Take Care of Dowb

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Take Care of Dowb is a farce in one act by J.M. Morton (1811–1891) [1].

The original text

Performed at the Theatre Royal Haymarket 23 November 1857 and published in Lacy’s, vol. 34. and later Samuel French (Series:Lacy's Acting Edition, 498).

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1862: Performed as Take Care of Dowb by Clara Tellett and her company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 7 July, with The Old Chateau, or A Night of Peril (Coyne).


"Lord Chamberlains's Plays, 1852 - 1866. January - March 1857": p. 24, Royal Holloway[2]



F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.132

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