THE LONDON STAGE 1800-1900

Joseph Donohue and James Ellis, General Editors

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THE ADELPHI THEATRE

(formerly THE SANS PAREIL THEATRE)

1806-1900

Seasonal Summary for 1822-1823

Edited by Alfred L. Nelson & Gilbert B. Cross

A Publication of

The Adelphi Calendar Project

Alfred L. Nelson and Gilbert B. Cross, General Editors

Theodore J. Seward, Jr., Systems Analyst

1992

Contents

Theatre Information

Adelphi Theatre, Strand. Doors open 6:00, curtain 6:45, half price 8:30.

Ticket prices: box 4/-, pit 2/-, gallery 1/-.

Seasonal Dates

7 October 1822 - 6 September 1823

215 performances: 215 evening

Benefit (5): Mrs. Waylett (24 Feb 1823)
Mrs. [Charles W.] Baker (27 Feb 1823)
[James P.] Wilkinson (10 Mar 1823)
Walbourn (13 Mar 1823)
W. Kirby (20 Mar 1823)
Dark (4): Christmas Eve (24 Dec 1822)
Christmas Day (25 Dec 1822)
Martyr's Day (30 Jan 1823)
Ash Wednesday (12 Feb 1823)

The Season

The season opened 7 October 1822 with Tom and Jerry and The New Marriage Act. William Oxberry (from the TR Haymarket) and Salter (from E.O.H.) were important additions to the company. Of the latter, the Mirror of the Stage said in 1824: "No gentleman on the minor boards has a greater share of general and useful talent. His old men are strong and sturdy, his flippant valets . . . are rather heavy . . . Without being actually great in anything [he] must be respectable in everything" (16 February p. 20).

During the first week a double tragedy happened. Benjamin Wrench sprained his leg severely and Reeve's wife died, thus causing the temporary absence of two of the Adelphi's stars. At this time, neither William Walbourn nor Oxberry could be released from summer commitments at other theatres. As a consequence Tom and Jerry's spot on the bill was filled by last season's Christmas pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, and a farce, Moncrieff's The Green Dragon; or, I've Quite Forgot.

The Mirror of the Stage was critical of Tom and Jerry:

A well-governed stage has been justly described to be 'an ornament to society' . . . but can it be said for a moment that where the characters in a drama are prostitutes, thieves, and vagabonds, where the language is a tissue of disgusting ribaldry and obscene jests, where vice is upheld and virtue debased, can it be said, we repeat, that such a piece is likely to improve our morals, our virtue or our manners? . . . We are no canting Methodists, no puritannical casuists (18 November 1822, p. 125).

The piece was resumed on 17 October accompanied by a new farce. The New Marriage Act had expired, as the Scrapbook reported: "The voice of disapprobation at the end was so loud that the manager came forward to say that it should be carefully revised or withdrawn."

After Christmas, the pantomime, Harlequin's Holiday; or, Who Killed the Dog?, replaced the farce. A week later the subtitle of the pantomime was changed to The Cockney Sportsmen. Nothing helped, and Harlequin's Holiday perished by 27 January, its place taken by alternating short pieces.

Green in France, a spin-off from the ever-popular Tom and Jerry, began in January. The Drama summarized the plot as follows:

The three choice spirits, Tom, Jerry, and Logic, have entered into matrimony with those chaste ladies, Kate, Sue, and Jane, and, after three months devotion to the shrine of Hymen, resolve on a continental tour; this is accordingly undertaken in company with Green (Wilkinson) of Tooley Street, a true specimen of Cockney foolery and ignorance. The ladies are, however, very unwilling to trust their 'lords' from their aprons, and therefore determine to follow them to France (January 1823, p. 47).

Advice was offered to John Reeve to "place his hands before him, or to look at the personage who is speaking to him, or to who he is himself addressing, and to give up all attempts at singing until he has improved himself in the science of music" (p. 49).

A popular piece, No Dinner Yet, had a simple plot concerning the attempts of Sponge to find a meal. The dialog was lively and contained several puns. The Mirror of the Stage praised both main actors. Wilkinson "may justly be said to be inimitable. Buckingham as Doric, a sort of speculative builder, was very clever. There is much novelty in this piece, inasmuch as there are not any female characters in it--a thing very rare in modern times" (24 February 1823, p. 44).

This season no entertainments were offered on Wednesdays and Fridays during Lent, the theatre being dark on those days. On 24 April, 1823, Wilkinson and Reeve combined to present their one-man entertainments on the same bill. Wilkinson opened the program with his Trifles Light As Air, a combination of songs and impressions. Reeve's contribution was titled Bachelor's Torments; or, The Sweets of a Family. It featured nine characters personified and two songs: "'Tis a Folly to Talk of Life's Troubles," and an extravaganza, "First Vid de Grace Extraordinaire," composed by George B. