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Event Comment: Benefit Boman and Davenport. At the Desire of several Persons of Quality. Mainpiece: Written by Mr Otway

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Venice Preserv'd

Cast
Role: Pierre Actor: Mills
Role: Jafteir Actor: Milward
Role: Priuli Actor: Roman
Role: Renault Actor: Cibber
Role: Belvidera Actor: Mrs Thurmond

Afterpiece Title: An Old Man Taught Wisdom

Cast
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Clive, but see17350421

Music: I: The last new Medley Overture, Composed by Charke

Dance: II: The Happy Shepherd and Shepherdess by Davenport and Miss Brett. III: Pierots by Davenport and Pelling. IV: Scot's Dance by Davenport and Mrs Davenport. V: By Desire, The Prince of Wales's Saraband, with a Minuet by Davenport and Miss Brett

Performance Comment: III: Pierots by Davenport and Pelling. IV: Scot's Dance by Davenport and Mrs Davenport. V: By Desire, The Prince of Wales's Saraband, with a Minuet by Davenport and Miss Brett .
Event Comment: Benefit Mr and Mrs Davenport. At the particular Desire of several Persons of Quality and Distinction

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Miser

Cast
Role: Lovegold Actor: Griffin
Role: Frederick Actor: Bridgwater
Role: Clerimont Actor: W. Mills
Role: Ramilie Actor: Cross
Role: James Actor: Mullart
Role: Mariana Actor: Mrs Heron
Role: Harriet Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Lappet Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Mrs Wisely Actor: Mrs Grace
Role: Wheedle Actor: Miss Mann

Afterpiece Title: The Intriguing Chambermaid

Cast
Role: Chambermaid Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Valentine Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Bluff Actor: Macklin, but see17340121

Music: A new Comic-Medley-Overture composed by Lampe

Dance: Comic Dance by Master Oates and Miss Oates, both Scholars to Davenport. Scots Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. Pierrots by Topham and Davenport

Performance Comment: Scots Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. Pierrots by Topham and Davenport .
Event Comment: Benefit Delamayne and Davenport. Mainpiece: Written by the late Mr Wycherley

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Country Wife

Cast
Role: Pinchwife Actor: Quin
Role: Horner Actor: W. Mills
Role: Sir Jasper Actor: Griffin
Role: Harcourt Actor: Mills
Role: Sparkish Actor: Cibber
Role: Dorilant Actor: Este
Role: Quack Actor: Shepard
Role: Mrs Pinchwife Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Lady Fidget Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Alithea Actor: Mrs Butler
Role: Mrs Squeamish Actor: Mrs Grace
Role: Mrs Dainty Actor: Miss Mann
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Cross

Afterpiece Title: The Contrivances

Cast
Role: DL Robin Actor: Mechlin
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Page Actor: Miss Cole
Role: Arethusa Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Rovewell Actor: Salway
Role: Argus Actor: Griffin
Role: Robin Actor: Mechlin

Dance: I: Two Pierrots by Davenport and Pelling. II: Whim by Delamayne. nI: Serious Dance by Delamayne and Miss Brett. IV: Double Jealousy by Poitier, Mlle Roland, &c. V: Comic Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. End Afterpiece: Harlequin by Delamayne

Performance Comment: II: Whim by Delamayne. nI: Serious Dance by Delamayne and Miss Brett. IV: Double Jealousy by Poitier, Mlle Roland, &c. V: Comic Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. End Afterpiece: Harlequin by Delamayne .
Event Comment: Benefit Davenport and Miss Price

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Cast
Role: Sir Sampson Actor: Jones
Role: Valentine Actor: Furnival
Role: Scandal Actor: Mullart
Role: Tattle Actor: Lacy
Role: Foresight Actor: Hallam
Role: Ben Actor: Ayres
Role: Trapland Actor: Wathen
Role: Jeremy Actor: Reynolds
Role: Angelica Actor: Mrs Mullart
Role: Mrs Frail Actor: Mrs Furnival
Role: Mrs Foresight Actor: Mrs Lacy
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Nokes
Role: Prue Actor: Miss Price.

Afterpiece Title: The Jealous Taylor

Cast
Role: Valet Actor: Mullart.

Dance: Davenport, Miss Price

Related Works
Related Work: The City Night-Cap Author(s): Robert Davenport
Event Comment: Benefit Davenport and Mrs Shireburn. Mainpiece: Alter'd from Moliere by Mr Betterton. [Tickets at Davenport's in Brownlow Street.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Amorous Widow

Cast
Role: Wanton Wife Actor: Mrs Heron
Role: Barnaby Actor: Griffin
Role: Merryman Actor: Harper
Role: Clodpole Actor: Miller
Role: Sir Peter Actor: Johnson
Role: Lovemore Actor: A. Hallam
Role: Cunningham Actor: Roberts
Role: Jeffery Actor: Oates
Role: Lady Pride Actor: Mrs Willis
Role: Philadelphia Actor: Miss Holliday
Role: Prudence Actor: Mrs Grace
Role: Widow Actor: Mrs Shireburn.

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Countess

Dance: II: Irish Trot-a Youth of Ten, scholar to Davenport; III: Dutchman and his Wife-Davenport, Miss Price; IV: Long Whitson Holiday-Davenport, Miss Price; V: Les Bergeries-Essex, Haughton, Miss Robinson

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Miser

Cast
Role: Lappet Actor: Miss Brett
Role: Lovegold Actor: Hallam
Role: Mrs Wheedle Actor: Miss Jones
Role: Mrs Wisely Actor: Miss Jones, her first upon the stage
Role: Mariana Actor: Mrs Talbot
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss Beckington
Role: Frederick Actor: Woodburne
Role: Clerimont Actor: Cole
Role: Ramilie Actor: Mrs Charke
Role: James Actor: Turbutt

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Cast
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Sir John Actor: Mrs Charke
Role: Jobson Actor: Turbutt

Dance: V: Saraband and Minuet by Davenport and Miss Brett. In Afterpiece: The Black Joke by Davenport and Miss Brett. End of Afterpiece: Les Bergeres Hereux (new) by Davenport and Miss Brett

Performance Comment: In Afterpiece: The Black Joke by Davenport and Miss Brett. End of Afterpiece: Les Bergeres Hereux (new) by Davenport and Miss Brett .

