The Bells of Haslemere
The original text
Opened at the Adelphi Theatre in London on 28 July, 1887, with William Terriss as "Frank Beresford", the Squire of Haslemere. The play subsequently opened at the Windsor Theatre in New York on 23 December, 1889.
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Performance history in South Africa
1890: Performed in the Vaudeville Theatre, Cape Town, opening on 8 March, by the Chambers Theatrical Company, under the management of Emma Chambers. The cast consisted of Will R. Bernard, Albert Marsh, Reuben Armstrong, Joseph Ashman, Edward Vincent, Harold Selwyn, George Herbert, Affey Bevan, Emilie Bevan, Emma Chambers, Roy Aird.
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