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A comic play in three acts by Douglas Jerrold.
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== The original text ==
Described as "a nautical melodrama (with all its stock characters) that praises the patriotic British tar (sailor) while critiquing authoritarianism in the British Navy"[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-Eyed_Susan], it was the playwright's Jerrold's first successful play, opening at the Surrey Theatre on 26 January 1829 and setting a new record of over 150 performances. It is a key play in the history of English melodrama, and became a stock play across the Empire, also in South Africa, till well into the 20th century.
==Translations and adaptations==
== Performance history in South Africa ==
== Sources ==
[[F.C.L. Bosman]], 1928: pp. 209,
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