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Event Comment: [By Lewis Theobald.] Never Acted before


Mainpiece Title: The Persian Princess; Or, The Royal Villain

Role: King of Persia Actor: Husbands
Role: Memnon Actor: Keen
Role: Artaban Actor: Wilks
Role: Oxartes Actor: Mills
Role: Mirvan Actor: Booth
Role: Barzanes Actor: Corey
Role: High Priest Actor: Smith
Role: Cleander Actor: Birkhead
Role: Amestris Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Ardelia Actor: Mrs Cox
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: .
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Related Work: The Persian Princess: or, The Royal Villain Author(s): Lewis Theobald
Event Comment: [By Lewis Theobald.] Never Acted before. Receipts: #25 8s. 6d. Preface: I am only sorry, it did not answer so well to Mr Rich, as I hop'd it would have done....The Play was got up with indefatigable Application, in Twelve Days time from the first Reading, which is less than ever any Tragedy was known to be got ready in


Mainpiece Title: The Perfidious Brother

Role: Gonsalvo Actor: Corey
Role: Sebastian Actor: Keene
Role: Roderick Actor: Smith
Role: Beaufort Actor: J. Leigh
Role: Luciana Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Selinda Actor: Mrs Roger Jr
Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Molloy Actor: Mrs Cross.
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Related Work: The Perfidious Brother Author(s): Lewis Theobald
Event Comment: Afterpiece: [Text by Lewis Theobald. Set to Music by John Galliard.] A new Opera of one Act. With Scenes, Machines, Habits, Dances, and all other Decorations proper to the same, entirely new


Mainpiece Title: The Amorous Widow

Afterpiece Title: Pan and Syrinx

Role: Pan Actor: Leveridge
Role: Syrinx Actor: Mrs Barbier
Role: 1st Sylvan Actor: Pack
Role: 1st Nymph Actor: Mrs Thurmond
Role: Diana Actor: Mrs Spiller.
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Related Work: Pan and Syrinx Author(s): Lewis Theobald
Event Comment: [Written by Lewis Theobald.] The Music by Mr Galliard. By Subscription. A new Comic-Dramatic Opera. With all new Cloaths, and the Scenes are Machines after the Venetian Manner. N.B. There are above two Thousand Ells of Cloath employ'd in the Painting. Pit and Boxes by tickets only. Stage Boxes 15s. First Gallery 3s. Box in the Gallery 5s. Upper Gallery 1s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: The Lady's Triumph

Role: Decius Mundus Actor: Mrs Barbier
Role: Simon Actor: Leveridge
Role: Paulina Actor: Mrs Thurmond
Role: Ida Actor: Pack
Role: Priestess of Isis Actor: Mrs Fitzgerald.
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Related Work: The Lady's Triumph Author(s): Lewis Theobald
Event Comment: [By Lewis Theobald.] With new Scenes and Habits


Mainpiece Title: King Richard The Second

Role: King Richard II Actor: Ryan
Role: Duke of York Actor: Boheme
Role: Duke of Aumerle Actor: Smith
Role: Lord Salisbury Actor: Egleton
Role: Bishop of Carlisle Actor: C. Bullock
Role: Bolingbroke Actor: Leigh
Role: Earl of Northumberland Actor: Ogden
Role: Lord Ross Actor: Diggs
Role: Lord Willoughby Actor: Coker
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Bullock
Role: Lady Piercy Actor: Mrs Spiller
Role: Prologue Actor: Ryan
Role: Sewell Actor: Mrs Bullock.
Related Works
Related Work: The Tragedy of King Richard II Author(s): Lewis Theobald
Event Comment: Afterp1ece: [By Lewis Theobald.] With new Scenes, Machines, Cloaths, and other Decorations. Receipts: #150 3s


