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Event Comment: [Extra night] Benefit for the Widows and Orphans of those brave Men who perished, and those who were wounded, in the Glorious Action of the 14th February last [see king's, 18 May.] Patrons: His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, His Royal Highness Duke of York, His Royal Highness the Duke of Clarence. Stewards: Duke of Leeds, Duke of Bedford, Earl of Chesterfield, Earl Spencer, Lord Kinnaird, Charles Grey Esq., Thomas Tyrwhitt Esq., Wm. Lushington Esq., Wm. Manning Esq., John Thomson Esq., John Julius Angerstein Esq. Boxes to be taken, and Tickets had at the Office of the Theatre, and at the Bar of Lloyd's Coffee-House. Receipts: none listed


Mainpiece Title: The Country Girl

Role: Moody Actor: Murray
Role: Harcourt Actor: Barrymore
Role: Belville Actor: Toms
Role: Countryman Actor: Wilde
Role: Sparkish Actor: Knight
Role: Alithea Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Fawcett
Role: The Country Girl Actor: Mrs Jordan

Afterpiece Title: No Song No Supper

Dance: End: Peggy's Love (By permission of the Proprietors of the king's Theatre)-Mme Rose, Didelot, Gentili, Mlle Parisot, Mme Hilligsberg; End afterpiece: Cupid and Psyche-the same.Mme Rose, Didelot, Gentili, Mlle Parisot, Mlle Hilligsberg

Entertainment: Monologue. Preceding 1st ballet: [a favorite Epilogue-Mrs Abington (1st appearance on this stage these 8 [recte 7] years)

Event Comment: [By Francis Manning. Date of premiere unknown. Published 10 Nov.


Mainpiece Title: All For The Better; Or, The Infallible Cure

Role: Mendez Actor: Simpson
Role: Young Mendez Actor: Fairbank
Role: Antonio Actor: Bickerstaff
Role: Manuel Actor: Toms
Role: Don Alphonso Actor: Husbands
Role: Lopez Actor: Johnson
Role: Woodvil Actor: Wilks
Role: Johnson Actor: Mills
Role: Donna Theresa Actor: Mrs Powel
Role: Isabella Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Henrietta Actor: Mrs Wilkins
Role: Daria Actor: Mrs Kent
Role: Elvira Actor: Mrs Moor
Role: Clora Actor: Mrs Lucas
Role: Nurse Actor: Norris
Role: Farquhar Actor: Wilks
Role: Epilogue Actor: .
Related Works
Related Work: All for the Better: or, The Infallible Cure Author(s): Francis Manning
Event Comment: Benefit for Mrs Clendining. 2nd piece: Not acted these 10 years [acted 25 Apr. 1788]. 3rd piece [1st time; M 1, altered by John Gretton from his Ode performed at the Pantheon, 4 May. Larpent MS 1087; text printed in Morning Chronicle, 2 May 1795, with parts as above]: The Words by John Gretton, Esq. The Music by Spofforth; the Dances by Byrn. Books containing the Words of the Masque will be delivered gratis at the different Doors. Morning Herald, 5 June: Tickets to be had of Mrs Clendining, No. 13, King-street, Covent Garden. Receipts: #204 5s. (72.17; 7.15; tickets: 123.13)


Mainpiece Title: The Follies Of A Day

Role: Antonio Actor: Munden
Role: The Page Actor: Mrs Clendining
Role: Ferdinand Actor: Johnstone
Role: Spado Actor: Quick
Role: Pedrillo Actor: Munden
Role: Don Caesar Actor: Bowden
Role: Philippo Actor: Townsend
Role: Don Scipio Actor: Powel
Role: Rapino Actor: Rock
Role: Sanguino Actor: Thompson
Role: Don Juan Actor: Rees
Role: Vasquez Actor: Farley
Role: Calvette Actor: Ledger
Role: Alphonso Actor: Incledon
Role: Victoria Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Catalina Actor: Mrs Arnold
Role: Isabel Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Lorenza Actor: Mrs Martyr.

