Captain Fisher

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Captain Fisher (18**-18**) was a with the British Garrison at Cape Town and amateur actor during the 1850s.

An accomplished actor "high above the class called amateur actors" (Bosman, 1928[1]: p.404), he was a stalwart of Captain Hall's Company, and had most of the leading roles in the pieces put on by the Officers of the Garrison in 1852-3. These include The Illustrious Stranger, or Married and Buried, Bombastes Furioso and Did you ever send your wife to Camberwell? in 1853.


F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [2]: pp. 404-5, 493.

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