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Retaliation is a farce in two acts by Leonard MacNally (1752-1820)[1].

The author's name also occurs as "McNally", "Macnally" or "Mac Nally" in some sources.

The original text

First performed at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden by the author. Originally published in London by F. Blyth, and S. Bladon, 1782

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1863: Performed as Retaliation, or Tit for Tat and billed as a "Dialogue Entertainment, in Two Parts" in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, during March by a company consisting of J.F. Finlayson, Mr Bowmer and Madame Bowmer, The Bowmers portraying a range of transformation roles in the piece. Also performed were selections from Il Trovatore ("with Scenery, Chorus and Effects").


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.187

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