Mainpiece Title: Aesop

Afterpiece Title: Apollo and Daphne; or, The Burgomaster Trick'd

Role: Apollo Actor: Salle
Role: Nymphs Actor: Mrs Bullock, Mrs Wall, Mrs Ogden, Mrs Anderson
Role: Daphne Actor: Mlle Salle
Role: Morpheus Actor: Leveridge
Role: Mystery Actor: Leguerre
Role: Slumber Actor: Salway
Role: Burgomaster Actor: Nivelon
Role: Boor Servant Actor: Spiller
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Newhouse
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Younger
Role: Harlequin Actor: Lun
Role: Peasants Actor: Newhouse
Role: Peasant Women Actor: Mrs Vincent, Mrs Smythies, Mrs Rice
Role: Venus Actor: Mrs Barbier
Role: Diana Actor: Mrs Chambers
Role: Silenus Actor: Leveridge
Role: Bacchus Actor: Salway
Role: Pan Actor: Leguerre
Role: Bacchanals Actor: Lanyon, DuPre Jr
Role: Bacchants Actor: Mrs Ogden, Mrs Anderson
Role: Satyrs Actor: Nivelon, Newhouse
Role: Zephyrus Actor: Salle
Role: Spaniard Actor: DuPre
Role: Polonese Actor: Pelling
Role: Frenchman Actor: Lally
Role: Spanish Woman Actor: Mrs Bullock
Role: Polonese Woman Actor: Mrs Wall
Role: Frenchwoman Actor: Mrs Younger
Role: Flora Actor: Mlle Salle.
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Related Work: Apollo and Daphne; or, The Burgomaster Trick'd Author(s): Lewis Theobald
Event Comment: Never Acted before [By Lewis Theobald.] Receipts: #133 0s. 6d


Mainpiece Title: Orestes

Role: Parts Actor: Quin, Ryan, Walker, Milward, Chapman, Hulett, Hall, Hippisley, Penkethman, Mrs Berriman, Mrs Younger, Mrs Buchanan, Miss Holiday
Role: Thoas Actor: Quin
Role: Orestes Actor: Ryan
Role: Pylades Actor: Walker
Role: Barzanes Actor: Chapman
Role: Araxes Actor: Milward
Role: Riphaeus Actor: Aston
Role: High Priest Actor: Houghton
Role: Magician Actor: Hulett
Role: Hecat Actor: Hall
Role: Grecian@Captain Actor: Ray
Role: Furies Actor: Leveridge, Salway, Laguerre
Role: Sailors Actor: Penkethman, Hippisley, Smith, Wilcocks
Role: Circe Actor: Mrs Berriman
Role: Iphigenia Actor: Mrs Buchanan
Role: Hermione Actor: Mrs Younger
Role: Laodice Actor: Miss Holliday
Role: Ghost of Clytemnestra Actor: Mrs Templer
Role: Goddess Pallas Actor: Mrs Wright
Role: Attendant on Circe Actor: Mrs Forrester
Role: Prologue Actor: Walker
Role: Fielding Actor: Miss Younger.
Related Works
Related Work: Orestes Author(s): Lewis Theobald

Song: Vocal Parts-Leveridge, Laguerre, Rochetti, Salway, Mrs Wright, Mrs Carter, Mrs Cantrel

Dance: Salle, Nivelon, DuPre, Poitier, Glover, Newhouse, Pelling, DuPre Jr, Salle, Mrs Laguerre, Mrs Pelling, Mrs Bullock, Mrs Ogden, Miss LaTour

Event Comment: A New Tragedy. [By Lewis Theobald.] Preface, edition of 1735: But such was its Fate then, that, appearing in a Season when the Weather was warm, and the Town in a political Ferment, it was prais'd and forsaken. Receipts: #47 6s


Mainpiece Title: The Fatal Secret

Role: Parts Actor: Ryan, Quin, Walker, Milward, Chapman, Hall, Aston, Paget, Mrs Hallam, Mrs Kilby, Miss Binks
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Ryan
Role: Cardinal of Arragon Actor: Walker
Role: Young Duke of Malfy Actor: Miss Binckes
Role: Antonio Actor: Milward
Role: Delio Actor: Hale
Role: Marquise of Pescara Actor: Chapman
Role: Bosola Actor: Quin
Role: Flavio Actor: Paget
Role: Urbino Actor: Aston
Role: Dutchess of Malfy Actor: Mrs Hallam
Role: Cariola Actor: Mrs Kilby. Prologue by Philip Frowde, Esq-
Role: Esq Actor:
Role: the Dutchess Actor: .
Related Works
Related Work: The Fatal Secret Author(s): Lewis Theobald
Event Comment: [Mainpiece in place of The Recruiting Officer, announced on playbill of 12 Oct.] Afterpiece [1st time; P 2(?), by James Messink. Not in Larpent MS; synopsis of action in London Chronicle, 15 Oct.]: The Scenes partly new and partly compiled from Rich's Pantomimes [i.e. The Rape of Proserpine, Perseus and Andromeda, Apollo and Daphne, all three written by Lewis Theobald (Morning Chronicle, 15 Oct.)]. The new Music by Dibdin. The new Scenes painted by Carver


