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Language: eng
Resource Type: still image
Identifier: uon:3042
Description: Massinger's play gave Edmund Kean one of his most famous roles. The strength of the company is again shown by the presence of Madame Vestris, and William Farren in the accompanying piece by Thomas Mor... More
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Language: eng
Resource Type: still image
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/32468
Description: Charles Macklin's satirical comedy written in 1781 created the enduring character of Sir Pertinax Macsycophant which Macklin himself performed. Macklin's career spanned the period from the Restoration... More
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Language: eng
Resource Type: still image
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/32502
Description: The Slave by Thomas Morton concerned itself with the slave trade in Surinam. The Covent Garden company was a strong one as the names of Macready, Emery and Liston attest. Macready had been hired in 18... More
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Language: eng
Resource Type: still image
Identifier: uon:3054
Description: This was Elliston's last performance at Drury lane before he relinquished its disastrous lease. He had to be carried off during the performance. George Soane's adaptation of Weber's opera was first st... More
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Language: eng
Resource Type: still image
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/32549
Description: Road to Ruin and Tale of Mystery are the two best known plays by Thomas Holcroft, the latter credited with introducing the term `melodrama' to the English stage in 1802. Ella Rosenberg is by the proli... More
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