Song: 1I: As17340731

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Provok'd Husband

Cast
Role: Townly Actor: Mrs Charke
Role: Lady Townly Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Sir Francis Actor: Jones
Role: Manly Actor: Woodbourne
Role: Basset Actor: Este
Role: Richard Actor: Master Arne
Role: Lady Grace Actor: Mrs Shireburn
Role: Lady Wronghead Actor: Mrs Freeman
Role: Jenny Actor: Miss Brett
Role: Mirtilla Actor: Mrs Castel

Dance: II: Les Bergeres Heureux by Davenport and Miss Brett. IV: Two Pierrots by Davenport and Olbeldiston. V: Saraband and Minuet by Davenport and Miss Brett

Performance Comment: IV: Two Pierrots by Davenport and Olbeldiston. V: Saraband and Minuet by Davenport and Miss Brett .

Song: 1: A Teneri Afferti by Master Arne and Miss Jones. III: Rise Glory (with French Horns) by Miss Jones

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Fair Penitent

Afterpiece Title: Don Quixote in England

Cast
Role: Don Quixote Actor: Roberts
Role: Sancho Actor: Mullart

Dance: I: Prince of Wales's Saraband and Minuet by Davenport and Miss Brett. III: Les Bergers Heureux by Davenport and Miss Brett. V: The Black Joke by Davenport and Miss Brett

Performance Comment: III: Les Bergers Heureux by Davenport and Miss Brett. V: The Black Joke by Davenport and Miss Brett .

Song: In II: Lempio Rigor del Fato by Miss Jones. IV: Was ever Nymph like Rosamond by Miss Jones. End Afterpiece: A Dialogue by Master Arne and Miss Jones

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Love For Love

Cast
Role: Angelica Actor: Miss Holliday
Role: Prue Actor: Mrs Clive

Afterpiece Title: The Devil to Pay

Cast
Role: Jobson Actor: Harper
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Clive
Role: Sir John Actor: Stoppelaer
Role: Lady Loverule Actor: Mrs Grace

Dance: I: Pierrots by Fisher Tench and Davenport. II: Dutchman and his Wife by Le Brun and Mrs Walter. III: Scot's Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. IV: English Maggot by S. Lally and Mrs Walter, V: Revellers by Essex, Miss Latour, &c

Performance Comment: II: Dutchman and his Wife by Le Brun and Mrs Walter. III: Scot's Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. IV: English Maggot by S. Lally and Mrs Walter, V: Revellers by Essex, Miss Latour, &c .

Performances

Dance: I: Scotch Dance by Mr and Mrs Davenport. III: Minuet by Mrs Grognet and Mrs Sanderson. V: Dutch Skipper by Mr and Mrs Davenport. Black Joak by Smith and Miss Mann

Performance Comment: III: Minuet by Mrs Grognet and Mrs Sanderson. V: Dutch Skipper by Mr and Mrs Davenport. Black Joak by Smith and Miss Mann .

Song: II: Italian Song by Miss Young. IV: Italian Song by Mrs Mason

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Nonjuror

Cast
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Heartly Actor: Mrs Charke
Role: Wolf Actor: Rosco
Role: Woodvil Actor: Este
Role: Sir John Actor: Turbutt
Role: Charles Actor: James
Role: Lady Woodvill Actor: Mrs Shireburn
Role: Betty Actor: Miss Norman

Dance: II: Two Pierrots by Davenport and Olbeldiston. III: Harlequin by Miss Brett. V: A new Country Dance by Davenport, proper to the Play

Performance Comment: III: Harlequin by Miss Brett. V: A new Country Dance by Davenport, proper to the Play .

Song: I: A Generi Affetti by Miss Jones and Master Arne. IV: Was ever Nymph like Rosamond by Miss Jones

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Penelope

Cast
Role: Ulysses Actor: Este
Role: Minerva Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Cleavar Actor: Turbutt
Role: Hopkins Actor: Hallam
Role: Penelope Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Telemachus Actor: Woodward
Role: Doll Actor: Mrs Shireburn
Role: Tom Thimble Actor: Master Arne

Afterpiece Title: The Contrivances

Cast
Role: Arethusa Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Rovewell Actor: Mrs Charke
Role: Robin Actor: James
Role: Heartwell Actor: Jones
Role: Argus Actor: Hallam
Role: Betty Actor: Miss Sherburn
Role: Taylor Actor: Woodward
Role: Old Woman Actor: Gray

Afterpiece Title: The Beggar's Wedding

Cast
Role: Quorum Actor: Jones
Role: Chaunter Actor: Turbutt
Role: Mrs Chaunter Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Tib Tatter Actor: Hallam
Role: Harry Hunter Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Phoebe Actor: Miss Jones
Role: Tippet Actor: Mrs Talbot
Role: Gregg Actor: James

Dance: The Black and White Joak by Davenport and Miss Brett. Pierot by Davenport

Performance Comment: Pierot by Davenport .

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beaux Stratagem

Cast
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Mullart
Role: Archer Actor: Wilks, Nephew to the late Robert Wilks
Role: Sir Charles Actor: Mrs Charke
Role: Aimwell Actor: Turbutt
Role: Scrub Actor: Hallam
Role: Sullen Actor: Pullen
Role: Bonniface Actor: Mullart
Role: Gibbet Actor: Machen
Role: Foigard Actor: Jones
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs Egerton
Role: Cherry Actor: Mrs Talbot
Role: Gipsey Actor: Miss Brett
Role: Old Woman Actor: Hallam, but see17340624

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Cast
Role: Nell Actor: Mrs Roberts
Role: Mock Doctor Actor: Hallam, but see17340617

Dance: II: A new Dance by Davenport and Miss Brett. V: Les Bergeres by Davenport and Miss Brett

Performance Comment: V: Les Bergeres by Davenport and Miss Brett .

