Also found as Little Toddlekins, or The 48-Pounder
First performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre on December 15th, 1852 and published in Volume 12 of Lacy's acting editions, 1852.
Acted in America at the Broadway Theatre (New York, N.Y. : 1847-1859), the Federal Street Theatre (Boston, Mass.) and by the Shakespeare Club of Cincinnati, and published there in 1857.
Performance history in South Africa
1855: Performed as Little Toddlekins by Sefton Parry in a Drawing Room Theatre which he constructed in the Commercial Rooms in Cape Town on Tuesday 12 June, with what appears to have been a display piece called Seeing Parry as afterpiece.
1864: Performed as Little Toddlekins in June as part of the closing production of the St George's Theatre, Pietermaritzburg, along with The Wandering Minstrel (Mayhew) and Who Stole the Pocket Book (Morton).
1864: Performed as Little Toddlekins in August by the officers of the 10th Batallion as part of their first performance in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, along with My Husband's Ghost (Norton) and "Interludes of Singing and Instrumental Music".
1878: Performed as Little Toddlekins, or The 48-Pounder for a "Grand Gala Night" in the Good Hope Gardens, Cape Town, by Captain Disney Roebuck's company on 1 February, with The Area Belle (Brough and Halliday). The evening included a musical concert.
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