Mainpiece Title: Know Your Own Mind

Performance Comment: Millamour-Lewis; Malvil-Wroughton; Bygrove-Aickin; Sir Harry Lizard-Whitfield; Sir John-Fearon; Capt. Bygrove-Booth; Dashwou'd-Lee Lewes; Miss Neville-Miss Leeson; Mrs Bromley-Mrs Jackson; Lady Jane-Mrs Morton; La Rouge-Miss Ambrose; Lady Bell-Mrs Mattocks.
Role: Millamour Actor: Lewis
Role: Malvil Actor: Wroughton
Role: Bygrove Actor: Aickin
Role: Sir Harry Lizard Actor: Whitfield
Role: Sir John Actor: Fearon
Role: Bygrove Actor: Booth
Role: Dashwou'd Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Miss Neville Actor: Miss Leeson
Role: Mrs Bromley Actor: Mrs Jackson
Role: Lady Jane Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: La Rouge Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Lady Bell Actor: Mrs Mattocks.

Afterpiece Title: The Medley; or, Harlequin At-All

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Related Work: The Medley; or, Harlequin At-All Author(s): Lewis Theobald
Related Work: Perseus and Andromeda; or, The Spaniard Outwitted Author(s): Lewis Theobald

Dance: Afterpiece: The dances-Aldridge, Dagueville, Miss Valois. [These were danced, as here assigned, in all subsequent Performances.

Event Comment: Benefit for Lewis. Receipts: #310 12s. (213.3.6; 6.16.6; tickets: 90.12.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Careless Husband

Performance Comment: Lord Foppington-Lewis; Lord Morelove (1st time)-Pope; Servant-Thompson; Sir Charles Easy (1st time)-Farren; Lady Easy (1st time)-Mrs Pope; Edging (1st time)-Mrs Mattocks; Lady Graveairs-Mrs Bates; Lady Betty Modish-Mrs Abington (1st appearance in that character these 2 years).
Role: Lord Foppington Actor: Lewis
Role: Lord Morelove Actor: Pope
Role: Servant Actor: Thompson
Role: Sir Charles Easy Actor: Farren
Role: Lady Easy Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: Edging Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Lady Graveairs Actor: Mrs Bates
Role: Lady Betty Modish Actor: Mrs Abington

Afterpiece Title: Comus

Role: Comus Actor: Farren
Role: Brothers Actor: Macready, Helme
Role: Spirit Actor: Thompson
Role: Principal Bacchanal Actor: Johnstone
Role: Bacchanals Actor: Darley, King, Cubitt, Gaudry, Kenrick, Blurton, Davies
Role: The Spirit Actor: Leoni
Role: The Lady Actor: Mrs Wells
Role: Principal Bacchant Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Pastoral Nymph Actor: Miss Wilkinson
Role: Sabrina Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Euphrosyne Actor: Mrs Martyr.

Song: In afterpiece: Sweet Echo-Mrs Billington; accompanied on the hautboy-W. Parke


Mainpiece Title: Judas Maccabaeus [part I Only

Role: Principal Vocal Parts Actor:

Afterpiece Title: Favourite Selections from Samson

Afterpiece Title: The Messiah

Song: In 3rd piece: He was eyes unto the blind-Harrison [Siroe]; after violin concerto: The Woody Vale (composed by Miss Poole)-Master Welsh

Music: End 1st piece: a new concerto on the hautboy (composed by W. Parke)-W. Parke; End 2nd piece: a new concerto on the violin-Alday

Role: Actor: W. Parke
Role: a new concerto on the violin Actor: Alday.


Mainpiece Title: The London Merchant

Role: George Barnwell Actor: Holland
Role: Uncle Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Lucy Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Thorowgood Actor: Berry
Role: Trueman Actor: Blakes
Role: Blunt Actor: Mozeen
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Millwood Actor: Miss Haughton
Role: Singing Actor: Miss Young.

Afterpiece Title: The Lying Valet

Role: Melissa Actor: Mrs Jefferson
Role: Gayless Actor: Jefferson
Role: Sharp Actor: Yates
Role: Kitty Pry Actor: Miss Minors
Role: , Actor: Yates.