Song: I: Was ever Nymph like Rosamond by Miss Jones. IV: 'Tis Joy to wound a hover (from Rosamond) by Miss Jones

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The London Merchant

Cast
Role: Barnwell Actor: Cibber
Role: Thorogood Actor: Milward
Role: Barnwell Sr Actor: W. Mills
Role: Blunt Actor: Cole
Role: Trueman Actor: Cross
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Pritchard
Role: Milwood Actor: Mrs Charke
Role: Maria Actor: Miss Holliday

Afterpiece Title: The Mock Doctor

Music: Select Pieces. II: A Concerto for two Hautboys performed by Woodbridge and Neale

Dance: I:Jenny come tie me; or, The Neu, Way of Wooing by Davenport and Miss Brett. III: Drunken Peasant by Le Brun. V: Pierot by Davenport and Cox. End Afterpiece: A new Comic Dance by Le Brun and Mrs Anderson

Performance Comment: III: Drunken Peasant by Le Brun. V: Pierot by Davenport and Cox. End Afterpiece: A new Comic Dance by Le Brun and Mrs Anderson .

Song: IV: As17350603

Event Comment: The King's Company. Pepys, Diary: To the King's playhouse, and there saw The English Monsieur; sitting for privacy sake in an upper box: the play hath much mirth in it as to that particular humour. After the play done, I down to Knipp, and did stay her undressing herself; and there saw the several players, men and women go by; and pretty to see how strange they are all, one to another, after the play is done. Here I saw a wonderful pretty maid of her own, that come to undress her, and one so pretty that she says she intends not to keep her, for fear of her being undone in her service, by coming to the playhouse. Here I hear Sir W. Davenant is just now dead; and so who will succeed him in the mastership of the house is not yet known. The eldest Davenport is, it seems, gone from this house to be kept by somebody; which I am glad of, she being a very bad actor.... [Mrs Knepp] tells me mighty news, that my Lady Castlemayne is mightily in love with Hart of their house; and he is much with her in private, and she goes to him, and do give him many Presents; and that the thing is most certain, and Becke Marshall only privy to it, and the means of bringing them together, which is a very odd thing; and by this means she is even with the King's love to Mrs Davis

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The English Monsieur

Event Comment: Benefit for Richardson and Mrs Davenport. 1st piece: Not acted these 20 years [acted 9 Oct. 1778], and compressed into one Act. [Miss Hay, whose 1st appearance on the stage was at Richmond, 15 Sept. 1792, is identified in Thespian Dictionary, 1805, under Mrs Litchfield.] Receipts: #234 5s. (69.1.6; 2.6.6; tickets: 162.17, of which Richardson sold 84.0, and Mrs Davenport 78.17)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Old Maid

Performance Comment: Mr Harlowe-Harley; Mr Cleremont-Middleton; Captain Cape-Munden; Mrs Harlowe-Mrs Mountain; Miss Harlowe (the Old Maid)-Mrs Davenport.
Cast
Role: Mr Harlowe Actor: Harley
Role: Mr Cleremont Actor: Middleton
Role: Captain Cape Actor: Munden
Role: Mrs Harlowe Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Miss Harlowe Actor: Mrs Davenport.

