Cabman No. 93, or Found in a Four Wheeler

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Cabman No 93, or Found in a Four Wheeler is a farce in one act by Thomas J. Williams (1824-1874)[1].

Also known as Found in a Four-Wheeler.

The original text

First performed as Found in a Four-Wheeler in London at the New Royalty Theatre on 24 April, 1866.

First performed as Cabman No. 93, or Found in a Four Wheeler at the Lyceum Theatre on 26 December, 1867.

Published by T.H. Lacy and by De Witt's Acting Plays (no. 24).

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1866: Performed as Found in a Four-Wheeler ("a new comedy from London") in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 19 November, by a company managed by James Leffler, as afterpiece to The Colleen Bawn (Boucicault).

1870: Performed as Found in a Four-Wheeler in the Institute Assembly Hall, Cape Town, by The Young Men's Institute and Club Dramatic Company on 24 and 28 May, with Time Tries All (Courtney).


Thomas J. Williams publications, The Online Books Page[2].

Allardyce Nicoll. , 2009. History of English Drama, 1660-1900, Volume 5, Part 2. Cambridge University Press[3]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 219, 220, 275

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