The Mistress of the Mill

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The Mistress of the Mill is a farce by William Thomas Moncrieff (1794-1857)[1]

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1857: Performed by Sefton Parry and his company in the Harrington Street Theatre, Cape Town, on 8 December, with La Somnambula, or The Sleep-Walker (Bellini and Romani)


D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.59, 65

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