R.Younge

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(18**-) British actor. He visited the Cape in 1854 with the company led by G.V. Brooke, on their way to Australia. They did Othello on 1 January 1855 and he was highly praised for his interpretation of "Iago". On the 2nd he gave a solo reading and recital called A Night with Shakespeare in the Mechanical Institute. Om the 5th January he performed in The Lady of Lyons, on the 8th a [presentation of various characters from Shakespeare; on the 9th Sheridan's The Stranger and Morton's The Angel in the Attic.

They left Cape Town on the 10th January 1855.

Sources

Bosman, 1928 pp 409-411;

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