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''[[The Fire-eater!]]'' is a farce in one act by Charles Selby
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''[[The Fire-eater!]]'' is a farce in one act by Charles Selby (c.1802-1863)[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Selby]
  
 
Also found as '''''[[The Fire Eater]]'''''  
 
Also found as '''''[[The Fire Eater]]'''''  
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==The original text==
 
==The original text==
  
First performed at  
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First performed at the Royal Olympic Theatre, London, on 30 June, 1851 and published in London by [[Thomas Hailes Lacy]], in the same year (as Issue 52 of Lacy's acting edition).
  
 
==Translations and adaptations==
 
==Translations and adaptations==
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== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
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Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. ''A History of English Drama 1660-1900: Late 19th Century Drama 1850-1900'' Cambridge University Press: p. 560[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=ong3AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA560&lpg=PA560&dq=The+Fire+Eater+by+Charles+Selby&source=bl&ots=UM6Ly4uZsn&sig=ACfU3U0hrHsQT11kO58OthiBCVrFmiZW3A&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwju-trs6bvmAhVQY8AKHYyQAT0Q6AEwA3oECAYQAQ#v=onepage&q=The%20Fire%20Eater%20by%20Charles%20Selby&f=false]
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Selby
  
 
[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: p. 165.
 
[[F.C.L. Bosman]]. 1980. ''Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912''. Pretoria: [[J.L. van Schaik]]: p. 165.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:20, 17 December 2019

The Fire-eater! is a farce in one act by Charles Selby (c.1802-1863)[1]

Also found as The Fire Eater


The original text

First performed at the Royal Olympic Theatre, London, on 30 June, 1851 and published in London by Thomas Hailes Lacy, in the same year (as Issue 52 of Lacy's acting edition).

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1859: Performed as The Fire Eater by Juvenile Amateurs in Cape Town on 23 June, 1859, along with The Miller of Whetstone, or The Cross-Bow Letter (Wilks) and William Tell; A Telling Tale of an Old Tell Tale (Rossini/Buckingham).

Sources

Allardyce Nicoll. 1975. A History of English Drama 1660-1900: Late 19th Century Drama 1850-1900 Cambridge University Press: p. 560[2]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Selby

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p. 165.

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