The Committee, or The Faithful Irishman

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A comedy by Sir Robert Howard (1626-1698).

The original text

Probably first performed in London in 1662, and printed 1665.

Translations and adaptations

Adapted as a popular two act farce called The Honest Thieves by Thomas Knight in 1797. First performed in the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden on 9 May 1797, and published G. Cawthorn in the same year.

Performance history in South Africa

See also The Honest Thieves


Facsimile version of the 1797 text, Google eBooks[1]

F.C.L. Bosman, 1928: pp. 413, 510

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