Afterpiece Title: The Irish Widow

Role: Thomas Actor: Munden
Role: Nephew Actor: Macready
Role: Whittle Actor: Powel
Role: Sir Patrick O'Neal Actor: Rock
Role: Bates Actor: Davenport
Role: Servants Actor: Abbot, Blurton, Simmons
Role: Kecksey Actor: Bernard
Role: Widow Brady Actor: Mrs Greville

Afterpiece Title: A Masque, In Honor of the Nuptials of His Royal Highness [the Prince of Wales with Caroline Princess of Brunswick on 8 April 1795]

Afterpiece Title: The Poor Soldier

Role: Dermot Actor: Mrs Clendining
Role: Fitzroy Actor: Incledon.
Role: Patrick Actor: Johnstone
Role: Father Luke Actor: Rock
Role: Bagatelle Actor: Farley
Role: Darby Actor: Munden
Role: Norah Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Kathlane Actor: Mrs Martyr.

Dance: In 3rd piece: a Grand Dance-Byrn, Holland, Mlle St.Amand, Mme Rossi

Song: End I 2nd piece: The Richmond Primrose Girl (Music by Spofforth-Poetry by William Pearce, Esq.) sung in character-Mrs Clendining

Event Comment: Benefit for the Widows and Orphans of the Brave Men who perished, and for those who were wounded, in the Glorious Action on the 14th of February last [off Cape St. Vincent], under Admiral Sir John Jervis. Patrons: His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, His Royal Highness the Duke of York, His Royal Highness the Duke of Clarence. Stewards: Duke of Leeds, Duke of Bedford, Earl of Chesterfield, Earl of Cardigan, Earl Spencer, Lord Kinnaird, Charles Grey Esq., Thomas Tyrwhitt Esq., William Lushington Esq., William Manning Esq., John Thomson Esq., John Julius Angerstein Esq.


Mainpiece Title: Alceste

Ballet: End Opera: Sapho et Phaon. As17970406

Role: Adonis Actor: Miss Menage
Role: L'Amour Actor: Master Menage
Role: Zephyre Actor: Gentili
Role: Vulcain Actor: Fialon
Role: Phaon Actor: Didelot
Role: Alcee Actor: Simpson
Role: Nemesis Actor: Simpson
Role: Le Feu Actor: Gentili
Role: L'Hypocrisie Actor: Fialon
Role: Sapho Actor: Mme Rose
Role: Damophile Actor: Mme Hilligsberg
Role: Venus Actor: Mlle Parisot.
Event Comment: By Permission [of the Lord Chamberlain]. 3rd piece: Written by A. Murphy, Esq. The Doors to be opened at 5:30. To begin at 6:30. Tickets to be had at the Shakespeare, Covent-garden; the Chapter Coffee-house, Paternoster-row; the Horn Tavern, Doctors Commons; the Theatre, where Places for the Boxes may be taken; and at Abbott's Academy, Bridges-street, Westminster


Mainpiece Title: Miss In Her Teens

Role: Flash Actor: Griffiths
Role: Captain Loveit Actor: Davis
Role: Puff Actor: Follett? Sen.
Role: Jasper Actor: Smith
Role: Fribble Actor: Cooper
Role: Tag Actor: Mrs Waldron
Role: Biddy Actor: Mrs Bolton, .

Afterpiece Title: Barnaby Brittle; or, A Wife at her Wit's End

Role: Barnaby Brittle Actor: Grace
Role: Sir Peter Pride Actor: Gaudry
Role: Lovemore Actor: Cooper
Role: Clodpole Actor: Griffiths
Role: Jeremy Actor: Follett Jun,
Role: Damaris Actor: Mrs Waldron
Role: Lady Pride Actor: A Gentlewoman
Role: Mrs Brittle Actor: Mrs Bolton.

Afterpiece Title: The Citizen

Role: Young Philpot Actor: Death
Role: Wilding Actor: Cooper
Role: Sir Jasper Wilding Actor: Gaudry
Role: Beaufort Actor: Smith
Role: Quildrive Actor: Grace
Role: Dapper Actor: Watts
Role: Servant Actor: Abbott
Role: Old Philpot Actor: Follett
Role: Corinna Actor: Miss Dancer
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Bolton.

