Also found as The Fire Eater
The original text
First performed at the Royal Olympic Theatre, London, on 30 June, 1851 and published in London by Thomas Hailes Lacy, in the same year (as Issue 52 of Lacy's acting edition).
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1859: Performed as The Fire Eater by Juvenile Amateurs in Cape Town on 23 June, 1859, along with The Miller of Whetstone, or The Cross-Bow Letter (Wilks) and William Tell; A Telling Tale of an Old Tell Tale (Rossini/Buckingham).
Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. A History of English Drama 1660-1900: Late 19th Century Drama 1850-1900 Cambridge University Press: p. 560
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