The Plagued Professor
The original text
Described as "An Original Interlude expressly written for this occasion" with "characters by members of the Royal Alfred Club" in Cape Town.
P.W. Laidler (1926, p.105) ascribes the play to either Mr St George or to Mr Chester, but F.C.L. Bosman (1980, p.157) argues for Cole on the basis of an article in the Cape Argus of 16 February, 1861, which refers to the author as "the author of Idylls of a Prince", i.e. A.W. Cole Q.C.
The text was ever published it seems.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
P.W. Laidler. 1926. The Annals of the Cape Stage. Edinburgh: William Bryce: p. 105.
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