The Isle of St. Tropez

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The Isle of St. Tropez is a drama in four acts (five acts?) by Montagu Stephen Williams (1835–1892)[1] and Francis Cowley Burnand (1836–1917)[2].

Also found as The Îles of St Tropez.

The original text

First performed at the Royal St. James's Theatre, London, on 20 December, 1860. and by Alfred Wigan at the Olympic Theatre.

Published as Issue 767 of French's acting edition, 1860?

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1867: Performed in the Theatre Royal by Madame Duret and the Le Roy-Duret Company on 17 September with The Area Belle (Brough and Halliday) and Box and Cox (Morton). This performance was part of a special event put on in recognition of the Duke of Edinburgh's second visit to the Cape Colony. This occasion is marked by the guest appearances by three members of the Duke's entourage, namely the Hon E.C. Yorke, Lord Newry and Mr FitzGeorge.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 227, 229

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