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== Performance history in South Africa ==
 
== Performance history in South Africa ==
  
1860: Performed on 29 March by the [[Cape Town Dramatic Club]] with the travesty  ''[[Shylock, or The Merchant of Venice Preserved]]'' (Talfourd). The brass band of the [[Cape Royal Rifles]] also performed.  
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1860: Performed on 29 March by the [[Cape Town Dramatic Club]], partly in association with [[Sefton Parry]], followed by the travesty  ''[[Shylock, or The Merchant of Venice Preserved]]'' (Talfourd). The brass band of the [[Cape Royal Rifles]] also performed.  
  
 
1862: Performed by the [[Cape Town and Royal Alfred Dramatic Club]] in the [[Theatre Royal]], Cape Town on 2 and 9 September, with an operetta called ''[[No!!!]]'' (D.L.), and a song by [[Mr Beverley]].
 
1862: Performed by the [[Cape Town and Royal Alfred Dramatic Club]] in the [[Theatre Royal]], Cape Town on 2 and 9 September, with an operetta called ''[[No!!!]]'' (D.L.), and a song by [[Mr Beverley]].
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Martin Banham (Ed).1985. ''Plays by Tom Taylor''. Volume 7 of British and American Playwrights. CUP Archive: p. 228[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=Rbg8AAAAIAAJ&dq=Helping+Hands+a+farce&source=gbs_navlinks_s]
 
Martin Banham (Ed).1985. ''Plays by Tom Taylor''. Volume 7 of British and American Playwrights. CUP Archive: p. 228[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=Rbg8AAAAIAAJ&dq=Helping+Hands+a+farce&source=gbs_navlinks_s]
  
[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: pp. 145-6, 162
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[[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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[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: pp. 89, 145-6, 150, 162
  
  

Latest revision as of 06:02, 30 March 2020

Helping Hands is a farce in one act by Tom Taylor (1817-1880)[1]

Not to be confused with The Helping Hands (or Helping Hands) by Gertrude E. Jennings


The original text

First performed at the Adelphi Theatre, London on 20 June, 1855.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1860: Performed on 29 March by the Cape Town Dramatic Club, partly in association with Sefton Parry, followed by the travesty Shylock, or The Merchant of Venice Preserved (Talfourd). The brass band of the Cape Royal Rifles also performed.

1862: Performed by the Cape Town and Royal Alfred Dramatic Club in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town on 2 and 9 September, with an operetta called No!!! (D.L.), and a song by Mr Beverley.

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Taylor

Martin Banham (Ed).1985. Plays by Tom Taylor. Volume 7 of British and American Playwrights. CUP Archive: p. 228[2]

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.

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 89, 145-6, 150, 162


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