Dance: IV: The Drunken Peasant-Morris; The Clown-W. Vaughan; V: A Hornpipe-Morris

Role: A Hornpipe Actor: Morris.
Event Comment: Benefit for Lewis. Last Night of performing before the Holidays. [See first version of this afterpiece under title What We Must All Come To, 9 Jan. 1764. It was damned then but now met with success. A Comedy by Arthur Murphy. The reviewer for the Westminster Magazine for April stamped the afterpiece with his approval.


Mainpiece Title: The Suspicious Husband

Performance Comment: As17750920, but Ranger-Lewis, first time; Bellamy-Young; Frankly-Wroughton, first time.

Afterpiece Title: Three Weeks After Marriage

Performance Comment: Parts by Lewis, Lee Lewes, Young, Quick, Mrs Green, Mrs Pitt, Miss Dayes, and Mrs Mattocks. Sir Charles Rackett-Lewis; Woodley-Young; Drugger-Quick; Lovelace-Lee Lewes; Lady Rackett-Mrs Mattocks; Dimity-Mrs Green; Mrs Drugget-Mrs Pitt; Nancy-Miss Dayes (Edition of 1776) the Edition lists Lovelace-$Booth, who took over the part on 11 April.

Entertainment: End: (By Particular Desire) Bucks Have At Ye All, with alterations, spoken-Lewis

Dance: Before Farce: The Merry Sailors, as17760314

Event Comment: [By David Lewis.] Benefit the Author. N.B. By reason of the Heat of the Weather, the said Tragedy will be perform'd only for the Benefit of the Aug&thor (this Season). Receipts: money #18 15s.; tickets #126 16s. Probable attendance: boxes, 16 by money and 386 by tickets; stage, 12 by money; pit, 30 by money and 202 by tickets; slips, 1 by money; first gallery, 34 by money; second gallery, 34 by money


Mainpiece Title: Philip Of Macedon

Role: Principal Parts Actor: Hulett, Walker, Ryan, Milward, Quin, Ogden, Mrs Younger, Mrs Berriman, but edition of 1727 lists: Perses-Walker
Role: Perses Actor: Walker
Role: Philip Actor: Hulett
Role: Demetrius Actor: Ryan
Role: Antigonus Actor: Milward
Role: Lysimachus Actor: Ogden
Role: Onomastus Actor: Horton
Role: Didas Actor: Quin
Role: Herodorus Actor: Lacy
Role: Philocles Actor: Berriman
Role: Xychus Actor: Morgan
Role: Olympias Actor: Mrs Younger
Role: Isteria Actor: Mrs Berriman
Role: Prologue Actor: Ryan
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Younger.
Related Works
Related Work: Philip of Macedon Author(s): David Lewis
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; C 5, by Thomas Lewis O'Beirne, based on Le Dissipateur; ou, L'Honnete Friponne, by Philippe Nericault, dit Destouches. Prologue by Frederick Pilon (Crouch, 1, 90). Author of Epilogue unknown. For Pastoral Interlude see 23 Nov.]: With new Scenery and Dresses. Public Advertiser, 13 Dec. 1780: This Day at Noon is Published The Generous Impostor (1s. 6d.). Receipts: #197 3s. 6d. (183.4.0; 13.10.6; 0.9.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Generous Impostor

Role: Sir Harry Glenville Actor: Palmer
Role: George Oldgrove Actor: Dodd
Role: Supple Actor: Bensley
Role: Holdfast Actor: Parsons
Role: Sir Jacob Oldgrove Actor: Baddeley
Role: Harpin Actor: Burton
Role: Trimbush Actor: Vernon
Role: Mrs Courtly Actor: Mrs Baddeley
Role: Phillis Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Dorinda Actor: Miss Farren
Role: unassigned Actor: R. Palmer, Norris, Fawcett, Phillimore
Role: Prologue Actor: Palmer
Role: Epilogue Actor: Miss Farren.
Related Works
Related Work: The Generous Impostor Author(s): Thomas Lewis O'Beirne

