Signior Diavolo

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Signior Diavolo was "a celebrated posture master ... from the Royal Vauxhall Gardens, London" (Bosman, 1928: 224).

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

He visited Cape Town in 1832, and on 12 November performed an Indian Dance during a performance of The Castle Spectre (Lewis) and The Scape Goat (Poole) by the British Amateur Company (under the motto All the World's a Stage) in the Cape Town Theatre, Cape Town on 12 November 1832.

Awards, etc


F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [1]: pp. 244,

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