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Mainpiece Title: The Funeral

Role: Lady Brumpton Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Hardy Actor: Sowdon
Role: Lord Brumpton Actor: Winstone
Role: Campley Actor: Woodward
Role: Trusty Actor: Berry
Role: Trim Actor: Yates
Role: Sable Actor: Shuter
Role: Cabinet Actor: Simson
Role: Puzzle Actor: Bridges
Role: Kate Matchlock Actor: W. Vaughan
Role: Tom Actor: Vaughan
Role: Tatter Actor: Paddick
Role: Swagger Actor: Costollo
Role: Tattleaid Actor: Mrs James
Role: Mademoiselle Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Fardingale Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Lady Sharlot Actor: Mrs Ward
Role: Lady Harriet Actor: Mrs Clive.

Dance: II: Pigmalion, as17501102; IV: Comic Dance, as17501117

Ballet: End: A New Comic Entertainment of Dancing call'd The Bird Catchers. Peasants-Devisse, Mad Auretti; Shepherds-McNeil, Roger, G. Yates; Shepherdesses-Mad Camargo, Mad Mariet, Mrs Addison; Two Peasant Children-the Little Swiss, Miss Poplin; Bird Catchers-Pelling, Harvey, Shawford, Master Shawford, Miss Toogood, Mad Mimi, Mrs Shawford, Miss Shawford; a New Scene-; Decorations-

Performance Comment: Peasants-Devisse, Mad Auretti; Shepherds-McNeil, Roger, G. Yates; Shepherdesses-Mad Camargo, Mad Mariet, Mrs Addison; Two Peasant Children-the Little Swiss, Miss Poplin; Bird Catchers-Pelling, Harvey, Shawford, Master Shawford, Miss Toogood, Mad Mimi, Mrs Shawford, Miss Shawford; a New Scene-; Decorations-.
Event Comment: Benefit for Newbold and Miss Bird. [2nd piece: Prologue by George Colman, the elder.]


Mainpiece Title: The Maid Of The Mill

Role: Lord Aimworth Actor: Kerridge
Role: Sir Harry Sycamore Actor: Waldron
Role: Fairfield Actor: Wright
Role: Ralph Actor: Banister
Role: Mervin Actor: Payne
Role: Farmer Giles Actor: Wellman
Role: Fanny Actor: Mrs Benson
Role: Theodosia Actor: Mrs Wellman
Role: Lady Sycamore Actor: Mrs Monk
Role: Patty Actor: Miss Cranford
Role: Gypsies Actor: The rest of the Company

Afterpiece Title: Bon Ton; or, High Life above Stairs

Performance Comment: Sir John Trotley-Wellman; Colonel Tivy-Kerridge; Davy-Waldron; Jessamy-Newbold; Lord Minikin (with the original Prologue)-Benson; Lady Minikin-Miss Bird; Gimp-Mrs Monk; Miss Titup-Mrs Wellman .
Role: Sir John Trotley Actor: Wellman
Role: Colonel Tivy Actor: Kerridge
Role: Davy Actor: Waldron
Role: Jessamy Actor: Newbold
Role: Lord Minikin Actor: Benson
Role: Lady Minikin Actor: Miss Bird
Role: Gimp Actor: Mrs Monk
Role: Miss Titup Actor: Mrs Wellman

Afterpiece Title: The Death and Revival of Harlequin

Role: Tug Actor: Kerridge
Role: Bundle Actor: Wellman
Role: Robin Actor: Benson
Role: Mrs Bundle Actor: Mrs Benson
Role: Wilhelmina Actor: Miss Cranford
Role: : Witch Actor: Wellman
Role: Frenchman Actor: Kerridge
Role: Harlequin Actor: Wright
Role: Clown Actor: Benson
Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Wellman. The other Characters by the Rest of the Company
Role: Steady Actor: Banister
Role: Solomon Actor: Waldron
Role: Easy Actor: Wright
Role: Countrymen Actor: Benson, Payne, Stevenson, &c.
Role: Lubin Actor: Wellman
Role: Floretta Actor: Miss Cranford
Role: Cicely Actor: Mrs Monk
Role: Gillian Actor: Mrs Benson

