Good for Nothing

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Good for Nothing is a comic drama in one act by J.B. Buckstone (1802-1879)[].

Also Nan, Good for Nothing Nan or Nan, The Good for Nothing

The original text

First performed on 4 February 1851 in the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London. Published in one volume with Domestic Economy (Lemon), by J. Dicks in 1897.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1867: Performed as Good for Nothing by the Le Roy-Duret Company on 25 September as part of their "Grand Re-opening Night" in the Harrington Street Theatre, Cape Town, with The Swiss Cottage (Baily) and Delicate Ground (Dance).


Sources

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp.203-205

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