The English Rose
The original text
Melodrama set in Ireland, about the murder of Sir Philip Kingston, and the love of Ethel Kingston and Harry, the son of the Knight of Ballyveeney, who is accused of the murder.
First performed at the Adelphi Theatre, London on 2 August, 1890, and played till 2 May, 1891 (238 performances). It had its first provincial performance Court Theatre, Liverpool, on 29 September, 1890 and opened in the USA at the Boston Museum on 1 September, 1890, followed by run at Proctor’s Theatre, New York from 9 March, 1892. Other performances:
Translations and adaptations
Filmed as The English Rose in 1920, directed by Fred Paul.
Performance history in South Africa
Entry on The English Rose, on the website: Robert Buchanan (1841 - 1901)- http://www.robertbuchanan.co.uk/html/englishrose.html.
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