The Rosebud of Stinging-nettle Farm, or the Villainous Squire and the Virtuous Villager
The Rosebud of Stinging-nettle Farm, or the Villainous Squire and the Virtuous Villager is a one-act play by Henry James Byron (1835-1884)
The original text
First performed at the Crystal Palace, 1862 and the Adelphi Theatre London on 9 September 1863. Published by Samuel French in 1862.
Translations and adaptations
Adapted and performed as a "grand ballet divertissement" called The Belle of the Village by an anonymous author in 1865.
Performance history in South Africa
Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. A History of English Drama 1660-1900: Late 19th Century Drama 1850-1900, Cambridge University Press
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