The Two Bonnycastles
The title has on occasion (wrongly) been listed in sources simply as Two Bonnycastles.
The original text
Performance history in South Africa
1854: Performed in Cape Town (apparently as The Two Bonnycastles) in late July by the Amateur Company (aided by the Officers of the Garrison) in the Garrison Theatre. Also performed were Charles the Twelfth (Planché), A Peculiar Position (author unnamed, but it was in actual fact a translation from Scribe and Bayard by Planché).
1854: The July performances were repeated on Friday, 18 August, with the addition of The Honeymoon (Tobin).
1868: Performed in Cape Town (once more as The Two Bonnycastles it seems ) by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club (amateur players from the 99th Regiment) in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 20 May, with Slasher & Crasher (Morton).
1868: Repeated by the Lanarkshire Dramatic Club in the Garrison Theatre, Cape Town, on 26 June, this time with A Phenomenon in a Smock-Frock (Brough), a dance by Lieutenant Moir and a song ("Sarah's Sunday Out") by C. Hayes.
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