Mr Broughton

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A Mr Broughton) (fl. mid 19th century) was a British military officer (possibly of the 9th Regiment and/or the 99th Regiment), and an amateur performer.

Not to be confused with the author and playwright Fred W. Broughton (1851-1894), whose play Withered Leaves was often performed in South Africa and Australia

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

While stationed in Cape Town , he is also listed as a stalwart of the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club of the 99th Regiment, specifically mentioned by F.C.L. Bosman (1980, p. 265) in respect of the 1869 production of Villikins and his Dinah (Burnand).


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: pp. 261, 263, 265

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