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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: Benefit Mills. By Command of His Royal Highness. To which (By Command) will be added, The Coronation of Anna Bullen, with the Military Ceremony of the Champion in Westminster-Hall, for the Entertainment of . . .the Prince of Orange, who accompanies his Royal Highness to the Play. [Prince of Wales, Prince of Orange, Princess Caroline present.]


Mainpiece Title: Henry Iv, Part Ii

Performance Comment: King-Mills; Prince-W. Mills; Shallow-Johnson; Silence-Miller; Feeble-Griffin; Falstaff-Harper; Pistol-Cibber; Lancaster-A. Hallam; Gloster-Cross; York-Mil ward; Justice-Boman; Poins-Oates; Bardolph-Shepard; Hostess-Mrs Shireburn; Doll-Miss Mann. A new Prologue upon the Company's Return to the Theatre Royal, spoken by Mills .



Event Comment: Benefit J. and Ch. Rich. A Farce of Three acts. All in the Characters of the Italian Theatre. Admission 5s., 3s., 2s. [The Prince present. Receipts: #157 12s. 6d.


Mainpiece Title: La Foire De St

Performance Comment: Germain. Parts-the French Company of Comedians , lately arriv'd from the Theatre Royal in Paris.
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Bland. Afterpiece: By permission of the Proprietors of the Theatre-Royal, Drury-Lane. Times, 18 Aug.: Tickets to be had of Mrs Bland, No. 25, King-street, Covent-garden


Mainpiece Title: Cambro-britons

Afterpiece Title: The Shipwreck

Song: End II: (by permission of the Proprietors of the Theatre-Royal Drury-Lane) the favourite song in The Stranger I have a silent sorrow here (The Words by R. B. Sheridan, Esq., the Air by her Grace the Duchess of Devonshire)-Mrs Bland; End: A Musical Elegy on the late Mr Palmer- (composed by The Earl of Abingdon; the words from The Stranger); The United Englishmen-Munden; A favourite song-Mrs Hindmarsh; Little Taffline ; or, The silken sash-Mrs Bland


Mainpiece Title: Love Makes A Man

Performance Comment: Angelina-Miss Purdon; Louiza-Miss Seal; Elvira-Miss Ben; other Parts-Persons from Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane.

Dance: A Gentleman for his Diversion


Mainpiece Title: The Recruiting Officer

Performance Comment: Parts-Actors from the Theatre Royal.




Mainpiece Title: The Orphan

Performance Comment: Castalio-Giffard; Acasto-W. Williams; Polydore-Collet; Chamont-W. Giffard; Chaplain-R. Williams; Serina-Mrs Thomas; Page-Mrs Mountfort; Monimia-Mrs Giffard from the Theatre Royal in Dublin, being the first Time of her Appearance on the English Stage.


Mainpiece Title: The Mourning Bride

Afterpiece Title: The Chymical Counterfeits

Performance Comment: As17401106, but in which will be introduced a Song in Honour of Admiral Vernon's Victories in the West-Indies, as it was performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane-.

Dance: As17401110


Mainpiece Title: The Indian Merchant; Or, The Happy Pair; Interspers'd With The Comical Humours Of The intriguing Chambermaid, sir John Oldcastle, And The drunken Colonel

Performance Comment: A Comedy of two Acts. Merchant-Dove; Oldcastle-Smith; Colonel-Phillips; Rakert-Yeates; Valentine-Wallis; Pride-Powell; Puff-Davis; Security-Johnson; Trick-Evenel; Constable-Wood; Slap-Archer; Mrs Highman-Mrs Tucker; Charlotte-Miss Ferguson; Lady Pride-Mrs Habito; Lady Ruff-Mrs Simmons; Lettice-Mrs Phillips, from Theatre Royal in Drury Lane.

Afterpiece Title: The Miser Bit; or, Harlequin Reveller

Performance Comment: Harlequin-Phillips, from Theatre Royal in Drury Lane; Miser-Smith; Colombine-Mrs Dove; Clown-Dove.

Song: I: Bumper Squire Jones-Phillips

Dance: LLa Mason and Sabotiers-Phillips, Mrs Dove


Mainpiece Title: The Stratagem

Performance Comment: Scrub-Cibber; Archer-Giffard; Mrs Sullen-Mrs Giffard; Aimwell-W. Giffard; Sullen-Peterson; Freeman-Mozeen; Foigard-Julian; Gibbet-Clough; Boniface-Dunstall; Lady Bountiful-Mrs Bambridge; Dorinda-Mrs E. Giffard; Gipsey-Mrs Dunstall; Cherry-Mrs Chetwood, from the Theatre Royal in Dublin.