Afterpiece Title: Every One has His Fault

Cast
Role: Edward Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Lady Eleanor Irwin Actor: Mrs Pope.
Role: Voltimar Actor: Pope
Role: King Alfred Actor: Middleton
Role: Earl of Devonshire Actor: Harley
Role: Sibald Actor: Macready
Role: Roger de Malvern Actor: Hull
Role: Earl of Northumberland Actor: Toms
Role: Gothrun Actor: Richardson
Role: Redwald Actor: Davenport
Role: Egbert Actor: Claremont
Role: Mollo Actor: Thompson
Role: Messenger Actor: Williamson
Role: Lothaire Actor: Mrs Clendining
Role: Swithun Actor: Blurton
Role: Dane Actor: Abbot
Role: Oswena Actor: Miss Morris
Role: Adela Actor: Mrs Pope
Role: The Bellman's Chaunt Actor: Rees
Role: Principal Vocal Characters Actor: _Fawcett.
Role: Attendants on Arthur of Bradley Actor: Abbot, Powers
Role: A Dance Actor:
Role: Robin Hood Actor: Follett
Role: Arthur of Bradley Actor: Farley
Role: Little John Actor: Simmons
Role: Will Scarlet Actor: Cranfield
Role: Will Stukely Actor: Williamson
Role: Locksley Actor: Gray
Role: Midge the Miller Actor: Street
Role: Clerk Actor: Rees
Role: Parson of Barnsdale Actor: Platt
Role: Sheriff of Nottingham Actor: Thompson
Role: Prince of Arragon Actor: Holland
Role: Two Giants Actor:
Role: Harlequin Actor: Simpson
Role: Maid Marian Actor: Mlle St.Amand
Role: Principal Archer Actor: Bowden
Role: Dialogue Ballad Actor: Robin Hood, the Tanner
Role: The Witch of Sherwood Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Tinker's Song Actor: Knight
Role: Song by Allen o'Dale Actor: Incledon
Role: Song by the Damsel Actor: Mrs Clendining
Role: Song by the Earl's Daughter Actor: Mrs Serres
Role: A Grand Dance of Warriors Actor: in the Field of Combat. Part II. Scene I. A View of Fountain Dale
Role: Song by Curtal Fryar Actor: Bowden
Role: Beggar's Ballad Actor: Townsend
Role: Song by Irish Pilgrim Actor: Johnstone
Role: Song by Allen o'Dale Actor: Incledon
Role: Song by the Old Knight Actor: Munden
Role: Song by Martha Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Song by the Witch Actor:
Role: Apollo Actor: Hercules-Diana-Orion-and Cupid-Four Satyrs drawing a moving Group of Figures, representing Penelope's Suitors trying to bend Ulysses' Bow. Banner, "Antient Archery," succeeded by Archers of the following nations: Persians-Parthian-Scythian-Ethiopian-Amazonian-Grecian-Thracian-Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Hercules Actor: Diana-Orion-and Cupid-Four Satyrs drawing a moving Group of Figures, representing Penelope's Suitors trying to bend Ulysses' Bow. Banner, "Antient Archery," succeeded by Archers of the following nations: Persians-Parthian-Scythian-Ethiopian-Amazonian-Grecian-Thracian-Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Diana Actor: Orion-and Cupid-Four Satyrs drawing a moving Group of Figures, representing Penelope's Suitors trying to bend Ulysses' Bow. Banner, "Antient Archery," succeeded by Archers of the following nations: Persians-Parthian-Scythian-Ethiopian-Amazonian-Grecian-Thracian-Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Orion Actor: and Cupid-Four Satyrs drawing a moving Group of Figures, representing Penelope's Suitors trying to bend Ulysses' Bow. Banner, "Antient Archery," succeeded by Archers of the following nations: Persians-Parthian-Scythian-Ethiopian-Amazonian-Grecian-Thracian-Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: and Cupid Actor: Four Satyrs drawing a moving Group of Figures, representing Penelope's Suitors trying to bend Ulysses' Bow. Banner, "Antient Archery," succeeded by Archers of the following nations: Persians-Parthian-Scythian-Ethiopian-Amazonian-Grecian-Thracian-Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Persians Actor: Parthian-Scythian-Ethiopian-Amazonian-Grecian-Thracian-Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Parthian Actor: Scythian-Ethiopian-Amazonian-Grecian-Thracian-Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Scythian Actor: Ethiopian-Amazonian-Grecian-Thracian-Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Ethiopian Actor: Amazonian-Grecian-Thracian-Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Amazonian Actor: Grecian-Thracian-Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Grecian Actor: Thracian-Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Thracian Actor: Lycian-Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Lycian Actor: Roman. Banner, "Archery introduced into Britain." Pageant, representing the Landing of Julius Caesar-Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: representing the Landing of Julius Caesar Actor: Saxon Archer-Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Saxon Archer Actor: Danish Archer-Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Danish Archer Actor: Norman Archer-English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Norman Archer Actor: English Archer-Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: English Archer Actor: Pageant representing the Battle of Hastings. Banner, "Modern Archery." Grand Meeting of Modern Archers of all nations: Otaheitan-Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Otaheitan Actor: Peruvian-East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Peruvian Actor: East Indian-Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: East Indian Actor: Chinese-Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Chinese Actor: Arab-Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Arab Actor: Turkish-African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Turkish Actor: African-North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: African Actor: North American-Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: North American Actor: Lapland-Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Lapland Actor: Russian-Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Russian Actor: Polish-Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Polish Actor: Flemish-Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Flemish Actor: Caledonian, English. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers Actor: Byrn
Role: Chorus Actor: .
Role: Friar Tuck Actor: Bowden
Role: Tinker Actor: Knight
Role: Cryer Actor: Rees
Role: Beggar Man Actor: Townsend
Role: Tanner Actor: Richardson
Role: Allen@o'@Dale Actor: Gray
Role: Martha Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Damsel Actor: Mrs Clendining
Role: Witch of Nottingham Well Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: as17951221 Robin Hood Actor: Follett
Role: Archers regaling on Venison Song Actor: Follett
Role: The Sheriff and Arthur Actor: o'-Bardley's pursuit of Marian. Harlequin appears as a Beggar Boy-is refused relief from the Sheriff, but receives it from Robin and his Men. Marian forced by the Sheriff from Robin. The Witch of Nottingham rises from the Well, puts Robin in possession of an enchanted Horn to wind when in distress, and appoints Harlequin as his Guide and Protector-the Moving Grove-the story of Robin Hood and the Tanner-the Miniature View of the Suburbs of Nottingham, which changes to Scene II. A View of Nottingham Town. The Sheriff offers a reward for apprehending Robin. The Cryer's Chaunt-
Role: o' Actor: Bardley's pursuit of Marian. Harlequin appears as a Beggar Boy-is refused relief from the Sheriff, but receives it from Robin and his Men. Marian forced by the Sheriff from Robin. The Witch of Nottingham rises from the Well, puts Robin in possession of an enchanted Horn to wind when in distress, and appoints Harlequin as his Guide and Protector-the Moving Grove-the story of Robin Hood and the Tanner-the Miniature View of the Suburbs of Nottingham, which changes to Scene II. A View of Nottingham Town. The Sheriff offers a reward for apprehending Robin. The Cryer's Chaunt-
Role: Harlequin appears as a Beggar Boy Actor: is refused relief from the Sheriff, but receives it from Robin and his Men. Marian forced by the Sheriff from Robin. The Witch of Nottingham rises from the Well, puts Robin in possession of an enchanted Horn to wind when in distress, and appoints Harlequin as his Guide and Protector-the Moving Grove-the story of Robin Hood and the Tanner-the Miniature View of the Suburbs of Nottingham, which changes to Scene II. A View of Nottingham Town. The Sheriff offers a reward for apprehending Robin. The Cryer's Chaunt-
