War to the Knife
The original text
First performed at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London on 10 June, 1865, and published by Thomas Hailes Lacy, 1866.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1878: Performed in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 20 December as part of a benefit evening for the Dramatic Recital Society , by military volunteers assisted by Disney Roebuck. Also performed were recitals and dances, accompanied by the brass orchestra conducted by F. Bianchi, and The Spitalfields Weaver (Bayly).
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