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the name of a [[Christy's]] style [[Minstrel]] piece done by the [[Amateur Coloured Troupe]].
Based on the performance tradition brought over from the USA by the [[Christy's Minstrels]].
1868: Performed in the [[Garrison Theatre]], Cape Town, by the [[Lanarkshire Dramatic Club]] on 8 October, with ''[[An Ugly Customer]]'' Williams).  
See further '''[[Amateur Coloured Troupe]]'''
1869: Performed by the [[Amateur Coloured Troupe]] in Cape Town (possibly as a [[Christy's]] style [[Minstrel]] piece). (See also '''[[Amateur Coloured Troupe]]''')

Revision as of 05:33, 19 November 2018

Caught by the Cuff is a play Frederick Huff

First performed at the Victoria Theatre, on 23 September, 1865 and published by L.C. Lacy.

1868: Performed in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club on 8 October, with An Ugly Customer Williams).

1869: Performed by the Amateur Coloured Troupe in Cape Town (possibly as a Christy's style Minstrel piece). (See also Amateur Coloured Troupe)


Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. A History of English Drama 1660-1900, Volume 5: Late Nineteenth Century Drama 1850-1900. Cambridge University Press, p. 411.[1]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 262, 278-9

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