Exchange no Robbery or The Diamond Ring

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Exchange no Robbery or The Diamond Ring is a three-act comedy by Theodore Edward Hook.

Sometimes simply referred to as Exchange no Robbery.

The original text

Performed for the first time on August 12, 1820, at The Theatre Royal, Haymarket and published by Wright in 1820.

Performances in South Africa

1825: Produced in Cape Town, South Africa by the Garrison Players on 8 October, (along with The Midnight Hour by Dumaniant, tr Mrs. Inchbald (1753-1821)[1]). The players included Mr Hanson, Mr Troward, Mr Watt, Sgt Corbishley. Mr Rundle, Mr St John, Howell, Master Canterbury, Mrs Black, Mrs Gouland, Mr Mills, Mrs O'Brien


Entry on Exchange no Robbery or The Diamond Ring in Google Books[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [3]: p.188

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