Role: and appoints Harlequin as his Guide and Protector Actor: the Moving Grove-the story of Robin Hood and the Tanner-the Miniature View of the Suburbs of Nottingham, which changes to Scene II. A View of Nottingham Town. The Sheriff offers a reward for apprehending Robin. The Cryer's Chaunt-
Role: the Moving Grove Actor: the story of Robin Hood and the Tanner-the Miniature View of the Suburbs of Nottingham, which changes to Scene II. A View of Nottingham Town. The Sheriff offers a reward for apprehending Robin. The Cryer's Chaunt-
Role: the story of Robin Hood and the Tanner Actor: the Miniature View of the Suburbs of Nottingham, which changes to Scene II. A View of Nottingham Town. The Sheriff offers a reward for apprehending Robin. The Cryer's Chaunt-
Role: The Cryer's Chaunt Actor:
Role: Sheriff introduces Marian to Arthur Actor: o'-Bradley, her
Role: o' Actor: Bradley, her
Role: intended Bride Actor: Little John disguised, brings on a dead Buck as a present to Arthur-the Buck becomes animated and drives off Arthur, and Little John escapes with Marian. A Leap by Harlequin over the Heads of twelve Soldiers armed With Pikes, Swords. Scene IV. View of the Town Hall in Nottingham. Porter enters with Box-Marian taken by Arthur is forced into it-the Box being placed on the head of Arthur changes into a Bird Cage, in which he is inclosed. Scene V. A Country Alehouse. Tinker's Song-Farley, Knight
Role: brings on a dead Buck as a present to Arthur Actor: the Buck becomes animated and drives off Arthur, and Little John escapes with Marian. A Leap by Harlequin over the Heads of twelve Soldiers armed With Pikes, Swords. Scene IV. View of the Town Hall in Nottingham. Porter enters with Box-Marian taken by Arthur is forced into it-the Box being placed on the head of Arthur changes into a Bird Cage, in which he is inclosed. Scene V. A Country Alehouse. Tinker's Song-Farley, Knight
Role: Porter enters with Box Actor: Marian taken by Arthur is forced into it-the Box being placed on the head of Arthur changes into a Bird Cage, in which he is inclosed. Scene V. A Country Alehouse. Tinker's Song-Farley, Knight
Role: Marian taken by Arthur is forced into it Actor: the Box being placed on the head of Arthur changes into a Bird Cage, in which he is inclosed. Scene V. A Country Alehouse. Tinker's Song-Farley, Knight
Role: which changes to the Town Stocks in which they are Actor: Harlequin's Leap over the Heads of his pursuers, from the Thatch of the Alehouse. Scene VI. The Pinfold of Wakefield Town. The story of the Pindar of Wakefield-the Purseurs inclosed in the Pound. Scene VII. Robin Hood's Bower. Barrel of Ale which changes to the Cedar Tree of Lebanon, with a circular Bench. Scene VIII. View in Plumpton Park. Robin and his pursuers in full chace-the commencement of the Story of the Prince of Arragon, and the Earl of Nottingham's Daughter. The Entree of the Two Giants--the Challenge to Combat. Scene IX. Pollard Wood Song-Mrs Clendining
Role: The story of the Pindar of Wakefield Actor: the Purseurs inclosed in the Pound. Scene VII. Robin Hood's Bower. Barrel of Ale which changes to the Cedar Tree of Lebanon, with a circular Bench. Scene VIII. View in Plumpton Park. Robin and his pursuers in full chace-the commencement of the Story of the Prince of Arragon, and the Earl of Nottingham's Daughter. The Entree of the Two Giants--the Challenge to Combat. Scene IX. Pollard Wood Song-Mrs Clendining
Role: Robin and his pursuers in full chace Actor: the commencement of the Story of the Prince of Arragon, and the Earl of Nottingham's Daughter. The Entree of the Two Giants--the Challenge to Combat. Scene IX. Pollard Wood Song-Mrs Clendining
Role: Pollard Wood Song Actor: Mrs Clendining
Role: and the Count discovered Actor: Giants, Pigmies-Robin vanquishes the Prince of Arragon-- the Grand Dance of Warriors in the Field of Combat-
Role: Pigmies Actor: Robin vanquishes the Prince of Arragon-- the Grand Dance of Warriors in the Field of Combat-
Role: the Grand Dance of Warriors in the Field of Actor:
Role: Story of the Curtal Fryar Song Actor: Bowden
Role: Robin's skill in Archery Actor: Arthur-o'-Bradley changed to a Tree-shot at by Robin and his Party-enters transfixed with Arrows. Scene II. Fountain Abbey Wall. Beggar's Ballad-
Role: Arthur Actor: o'-Bradley changed to a Tree-shot at by Robin and his Party-enters transfixed with Arrows. Scene II. Fountain Abbey Wall. Beggar's Ballad-
Role: o' Actor: Bradley changed to a Tree-shot at by Robin and his Party-enters transfixed with Arrows. Scene II. Fountain Abbey Wall. Beggar's Ballad-
Role: Bradley changed to a Tree Actor: shot at by Robin and his Party-enters transfixed with Arrows. Scene II. Fountain Abbey Wall. Beggar's Ballad-
Role: shot at by Robin and his Party Actor: enters transfixed with Arrows. Scene II. Fountain Abbey Wall. Beggar's Ballad-
Role: Nottingham Market Actor: Place, Gibbet, Ladder. Robin rescues Will Scarlet. The Sheriff suspended on the Gibbet, Arthur-o'-Bradley by a Lanthorn of Fire-The Priest and Attendants enclosed in the Ladder. Scene V. Barnsdale Church. The Story of Allen o'Dale, Martha and the Old Knight and Martha, attended by the Bridemen and Maids-a Morrice Dance-
Role: Arthur Actor: o'-Bradley by a Lanthorn of Fire-The Priest and Attendants enclosed in the Ladder. Scene V. Barnsdale Church. The Story of Allen o'Dale, Martha and the Old Knight and Martha, attended by the Bridemen and Maids-a Morrice Dance-
Role: o' Actor: Bradley by a Lanthorn of Fire-The Priest and Attendants enclosed in the Ladder. Scene V. Barnsdale Church. The Story of Allen o'Dale, Martha and the Old Knight and Martha, attended by the Bridemen and Maids-a Morrice Dance-
Role: Bradley by a Lanthorn of Fire Actor: The Priest and Attendants enclosed in the Ladder. Scene V. Barnsdale Church. The Story of Allen o'Dale, Martha and the Old Knight and Martha, attended by the Bridemen and Maids-a Morrice Dance-
Role: attended by the Bridemen and Maids Actor: a Morrice Dance-
Role: a Morrice Dance Actor:
Role: the Marriage of Allen and Martha Martha's song Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Harlequin changes the Cottage to a Ship Actor: a French Vessel appears in view, which he changes to a cart-and the Scene to a Plough Field-a piece of Mechanism is introduced representing a Farmer with his Plough and Team of Horses. Scene VII. A Landscape changes to a Stile-Archers to Trees-the Death of Robin by Arthur-o'-Bradley and his Men. Scene VII
Role: which he changes to a cart Actor: and the Scene to a Plough Field-a piece of Mechanism is introduced representing a Farmer with his Plough and Team of Horses. Scene VII. A Landscape changes to a Stile-Archers to Trees-the Death of Robin by Arthur-o'-Bradley and his Men. Scene VII
Role: and the Scene to a Plough Field Actor: a piece of Mechanism is introduced representing a Farmer with his Plough and Team of Horses. Scene VII. A Landscape changes to a Stile-Archers to Trees-the Death of Robin by Arthur-o'-Bradley and his Men. Scene VII
Role: A Landscape changes to a Stile Actor: Archers to Trees-the Death of Robin by Arthur-o'-Bradley and his Men. Scene VII
Role: Archers to Trees Actor: the Death of Robin by Arthur-o'-Bradley and his Men. Scene VII
Role: the Death of Robin by Arthur Actor: o'-Bradley and his Men. Scene VII
Role: o' Actor: Bradley and his Men. Scene VII
Role: The renovation of Robin by the Witch of Nottingham Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Clouds with Angels supporting Wreaths Actor: which changes to Scene VIII. Representing the Triumphs of Archery, as17951228. To conclude with a Grand Dance of Archers-Byrn
Role: Hurry Actor: Munden
Role: Dupely Actor: Macready
Role: Oldworth Actor: Thompson
Role: Sir Harry Groveby Actor: Middleton
Role: Old Groveby Actor: Powel
Role: Musical Characters Actor: Williamson, Mrs Castelle, Mrs Follett
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Lady Bab Lardoon Actor: Miss Wallis