Entertainment: Monologue. End 1st piece: Scrubb's Trip to the Jubilee (as altered by the late David Garrick, Esq., in character,)-Death; Vaudeville. End 2nd piece: a new favourite song-Birkett; Dance-the Miss Simonets; A Pantomimical Interlude: Harlequin (with the celebrated Dying Scene)-Follett Jun., Clown- Follett Sen.; +A martial song-Birkett

Performance Comment: End 1st piece: Scrubb's Trip to the Jubilee (as altered by the late David Garrick, Esq., in character,)-Death; Vaudeville. End 2nd piece: a new favourite song-Birkett; Dance-the Miss Simonets; A Pantomimical Interlude: Harlequin (with the celebrated Dying Scene)-Follett Jun., Clown- Follett Sen.; +A martial song-Birkett.
Event Comment: Benefit for Bannister Jun. 1st piece: 1st Time at this Theatre. 2nd piece: By permission of G. Colman, Esq. [as owner of the copyright]. Morning Chronicle, 26 Mar.: Tickets to be had of Bannister Jun., No. 2, Frith-street, Soho. Receipts: #681 2s. (392.3.6; 57.18.0; 7.17.6; tickets: 223.3.0) (charge: #211 14s. 5d.)


Mainpiece Title: The Child Of Nature

Performance Comment: Duke Murcia-King; Marquis Almanza-Wroughton; Count Valentia-Bannister Jun.; Seville-Maddocks; Granada-Trueman; Peasant-Aickin; Marchioness Merida-Mrs Goodall; Amanthis-Mrs Jordan; An Occasional Address by Henry Bunbury, Esq.-Mrs Jordan. [This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]This was spoken, as here assigned, at all subsequent performances.]
Role: Duke Murcia Actor: King
Role: Marquis Almanza Actor: Wroughton
Role: Count Valentia Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Seville Actor: Maddocks
Role: Granada Actor: Trueman
Role: Peasant Actor: Aickin
Role: Marchioness Merida Actor: Mrs Goodall
Role: Amanthis Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Actor: Mrs Jordan.

Afterpiece Title: The Agreeable Surprise

Role: Lingo Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Sir Felix Friendly Actor: Suett
Role: Compton Actor: Bannister
Role: Eugene Actor: Dignum
Role: Chicane Actor: Phillimore
Role: Laura Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Fringe Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Mrs Cheshire Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Cowslip Actor: Mrs Jordan

Afterpiece Title: The Children in the Wood

Role: Sir Rowland Actor: Barrymore
Role: Lord Alford Actor: Dignum
Role: Walter Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Apathy Actor: Suett
Role: Gabriel Actor: Benson
Role: Oliver Actor: Caulfield
Role: Boy Actor: Master Menage
Role: Lady Helen Actor: Miss DeCamp
Role: Josephine Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Winifred Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Girl Actor: Miss Menage.

Song: In course 2nd piece: The Little Farthing Rushlight-Bannister Jun


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 Generous Choice

Role: Prologue Actor:
Role: Epilogue Actor: Miss Porter.
Related Works
Related Work: The Generous Choice Author(s): Francis Manning


Mainpiece Title: The Recruiting Officer

Role: And the usual Epilogue Actor: .

Dance: Lancashire Hornpipe-Esq Timothy's Countryman who perform'd it with so much Applause during the Time of the Fair; Mimic Scene between Harlequin and a Peasant-; Vaulting on the Horse-a Gentleman lately arriv'd from France


Mainpiece Title: Oedipus, King Of Thebes

Role: Oedipus Actor: Milward
Role: Haemon Actor: Chapman
Role: Citizens Actor: _Ray.
Role: Adrastus Actor: Walker
Role: Creon Actor: Quin
Role: Tiresias Actor: Ogden
Role: Phorbas Actor: Ryan
Role: Aegeon Actor: Hulett
Role: Ghost of Laius Actor: Chapman
Role: Jocasta Actor: Mrs Berriman
Role: Eurydice Actor: Mrs Bullock

Dance: I: Two Pierrots-Nivelon, Poitier; III: Pastoral-Salle, Mlle Salle

Music: t the Request of the Free and Accepted Masons a Piece of Vocal and Instrumental Musick (never perform'd in publick), Words by Charles De la Faye, Esq</a>; and set to Musick by Mr Francisco-; Vocal Parts-Leveridge, Laguerre, Salway, Hall, Papillion, Thompson


Mainpiece Title: The Blazing Comet

Song: Song on the Privilege and Happiness of Free@Masonry A very humorous Song on the Charitable Corporation, sent by George Robinson, Esq</a>. late Treasurer, from Italy to his Friends in London-