Afterpiece Title: The Padlock

Role: Don Diego Actor: Gaudry.
Role: Mungo Actor: Suett
Role: Leander Actor: Du-Bellamy
Role: Du Actor: Bellamy
Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Leonora Actor: Miss Wright.
Event Comment: Mainpiece [1st time; MD 5, by Matthew Gregory Lewis; incidental music by Michael Kelly (see 2 Feb. 1798), with one selection from Jomelli. Prologue and Epilogue by the author (Monthly Mirror, Dec. 1797, pp. 357-58)]: With new Dresses, Scenery, and Decorations. The Scenery designed by the late Mr Greenwood [who died on 1 Nov.], and executed by his Son, Pugh, and others. Times, 15 Jan. 1798: This day is published The Castle-Spectre (2s.). "There is a sufficient number of Ghosts, Hobgoblins, Cells and Trap-doors to serve for a pantomimical exhibition of the most extravagant nature, and the whole may, with no breach of propriety, be termed a Speaking Pantomime, of which Kemble is made the Harlequin and Mrs Jordan the Columbine" (Morning Herald, 16 Dec.). Receipts: #316 18s. 6d. (257.6.6; 58.17.0; 0.15.0)


Mainpiece Title: The Castle-spectre

Role: Osmond Actor: Barrymore
Role: Reginald Actor: Wroughton
Role: Percy Actor: Kemble
Role: Father Philip Actor: Palmer
Role: Motley Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Kenric Actor: Aickin
Role: Hassan Actor: Dowton
Role: Saib Actor: Trueman
Role: Muley Actor: Davis
Role: Alaric Actor: Wentworth
Role: Harold Actor: Gibbon
Role: Allan Actor: Packer
Role: Edric Actor: Wathen
Role: Angela Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Alice Actor: Mrs Walcot
Role: 's Ghost] Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Prologue Actor: Wroughton
Role: Epilogue Actor: Mrs Jordan.
Related Works
Related Work: The Castle-Spectre Author(s): Matthew Gregory Lewis

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmask'd

Role: Mr Cockney Actor: Suett
Role: Ben Bowsprit Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Billy Buckram Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Donald Campbell Actor: Dignum
Role: Hokensloken Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Boatswain Actor: Sedgwick
Role: O'Thunder Actor: Davis
Role: Chimney@Sweeper Actor: Grimaldi
Role: Boatman Actor: Maddocks
Role: Sailors Actor: Trueman, Wentworth, Evans
Role: Mary Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Mrs Cockney Actor: Mrs Walcot
Role: Mrs Buckram Actor: Miss Tidswell.
Role: Goodwill Actor: Packer
Role: Blister Actor: Suett
Role: Coupee Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Quaver Actor: Dignum
Role: Miss Lucy Actor: Mrs Bland.


Mainpiece Title: The Castle-spectre

Performance Comment: As17980409, but added; Mrs Powell [the only time her name is in the playbill of this play (and see17971214)]; Wentworth_; Gibbon_; Original Epilogue-Mrs Jordan; (for that night only) a new Additional Dialogue[, written by M. G. Lewis, Esq., Author of the Play,-Mrs Jordan, Mrs Powell.
Role: Original Epilogue Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Author of the Play, Actor: Mrs Jordan, Mrs Powell.
Role: 980305but Muleg Actor: Caulfield.
Role: Percy Actor: C. Kemble in place of Kemble.
Role: Motley Actor: R. Palmer in place of Bannister Jun.
Role: Osmond Actor: Barrymore
Role: Reginald Actor: Wroughton
Role: Father Philip Actor: Palmer
Role: Kenric Actor: Aickin
Role: Hassan Actor: Dowton
Role: Saib Actor: Trueman
Role: Muley Actor: Davis
Role: Alaric Actor: Wentworth
Role: Harold Actor: Gibbon
Role: Allan Actor: Packer
Role: Edric Actor: Wathen
Role: Angela Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Alice Actor: Mrs Walcot
Role: 's Ghost] Actor: Mrs Powell
Related Works
Related Work: The Castle-Spectre Author(s): Matthew Gregory Lewis

Afterpiece Title: The Shipwreck

Role: Selwyn Actor: Dignum
Role: Harry Hawser Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Michael Goto Actor: Dowton
Role: Shark Actor: Caulfield
Role: Stave Actor: Suett
Role: Dick Actor: Miss Jackson
Role: Plunder Actor: Evans
Role: Angelica Goto Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Fanny Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Sally Shamrock Actor: Mrs Bland.
Event Comment: Benefit for Lewis. Morning Chronicle, 15 Mar.: Tickets to be had of Lewis at his house, Broad-Court. Mainpiece: Not acted these 20 years [not acted since 2 May 1758]. 2nd piece [1st time in London; INT I: ascribed to John Philip Kemble, 1st acted at York, 27 Mar. 1779]. Receipts: #230 5s. (192.9; tickets: 37.16) (charge: #105)


