Done on Both Sides

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Done on Both Sides is a farce in one act by John Maddison Morton (1811-1891)[1].

The original text

First performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, in February, 1847 and published by Thomas Hailes Lacy in 1857 (Volume 26 of Lacy's acting edition) in the sqme year. Also The Dramatic Publishing Company (1857) and later as Volume 379 of French's acting edition (1890).

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

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


Online Books by John Maddison Morton, The Online Books Page[2]

Facsimile version of the 1857 edition by Lacy, HathiTrust Digital Library[3]

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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