Grimshaw, Bagshaw and Bradshaw

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Grimshaw, Bagshaw and Bradshaw is a farce in one act by John M. Morton (1811 – 1891)[1].

The original text

First staged in 1851 at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London.

Performance history in South Africa

1853: Performed in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town by the Officers of the Garrison on 19 October, with Luke the Labourer, or The Lost Son (Buckstone); and repeated on 24 October.

1857: Performed by the Boscawen Amateurs (officers of H.M.S. Boscawen) in "a suitable place" in Simonstown on on 7 July, with Don Caesar de Bazan (Pinel and D'Ennery/Webster and Boucicault).

Translations and adaptations


F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [2]: p. 423

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