The Two Bonnycastles
The title has on occasion (wrongly) been listed in sources simply as Two Bonnycastles.
The original text
Performance history in South Africa
1854: Performed in Cape Town in late July by the Amateur Company (aided by the Officers of the Garrison) in the Garrison Theatre. Also performed were Charles the Twelfth (Planché), A Peculiar Position (author unnamed, but it was in actual fact a translation from Scribe and Bayard by Planché).
1854: The July performances were repeated on Friday, 18 August, with the addition of The Honeymoon (Tobin).
1868: Repeated by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 26 June, this time with A Phenomenon in a Smock-Frock (Brough), a dance by Lieutenant Moir and a song ("Sarah's Sunday Out") by C. Hayes.
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