Every Man's House is his Castle

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Every Man's House is his Castle is a one-act farce by John Maddison Morton (1811-1891)[]

The original text

Published by Thomas Hailes Lacy (c1850) (Lacy's Acting edition).

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1860: Performed as Every Man's House is his Castle (no author named) by Charles Fraser and his company in his Cabinet Theatre, Cape Town, on 21 March, with A Wonderful Woman (D'Ennery/Dance) on 29 March.


Facsimile version of the 1857 Samuel French edition, the Hathi Trust Digital Library[1]

D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.) F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.203-205

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