Mainpiece Title: The Double Gallant; Or, The Sick Lady Cured

Performance Comment: Atall-Lewis; Careless-Wroughton; Clerimont-Whitfield; Finder-Wewitzer; Captain Strutt-Brunsdon; Sir Harry Atall-Thompson; Mr Wilful-Fearon; Bolus-Booth; Rhubarb-Jones; Supple-W. Bates; Sir Solomon Sadlife-Quick; Lady Dainty-Mrs Mattocks; Clarinda-Miss Ambrose; Sylvia-Mrs Lewis; Wishwell-Mrs Wilson; Situp-Mrs Poussin; Lady Sadlife-Miss Younge.
Role: Atall Actor: Lewis
Role: Careless Actor: Wroughton
Role: Clerimont Actor: Whitfield
Role: Finder Actor: Wewitzer
Role: Captain Strutt Actor: Brunsdon
Role: Sir Harry Atall Actor: Thompson
Role: Mr Wilful Actor: Fearon
Role: Bolus Actor: Booth
Role: Rhubarb Actor: Jones
Role: Supple Actor: W. Bates
Role: Sir Solomon Sadlife Actor: Quick
Role: Lady Dainty Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Clarinda Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Lewis
Role: Wishwell Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Situp Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Lady Sadlife Actor: Miss Younge.

Afterpiece Title: The School For Scandal Scandaliz'd

Role: Sir Sparely Spindle Actor:
Role: Colonel Manly Actor:
Role: Toby Actor:
Role: Miss Diana Delicate Actor:
Role: Miss Spritely Actor:
Role: Sophia Actor: .

Afterpiece Title: The Flitch of Bacon

Role: Captain Greville Actor: Leoni
Role: Captain Wilson Actor: Reinhold
Role: Major Benbow Actor: Wilson
Role: Justice Benbow Actor: Fearon
Role: Kilderkin Actor: Thompson
Role: Putty Actor: Painter
Role: Ned Actor: Stevens
Role: Tipple Actor: Edwin
Role: Eliza Actor: Miss Brown.
Event Comment: Benefit for Lewis. Public Advertiser, 25 Mar.: Tickets to be had of Lewis at his house in Broad-court, Bow-street. Afterpiece [1st time in London; co 2. MS: Larpent 620; not published]: Written by the Author of The Castle of Andalusia, The Agreeable Surprise, Son-in-Law, &c &c. [John O'KeefFe, 1st acted at the Crow Street Theatre, Dublin, 15 Apr. 1777, and altered in the CG season of 1783-84 as The Poor Soldier]. The Airs Select [ed by the author from] Irish [airs]. With a New Overture and Accompaniments by Shield, who composed the music of Rosina. The Words of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. Receipts: #256 9s. (201/10; tickets: 54/19) (charge: #105)


Mainpiece Title: The Chapter Of Accidents

Performance Comment: Woodville-Lewis; Lord Glenmore-Aickin; Grey-Hull; Vane-W. Bates; Gov. Harcourt-Wilson; Capt. Harcourt-Whitfield; Jacob-Edwin; Cecilia-Miss Satchell; Miss Mortimer-Miss Morris; Warner-Mrs Davenett; Bridget-Mrs Wilson .
Role: Woodville Actor: Lewis
Role: Lord Glenmore Actor: Aickin
Role: Grey Actor: Hull
Role: Vane Actor: W. Bates
Role: Harcourt Actor: Wilson
Role: Harcourt Actor: Whitfield
Role: Jacob Actor: Edwin
Role: Cecilia Actor: Miss Satchell
Role: Miss Mortimer Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Warner Actor: Mrs Davenett
Role: Bridget Actor: Mrs Wilson

Afterpiece Title: The Shamrock; or, The Anniversary of St

Role: : Pat Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Darby Actor: Edwin
Role: Dermot Actor: Brett
Role: Father Luke Actor: Wilson
Role: King of the Leprechans Actor: Master Edwin
Role: Phelim Actor: Davies
Role: Fairy Frank Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Kathlane Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Shelah Actor: Mrs Morton
Role: Norah Actor: Mrs Bannister. Larpent MS adds: Clarke, Leprechans