Afterpiece Title: Cymon

Cast
Role: Shepherdesses Actor: Miss _Stuart, Miss Logan.
Role: Cymon Actor: Incledon
Role: Dorus Actor: Munden
Role: Merlin Actor: Richardson
Role: Shepherds Actor: Claremont, Abbot
Role: Linco Actor: Fawcett
Role: Fatima Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Urganda Actor: Mrs Fawcett
Role: Dorcas Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Sylvia Actor: Mrs Mountain.

Dance: Conclude 3rd piece: Dance-

Song: End: Black@Ey'd Susan-Incledon; End 2nd piece: The Group of Lovers-Munden

Event Comment: The date of the first performance is not certainly known, but Pepys, on 2 July, saw Part II, stating that 2 July was the premiere of Part I and the opening of the Duke's Company's new theatre in Lincoln's Inn Fields. Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, pp. 20-21): His [Davenant's] Company Rehears'd the First and Second Part of the Siege of Rhodes...at Pothecaries-Hall: And in Spring 1662 [1661], Open'd his House with the said Plays, having new Scenes and Decorations, being the first that e're were Introduc'd in England....All Parts being Justly and Excellently Perform'd; it continu'd Acting 12 Days without Interruption with great Applause. Downes, p. 34: I must not forget my self, being Listed for an Acotr in Sir William Davenant's Company in Lincolns-Inn-Fields: The very first Day of opening the House there, with the Siege of Rhodes, being to Act Haly; (The King, Duke of York, and all the Nobility in the House, and the first time the King was in a Publick Theatre). The sight of that August presence, spoil'd me for an Actor too. HMC, 10th Report, Appendix, Part IV, p. 21: @For the Siege of Rhodes all say@It is an everlasting play@Though they wonder now Roxalana is gon@What shift it makes to hold out so long@For when the second part took, butt for Bully@The first did not satisfie so fully.@ [Presumably this verse was written after Mrs Davenport left the stage, in 1662(?).

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Siege Of Rhodes, Part I

Performance Comment: . Downes (Roscius Anglicanus, pp. 20-21, 34): Solyman-Betterton; Alphonso-Harris; Villerius-Lilliston; Admiral-Blagden; Roxolana-Mrs Davenport; Ianthe-Mrs Sanderson; Haly-Downes.
Cast
Role: Solyman Actor: Betterton
Role: Alphonso Actor: Harris
Role: Villerius Actor: Lilliston
Role: Admiral Actor: Blagden
Role: Roxolana Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Ianthe Actor: Mrs Sanderson
Role: Haly Actor: Downes.
Event Comment: [This was Davenport's 1st appearance in London; he was from the Dublin theatre.] Receipts: #191 7s. (179.5; 12.2)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Beaux Stratagem

Performance Comment: Archer-Lewis; Aimwell-Farren; Father Foigard-Johnstone; Boniface (1st time)-Davenport; Sullen-Powel; Gibbet-Bernard; Sir Charles Freeman-Claremont; Scrub-Munden; Cherry-Mrs Martyr; Dorinda-Mrs Mountain; Lady Bountiful-Mrs Platt; Gipsey-Miss Stuart; Mrs Sullen-Mrs Pope.
Cast
Role: Archer Actor: Lewis
Role: Aimwell Actor: Farren
Role: Father Foigard Actor: Johnstone
Role: Boniface Actor: Davenport
Role: Sullen Actor: Powel
Role: Gibbet Actor: Bernard
Role: Sir Charles Freeman Actor: Claremont
Role: Scrub Actor: Munden
Role: Cherry Actor: Mrs Martyr
Role: Dorinda Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Lady Bountiful Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Gipsey Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Mrs Sullen Actor: Mrs Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Poor Soldier

Cast
Role: Patrick Actor: Johnstone
Role: Dermot Actor: Incledon
Role: Fitzroy Actor: Davies
Role: Father Luke Actor: Rock
Role: Bagatelle Actor: Farley
Role: Darby Actor: Munden
Role: Norah Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Kathlane Actor: Mrs Martyr.
Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill retains Mrs Mattocks, but "Mrs Davenport undertook the part of Mrs Fancourt at a very short notice, on account of the sudden indisposition of Mrs Mattocks" (Morning Herald, 9 Dec.).] Receipts: #254 1s. (252.1; 2.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Town Before You

Performance Comment: As17941206, but Mrs Fancourt-Mrs Davenport in place of Mrs Mattocks; Mrs_ Platt Prologue listed on playbill, but probably omitted; Epilogue as17941206. Mrs_ Platt Prologue listed on playbill, but probably omitted; Epilogue as17941206.

