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Sunday is a play by "Thomas Raceward" (the pen name of Horace Hodges, 1863-1951[1], Edward Irwin, fl. 1900 and Thomas Wigney Percyval, 1865-?[2])[].

The original text

First performed at the Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, on 11 Janyuary, 1904 and also played at Prince’s Theatre, Bristol (1904 – 1905). In the USA the play was first performed in New York at the Hudson Theatre on Broadway from 15 November, 1904, to January, 1905, produced by Charles Frohman, staged by William Seymour and featuring Ethel Barrymore.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1904: Performed by Leonard Rayne and his company as part of his touring repertoire, inter alia playing at the Opera House, Cape Town in the first half of the year.


D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.420

J.P. Wearing. 2013. The London Stage 1890-1899: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. (Second, revised edition, p. 179). Scarecrow Press, Google E-book[3]

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