My Son's a Daughter

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My Son's a Daughter is a comic drama in two acts by John Parselle (1820-1885)[1]

The original text

First Performed at the Royal Strand Theatre, London, under the Management of Mr. Swanborough, Sen., on Monday, the 15th of September, 1862. Published by T.H. Lacy as Issue 839 of Lacy's Acting Editions in 1862.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1868: Performed by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club (amateur players from the 99th Regiment) in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 4 April, with I've Eaten my Friend (Bridgeman).


PDF copy of the Lacy text, The Victorian Plays Project[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 262,

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