Afterpiece Title: Hercules and Omphale

Cast
Role: notes that the Principal parts Actor: Incledon, Quick, Munden, Fawcett, Mrs Martyr, Mrs Mountain
Role: The Prince of Dacia borne in a Triumphal Car drawn Actor: Horses in compleat Armour. Mycoeneans: Mycoenean Officers with Swords and Shields, Armour Bearer, Women bearing Presents, Numidians with Presents, Martial Music, The Prince of Mycoene drawn in a Triumphal Car by Horses richly caparisoned. The Procession over, a Pyrrhic Dance takes place, when Thunder is heard--Jove's Eagle descends, bearing a Festoon with this inscription, "Hercules is doomed the Slave of Omphale"--Hercules enters cloathed in the hide of Nemean Lion, attended by Iolaus--he offers Presents to Omphale--she receives them with tenderness-The Princes renew their suit, which she rejects, after which Omphale, Hercules, and the Princes retire different ways. Omphale in the absence of Hercules orders her +Nymphs to prepare for the Chace. This is succeeded by The Cave of Cacus. This famous Robber
Role: she receives them with tenderness Actor: The Princes renew their suit, which she rejects, after which Omphale, Hercules, and the Princes retire different ways. Omphale in the absence of Hercules orders her +Nymphs to prepare for the Chace. This is succeeded by The Cave of Cacus. This famous Robber
Role: The Princes retire and plan to seize her Actor: Cacus enters and forces her into the cave--the Princes with their Attendants attempt to seize Hercules, who for some time defends himself against their united force
Role: the Prince brings Omphale on the Battlements bound Actor: The Battering Ram and all the Implements of War are brought in Action against the City--the Besieged defend themselves by hurling huge stones on the heads of their Assailants--the Soldiers form the Tortoise back with their shields, by which Hercules mounts the walls--his Army enter the city with Firebrands--Hercules bears away the gates upon his shoulders--the City is seen in flames--Hercules pursues the Prince to the summit of a Mountain, seizes and dashes him into the Sea--he releases Omphale, and bears her off in triumph. Part II. A Magnificent Hall in Omphale's Palace. Hercules enters with Omphale, fatigued with the toils of Battle, she leaves him to repose--when asleep, Omphale returns, and kneeling to a Statue of Cupid, the Figure receives animation--She implores him to inspire the breast of Hercules with Love-Cupid changes the Club of Hercules for a Shepherd's Brook, his Arrows to Wreaths of Roses--Cupid calls on the Pleasures--their train surround the Sopha of Hercules, bearing Vases, Medallions, Baskets of Flowers, Wreaths of Roses--They form a groupe--when Cupid brings forth Omphale and places her by his side--He then waves his Bow and discovers The Garden of Love, in which Juno, attended by Mercury and Hymen, descend the Stage, and Clouds dispersing, discover The Temple of Juno. Juno joins the hands of Hercules and Omphale, and orders Hymen to prepare the Marriage Ceremony. This is succeeded by a Brand Hymeneal Procession: Four Amazons with Bows and Arrows, Four Nymphs bearing two Cornucopias, Four Giants bearing Rocks, Two White Bulls decorated for Sacrifice, Eight Priestesses bearing Instruments of Sacrifice, Twelve Children playing on Lutes, Harps, The Altar drawn by White Bulls richly decorated, Sixteen Priests of the Temple of Juno, The High Priest. After which the Ceremony commences--this is interspersed With Dances by Nymphs, Graces, Love. Hymen joins their Hands--the Cupids crown them with Wreaths, and the Piece concludes.
Role: She implores him to inspire the breast of Hercules Actor: Cupid changes the Club of Hercules for a Shepherd's Brook, his Arrows to Wreaths of Roses--Cupid calls on the Pleasures--their train surround the Sopha of Hercules, bearing Vases, Medallions, Baskets of Flowers, Wreaths of Roses--They form a groupe--when Cupid brings forth Omphale and places her by his side--He then waves his Bow and discovers The Garden of Love, in which Juno, attended by Mercury and Hymen, descend the Stage, and Clouds dispersing, discover The Temple of Juno. Juno joins the hands of Hercules and Omphale, and orders Hymen to prepare the Marriage Ceremony. This is succeeded by a Brand Hymeneal Procession: Four Amazons with Bows and Arrows, Four Nymphs bearing two Cornucopias, Four Giants bearing Rocks, Two White Bulls decorated for Sacrifice, Eight Priestesses bearing Instruments of Sacrifice, Twelve Children playing on Lutes, Harps, The Altar drawn by White Bulls richly decorated, Sixteen Priests of the Temple of Juno, The High Priest. After which the Ceremony commences--this is interspersed With Dances by Nymphs, Graces, Love. Hymen joins their Hands--the Cupids crown them with Wreaths, and the Piece concludes.
Event Comment: [In mainpiece the playbill retains Aickin and Miss DeCamp, but "This was a singularly disastrous evening. Mrs Gibbs read Miss DeCamp's character...Aickin was taken suddenly ill after the first act, and the remainder of his part was read by Davenport." In afterpiece "Palmer, having gone through a scene of the Guardian, made an apology to the audience, and read the remainder of Heartly" (Monthly Mirror, Sept. 1797, p. 182). Miss Stuart was from dl.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Italian Monk

Performance Comment: As17970823, but Aickin's part (after Act I) read by Ansaldo-Davenport; Miss DeCamp's part read by Ellen de Rosalba-Mrs Gibbs.

Afterpiece Title: The Guardian

Cast
Role: Mr Heartly Actor: Palmer
Role: Sir Charles Clackit Actor: Suett
Role: Mr Clackit Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Harriet Actor: Miss Stuart
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Gibbs.

Song: As17970816

Event Comment: [2nd piece in place of The Orphan; 3rd piece of Blunders at Brighton [i.e. The Irish Mimic], both advertised on playbill of 9 Oct.] "Where [Lewis] absolutely exceeded all expectation, even from spirits like his own, was in the first scene of the fifth act, where he meets with Cacafogo, who has been Cozened, too, and by a woman also (indeed the same woman); the convulsive joy of his laugh, frequently renewed, and invariably compelling the whole audience to a really painful sympathy, was one of the most brilliant exploits of the comedian...[Lewis] had one peculiarity, which was the richest in effect that could be imagined, and was always an addition to the character springing from himself. It might be called an attempt to take advantage of the lingering sparks of gallantry in the aunt, or the mother of sixty, or the ancient maiden whom he had to win, to carry the purposes of those for whom he was interested. He seemed to throw the lady by degrees off her guard, until at length his whole artillery of assault was applied to storm the struggling resistance; and the Mattockses and the Davenports of his attentions sometimes complained of the perpetual motion of his chair, which compelled them to a ludicrous retreat, and kept the spectator in a roar of laughter. In short, whether sitting or standing, he was never for a moment at rest--his figure continued to exhibit a series of undulating lines, which indicated a self-complacency that never tired, and the sparkling humour of his countenance was a signal hung out for enjoyment" (Boaden, Siddons, II, 364-66). Receipts: #365 4s. 6d. (357.6.6; 7.18.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Rival Soldiers

Performance Comment: Lenox-Johnstone; Nipperkin-Munden; Capt. Cruizer-Powel; Major Tactic-Davenport; Sinclair-Incledon; Mary-Mrs Clendining.
Cast
Role: Lenox Actor: Johnstone
Role: Nipperkin Actor: Munden
Role: Cruizer Actor: Powel
Role: Major Tactic Actor: Davenport
Role: Sinclair Actor: Incledon
Role: Mary Actor: Mrs Clendining.

