The English Company

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The English Company is a name often used by newspapers and other sources in Cape Town in the 19th century, to refer to a company performing in English.

Parker and The English Company

More specifically it appears to have been a shorter name given to W.F.H. Parker's New English Theatrical Company in the years 1847-1851.

Bosman (1928) for instance uses it in this sense on occasion .

For its history and activities, see the New English Theatrical Company


Bosman, 1928: pp 417-420;

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