Dance: End of 1st piece, by Wright

Song: End of Act I of 2nd piece The Twaddle by Newbold

Monologue: 1785 07 06 After the Dancing an Address to the Audience by Miss Bird


Mainpiece Title: Concert

Music: Consisting of several full Pieces of Vocal and Instrumental Musick by antient and modern Authors, viz. Edwardo Lupi, Paulo Pretti, Wm. Bird, Collonna, Stephani, Corelli, Purcel, Dr Pepusch-

Performance Comment: Edwardo Lupi, Paulo Pretti, Wm. Bird, Collonna, Stephani, Corelli, Purcel, Dr Pepusch-.
Role: Dr Pepusch Actor: .
Event Comment: Afterpiece: To conclude with the favourite scenes of the Bird Catcher, Mine, and Grand Saloon from Here and There and Every Where. [These were included in all subsequent performances.]


Mainpiece Title: I'll Tell You What

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

Performance Comment: Harlequin Teague-R. Palmer; Teague Harlequin-Milbourn; Italian Merchant-Swords; Clown-Grimaldi; Sailor (with Fal de ral tit)-Edwin; Landlord of the Horns at Highgate-Booth; Giant of the Causeway-Master Simmons; Genius of Ireland-Brett; Bird Catcher-Meadows; Genius of the Mine-Miss Painter .

Dance: In afterpiece, by Byrn, the two Miss Simonets, Master Degville, Miss De Camp


Mainpiece Title: The Constant Quaker

Afterpiece Title: A Morning's Frolick

Entertainment: Bird and Animal Imitator-Cloesong

Music: As17550903


Mainpiece Title: The Female Wits; Or, The Triumvirate Of Poets At Rehearsal

Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor:
Role: Mr Aw'dwell Actor: Mills
Role: Praiseall Actor: Cibber
Role: Fastin Actor: Powell
Role: Amorous Actor: Pinkethman
Role: Lord Whiffle Actor: Thomas
Role: Lord Whimsical Actor: Verbruggen
Role: Marsillia Actor: Mrs Verbruggen
Role: Patience Actor: Mrs Essex
Role: Mrs Wellfed Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Calista Actor: Mrs Temple
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Lady Loveall Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Betty Useful Actor: Mrs Kent
Role: Players Actor: Johnson, Pinkethman, Mrs Lucas, Miss Cross
Role: Singers Actor: Mrs Cross, Pate
Role: Dancers Actor: Mrs Cross, Mrs Lucas.


Mainpiece Title: The Maid Of Kent

Role: Wm Strongbow Actor: Vernon
Role: George Actor: Dimond
Role: Sealand Actor: J. Bannister
Role: Sir Thomas Actor: Parsons
Role: Brian Actor: Moody
Role: Dr Goodman Actor: Packer
Role: La Poudre Actor: Baddeley
Role: Metre Actor: Waldron
Role: Robert Actor: Griffith
Role: Patty Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Dame Quickset Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Emily Actor: Miss Younge.

Afterpiece Title: Florizel and Perdita

Dance: End: The Taylors, as17740428


Mainpiece Title: The Wonders In The Sun; Or, The Kingdom Of The Birds

Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: begun Actor: Mrs Porter


Mainpiece Title: The Busy Body

Role: Sir Francis Actor: Norris Sr
Role: Sir George Actor: Orfeur
Role: Charles Actor: Williams
Role: Marplot Actor: Bridgewater
Role: Whisper Actor: Norris Jr
Role: Miranda Actor: Mrs Houghton
Role: Isabinda Actor: Mrs Gulick
Role: Patch Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Scentwell Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Sir Jealous Actor: Harper.

Dance: End I: Running Footman's Dance-; III: French Peasant-; IV: Highland Lilt-; V: Union Dance-

Song: Singing in Imitation of Birds and Beasts-


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

Role: Sir Fopling Actor: Cibber Jun.
Role: Dorimant Actor: Mills
Role: Medley Actor: Delane
Role: Old Bellair Actor: Shepard
Role: Young Bellair Actor: Havard
Role: Handy Actor: Green
Role: Mrs Loveit Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Belinda Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Pert Actor: Mrs Macklin
Role: Shoemaker Actor: Raftor
Role: Emilia Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Lady Woodville Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Pert Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: Busy Actor: Miss Brunette.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmasked

Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Quaver Actor: Lowe
Role: Goodwill Actor: Taswell
Role: Blister Actor: Turbutt
Role: Wormwood Actor: Woodburn
Role: Coupee Actor: Macklin
Role: Thomas Actor: Raftor.

