The Bride of Ludgate

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The Bride of Ludgate is a comic drama in two acts by Douglas Jerrold (1803-1857)[1].

The original text

First performed at the Drury Lane theatre in 1831 and published in London by T.H. Lacy [1831?]

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1834: Performed in the African Theatre, Cape Town by All the World's a Stage on 29 April , as afterpiece to The Robber's Wife, or The Golden Ingot (Pocock).


The Album of Literature and Amusement, Volume 2 1831: p. 377 (Google eBook)[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [3]: pp. 228,

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