The King's Gardener, or Nipped in the Bud
The King's Gardener, or Nipped in the Bud is a burletta, in one act by Charles Selby (1802?-1863).
The original text
First performed at The Strand Theatre, London, on 1 April, 1839 and published in London by Thomas Hailes Lacy, probably in the same year.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1861: Apparently performed as King's Gardener, or Nipped in the Bud by the Sefton Parry and his company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 17 and 20 June with The Flowers of the Forest (Buckstone) and a dance by Lizzie Powell.
William Groom. 1899-1900. Drama in Cape Town. Cape Illustrated Magazine, 10(4): 478-481, 517-520, 547-552, 580-584, 640-643, 670-672, 706-708.
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