Afterpiece Title: Imprisonment of Harlequin


Mainpiece Title: The Fair Penitent

Performance Comment: As17430121, but Lothario-the late Pantentee of the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane [Highmore]; Lucilla-Miss Hippisley.

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Dance: II: Welch Buffoons-two Masters Granier; IV: A Scotch Dance-three Graniers; End of Farce: a Grand Ballet-Mr Carney, Mrs Roland


Mainpiece Title: The Country Wife

Performance Comment: Pinchwife-a Gentleman from Theatre Royal Dublin; Sir Jasper Fidget-Macklin; Sparkish-Neale; Harcourt-Blakes; Mrs Pinchwife-Mrs Clive; Lady Fidget-Mrs Pritchard; Horner-Mills; Dorilant-Cross; Quack-Turbutt; Alithea-Mrs Ridout; Lucy-Mrs Bennet.

Afterpiece Title: The Dragon of Wantley

Song: II: Stella and Flavia-Beard; IV: (By Particular Desire) Bumper Squire Jones-Beard

Music: IV: a Concerto-Piantanida

Dance: III: A Comic Dance-Boromeo, Mlle Bonneval


Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Performance Comment: As17430217, but Prue-Miss Hippisley, from the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden; Snap-Freeman; Mrs Foresight-Mrs Bambridge; Nurse-Mrs Haughton; Jeremy-Miss Royer; Epilogue [kindly sent to his [Milward's] Widow the Night before by the Gentleman who wrote The Man of Taste [James Miller]-Cibber. (Theatrical Clippings, Folger Library.)

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmasked


Mainpiece Title: Ephesian Duke; Or, Blunder Upon Blunder, Yet All's Right At Last

Performance Comment: The Parts-the best Actors; the Songs-the best Singers; the Dances-the best Dancers, to and from the Theatres-Royal.

Afterpiece Title: The Battle of Dettingen

Dance: WWooden@Shoe Dance-LaPierre, never performed by any but himself; Le Paisans Leger-LaPierre, Mlle Mariette

Song: Blogg, Miss Atherton; The Whole to conclude with a Song made upon that Occasion, set to Musick, and-Mr Blogg


Mainpiece Title: Hamlet, Prince Of Denmark

Afterpiece Title: Captain O'Blunder; or, the Brave Irishman

Performance Comment: Captian O'Blunder-Banberry; Schemewell-L. Hallam; in which will be introduced an Irish Song called Arra my Judy-Barrington at the Theatre-Royal in Drury Lane.

Dance: The two Masters Granier, Miss Granier; Wooden Shoe Dance, Hornpipe-Banberry


Mainpiece Title: Tamerlane

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Performance Comment: Mercury-the above Italian Gentleman; Lady-Gentlewoman from the Theatre-Royal in Dublin; To conclude with the Grand March from Judas Maccabeus-.

Song: Vocals-an Italian Gentleman


Mainpiece Title: King Richard The Third

Performance Comment: The Parts of King Richard, D. of Buckingham, Earl of Richmond, Tressel, Prince Edward, Duke of York, Lieutenant of the Tower, Lord Mayor, Duke of Norfolk, Queen-Performers from the Theatres Royal London; Lord Stanley-Rivers; Catesby-Jones; Ratcliffe-Farrel; Oxford-Thompson; Sir William Brandon-Clifford; King Henry-Burnet; Dutchess of York-Mrs Fowler; Lady Ann-Mrs Palmer.

Afterpiece Title: The Quaker

Performance Comment: The Parts of Lubin, Steady, Solomon, Gillian-The Performers from the Theatres who exhibit in the Play.


