Jack's Delight

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Jack's Delight is a farce in one act by Thomas J. Williams (1824-1874)[1].

The original text

First performed at the Strand theatre, London, on 3 November, 1862 and published by T.H. Lacy in 1862.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1867: Performed by the 9th Regiment in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on I June, with a "Gymnastic Display" and Villikins and his Dinah (Burnand).

Sources

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 259

Allardyce Nicoll. 2009. History of English Drama, 1660-1900, Volume 5, Part 2. Cambridge University Press: p. 625[2]

Online Books by Thomas J. Williams, The Online Books Page[3]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villikins_and_his_Dinah

Facsimile version of the original text by T.H. Lacy, HathiTrust Digital Library[4]

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