A Shilling Day at the Great Exhibition

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A Shilling Day at the Great Exhibition is a farce in one act by William Brough (1826-1870)[1] and Andrew Halliday (1830-1877)[2]

The original text

Performed at the New Royal Adelphi Theatre on 9 June 1862, published in London by T.H. Lacy.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1867: Performed as A Shilling Day at the Exhibition (referred to by F.C.L. Bosman as A Shilling Day at the (Great) Exhibition) by the Young Men's Dramatic Company in Mr Ferguson's Saloon, in the Swiss Hotel, Plein Street, Cape Town on 24 July, with Ben Bolt (Johnstone).



The Victorian Plays Project[3]



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

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