Doin' the Hansom

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Doin' the Hansom is a farce in one act by A.G. Harris (1825-1873)[1].

Also found as Doing the Hansom

The original text

First performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, on 3 November 1856 and published by Thomas Hailes Lacy in Lacy’s, Vol. 28, no. 412.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1860: Performed as Doin' the Hansom by the Charles Fraser and his company in the Cabinet Theatre, Cape Town, on 11 February, with Done on both Sides (Morton)


Lord Chamberlains's Plays, 1852 - 1866: October-November 1856[2].

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 127.

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