Who's Your Friend? or The Queensberry Fête

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Who's Your Friend? or The Queensberry Fête is a comic drama in two acts by James Robinson Planché (1796-1880)[1].

The original text

First performed at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 1843, and published by Webster & Company in 1843. Also found as Issue 882 of Dicks' standard plays and later published by Samuel French.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1862: Performed as Who's Your Friend?, or The Queensbury Fête by Sefton Parry and his company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, as a farewell benefit for Mrs Parry, with Christmas Boxes (Mayhew and Edwards) and circus acts by members of Franklin's Circus.

Sources

https://books.google.co.za/books/about/Who_s_Your_Friend_Or_The_Queensbury_F%C3%AAt.html?id=vGIpugEACAAJ&hl=en&output=html_text&redir_esc=y

The Sporting Review, edited by 'Craven' (John William Carleton). July 1843: p.291[2]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Planch%C3%A9


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1912. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.112

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