Dance: As17830221


Mainpiece Title: The School For Wives

Performance Comment: General Savage-Lee Lewes; Torrington-Quick; Conolley-Aickin; Captain Savage-Davies; Leeson-Whitfield; Spruce-W. Bates; Ghastly-Jones; Leach-Fearon; Crow-Thompson; Wolfe-Ledger; Belville-Lewis; Mrs Belville (1st time)-Mrs Barnes; Lady Rachel Mildew-Mrs Pitt; Miss Leeson-Mrs Wilson; Mrs Tempest-Miss Ambrose; Miss Walsingham-Mrs Mattocks .
Role: General Savage Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Torrington Actor: Quick
Role: Conolley Actor: Aickin
Role: Captain Savage Actor: Davies
Role: Leeson Actor: Whitfield
Role: Spruce Actor: W. Bates
Role: Ghastly Actor: Jones
Role: Leach Actor: Fearon
Role: Crow Actor: Thompson
Role: Wolfe Actor: Ledger
Role: Belville Actor: Lewis
Role: Mrs Belville Actor: Mrs Barnes
Role: Lady Rachel Mildew Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Miss Leeson Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Mrs Tempest Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Miss Walsingham Actor: Mrs Mattocks

Afterpiece Title: The Touchstone

Dance: End of mainpiece, as17820401, but omitted: Holloway

Song: End of Act IV of mainpiece Tally ho, as17820427


Mainpiece Title: The Beaux Stratagem

Performance Comment: As17820104, but Archer-Wroughton (1st appearance in that character); Aimwell-Whitfield; Gibbet-W. Bates; Dorinda-Miss Ambrose; Cherry-Mrs Lewis .
Role: Archer Actor: Wroughton
Role: Aimwell Actor: Whitfield
Role: Gibbet Actor: W. Bates
Role: Dorinda Actor: Miss Ambrose
Role: Cherry Actor: Mrs Lewis
Role: Boniface Actor: Booth
Role: Foigard Actor: Egan
Role: Freeman Actor: Robson
Role: Sullen Actor: Clarke
Role: Scrub Actor: Quick
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Gipsy Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Mattocks

Afterpiece Title: Barnaby Brittle

Role: Jeremy Actor: W. Bates
Role: Clodpole Actor: Thompson
Role: Damans Actor: Mrs Davenett
Role: Barnaby Brittle Actor: Quick
Role: Lovemore Actor: Robson
Role: Sir Peter Pride Actor: Booth
Role: Damaris Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Lady Pride Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Mrs Brittle Actor: Mrs Mattocks

Dance: As17811219


Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Performance Comment: Marplot-Lewis; Sir George Airy-Wroughton; Charles-Whitfield; Sir Jealous Traffic-Thompson; Sir Francis Gripe-Quick; Whisper-Stevens; Scentwell-Mrs Poussin; Isabinda-Mrs Lewis; Patch-Mrs Pitt; Miranda-Mrs Mattocks .
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: Stevens
Role: Scentwell Actor: Mrs Poussin
Role: Isabinda Actor: Mrs Lewis
Role: Patch Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Mattocks

Afterpiece Title: RosiNA

Role: 840327but Belville Actor: Johnstone
Role: Irishman Actor: Bates
Role: Belville Actor: Bannister
Role: Belville Actor: Brett
Role: Rustic Actor: Davies
Role: William Actor: Mrs Kennedy
Role: Phoebe Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Rosina Actor: Mrs Bannister
Event Comment: [Afterpiece in place of Tom Thumb, announced on playbill of 3 Oct.] "Covent Garden Theatre. As personal allusions and party views have been attributed to the dramatic satire, called The Wishes, the author thinks he cannot so effectively disclaim them as by entirely withdrawing the piece" (Unidentified clipping, dated 5 Oct. 1782, The Tale Edition of Horace Walpoles Correspondence, cd. W. S. Lewis, 1955, xxix, 219). Paid Guard for Scene Men from 8 June to 21 Sept., on 9 occasions, approximately #900. Paid Music #7 14s.; properties 9s. [both being an average payment throughout the season per night]. Receipts: #221 8s. 6d. (218/11/0; 2/17/6)


Mainpiece Title: The Walloons

Role: Sullivan Actor: Henderson
Role: Montgomery Actor: Wroughton
Role: Daggerly Actor: Aickin
Role: Davy Dangle Actor: Lee Lewes
Role: Drelincourt Actor: Hull
Role: Pat Carey Actor: Edwin
Role: Bumboat Actor: Fearon
Role: Tipple Actor: Thompson
Role: Joyce Actor: Stevens
Role: Servant Actor: J. Wilson
Role: Sir Solomon Dangle Actor: Quick
Role: Agnes Actor: Miss Satchell
Role: Kitty Carrington Actor: Mrs Wilson
Role: Partlet Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Lady Dangle Actor: Mrs Webb


