Un Service à Blanchard
F.C.L. Bosman (1980, p. 372) wrongly ascribes the work to "F. Vaude".
The original text
First performed in Paris at the , Gymnase, on 6 April 1852.
Translations and adaptations
Adapted from the French vaudeville as To Oblige Benson by Tom Taylor (1817-1880) and termed a comedietta in one act. First performed on 6 March 1854, at the Royal Olympic Theatre, London. The English text published by Samuel French, 1854.
Performance history in South Africa
The Victorian Plays Project, Volume 14
Facsimile version of the Samuel French English text, Hathi Trust Digital Library
William Groom. 1899-1900. Drama in Cape Town. Cape Illustrated Magazine, 10(4): 478-481, 517-520, 547-552, 580-584, 640-643, 670-672, 706-708.
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