The Wilful Ward

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The Wilful Ward is a comedietta in one act by J.P. (John Pratt) Wooler ()[]

The original text

First performed on 14th November, 1864, at the Royal Strand Theatre, London

Published in London by T.H. Lacy,1864.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1870: Performed in the Institute Assembly Hall, Cape Town, by The Young Men's Institute and Club Dramatic Company on 29 June with A Terrible Tinker (Williams).


The Victorian Plays Project, Electronic Catalogue - Volume 65[1]


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

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