John Wopps, or "From Information I Received" is a farce in one act by William E. Suter (1811?-1882).
Often referred to simply as John Wopps
The original text
First performed at the Royal Surrey Theatre, under the Management of Messrs. Shepherd & Creswick, on Monday, the 15th of October, 1860. The text published by Samuel French in the same year.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1867: Performed as John Wopps by the Le Roy-Duret Company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 23 December, with The Hunchback (Knowles) and a dance by Miss Clara
Facsimile version of the Samuel French published text, Hathi Trust Digital Library
"William E. Suter", The Online Books Page
John Wopps; or, From information I received.
D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)
F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.231
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