The Haunted Inn, or How to Lay a Ghost
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
The original text
First published in London by John Cumberland ca. 1828, re-published several times throughout the 19th century.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1834: 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).
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