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


Mainpiece Title: The Careless Husband

Role: Sir Charles Actor: Mills
Role: Foppington Actor: Cibber Jun.
Role: Morelove Actor: Delane
Role: Lady Betty Actor: Mrs Woffington
Role: Lady Easy Actor: Mrs Butler.

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Phillips
Role: en Petit Actor:
Role: With an Epilogue Actor: Miss Cibber.
Role: Doctor Actor: Cibber
Role: Leander Actor: Lowe
Role: Charlotte Actor: Miss Woodman
Role: Sir Jasper Actor: Arthur

Song: I: Sweet Bird, from Milton,-Mrs Arne; II: A Cantata by Stanley-Beard; IV: Was ever Nymph like Rosamond-Lowe; V: War he sung was Toil and Trouble-Mrs Clive

Dance: III: A Concerto, as17420105; V: The Italian Peasants, as17411205


Mainpiece Title: The Double Gallant

Role: Double Gallant Actor:
Role: Sir Soloman Actor: Johnson
Role: Careless Actor: Mills
Role: Clerimont Actor: Havard
Role: Lady Dainty Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Silvia Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Lady Sadlife Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Old Wilful Actor: Shepard
Role: Old Atall Actor: Turbutt
Role: Strut Actor: Neale
Role: Dr Bolus Actor: Taswell
Role: Apothecary Actor: Gray
Role: Finder Actor: Berry
Role: Supple Actor: Ray
Role: Wishwell Actor: Mrs Macklin
Role: Situp Actor: Miss Bennet
Role: China Woman Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Clarinda Actor: Mrs Woffington.

Afterpiece Title: The Lottery

Role: Jack Stocks Actor: Cibber Jun.
Role: Cloe Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Lovemore Actor: Beard.

Song: I: Song-Beard; III: Sweet Bird from Milton-Mrs Arne; IV: The Early Horn-Lowe

Dance: II: New Serious Dance, as17420322 V: Le Boufon, as17420325


Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Role: Trapland Actor: Ray
Role: Valentine Actor: Lowe
Role: Tattle Actor: Cross.
Role: Mrs Foresight Actor: Mrs Cross.
Role: Sir Sampson Actor: Shepherd
Role: Ben Actor: Macklin
Role: Foresight Actor: Johnson
Role: Scandal Actor: Mills
Role: Jeremy Actor: Neale
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Mrs Frail Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Prue Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Egerton.

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Clive.
Role: Sir John Actor: Lowe
Role: Jobson Actor: Turbutt
Role: Lady Lurewell Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Butler Actor: Raftor.

Song: I: Let me Wander not unseen-Beard; III: Sweet Bird from Milton-Beard; IV: Bumper Squire Jones-Beard

Dance: II: The Italian Peasants, as17411205; V: Le Boufon, as17420325


Mainpiece Title: The Orphan

Role: Acasto Actor: Winstone
Role: Castalio Actor: Havard
Role: Polydore Actor: Mills
Role: Chamont Actor: Delane
Role: Ernesto Actor: Ridout
Role: Chaplain Actor: Raftor
Role: Monimia Actor: Mrs Mills
Role: Serina Actor: Mrs Ridout
Role: Florella Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Cordelio Actor: Miss Cibber.

Afterpiece Title: The King and Miller of Mansfield

Song: I: Song with French Horns-Beard; II: Sweet Bird from Milton-Mrs Arne; III: A Ballad-Lowe; IV: War he sung was Toil and Trouble-Mrs Clive

Dance: V: A New Running Footman's Dance-Phillips


Mainpiece Title: Much Ado About Nothing

Role: Benedick Actor: Ryan
Role: Pedro Actor: Cashell
Role: Don John Actor: Ridout
Role: Leonato Actor: Johnson
Role: Claudio Actor: Hale
Role: Dogberry Actor: Hippisley
Role: Balthazar Actor: Hayman
Role: Hero Actor: Mrs Hale
Role: Margaret Actor: Miss Hippisley
Role: Antonio Actor: Carr
Role: Boracchio Actor: Gibson
Role: Conrade Actor: Anderson
Role: Verges Actor: James
Role: Fryar Actor: Rosco
Role: Town Clerk Actor: Marten
Role: Sexton Actor: Arthur
Role: Watch Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Ursula Actor: Mrs Vaughan
Role: Boy Actor: Miss Morrison
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Afterpiece Title: Orpheus and Eurydice

