Our Old House at Home

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Our Old House at Home is a domestic drama in two acts by Thomas G. Blake ()[].

Also found as Our Old House at Home! or Worth not Wealth.

The original text

First produced at at Sadlers' Wells Theatre, London in 1841.

Published as Our Old House at Home by John Dicks (as Issue 78 of 19th century British drama and as Dicks' Standard Plays, number 511)

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1861: Billed as Our Old House at Home! or Worth not Wealth the play was to have been performed in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, by Sefton Parry and his company as a benefit for "Soldiers' Wives under the patronage of Col. Eustace and the Volunteers" on 15 August, along with The Middy Ashore () and a "Scotch Lilt" by Miss Powell. However due to the unexplained absence of the key actor John Howard, the piece was not played on the night, but replaced by an unnamed play at the last moment.





F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.98

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