The Beggar Girl's Wedding
The original text
One of the so-called "Bad Women Dramas" by Frederick Melville and Walter Melville, i.e. plays with a strong moral theme, very much suited to the tastes of the day.
First performed at the Elephant and Castle, London, in 1908.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
Elaine Ashton and Ian Clarke. 1996. "The Dangerous Woman of Melvillean Melodrama" in New Theatre Quarterly 45: Volume 12, Part 1 (pp.30-42.)
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