Exchange no Robbery or The Diamond Ring
(Sometimes simply referred to as Exchange no Robbery) A 3-act comedy by Theodore Edward Hook.
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). 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
Bosman, 1928, p188
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