Dance: DDrunken Tyrolese-Sodi; also Comic Ballet call'd the Bird Catchers-Cooke, Sga Campioni, Sodi


Mainpiece Title: Julius Caesar; With The Death Of Brutus And Cassius

Role: Brutus Actor: Delane
Role: Antony Actor: Barry
Role: Cassius Actor: Sparks
Role: Octavius Actor: Blakes
Role: Caska Actor: Berry
Role: Caesar Actor: Mills
Role: Calphurnia Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: Portia Actor: Mrs Furnival
Role: Decius Actor: Bridges
Role: Trebonius Actor: Winstone
Role: Cimber Actor: Usher
Role: Messala Actor: Bransby
Role: Ligarius Actor: Taswell
Role: Cinna Actor: Marr
Role: Servant to Antony Actor: Ray
Role: Lucillius Actor: Leigh
Role: Pindarus Actor: Raftor
Role: Publius Actor: Wright
Role: Citizens Actor: Neale, Yates, Collins, Barrington.

Afterpiece Title: The Dragon of Wantley

Role: Gubbins Actor: Reinhold
Role: Dragon Actor: Blakes.
Role: Margerina Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Moore Actor: Lowe
Role: Mauxalinda Actor: Mrs Mozeen.

Song: IV: The Blithest Bird-Sullivan

Dance: II: Muilment; V: The Mechels


Mainpiece Title: The Alchemist

Role: Tribulation Actor: Taswell.
Role: Drugger Actor: Garrick
Role: Face Actor: Cross
Role: Lovewit Actor: Burton
Role: Doll Common Actor: Mrs Cross
Role: Ananias Actor: Shuter
Role: Subtle Actor: Bridges
Role: Dame Pliant Actor: Miss Pitt
Role: Dapper Actor: Vaughan
Role: Surly Actor: Blakes
Role: Kastril Actor: Yates
Role: Sir Epicure Actor: Berry.

Afterpiece Title: Lethe

Role: Aesop Actor: Winstone
Role: Mercury Actor: Wilder
Role: Charon Actor: Layfield
Role: Old Man Actor: Taswell.
Role: Fine Gentleman Actor: Woodward
Role: Frenchman Actor: Blakes
Role: Drunken Man Actor: Yates
Role: Tattoo Actor: Marr
Role: Mrs Tattoo Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Fine Lady Actor: Mrs Clive.


Mainpiece Title: The Way Of The World

Role: Mirabel Actor: Palmer
Role: Fainall Actor: Havard
Role: Witwood Actor: Woodward
Role: Sir Wilful Actor: Yates
Role: Petulant Actor: Shuter
Role: Waitwell Actor: Layfield
Role: Mrs Marwood Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Lady Wishfort Actor: Mrs James
Role: Mrs Fainall Actor: Mrs Willoughby
Role: Foible Actor: Mrs Green
Role: Mincing Actor: Miss Minors
Role: Millamant Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: a Comic Dance Actor: McNeil, Mad Cupis Camargo.

Afterpiece Title: The Virgin Unmask'd

Role: only Lucy Actor: Mrs Green listed.

Dance: II: Pigmalion, as17501102; III: Comic Dance, as17501117


Mainpiece Title: The Way Of The World

Role: Foible Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: Waitwell Actor: Mozeen
Role: Witwou'd Actor: Obrien
Role: Mrs Fainall Actor: Mrs Davies
Role: Mincing Actor: Mrs Simson
Role: Mirabel Actor: Palmer
Role: Fainall Actor: Havard
Role: Sir Wilful Actor: Yates
Role: Petulant Actor: Blakes
Role: Lady Wishfort Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Mrs Marwood Actor: Mrs Yates
Role: Millamant Actor: Mrs Pritchard.

