The Man of Many Friends
The original text
Performed at the Haymarket Theatre, London, on 1 September 1855, and published by T.H. Lacy in the same year.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1860: Performed in the Cabinet Theatre, Cape Town, by the Cape Town Dramatic Club on 9 October: Two Heads are Better than One (Horne) with Railway Overture by the Corps of S.A. Minstrels and an interlude of songs such as Lord Lovell etc. by a "lady from London". This performance took place in the Theatre Royal under the patronage of the Governor of the Cape.
Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. A History of English Drama 1660-1900: Late 19th Century Drama 1850-1900 Cambridge University Press
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