Botheration, or A Ten Year's Blunder

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Botheration, or A Ten Year's Blunder is an English farce in two acts by Walley Chamberlain Oulton (1770?–1820?)[1]

The original text

First performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden and printed and published in London by George Cawthorn, 1798.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1827: Performed in English by Honi Soit qui Mal y Pense on 12 June, as an afterpiece to The Fashionable Lover (Cumberland). In the Government Gazette, the source used by Bosman (1928: p. 298), the title is wrongly listed as Botheration, or Ten Years' Blunder.


F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [2]: pp. 298

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