I.R. Taylor

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I.R. Taylor (fl mid 1800s) was a Cape Town amateur performer and playwright.

He was a founding member of the Cape Town Dramatic Club

He wrote the play The Snake in the Grass in 1867, (perhaps a dramatization of The Snake in the Grass , a serial novel by Pierce Egan the Younger (The London Journal , 8 May 1858 - 27 Nov. 1858, in No. 720).

He is possibly also the co-member of the Christy's troupe known as the Steele-Leslie-Taylor's Christy's Minstrels.


See Du Toit, 1988 [TH, JH]

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