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An interlude in one act by J.M. Morton. First performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, November 13, 1837. Printed from the prompter's copy in London by Chapman and Hall the same year.

Performance history in South Africa

1846: First performed in Cape Town by the All the World's a Stage on Friday, 4 September 1846, with The Brigand (Planché) and The Lottery Ticket, or The Lawyers's Clerk (Beazley).

1850: Performed in Cape Town by the Garrison Players (a company known as Captain Hall's Company) on 24 April 1850, with E.Bulwer Lytton's Richelieu, or The Conspiracy.

Translations and adaptations


Bosman 1928 pp 398,

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