The original text
The play was first produced on 11 December 1810 at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden. According to Martin Wood (on the "George Colman the Younger" website) there were apparently two performances before the production was halted by lawsuit.
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Performance history in South Africa
1930s: Produced in Afrikaans, initially under the title by Op die Weegskaal ("On the Scale "), and later possibly under its original title, by the René de la Harpe Geselskap ("the René de la Harpe Company").
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