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== Sources ==
== Sources ==
Carolyn Williams (ed.)  2018. ''The Cambridge Companion to English Melodrama''Caibridge University Press: pp. 102-3[https://books.google.co.za/books?id=pOVqDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA102&lpg=PA102&dq=The+Serf,+or+Love+Levels+All+performed+in+London&source=bl&ots=ClASHuGT35&sig=ACfU3U0_5DyvYvsw2FMaDoBhzbWwdNooDA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjr8LiXoLnwAhXioXEKHTWBCiIQ6AEwEXoECBwQAw#v=onepage&q=The%20Serf%2C%20or%20Love%20Levels%20All%20performed%20in%20London&f=false]

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The Serf, or Love Levels All is a play in three acts by Tom Taylor (1817-1880)[1]

The original text

First performed at the Olympic Theatre, London, in 1865, for it was published by Thomas Hailes Lacy in London.

Translations and adaptations

A novel also called The Serf, or Love levels All! was written by Henry Llewellyn Williams , based on Taylor's play. of that name by Tom

Performance history in South Africa

1877: Performed as The Serf, or Love Levels All in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 28 November by the Disney Roebuck company, as part of a "Grand Military Night", also featuring the orchestra of the Connaught Rangers (88th Regiment)

1877: Performed as The Serf, or Love Levels All in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 29 November by the Disney Roebuck company, this time accompanied by A Kiss in the Dark (Buckstone).


Carolyn Williams (ed.) 2018. The Cambridge Companion to English MelodramaCaibridge University Press: pp. 102-3[2]


D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.363

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