[Playbill of Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden, 1820, announcing The slave, Thomas and Sally ; or, The sailor's return and A short reign and a merry one etc.].

Covent Garden Theatre [Browse]
London [England] : E. Macleish, 1820.
single sheet. 1 pages ; 31.6 x 20 cm


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  • Entertainment described: A short reign and a merry one (by John Poole, comedy).
  • Entertainment described: The slave (by Thomas Morton, musical drama).
  • ''Thomas and Sally, or, The sailor's return'' was composed by T.A,. Arne; the libretto is by Isaac Bickerstaff.
  • Event described occurred: Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden, 1820.07.05.
  • Title from item.
  • Partial cast list for The slave: Mr. Abbot (Lindenburg); Mr. Macready (Gambia (the Slave)); Mr. Taylor (Somerdyke); Mrs. Davenport (Miss Von Frump); Miss Stephens (Zelinda)
  • Partial cast list for A short reign and a merry one: Mr. C. Kemble; Mr. Liston; Mrs. Davison; Miss Beaumont.
  • Ex copy imperfect: badly cropped; Ex copy measures 25 x 15 cm, leading to the loss of the bottom 12 lines of printing, as well as a slight portion of the right margin.
Other title(s)
  • Slave.
  • Thomas and Sally, or, The sailor's return.
  • Sailor's return.
  • Short reign and a merry one.
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  • For the benefit of Mr. Taylor. Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden this present Wednesday, July 5, 1820, will be performed the musical drama of The slave
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