Abbot
Role: Mrs Mortimer Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Dorothy Actor: Mrs Gibbs
Role: Emily Actor: Miss Mansel
Role: Miss Gloomly Actor: Mrs Mattocks

Afterpiece Title: Albert and Adelaide; or, The Victim of Constancy

Related Works
Related Work: Albert and Adelaide; or, The Victim of Constancy Author(s): Samuel Birch

Dance: In afterpiece: Procession and Dance of Swabian Peasants-Blurton, Dyke, Wilde, L. Bologna, T. Cranfield, Platt, Masters, Slape, Ramage, Goodwin, Little, Ms Watts, Ms Iliff, Ms Norton, Ms Castelle, Ms Leserve, Miss Gray, Ms Bologna, Ms Masters, Ms Burnett, Ms Gilbert, Ms Lloyd, Ms Blurton, Ms Ward

Event Comment: Benefit William Jackson. 5s. 7 p.m


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: The Vocal Part-Lowe; the First Violin-Jackson; several Grand Trumpet Pieces-Valentine Snow; a Concerto, a Solo-Jackson's Brother, a lad eleven years of age

Event Comment: Tickets delivered by Wordsworth, Jackson, Painter, J. Bates, Fox, Besford, Eves, Mrs Sharpe, Mrs Templeton, Miss Bassan, the widow of the late Miles, and the widow of the late Dr Arne will be taken this evening. Afterpiece: Not acted these 2 years. Receipts: #219 2s. 6d. (43.14.0; 4.5.6; tickets: 171.3.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Role: Isabinda Actor: Mrs Whitfield.
Role: Marplot Actor: Lewis
Role: Sir George Airy Actor: Wroughton
Role: Charles Actor: Whitfield
Role: Sir Jealous Traffic Actor: Thompson
Role: Sir Francis Gripe Actor: Quick
Role: Whisper Actor: Cushing
Role: Scentwell Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Patch Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Bulkley.

Afterpiece Title: The Padlock

Role: Don Diego Actor: Reinhold
Role: Leander Actor: Wordsworth
Role: Mungo Actor: Quick
Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Morton.

Dance: End IV: Triple Hornpipe-Eves, Ratchford, Miss Lings; End: new dance, The Rakes of Mallow-Jackson, Miss Lings

Event Comment: Tickets delivered by J. Wilson, Jackson, Prosser, Eves, Rowson, S. Besford, Mrs Lampe, Miss Francis, Mrs Wise, Mrs Dalrymple, Miss Ellington, Mrs Hamilton will be admitted. Receipts: #260 (81/17; 5/9; tickets: 172/14)


Mainpiece Title: The Belle's Stratagem

Role: French Servant Actor: Joules
Role: Doricourt Actor: Lewis
Role: Touchwood Actor: Wroughton
Role: Flutter Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Saville Actor: Aickin
Role: Villers Actor: Whitfield
Role: Courtall Actor: Robson
Role: Silver Tongue Actor: W. Bates
Role: Mountebank Actor: Booth
Role: Porter Actor: Fearon
Role: Hardy Actor: Quick
Role: Lady Touchwood Actor: Mrs Inchbald
Role: Mrs Racket Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Miss Ogle Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Letitia Actor: Miss Younge

Afterpiece Title: Retaliation

Role: : Old Rebate Actor: Quick
Role: Trueman Actor: Whitfield
Role: Frank Actor: Robson
Role: Ezekiel Spotless Actor: Jones
Role: Praecipe Rebate Actor: Edwin
Role: Servant Actor: Newton
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Amelia Actor: Mrs Mattocks.

