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  • Event:

    HAMLET

    LOVE AND FORTUNE

  • Person:

    author : Shakespeare, William, Mr., 1564-1616

    actor : Melville, George, Mr., 1824-1898 (actor, theatre proprietor, real name George Robbins)

    actor : Graham, Mr.

    actor : Leclercq, Carlotta, Miss, 1838-1893

    actor : Weston, Mrs.

    author : Planch, J. R. (James Robinson), Mr., 1796-1880

    actor : Matthews, Frank, Mr.

    actor : Clifford, Miss

    actor : Darley, Grace, Miss

  • Date: 1860 (circa)
  • Brief description: Photocopy of a playbill advertising HAMLET and LOVE AND FORTUNE at the Royal Princess's Theatre, Oxford Street, London on 26 October, [18--]
  • Identifier: UKC-POS-LDNRPT.0600160
  • Theatre: Princess's Theatre, Oxford Street & St. Marylebone & London & England
  • Subject keyword:

    tragedy

    tableau

Further Details

  • Accession Number: 0600160
  • Event:

    HAMLET

    LOVE AND FORTUNE

  • Content note:

    Mr. George Melville's first appearance in London

    Played after Hamlet to conclude the evening. "Written expressly for this theatre by J.R. Planche"

  • Associated people:

    author : Shakespeare, William, Mr., 1564-1616

    actor : Melville, George, Mr., 1824-1898 (actor, theatre proprietor, real name George Robbins)

    actor : Graham, Mr.

    actor : Leclercq, Carlotta, Miss, 1838-1893

    actor : Weston, Mrs.

    author : Planch, J. R. (James Robinson), Mr., 1796-1880

    actor : Matthews, Frank, Mr.

    actor : Clifford, Miss

    actor : Darley, Grace, Miss

  • Description level: 4
  • Language: English
  • Material type: playbill
  • Identity code: UKC/POS/LDN RPT : 0600160
  • Notes: Playbill also advertises a new romantic drama on Monday, October 31st and the "immense success of the dramatic folly of PUSS! which will be repeated every Evening until further notice, (to-night excepted)
  • Part: Melville Collection
  • Condition: In 4 different pieces
  • Dimensions: 220 x 340 mm
  • Medium: Photocopy
  • Date: 1860 (circa)
  • Organisation: printer : J. Miles & Co, London
  • Person: manager : Harris, A, Mr.
  • Theatre: Princess's Theatre, Oxford Street & St. Marylebone & London & England
  • Repository: Special Collections, University of Kent at Canterbury

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