Those Plagues of Children

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Those Plagues of Children is a farce by John Maddison Morton (1811–1891)[1]

The original text

To date no information has been found on the original play.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1860: A farce called Those Plagues of Children and ascribed to Morton was performed in the Cabinet Theatre, Cape Town, by the Cape Town Dramatic Club on 29 June, as an afterpiece to Payable on Demand (Taylor).


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.153

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