Father and Son, or The Rock of Charbonniére
The original text
First performed at Covent Garden on February 28, 1825, though not to great success, and was revived as Antoine: The Savage, at the Coburg, on August 4, 1828. The play was billed as the Savage of the Rocks when performed by Ira Aldridge in 18**, and as Father and Son (and wrongly in some sources as Father and Son, or The Rocks of La Charbonniere).
Published under its original title in London by J. Cumberland, 183? and Davidson, 183?.
Translations and adaptations
South African performances
1826: Performed for the first time in Cape Town on 26 June by the English Comedy in the Cape Town Theatre, under the inaccurate title of Father and Son, or The Rocks of la Charbonière, with as afterpiece Sharp and Flat (Lawler). Done as a benefit for Mr Whiley.
Larry Stephen Clifton. 1993. The Terrible Fitzball: The Melodramatist of the Macabre: p. 186
Facsimile version of the 1860 the French's Acting Edition, HathiTrust Digital Library
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