The Haunted Inn

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The Haunted Inn, or How to lay a Ghost is a farce, in two acts, by Richard Brinsley Peake.

Sometimes performed under the shorter title of: The Haunted Inn

First published in London by John Cumberland ca. 1828, re-published several times throughout the 19th century.

Performance history in South Africa

Performed under the fuller title in Cape Town by All the World's a Stage on 17 August 1833, as an afterpiece to John Overy, or The Miser of Southwark Ferry (Jerrold).

Performed in Cape Town's Garrison Theatre by the "Private Theatricals by the officers of the Garrison" (see the Garrison Players) on 11 July 1834, alongside Katherine and Petruchio (Shakespeare) and Bombastes Furioso (Rhodes)

Translations and adaptations


Entry in WorldCat[1]

Library of Congress Internet Archive[2]

Bosman, 1928: pp 194, 227

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