A Nice Quiet Day
The original text
First performed in the New Royalty Theatre in Soho, London on 26 December, 1861. Published in By T.H. Lacy as Vol. 54, no. 808.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1869: Performed by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club (amateur players from the 99th Regiment) in the Oddfellows Hall, Cape Town, on 19 May, with as The Gipsy Farmer, or Jack and Jack's Brother (Johnstone) and "I always was a Swell", a comic song sung "in character" by R. Norcliffe.
Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. History of English Drama, 1660-1900, Volume 5. Cambridge University Press, p. 808
Plays Licensed in 1861 - Royal Holloway (53010 A-Y. Lord Chamberlain's Plays, 1852-1866: December 1861).
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