Mr Bowyer

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Mr Bowyer (fl circa 1860s and 1870s) was an military officer and Christy style performer


Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

He was one of the seven member of the 86th Royal Downshire Minstrels troupe. He is specifically mentioned as performing a comic song part of an evening's entertainment that included performances of Slasher and Crasher (Morton), Who's Who (Poole) and Sarah's Young Man (Suter) on 6 May, 1871

For more on the company and their performances, see 86th Royal Devonshire Minstrels.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 266-7

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