Dance: End of mainpiece The Waterman by Jackson, Prosser, Eves, Miss Rowson

Event Comment: Tickets delivered by Jackson, Prosser, Helme, Lloyd, Real, Rowson, R. Ledger, Mrs Hamilton, Mrs Lampe, and the Performers in the Orchestra will be admitted this Evening. Receipts: #276 12s. 6d. (83/7/0; 2/7/6; tickets: 190/18/0)


Mainpiece Title: The First Part Of King Henry The Fourth

Role: Francis Actor: Edwin
Role: Lady Percy Actor: Mrs Whitfield
Role: Sir John Falstaff Actor: Henderson
Role: King Henry Actor: Clarke
Role: Prince of Wales Actor: Lewis
Role: Sir Richard Vernon Actor: Whitfield
Role: Worcester Actor: Fearon
Role: Poins Actor: Davies
Role: Sir Walter Blunt Actor: Booth
Role: Bardolph Actor: Jones
Role: Douglas Actor: Mahon
Role: Gadshill Actor: Ledger
Role: Peto Actor: Stevens
Role: Hotspur Actor: Wroughton
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Pitt

Afterpiece Title: The Waterman

Role: Tug Actor: Davies
Role: Bundle Actor: Fearon

Dance: End of mainpiece Rural Merriment by Jackson and Mrs Ratchford; End of mainpiece Hornpipe by Prosser

Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; CO 3, by William Jackson. MS: Larpent 638; not published; synopsis of plot in London Magazine, Dec. 1783, pp. 553-54]: With entire new Music composed by Jackson. Receipts: #146 1s. 6d. (121/6/0; 23/11/6; 0/1/6; tickets not come in: 1/2/6)


Mainpiece Title: The Metamorphosis

Role: : Toupee Actor: Dodd
Role: Sir Charles Freeman Actor: Suett
Role: Neville Actor: Williames
Role: Simon Actor: Chapman
Role: Mr Marlow Actor: Packer
Role: Freeman Actor: Barrymore
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss George
Role: Mary Actor: Mrs Wrighten
Role: Mrs Neville Actor: Mrs Hopkins
Role: Julia Actor: Miss Phillips.
Related Works
Related Work: The Metamorphosis Author(s): William Jackson

Afterpiece Title: The Apprentice

Role: Simon Actor: Suett
Role: Watchman Actor: Kenny
Role: Spouters Actor: R. Palmer, Phillimore, Fawcett, Spencer, Williames, &c
Role: : Gargle Actor: Wrighten
Role: Dick Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Wingate Actor: Baddeley
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Simson

Dance: End of Act II of mainpiece, as17831018; End of mainpiece, as17831204

Event Comment: Tickets delivered by Green, Jackson, Varley, Hill, Doyle, R. Ledger, Bott, Akery, W. Ansell will be admitted (Account-Book). Receipts: #278 1s. 6d. (21/1/6; 6/12/0; tickets: 250/8/0)


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Role: Oroonoko Actor: Pope
Role: Governor Actor: Davies
Role: Blandford Actor: Hull
Role: Captain Driver Actor: Fearon
Role: Stanmore Actor: Cubitt
Role: Jack Stanmore Actor: Palmer
Role: Hotman Actor: Thompson
Role: Daniel Actor: Quick
Role: Aboan Actor: Aickin
Role: Charlotte Weldon Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Lewis
Role: Widow Lackit Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Imoinda Actor: Mrs Inchbald

Afterpiece Title: Poor Vulcan

Role: The Squire Actor: Brown
Role: Bacchus Actor: Cubitt
Role: Vulcan Actor: Quick
Role: Joe Actor: Brett
Role: Apollo Actor: Meadows
Role: Serjeant Actor: Darley
Role: Mercury Actor: Doyle
Role: Grace Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Maudlin Actor: Mrs Martyr

Dance: End of mainpiece Rural Merriment by Jackson and Mrs Ratchford

Event Comment: Tickets delivered for The Provok'd Wife will be admitted. Tickets delivered by Jackson, Pilfold, Roberts, Clarke, Painter, Atkins, Curteen, Grey, Orme, Bourrelier will be admitted (Account-Book). Receipts: #340 15s. 6d. (22.18.0; 2.7.6; tickets: 315.10.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Roman Father

Role: Horatius Actor: Farren
Role: Tullus Hostillius Actor: Aickin
Role: Valerius Actor: Davies
Role: Publius Actor: Pope
Role: Valeria Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Horatia Actor: Miss Brunton.