Mainpiece Title: As You Like It

Role: Le Beau Actor: Surmont.
Role: Senior] Actor: Aickin
Role: Frederick Actor: Maddocks
Role: Amiens Actor: Dignum
Role: Jaques Actor: Kemble
Role: Oliver Actor: Caulfield
Role: Jaques de Boys Actor: Holland
Role: Orlando Actor: Barrymore
Role: Adam Actor: Packer
Role: Touchstone Actor: King
Role: Corin Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Sylvius Actor: Trueman
Role: Rosalind Actor: Mrs Jordan
Role: Celia Actor: Miss Mellon
Role: Phebe Actor: Miss Heard
Role: Audrey Actor: Miss Pope.

Afterpiece Title: No Song No Supper

Role: Nelly Actor: Miss B. Menage
Role: Crop Actor: Dignum
Role: Frederick Actor: Kelly
Role: Endless Actor: Suett
Role: Robin Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: William Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Servant Actor: Webb
Role: Dorothy Actor: Mrs Bland
Role: Louisa Actor: Miss Wentworth
Role: Margaretta Actor: Miss Leak

Song: End I: Sweet Lillies of the Valley-Dignum; End IV: My Friend is the Man I'd copy through Life (written by Miles Peter Andrews, Esq., composed by Hook)-Dignum; V: a song, as17990214

Role: Actor: Dignum
Event Comment: Benefit for the Relief of the Widows and Orphans of the brave Men who fell in the late Glorious Actions [on 1 June 1794], under Earl Howe. The Whole Receipt of the Night to be applied to the above Fund. Under the Patronage of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, and His Royal Highness the Duke of Clarence. The Tickets for the Boxes at Half-a-Guinea each, are issued under the Direction of a Committee consisting of the following Noblemen and Gentlemen, who have obligingly undertaken to attend to the arrangements of the Evening: The Duke of Leeds, The Duke of Bedford, The Earl of Lauderdale, Lord Mulgrave, Lord William Russel, The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor [Paul Le Mesurier], Mr Alderman Coombe, Hon. Thos. Erskine, J. Nesbit Esq., I. B. Church Esq., W. Devaynes Esq., J. Taylor Vaughan Esq., J. J. Angerstein Esq., R. B. Sheridan Esq. Tickets and Places for the Boxes, not disposed of by the Committee, to be had of Fosbrook, at the Box-Office, Little Russel-Street. Tickets also to be had at the Bar of Lloyd's Coffee House. Afterpiece [1st time; ENT 2, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan and James Cobb; with songs written by the Duke of Leeds, the Earl of Mulgrave, Mary Robinson, Joseph Richardson, &c. In 1797 altered as CAPE ST. VINCENT. Prologue by Joseph Richardson (London Chronicle, 4 July). Epilogue by Richard Brinsley Sheridan]: The Music composed and selected by Storace [with one song each by Reeve. Linley Sen., Michael Kelly]. The Dresses, Scenery and Machinery entirely New. "This piece is a sort of continuation of No Song No Supper...hastily put together for the occasion" (European Magazine, July 1794, p. 60). "The Theatre this Evening was crowded in every Part, the receipt amounting to something better than 1300 Guineas" (Powell). Powell, 1 July: Country Girl rehearsed at 10; Glorious First at 12 and at night. 2 July: Glorious First rehearsed at 10. Receipts: #1,526 11s. (450/6/0; 41/13/0; 0/12/6; tickets in boxes: 954/0/0; tickets in pit: 80/0/0) (charge: free)



Role: : Commodore Broadside Actor: Palmer
Role: Endless Actor: Suctt
Role: Old Cottager Actor: Maddocks
Role: Robin Actor: Barrymore
Role: William Actor: C. Kemble
Role: Tom Oakum Actor: Bannister
Role: Ben Actor: Sedgwick
Role: Splicem Actor: Kelly
Role: Boy Actor: Master Welsh
Role: Dick Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Busy Actor: BensonCottager's Wife-Mrs Booth
Role: BensonCottager's Wife Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Mary Actor: Miss De Camp
Role: Susan Actor: Miss Leak
Role: Girl Actor: Miss Menage
Role: Cicely Actor: Miss Chatterley
Role: Margaretta Actor: Sga Storace.

