A Prince for an Hour

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A Prince for an Hour is a comic drama in one act by John Maddison Morton

The original text

First performed at the Royal Princess's theatre, on March 24th, 1856 and published in London by Thomas Hailes Lacy, probably in the same year.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1867: Performed by the Le Roy and Duret company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 3 September, with Hamlet (Shakespeare) and The Actress of all Work (Oxberry). The Morton play is erroneously listed in this case as A Price for an Hour by F.C.L. Bosman (1980: p.227).



F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.227

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