A Life's Revenge, or Two Love's for One Heart

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A Life's Revenge, or Two Love's for One Heart is a drama in three acts by William E. Suter (1811?-1882)[]

Also found simply as Life's Revenge.

The original text

First performed at the Royal Grecian Theatre, London, on 11 October 1858 and published as Volume 571 of Lacy's acting edition in 1858 by T.H. Lacy. Later also as issue 39 of Ames' series of standard and minor drama by the Ames' Publishing Company in 1871,

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1875: Performed as Life's Revenge by the Disney Roebuck company in the Bijou Theatre, Cape Town on 3 July, with Ben Bolt (Johnstone).


Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. History of English Drama, 1660-1900, Volume 5, Part 2[1]]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.325

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