Christopher Colly-wobble

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Christopher Colly-wobble is one of two character sketches written and performed by Sutton Vane snr (fl. 1870s-1880s).

The original text

Though this may have been a piece by George Isaacs (1825-1876), it is most probably a piece devised by Vane himself.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1878: Performed, along with The Old Cane Chair (Vane), as afterpiece to Trip to the Rhine in the Athenaeum Hall, Cape Town, on 16 August.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.372

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