Originally published with the title in parenthesis, i.e. as "Off Duty".
The original text
First performed at Toole's Theatre, London, on 9 September 1884 and published by Samuel French as Issue 1864 of French's acting edition.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1889: Performed by the Luscombe Searelle company in the Exhibition Theatre, Cape Town, as part of a season of plays with which the company toured the country. A star member of the company was the London comedian, Lionel Brough.
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