A Phenomenon in a Smock Frock
The original text
First performed in the Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, on 13 December 1852. Published by Thomas Hailes Lacy in the same year.
Performance history in South Africa
1858: Performed as The Honest Milkman (or The Phenomenon) by Sefton Parry and his company on 9 April, with The Flying Dutchman (Fitzball), a "Jockey Dance" performed by Mr Gough, and a song sung by J.E.H. English.
1868: Performed in Cape Town by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club (amateur players from the 99th Regiment) in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 26 June, with The Two Bonnycastles (Morton), a dance by Lieutenant Moir and a song ("Sarah's Sunday Out") by C. Hayes.
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