Chesterfield Thinskin

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Chesterfield Thinskin is a farce by J.M. Maddox (John Medex Maddox, 1789–1861)[1].

The original text

First performed at the Princesses Theatre, London, in July 1853 and published in London as Volume 12 of Lacy's acting edition by T.H. Lacy, 1853

Translations and adaptations

Performances in South Africa

1861: Performed in Cape Town by the Juvenile Amateurs, assisted by Annie Rowlands, with The Queer Subject (Coyne) and The Miller of Whetstone, or The Cross Bow Letter (Wilks)


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 165

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