Was I to Blame?

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Was I to Blame? is a comic burletta by George Herbert Rodwell (1801-1852)[1]

The original text

First performed at the Adelphi Theatre, London, on 13 December, 1830. Published by Thomas Hailes Lacy (volume xxxii), on 18 November, 1830.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1867: Performed in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, by the Madame Duret and the Le Roy-Duret Company on 15 July, with The Four Sisters (Bernard) and A Match in the Dark (Dance).



Allardyce Nicholl. 1930. A History of Early Ninteenth Century Drama 1800-1850 (Volume 2). Cambridge University Press: p. 385[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 203, 209, 211, 227, 230.

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