Dance: In afterpiece the Ballets composed by James D'Egville; the Principal Dancers-D'Egville, Gentili, and also by permission of the Proprietor of the King's Theatre, Mme Del Caro, Mlle E. Hilligsberg, Mlle Hilligsberg

Event Comment: Betterton's Company. There may have been a revival of Oedipus in the summer of 1696. In Francis Manning's Poems upon Several Occasions and to Several Persons (1701) there is a poem To Mr Betterton, Acting Oedipus King of Thebes. The first stanza describes the splendor of the installation of the Duke of Gloucester as a Knight of the Garter, an event which occurred at Windsor Castle in July 1696; but there is no certainty that Betterton's performance occurred before that date. It should be noted also that the play was reprinted in 1696


Mainpiece Title: Oedipus, King Of Thebes

Role: Oedipus Actor: Betterton.
Event Comment: By Authority. By the French Company of Comedians. Boxes 5s. Pit 3s. Gallery 2s. Victor, History of the Theatres, I, 54-60: People went early to the Theatre, as a crouded House was certain. I was there, in the Centre of the Pit; where I soon perceived that we were visited by two Westminster Justices, Deveil and Manning. The Leaders, that had the Conduct of the Opposition, were known to be there; one of whom called aloud for the Song in Praise of English Roast Beef, which was accordingly sung in the Gallery by a Person prepared for that Purpose; and the whole House besides joining in the Chorus, saluted the Close with three Huzzas! This, Justice Deveil was pleased to say, was a Riot; upon which Disputes commenced directly, which were carried on with some Degree of Decency on both Sides. The Justice at first informed us, 'That he was come there as a Magistrate to maintain the King's Authority; that Colonel Pulteney, with a full Company of the Guards, were without, to support him in the Execution of his Office; that it was the King's Command the Play should be acted; and that the obstructing it was opposing the King's Authority; and if that was done, he must read the Proclamation; after which all Offenders would be secured directly by the Guards in waiting.' To all these most arbitrary Threatnings, this Abuse of his Majesty's Name, the Reply was to the following Effect:-'That the Audience had a legal Right to shew their Dislike to any Play or Actor; that the common Laws of the Land were nothing but common Custom, and the antient Usuage of the People; that the Judicature of the Pit had been acknowledged and acquiesced to, Time immemorial; and as the present Set of Actors were to take their Fate from the Public, they were free to receive them as they Pleased.' By this Time the Hour of Six drew near; and the French and Spanish Embassadors, with their Ladies; the late Lord and Lady Gage, and Sir T@R@, a Commissioner of the Excise, all appeared in the Stage Boxes together! At that Instant the Curtain drew up, and discovered the Actors standing between two Files of Grenadiers, with their Bayonets fixed, and resting on their Firelocks. There was a Sight! enough to animate the coldest Briton. At this the whole Pit rose, and unanimously turned to the Justices, who sat in the Middle of it, to demand the Reason of such arbitary Proceedings? The Justices either knew nothing of the Soldiers being placed there, or thought it safest to declare so. At that Declaratinn, they demanded of Justice Deveil (who had owned himself the commanding Officer in the Affair) to order them off the Stage. He did so immediately, and they disappeared. Then began the Serenade; not only Catcalls, but all the various portable Instruments, that could make a disagreeable Noise, were brought up on this Occasion, which were continually tuning in all Parts of the House; and as an Attempt to speaking was ridiculous, the Actors retired, and they opened with a grand Dance of twelve Men and twelve Woman; but even that was prepared for; and they were directly saluted with a Bushel or two of Peas, which made their Capering very unsafe. After this they attempted to open the Comedy; but had the Actor the voice of Thunder, it would have been lost in the confused Sounds from a thousand Various Instruments. Here, at the waving Deviel's Hand, all was silent, and (standing up on his Seat) he made a Proposal to the House to this Effect:-'That if they persisted in the Opposition, he must read the Proclamation; that if they would permit the Play to go on, and to be acted through that Night, he would promise, (on his Honour) to lay their Dislikes, and Resentment to the Actors, before the King, and he doubted not but a speedy End would be put to their acting.' The Answer to this Proposal was very short, and very expressive. 'No Treaties, No Treaties!' At this the Justice called for Candles to read the Proclamation, and ordered the Guards to be in Readiness; but a Gentleman seizing Mr Deveil's Hand, stretched out for the Candle, begged of him to consider what he was going to do, for his own Sake, for ours, for the King's! that he saw the unanimous Resolution of the House; and that the Appearance of Soldiers in the Pit would throw us all into a Tumult, which must end with the Lives of many. This earnest Remostrance made the Justice turn pale and passive. At this Pause the Actors made a second Attempt to go on, and the Uproar revived; which continuing some Time, the Embassadors and their Ladies left their Box, which occasioned a universal. Huzza from the whole House! and after calling out some Time for the Falling of the Curtain, down it fell. [For other accounts of this evening, see Daily Advertiser, 9 and 10 Oct.; London Evening Post, 12 Oct.; Gentleman's Magazine, VIII (1938), 545; Historical Register, XXIII, 278-87.