Mainpiece Title: Jane Shore

Afterpiece Title: HARLEQUIN AND FAUSTUS; or, The Devil will have his Own

Performance Comment: The following is a short Description of part of the Scenery, Business and Characters: I. A Representation of Tartarus, exhibiting the Punishments of Sisyphus, Tantalus, Ixion, Titius, Phlegyas, &c. &c. (design'd and executed by Richards; music by Shield). Lucifer-Cubitt; Pillardoc-Richardson; Asmodius-Townsend; Orchus-Blurton; Bclial-Linton; Ades-Street. II. The Study of Dr Faustus (painted by Hodgins). Dr Faustus-Farley; Zany-West. III. A Landscape and Water Mill (painted by Walmsley). Harlequin-Boyce; Pierrot-Follett; Miller-Hawtin; Taylor-Simmons; Bridemen-Cranfield, Ratchford, Blurton, Wilde, Rayner, Jackson, &c.//Miller's Wife-Miss Leserve; Bridemaids-Mrs Follett, Mrs Watts, Mrs Ratchford, Mrs Cranfield, Mrs Crowe, Mrs Lloyd, &c.; Colombine-Mme Rossi; Philidel (the Celestial Spirit)-Mrs Mountain. IV. A View of a Country Inn: The Bull and Dog (The Machinery invented by Hodgins). Landlady (with a song in character)-Mrs Henley. V. A Representation of tht Scaffolding prepared for erecting the New Theatre-Royal, Drury Lane, as it appeared in July. Irish Song in character by Rock. Which changes to a View of the above Building, as it will appear when completed (designed and painted by Malton). Playhouse Glee (composed by Dr Arne) by Blanchard, Bernard, Davies, Linton, Street, Spofforth, &c. VI. A View of Smithfield on a Market-Day (painted by Hodgins and Phillips). A New Glee (composed by Shield [singers not listed]). VII. The Garden of Faustus (painted by Pugh). Zephyrus-Byrn//Flora-Mlle St. Amand. VIII. A Tobacco Warehouse, which changes to an Equestrian Figure by Roubiliac. IX. A Street, in which is introduced two Irish Sedan Chairs (designed by Hodgins). Harington's Stammering Glee by Blanchard, Townsend, Cubitt. X. A View of a Garden and Tent, which changes to a Canal, in which will be introduced the celebrated piece of machinery, The Peacock. XI. A Farm Yard, which changes to a Chinese Bridge. XII. The Infernal Regiom, with a Shower of Fire. XIII. The Temple of Glory (designed and executed by Hodgins). Aerial Spirits-Byrn, Holland, Mlle St. Amand, Cranfield, Ratchford, King, Blurton, Wilde, Mrs Castelle, Miss Kirton, Miss Leserve, Mrs Follett, Mrs Watts, Mrs Blurton .
Event Comment: Benefit for Mr and Mrs H. Johnston. 1st piece: Not acted these 2 years. 3rd piece: Not acted here these 10 years [never previously acted at this theatre]. Morning Chronicle, 16 Apr.: Tickets to be had of Mr and Mrs Johnston, No. 24, Bedford-street, Covent Garden. The Doors to be opened at 5:30, and to begin at 6:30, and so continue for the remainder of the Season. Receipts: #380 11s. 6d. (168.5.6; 17.1.0; tickets: 195.5.0)


Mainpiece Title: Douglas

Performance Comment: Douglas-H. Johnston; Lord Randolph-Betterton; Glenalvon-Raymond (By Permission of the Proprietors of the Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane); Officer-Thompson; Old Norval-Murray; Anna-Miss Mills; Lady Randolph-Mrs St.Ledger (Their 1st appearance in those characters).

Afterpiece Title: Lovers' Quarrels

Afterpiece Title: The Deserter of Naples

Entertainment: Vaudeville In course Evening: an entire New Song, The Seaman's Lamentation for the Loss of the Royal Charlotte (The Words by G. S. Carey, and composed by Mazzinghi)-Incledon; Dancing-Mr and Master Michell (from the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh; 1st appearance)

Performance Comment: S. Carey=, and composed by Mazzinghi)-Incledon; Dancing-Mr and Master Michell (from the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh; 1st appearance). 1st appearance).
Event Comment: By Authority of the Lord Chamberlain. Benefit for Lacy, formerly of the Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane. Tickets to be had of Fosbrook, at the Box Office of the Drury Lane Theatre, and Rice, at the Box Office of the Theatre-Royal, Haymarket, where Places for the Boxes may be taken. [Address by John Taylor (Monthly Mirror, Dec. 1798, p. 370). On this night the following appeared both at dl and at the hay: Hollingsworth, Caulfield, Bannister Jun., Suett, Miss Pope, Mrs Bland.


Mainpiece Title: The Jealous Wife

Performance Comment: Oakly-Lacy; Major Oakly-Wilmot Wells; Charles-Macready; Mrs Oakly-Mrs Abington; And, with Permission of the Proprietors of the Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane: Russet-Hollingsworth; Sir Harry Beagle-R. Palmer; Lord Trinket-Russell; Captain O'Cutter-Caulfield; Paris-Wewitzer; William-Ryder; John-Surmont; Tom-Webb; Lady Freelove-Mrs Sparks; Harriet-Miss Heard; Toilet-Mrs Cuyler.

