The original text
A sketch of love crossed by family pretensions, it was first performed and published in 1846.
First represented at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket on June 27, 1846 and published by Webster and Co., Suffolk in the same year. Also published in the collection The dramatic and poetical works of Westland Marston (Vol. 2) by Chatto and Windus, London, 1876.
Translations and adaptations
South African productions
Ashley H. Thorndike. 1932. English Comedy Rowman & Littlefield: p.537
Schauffer, Dennis 1978. The Establishment of a Theatrical Tradition in Pietermaritzburg, Prior to the Opening of the First Civilian Playhouse. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal.
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