Annie Baldwin

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Annie Baldwin was a British actress who performed in South Africa


She worked at the Adelphi Theatre, London in the 1880s

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

She visited Cape Town in April and May of 1887 under the management of the Wheeler Brothers, inter alia playing the lead in Peril (Sardou/"Saville Rowe"). In 1895 she visited the country with the Annie Baldwin Company to perform plays such as Charley's Aunt (Thomas) and A Woman of No Importance (Wilde).


D.C. Boonzaier, 1980. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: p. 402.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.384, 402

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