Afterpiece Title: Rule a Wife and Have a Wife

Cast
Role: Leon Actor: Holman
Role: Duke Actor: Clarke
Role: Juan Actor: Toms
Role: Cacafogo Actor: Waddy
Role: Sanchio Actor: Thompson
Role: Alonzo Actor: Powel
Role: Copper Captain Actor: Lewis
Role: Margaretta Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Altea Actor: Mrs Gilbert
Role: Clara Actor: Mrs Platt
Role: Old Woman Actor: Mr Munden
Role: Maid Actor: Mr Rees
Role: Estifania Actor: Mrs Abington.

Afterpiece Title: Three Weeks after Marriage

Performance Comment: Sir Charles Racket-Knight (1st appearance in that character); Woodley-Claremont; Lovelace-Farley; Drugget-Munden; Dimity-Mrs Litchfield; Mrs Drugget-Mrs Davenport; Nancy (with a song)-Mrs Mountain; Lady Racket-Mrs Abington.
Cast
Role: Sir Charles Racket Actor: Knight
Role: Woodley Actor: Claremont
Role: Lovelace Actor: Farley
Role: Drugget Actor: Munden
Role: Dimity Actor: Mrs Litchfield
Role: Mrs Drugget Actor: Mrs Davenport
Role: Nancy Actor: Mrs Mountain
Role: Lady Racket Actor: Mrs Abington.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The Author's Farce

Afterpiece Title: The Jealous Taylor

Cast
Role: Tom Actor: Mullart
Role: Charles Actor: Lacy
Role: Nicodemus Stitch Actor: Ayres
Role: Shears Actor: Reynolds
Role: Snip Actor: Cross
Role: Shopboard Actor: Dove
Role: Patrick O'Thimble Actor: Hallam
Role: Evan ap Remmant Actor: Jones
Role: Mynheer Van Bodkin Actor: Hicks
Role: Sawney Mac Staytape Actor: Wathen
Role: Mons le Foppery Actor: Davenport
Role: Mrs Stitch Actor: Mrs Lacy
Role: Harriot Actor: Miss Price
Role: Betty Actor: Mrs Nokes.

Dance: Davenport, Miss Jones

Related Works
Related Work: The City Night-Cap Author(s): Robert Davenport

Song: In third piece: a Humorous New Song, written by Jones, in the Character of a Welsh Taylor-Jones

Performances

Mainpiece Title: The History Of King Henry The Viiith And Anna Bullen; Intermixed With The Diverting Humours Of Squire Numpskull And His Man Lack Brains

Cast
Role: Henry VIII Actor: W. Mills
Role: Numpskull Actor: Miller
Role: Wolsey Actor: Barcock
Role: Northumberland Actor: Tenoe
Role: Piercy Actor: Bardin
Role: Rochford Actor: Cross
Role: Clerimont Actor: Aston
Role: Lack Brains Actor: Young Bencroft
Role: Sir Positive Crab Actor: Jones
Role: Anna Bullen Actor: Mrs Clark
Role: Princess Elizabeth Actor: Miss Ann Oates
Role: Lady Diana Actor: Miss L'Homme
Role: Clarinda Actor: Miss Oates
Role: Jenny Actor: Mrs Rogers
Role: Ticklepitcher Actor: Oates
Role: Lucy Actor: Mrs Charke.

Dance: Davenport, Clark, Hind, Mrs Hind, Miss L'Homme, Miss Price; particularly a Highlander-a Gentleman for his Diversion

Related Works
Related Work: The City Night-Cap Author(s): Robert Davenport
Event Comment: Mainpiece: Not acted these 6 years [acted 7 Oct. 1791]. Middleton, after performing the first scene of Nerestan, retired abruptly into the wardrobe, pulled off his coat, and telling the dresser he should be back in ten minutes, left the theatre; he did not return, however, according to his appointment, and Davenport read the remainder of the character: a fit of insanity is supposed to have seized him" (Monthly Mirror, Jan. 1797, p. 55). [Middleton did not appear on the stage again until 27 Feb. 1797.] Afterpiece [1st time: P 2 (?), by James Wild and John Follett. MS of Songs only: Larpent MS 1148; synopsis of action in Pocket Magazine, Dec. 1796, p. 412]: With entire new Scenery, Machinery, Music, Dresses. The Overture and Music by Reeve. The Scenery painted by Phillips, Blackmore, Hollogan, Thorne, Byrn. The Machinery, Trick and Changes of Scenery invented and executed by Cresswell and Sloper. The Dresses by Dick, Mrs Egan. Books of the Songs to be had at the Theatre. "Among the changes are a trunk into a gingerbread nut-man's wheel-barrow--a poor man's hut into an old oak, with a group of Gypsies boiling their kettle under it--one of the clowns into a thick candle, and the candle afterwards into a green-house tub, with a large shrub in it" (Oracle, 20 Dec.). Receipts: #193 5s. 6d. (183.4.6; 10.1.0)

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Zara

Performance Comment: Lusignan-Murray; Osman-Hargrave; Nerestan-Middleton (Act I only), Davenport (remainder of play); Orasmin-Macready; Chatillon-Hull; Melidor-Thompson; Selima-Miss Chapman; Zara-Mrs Pope.
Cast
Role: Lusignan Actor: Murray
Role: Osman Actor: Hargrave
Role: Nerestan Actor: Middleton
Role: Orasmin Actor: Macready
Role: Chatillon Actor: Hull
Role: Melidor Actor: Thompson
Role: Selima Actor: Miss Chapman
Role: Zara Actor: Mrs Pope.

Performances

Mainpiece Title: Les Deux D'arlequin

Performance Comment: Eldest Brother-Solard; 2d Arlequin-Roger.
Cast
Role: Eldest Brother Actor: Solard
Role: 2d Arlequin Actor: Roger.

Afterpiece Title: The Doctor against His Will

Dance: Roger, new Colombine