Mainpiece Title: The Prince Of Agra

Performance Comment: Principal Characters-Bensley, Lewis, Wroughton, Gardner, Owenson, Thompson, Fox, Davis, R. Smith, Mrs Mattocks, Miss Dayes, Miss Pearce, Mrs Lessingham; with a Prologue-; Epilogue-. [Larpent MS 370 lists parts: Emperor; Aureng-Zebe; Morat; Arimant; Asaph Chan; Mirza; Abos; Ambassador; Fazel Chan; Solyman; Diamet; Soldier; Indamora; Nourmahal; Melisinda; Zaida.] Morat; Arimant; Asaph Chan; Mirza; Abos; Ambassador; Fazel Chan; Solyman; Diamet; Soldier; Indamora; Nourmahal; Melisinda; Zaida.]

Afterpiece Title: The Dragon of Wantly

Role: Moore Actor: DuBellamy
Role: Gubbins Actor: Shuter
Role: Dragon Actor: Real
Role: Mauxalinda Actor: Mrs Thompson
Role: Margery Actor: Miss Jameson, first time.

Dance: End: The Irish Lilt, as17731005


Mainpiece Title: The School For Wives

Performance Comment: Belville-Lewis; General Savage-Wilson; Conolly-Aickin; Torrington-Quick; Leeson-Farren; Captain Savage-Davies; Miss Walsingham-Mrs Mattocks; Mrs Belville-Mrs Pope.
Role: Belville Actor: Lewis
Role: General Savage Actor: Wilson
Role: Conolly Actor: Aickin
Role: Torrington Actor: Quick
Role: Leeson Actor: Farren
Role: Captain Savage Actor: Davies
Role: Miss Walsingham Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Mrs Belville Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Union; or, St

Role: Old Quiz Actor: Quick
Role: Easy Actor: Johnstone
Role: Taffy Actor: Blanchard
Role: Archey McNab] Actor: Wilson
Role: Young Quiz Actor: Munden
Role: Helm Actor: Incledon
Role: Quotations Actor: Bernard
Role: Plausible Actor: Macready
Role: Long Cork Actor: Bannister
Role: English Girl Nancy] Actor: Miss Broadhurst
Role: Jeannet] Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Mrs McNab] Actor: Mrs Webb
Role: Peggy] Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Prologue Actor: Wilson
Role: PART I A Cruel fate Actor: Williamson, Miss Broadhurst, Mrs Mountain, Mrs Martyr
Role: I sit on my sunkie Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: The passion of Love I never felt Actor: Miss Broadhurst
Role: To be sure she don't like a brisk Irish lad Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: We bipeds made up of frail clay Actor: Quick
Role: My Joe Jannet Actor: Wilson, Mrs Webb
Role: When Bibo went down Actor: Bannister
Role: A Sailor's life's the life for me Actor: Incledon
Role: PART II The charms of my Peggy Actor: Johnstone
Role: Farili bo boo Actor: Wilson
Role: On the lake of Killarney Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: The bells of Aberdovey Actor: Blanchard
Role: Scotch Song Actor: Incledon
Role: Sigh no more Ladies Actor: Bannister, Johnstone, Incledon, Mrs Mountain, Mrs Martyr
Role: And their aw nodding at our house at hame Actor:
Role: President Actor: Bannister
Role: The Prince and Old England for ever Actor: Johnstone
Role: Comic Constitutional Song Actor: Bernard
Role: Goody Groaner] Actor: Incledon, Reeve, Blanchard
Role: Beviamo tutti tre Actor: Bannister, Incledon, Blanchard, Reeve, Williamson, Johnstone.

Dance: Afterpiece conclude: Highland Fling-the Scotch Characters

Song: End II: Black Eyed Susan-Incledon

Music: In afterpiece: will be introduced the Highland Competition Prizeexactly as represented annually in the City of Edinburgh,-McLane, McGregor, McTavish; several Strathpays, Laments, Pebruchs-several other celebrated Pipers

Entertainment: Monologue End: Epilogue (riding on an Ass,)-Wilson