The Sailor of France, or The Republicans of Brest
The Sailor of France, or The Republicans of Brest is a drama in two acts by John Beer Johnstone.
The original text
First performed at the Surrey Theatre, 28 November, 1853. Published by T.H. Lacy.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1876: Performed as The Sailor of France, or The Republicans of Brest in the Theatre Royal, Burg Street, Cape Town, by the Disney Roebuck company on 5 August, with Notre Dame, or The Gipsy Girl of Paris (Hugo/Halliday).
Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. A History of English Drama 1660-1900: Late 19th Century Drama 1850-1900 Cambridge University Press
"John Beer Johnstone" in: Léger-St-Jean, Marie. Price One Penny: A Database of Cheap Literature, 1837-1860. [19 March 2017]. Faculty of English, Cambridge [08 April 2018] (http://priceonepenny.info).
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