The Enchanted Turk

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The Enchanted Turk is the name of a play performed by the so-called "Automata" or "Automaton Figures", large mechanical puppets, of W.F.H. Parker.

Performance history in South Africa

1837: Brought to in Cape Town by W.F.H. Parker, when it was performed along with Polander, the dramatic play The Children in the Wood and Joey Grimaldi's Trip to Brentford.

Translations and adaptations


F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [1]: p. 231

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