Mammon and Gammon

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Mammon and Gammon is an original farce, in one act by Francis Talfourd (1828-1862)[1]

The original text

Published in London by T.H. Lacy, 185-?

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1858: Performed by Sefton Parry's company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town on 18 January, along with How to Die for Love! (Kotzebue), a performance of a highland fling by Mr Gough and the first ever performance by Mr Gough's newly formed band called the Ethiopian Serenaders.


D.C. Boonzaier. 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and

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

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