Behind Time

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Behind Time is a farce in one act by Benjamin Nottingham Webster Jnr (1797–1882)[1].

The original text

Performed at the Adelphi Theatre, London, on 26 December 1865.

Published by Thomas Hailes Lacy as Lacy's Acting Edition no.1016 and as no. 19th Century British drama.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1866: Performed at the Theatre Royal in Harrington Street by the Le Roy and Duret company on 3 September, with Plot and Passion (Taylor and Lang).


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.212, 215.

William Groom. 1899-1900. Drama in Cape Town. Cape Illustrated Magazine, 10(4): 478-481, 517-520, 547-552, 580-584, 640-643, 670-672, 706-708.

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