My Friend from Leatherhead

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My Friend from Leatherhead is a farce in one act by Edmund Yates (Edmund Hodgson Yates, 1831-1894)[1] and N.H. Harrington (Nicholas Herbert Harrington, fl. 1850s).

The original text

First performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, on 23 February, 1857. Published by Samuel French in the same year.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1860: Performed by Charles Fraser and his company in the Cabinet Theatre, Cape Town, on 10 March , with The Child of the Regiment, or The Fortune of War (Buckstone).


Facsimile version of the original published text, Google E-book[2]

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.127

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