A Snug Little Kingdom

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A Snug Little Kingdom is a play in three acts by Mark Ambient (1860-1937)[1]

The original text

Subtitled "A Comedy of Bohemia", it was first performed at the Royalty Theatre, London, on 31 January, 1903, playing till 28 February. Published by Samuel French in 1906.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1904: Performed by Leonard Rayne and his company as part of his touring repertoire, inter alia playing at the Opera House, Cape Town in the second half of the year.



D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.421

J.P. Wearing. 2013. The London Stage 1890-1899: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. (Second, revised edition, p. 423). Scarecrow Press, Google E-book[2]

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