Afterpiece Title: Love in a Camp

Role: Patrick Actor: Johnstone
Role: Quiz Actor: Quick
Role: Darby Actor: Edwin
Role: Marshal Fherbelin Actor: Davies
Role: Father Luke Actor: Booth
Role: Olmutz Actor: Cubitt
Role: Rupert Actor: Brown
Role: Adjutant Actor: Gardner
Role: Mabel Flourish Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Norah Actor: Miss Rowson
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Martyr.

Dance: End: The Waterman-; to conclude with a Double Hornpipe-Jackson, Mrs Ratchford

Song: a Roman Ovation-; Vocal Parts, as17861021, but Miss _Stevenson, Mrs Byrn

Event Comment: Account-Book: Tickets delivered by Jackson, Roberts, Young, Painter, Curteen, Pilfold, Bourrelier will be admitted. Receipts: #317 16s. 6d. (27.5.6; 7.2.0; tickets: 283.9.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Foundling

Role: John Actor: Evatt.
Role: Faddle Actor: Lewis
Role: Sir Charles Raymond Actor: Farren
Role: Colonel Raymond Actor: Macready
Role: Sir Robert Belmont Actor: Fearon
Role: Villiard Actor: Gardner
Role: Young Belmont Actor: Pope
Role: Rossetta Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Fidelia Actor: Miss Brunton.

Afterpiece Title: Midas

Role: Midas Actor: Edwin
Role: Sileno Actor: Davies
Role: Damaetas Actor: Brown
Role: Pan Actor: Cubitt
Role: Jupiter Actor: Darley
Role: Apollo Actor: Johnstone
Role: Daphne Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Mysis Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Juno Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Nysa Actor: Mrs Mountain.

Dance: End: The Merry Sailors-Jackson

Event Comment: Account-Book: Tickets delivered by Atkins, Masters, Roberts, Young, Painter, Curteen, Bourrelier, Longley, Dalby, Mrs Doyle, Jackson, Mrs Clark will be admitted. Receipts: #378 17s. (56.16.6; 5.14.6; tickets: 316.6.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Mourning Bride

Role: Osmyn Actor: Pope
Role: King Actor: Hull
Role: Garcia Actor: Davies
Role: Gonsalez Actor: Gardner
Role: Selim Actor: Macready
Role: Alonzo Actor: Fearon
Role: Hali Actor: Evatt
Role: Perez Actor: Thompson
Role: Almeria Actor: Miss Brunton
Role: Leonora Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: Don Juan

Role: Recorder Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Mary the Buxom Actor: Mrs Delpini.
Role: Sancho Pancha Actor: Quick
Role: Duke Actor: Cubitt
Role: Manuel Actor: Davies
Role: Pedro Actor: Thompson
Role: Don Quixote Actor: Gardner
Role: Lady Tereza Pancha Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Spanish Lady Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Duchess Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Don Juan Actor: Cranfield
Role: Don Pedro Commandant Actor: Boyce
Role: Spanish Grandees Actor: Thompson, Lee, Farley
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Delpini
Role: Donna Anna Actor: Miss Francis
Role: Vocal Characters Actor: Delpini, Darley, Mrs Mountain, Mrs Martyr.

Dance: In Afterpiece: Mrs Ratchford, Mrs Goodwin, Byrne, Jackson

Related Works
Related Work: Lycidas Author(s): William Jackson
Related Work: The Lord of the Manor Author(s): William Jackson
Related Work: The Metamorphosis Author(s): William Jackson
Related Work: Eldred; or, The British Freeholder Author(s): John Jackson
Related Work: The British Heroine Author(s): John Jackson
Related Work: Joseph Andrews Author(s): Samuel Jackson Pratt
Related Work: The Fair Circassian Author(s): Samuel Jackson Pratt
Related Work: The School for Vanity Author(s): Samuel Jackson Pratt