My Friend in the Straps

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My Friend in the Straps is a farce in one act by Charles Selby (c1802-1863)[1]

The original text

First published in 1850 by the National Acting Drama Office in London.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1861: Performed in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town by the Cape Town and Royal Alfred Dramatic Club on 7 March, with Othello, a "musical extravaganza" by an anonymous author.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 160

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