Mainpiece Title: Lembaras Des Richesses

Role: Harlequin Actor: Moylin Francisque.

Afterpiece Title: Arlequin Poli Par L'Amour

Dance: Paquorel, Mlle Chateauneuf, LeFevre, Madem LeFevre

Event Comment: Cymon and The Witches both to be laid aside after this night on account of preparations for a New Pantomime for the Holidays (Winston MS 10). [See Pigmy Revels, 26 Dec.] Paid Mr Vernon on note #10 10s.; Mr Wright's bill to Manning, #4 10s. 3d.; Eaton for Women's cloaths #16 16s.; Master Cape per order, #2 12s. 6d. Receipts: #177 11s. 6d. (Treasurer's Book)


Mainpiece Title: Cymon

Role: with Original Prologue Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: Grand Concluding Dance Actor: .
Role: Cymon Actor: Vernon
Role: Merlin Actor: Bannister
Role: Dorus Actor: Parsons
Role: Dorilas Actor: Wheeler
Role: Damon Actor: Fawcett
Role: Demon of Revenge Actor: Champness
Role: Linco Actor: King
Role: Fatima Actor: Mrs Abington
Role: Shepherdesses Actor: Mrs Davies, Miss Ambrose
Role: Urganda Actor: Mrs Scott
Role: Dorcus Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Sylvia Actor: a Young Gentlewoman
Role: With a Grand Procession of the different Or Actor:
Role: The Warrior's Dance Actor:
Role: other Dances Actor: proper to the Piece.

Afterpiece Title: The Witches

Role: Colombine Actor: Mrs Sutton.
Role: Harlequin Actor: Rooker
Role: Pantaloon Actor: Grimaldi
Role: Old Miser Actor: Jacob
Role: Clown Actor: Ackman
Role: Miser's Servant Actor: Messink
Role: First Witch Actor: Vernon
Role: Second Witch Actor: Johnston
Role: Bridemaids Actor: Mrs Scott, Mrs Wrighten
Role: The Dances Actor: Daigville, Atkins, Giorgi, Sga Vidini, Sga Giorgi.
Event Comment: Know all men by these presents, that Colley Cibber, Esq</a>; of the Parish of St/James's in the County of Middlesex, for and in consideration of the sum of Eighty Pounds of lawful Mony of Great Britain to him in hand paid by John Watts of London, Stationer, he the said Colley Cibber, Esq; hath bargained, sold and assigned, and set over, and by these presents doth bargain, sell, assign and set over all that the full and sole right and title, of, in and to the copy of a Tragedy, intitled, Papal Tyranny in the Reign of King John, written by the said Colley Cibber, Esq; to have and to hold the said copy of the said tragedy unto the said John Watts, his heirs and assigns for ever, notwithstanding any act or law to the contrary: In witness whereof the said Colley Cibber, Esq; hath hereunto sett his hand and seal this twentieth day of February, 1744/5. [Signed] C. Cibber. [Witnesses] James Webster, John Mark Bimson. [Original Document in Folger Shakespeare Library, validated by three Sixpence stamps, and Cibber's seal. Case No. 993 among Cibber documents.


