Wenlock of Wenlock, or The Spirit of the Black Mantle

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A melodrama in Three Acts by Thomas Egerton Wilks (1812-1854)

The original text

Published by J. Duncombe, 1834

A two-act abridgment of The Committee, or The Faithful Irishman, a comedy by Sir Robert Howard (1626-1698). Probably first performed in London in 1662, and printed 1665.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1843: Performed in the Amateur Theatre in Hope Street by All the World's a Stage, with The Honest Thieves (Knight) as afterpiece.



F.C.L. Bosman, 1928: p. 413

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