Afterpiece Title: Between II and III of the above,Sylvester Daggerwood

Afterpiece Title: High Life below Stairs

Dance: In II 3rd piece: A Mock Minuet-R. Palmer, Miss Pope

Song: End I 1st piece: Little Taffline-Mrs Bland

Entertainment: MonologuePrevious 1st piece: Occasional Address-Lacy

Event Comment: Benefit for C. Kemble. Mainpiece: By permission of the Proprietors of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Morning Chronicle, 8 Aug.: Tickets to be had of C. Kemble, No. 126, Great Russel-street, Bloomsbury


Mainpiece Title: The School For Scandal

Performance Comment: Sir Peter Teazle-King (of the Theatre-Royal, Drury-Lane; for that night only); Sir Oliver Surface-Davenport; Sir Benjamin Backbite-Palmer; Joseph Surface-Barrymore; Charles Surface-C. Kemble; Crabtree-Suett; Careless-J. Palmer; Rowley-Waldron; Moses-Wathen; Snake-Caulfield; Trip-Farley; Lady Teazle-Miss DeCamp; Mrs Candour-Mrs Davenport; Lady Sneerwell-Miss Chapman; Maria-Mrs Mountain.
Role: of the Theatre Actor: Royal, Drury-Lane

Afterpiece Title: Obi

Song: III: a song-Trueman

Event Comment: [Prologue by George Colman, the elder (Colman, Prose, 10,239).] Afterpiece: Written by the Author of The Son-in-Law [John O'Keeffe]. Places for the Boxes to be taken of Rice at the Theatre. [No playbill this season lists the various prices of admission; they were probably, as usual: Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. 1st Gallery 2s. 2nd Gallery 1s.] The Doors to be opened at 6:00. To begin at 7:00 [same throughout season]. On 24 May Colman inserted the following in Public Advertiser: The Theatre Royal in the Haymarket will open next Saturday. In order to avoid unnecessary' Repetitions during the Season, the Public are desired, once for all, to take Notice that every Performance at this Theatre will be exhibited to most brilliant, crouded and OVERFLOWING audiences; and received with loud and universal Bursts of most UNBOUNDED and UNCOMMON Applause


Mainpiece Title: The Suicide

Afterpiece Title: The Agreeable Surprise

Performance Comment: Principal Characters by Bannister, Gaudrey (from the Theatre Royal, Dublin; 1st appearance on that stage), Wood, Massey, Egan, Stevens, Painter, Ledger, Edwin; Mrs Webb, Mrs Wells, Mrs Poussin, Mrs Bannister. [Cast adjusted from Songs (T. Cadell, 1782): Compton-Bannister; Sir Felix Friendly-Gaudrey; Eugene-Wood; Chicane-Massey; John-Egan; Thomas-Stevens; Stump-Painter; Cuddcn-Ledger; Lingo-Edwin; Mrs Cheshire-Mrs Webb; Cowslip-Mrs Wells; Fringe-Mrs Poussin; Laura-Mrs Bannister.] hathi. hathi.

Dance: End of Act III of mainpiece Dance by Mr and Miss Byrn

Song: In Act III of mainpiece [Sing] Old Rose and burn the Bellows, and 'Twas you Sir, 'Twas you Sir, both by Bannister, Wood, Burton, Brett, &c

Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 10 years. Afterpiece: By permission of the Proprietor of the Theatre Royal Hay-Market. Receipts: #259 0s. 6d. (181.11.6; 76.18.0; 0.11.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Maid Of The Mill

Performance Comment: Lord Aimworth (with new songs)-Kelly; Sir Harry Sycamore-Suett; Mervin-Trueman; Fairfield-Aickin; Giles-Dignum; Ralph-Biggs (from the Theatre Royal Bath; 1st appearance on this stage); Lady Sycamore-Mrs Walcot; Theodosia-Miss Leak; Patty (with new songs)-Mrs Crouch; Fanny-Mrs Bland.

Afterpiece Title: The Agreeable Surprise

Event Comment: Afterpiece: By permission of the Proprietor of the Theatre Royal, Hay-market. "[Raymond] appears to possess many of those wild beauties, and enthusiastic bursts for which Mossop has been celebrated; which produce an effect upon the audience, like electricity, instantaneous and irresistible" (Monthly Mirror, Oct. 1799, p. 232). Receipts: #304 13s. (213.5.0; 91.5.6; 0.2.6)


Mainpiece Title: The Castle-spectre

Performance Comment: As17990917, but Osmond-Raymond (from the Theatre Royal, Dublin; 1st appearance on this stage); Allan-Packer.

Afterpiece Title: The Children in the Wood

Event Comment: Benefit Mrs Clive. Mainpiece: Written by Sir George Etheridge. By Command of their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales. Receipts: #230


Mainpiece Title: The Man Of Mode; Or, Sir Fopling Flutter

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmasked

Song: I: Sweet Bird, from Milton,-Mrs Arne; III: The celebrated Irish Ballad Elin a Roon-Mrs Clive in Irish, as she perform'd it at the Theatre Royal in Dublin; IV: Singing in Italian and English-Miss Edwards

Dance: II: The Italian Peasants, as17411205; IV: A Ballet-Desse, Baudouin, Leviez