The Middy Ashore

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The Middy Ashore is a farce by William Bayle Bernard (1807 –1875)[1].

(The play sometimes wrongly named The Midday Ashore)

The original text

First produced at the Theatre Royal Lyceum, May 23, 1836, and the performance text printed , with Matteo Falcone , by John Dicks, 313 Strand, London 313.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1851 Performed by the New English Theatrical Company in the Drury Lane Theatre, Cape Town, as afterpiece to The King's Command (Thompson).

1861: Performed by Sefton Parry and his company in the Theatre Royal, Harrington Street, Cape Town, on 29 July, as afterpiece to Little Bo-Peep, or Harlequin and the Little Girl who Lost her Sheep (Baldwin)

1876: Performed by the Disney Roebuck company, under the temporary management of C. Wiltstone, in the Theatre Royal, Burg Street, Cape Town, on 24 August, as afterpiece to The Bottle, or The Drunkard's Doom (Taylor)


Google Books:The Midday Ashore[2]

Internet Archive: Full text of "The middy ashore, and Matteo Falcone" [3]

F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [4]: pp.420.

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.98, 342

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