Margate Sands

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Margate Sands is a farce in one act by William Hancock (fl. 1860s).

The original text

First performed at the Royal Strand Theatre, London, on 10 January, 1864 and published by T.H. Lacy in Lacy's acting plays, vol. 61.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1867: Performed by "Le Roy's Original Company" in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town on 25 March, with Municipal Muddles, or Love in the Dark (Utting).


The Victorian Plays Project, Electronic Catalogue - Volume 61[1]

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.221.

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