Mr Whiley

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(17**-18**) Actor (possibly semi-professional) and singer. He was a member of and acted in productions for three Cape Town amateur companies, namely English Theatricals, All the World's a Stage and the Private Amateur Company. He was apparently , along with H. Booth, considered a key member of All the World's a Stage.

Had roles in many productions, and sang comic songs. Among the productions mentioned by the sources are

He was highly regarded as a humerous actor, and the status he had is reflected in the fact that he had 4 benefit performances dedicated to him over the years (1826, 1833 twice and 1834).


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