Song: III: By Desire, Sweet Bird-Miss Young


Mainpiece Title: Cymbeline

Role: Belarius Actor: Lee
Role: Imogen Actor: Mrs Palmer, first time.
Role: Masque Actor: Tassoni, _Grimaldi.
Role: Posthumus Actor: Powell, first time
Role: Guiderius Actor: Jackson
Role: Cymbeline Actor: Love
Role: Iachimo Actor: Holland
Role: Cloten Actor: King
Role: Arviragus Actor: Palmer
Role: Philario Actor: Parsons
Role: Bellarius Actor: Havard
Role: Pissanio Actor: Packer
Role: Queen Actor: Mrs Bennet
Role: introduc'd a Masque Actor: Grimaldi, Aldridge, Lauchery, Miss Baker
Role: singing Actor: Mrs Vincent.

Afterpiece Title: The Contrivances

Role: Argus Actor: Parsons
Role: Rovewell Actor: Vernon
Role: Robin Actor: Moody
Role: Arethusa Actor: Mrs Vincent.

Song: III: The song of Sweet Bird-Mrs Vincent; accompanied on the Violin-Mr Pinto

Dance: The Provancalle, as17631014


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Role: Aboan Actor: Lee
Role: Imoinda Actor: Mrs Palmer
Role: Hotman Actor: Baddeley.
Role: Oroonoko Actor: Powell, first time
Role: Blandford Actor: Palmer
Role: Governor Actor: Burton
Role: Stanmore Actor: Packer
Role: Driver Actor: Bransby.

Afterpiece Title: Catharine and Petrucio

Role: Catharine Actor: Mrs Love.
Role: Petrucio Actor: King
Role: Biondello Actor: Baddeley
Role: Baptista Actor: Burton
Role: Grumio Actor: Yates.

Dance: II: Dance of Slaves, as17640425 The Cow@Keepers, as17640504

Song: I: The Song of Sweet Bird-Mrs Vincent; accompanied on violin-Pinto as17640427

Entertainment: II: King as Mr Prattle, will open a Packet of News (for that night only), as17640403


Mainpiece Title: The Beggar's Opera

Role: Polly Actor: Mrs Pinto
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Ogilvie.
Role: Peachum Actor: Yates.
Role: Macheath Actor: Mattocks
Role: Lockit Actor: Dunstall
Role: Filch Actor: Holtom
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Mrs Peachum Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Diana Trapes Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Mrs Slammekin Actor: Mrs Green
Role: The Hornpipe Actor: Miss Twist.

Afterpiece Title: The Englishman in Paris

Role: Minuet Actor: Fishar, Miss Macklin.
Role: Buck Actor: Woodward
Role: Sir John Buck Actor: Gibson
Role: Classick Actor: Hull
Role: Marquis Actor: Holtom
Role: Roger Actor: Bates
Role: Subtle Actor: Morris
Role: Mrs Subtle Actor: Mrs Pitt
Role: Lucinda Actor: Miss Macklin
Role: With a Minuet Actor: Arnauld, Miss Macklin.

Music: I: A Concerto on the Violin-Fisher

Dance: II: The Whim, as17691123; III: A Hornpipe-Miss Twist

Song: I of the Farce: Sweet Bird composed by Handel, sung-Mrs Pinto, accompanied by Fisher


Mainpiece Title: Elfrida

Afterpiece Title: Cross Purposes

Dance: End: A New Pantomime Ballet call'd The Bird Catchers-Fishar, Sga Manesiere, Mas. Blurton, Miss Besford. [See dl 27 Nov. 1750.


Mainpiece Title: All's Well That Ends Well

Role: Interpreter Actor: Thompson.
Role: Parolles Actor: Woodward
Role: King Actor: Hull
Role: Lafeu Actor: Clarke
Role: Bertram Actor: Lewes
Role: Clown Actor: Shuter
Role: Duke Actor: Owenson
Role: Steward Actor: Wignell
Role: Lords Actor: Davis, Gardner
Role: Diana Actor: Mrs Mattocks
Role: Countess Actor: Miss Miller, first time
Role: Helena Actor: Miss Macklin.

Afterpiece Title: Cross Purposes

Dance: II: The Bird Catchers, as17721207


Mainpiece Title: Elfrida

Afterpiece Title: Cross Purposes

Dance: End of Piece: The Bird Catchers, as17721207