Guy Faux, or the Gunpowder Treason Conspiracy
The original text
The play only exists in acting copies in various archives, e.g. in the A'Beckett collection in the New York Public Library archives.
Apparently performed in Royal Coburg Theatre, London, in September, 1822.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1834: Performed in the The Amateur Theatre in Hope Street, Cape Town by the Private Amateur Company on 5 November 1834. (Billed as "Guy Faux, or the Gunpowder Treason" and referred to as an "historical melodrama in three acts", with the author wrongly referred to as "Marfarren".) Followed by A Day after the Fair (Somerset) as afterpiece.
http://www.forgottenbooks.com/readbook_text/The_Stage_Cyclopaedia_A_Bibliography_of_Plays_1400033267/189 F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. : pp. 206.
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