Mainpiece Title: Papal Tyranny

Role: General Advertiser correctly states Blanch Actor: Miss Bellamy.
Role: King John Actor: Quin
Role: Arthur Actor: Miss Jenny Cibber
Role: Salisbury Actor: Ridout
Role: Pembroke Actor: Rosco
Role: Arundel Actor: Anderson
Role: Falconbridge Actor: Ryan
Role: King Philip Actor: Hale
Role: Lewis the Dauphin Actor: T. Cibber
Role: Melun Actor: Cashell
Role: Pandulph Actor: C. Cibber
Role: Abbot Actor: Gibson
Role: Governor Actor: Carr
Role: Lady Constance Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Blanch Actor: Mrs Bellamy
Role: Hubert Actor: Bridgwater


Mainpiece Title: Othello, By Gentlemen

Performance Comment: Othello-Sir Francis Delaval; Iago-John Delaval Esq; Cassio-E. Delaval Esq; Brabantio, Lodovico-Sim Pine Esq; Roderigo-Capt. Stevens; Desdemona-Mrs Quarme (Hogan) , Mrs Quan (Cross), Mrs Qualm (Winston); Emelia-Mrs Stevens (Hogan).


Mainpiece Title: Entertainments


Mainpiece Title: The Silent Woman

Role: Mrs Otter Actor: Mrs Powell
Role: Lady Centaure Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Trusty Actor: Mrs Cox.
Role: Morose Actor: Johnson
Role: Dauphine Actor: Booth
Role: Clerimont Actor: Mills
Role: Truewit Actor: Wilks
Role: Sir John Actor: Cibber
Role: Sir Amorous Actor: Bullock
Role: Otter Actor: Estcourt
Role: Cutberd Actor: Norris
Role: Mrs Epicoene Actor: Mrs Knight
Role: Lady Haughty Actor: Mrs Saunders
Role: Mavis Actor: Mrs Bradshaw.

Afterpiece Title: The Stage Coach


Mainpiece Title: The Country Wit; Or, Sir Mannerly Shallow

Role: Sir Mannerly Actor: Miller
Role: Sir Thomas Actor: Norris
Role: Ramble Actor: Mills
Role: Tom Rash Actor: Johnson
Role: Merry Actor: Wm. Wilks
Role: Booby Actor: F. Leigh
Role: Constable Actor: Cross
Role: Lady Faddle Actor: Mrs Hunt
Role: Christina Actor: Mrs Horton
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Garnet
Role: Isabela Actor: Mrs Baker
Role: Dame Rash Actor: Mrs Willis.

Dance: Boval, Prince, Birkhead

Song: As17151028


Mainpiece Title: The Bondman; Or, Love And Liberty

Role: Timoleon Actor: Mills
Role: Archidamus Actor: Thurmond
Role: Diphilus Actor: Bowman
Role: Cleon Actor: Shepard
Role: Pisander Actor: Walker
Role: Leosthenes Actor: Williams
Role: Asotus Actor: Miller
Role: Timagoras Actor: Wm. Mills
Role: Poliphron Actor: Oates
Role: Gracculo Actor: Norris
Role: Cimbrio Actor: Birkhead
Role: Gaoler Actor: Goddard
Role: Cleora Actor: Mrs Thurmond
Role: Corsica Actor: Mrs Hunt
Role: Olympia Actor: Mrs Moore
Role: Statilia Actor: Mrs Garnet
Role: Canthia Actor: Mrs Baker.

Song: Ray

Dance: Thurmond Jr, Topham, Miss Smith


Mainpiece Title: The Spartan Dame

Role: Leonidas Actor: Mills
Role: Cleombrotus Actor: Booth
Role: Eurytion Actor: Wilks
Role: Agesilaus Actor: Corey
Role: Lysander Actor: Thurmond
Role: Zenocles Actor: Williams
Role: Mandrocles Actor: Wm. Mills
Role: Thracion Actor: Oates
Role: Crites Actor: Cibber
Role: Celona Actor: Mrs Oldfield
Role: Thelamia Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Euphemia Actor: Mrs Seal
Role: Byzanthe Actor: Mrs Garnet
Role: Fenton Actor: Cibber
Role: Major Richardson Pack Actor: .


Mainpiece Title: The Siege Of Damascus

Role: Eumenes Actor: Wilks
Role: Eudocia Actor: Mrs Porter
Role: Herbis Actor: Williams
Role: Phocyas Actor: Booth
Role: Artamon Actor: Wm. Mills
Role: Caled Actor: Mills
Role: Abudah Actor: Thurmond
Role: Daran Actor: Walker
Role: Prologue Actor: Mills
Role: Epilogue Actor: Wilks.