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Victims is an original comedy in three acts by Tom Taylor (1817-1880)[1].

The original text

First performed at the Haymarket Theatre, London, on 8 July, 1857. Published by Lacy as no XXXII and Samuel French no 186

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1859: Performed by the Cape Town Dramatic Club in the Harrington Street Theatre, Cape Town, on 31 August, as prelude to Electra, or A New Electrical Light (Talfourd), with a performance of the brass band of the 59th Regiment.


Plays by Tom Taylor: Still Waters Run Deep, The Contested Election, The Overland Route, The Ticket-of-Leave Man, CUP Archive, 24 Oct 1985[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 145

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