Meg's Diversion

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Meg's Diversion is a drama in two acts by Henry Thornton Craven (1818-1905)[1].

The original text

First performed in London at the New Royalty Theatre on 17 October, 1866 and published by Thomas Hailes Lacy, 1867.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1875: Performed by Disney Roebuck and company in the Bijou Theatre, Cape Town, on 8 July, with Bombastes Furioso (Rhodes).

1884-5: Performed by the Henry Harper Company in the new Theatre Royal, Cape Town, as part of Henry Harper's first season as lessee and manager of the venue.


Facsimile version of the 1867 edition by T.H. Lacy, Google E-book[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.325

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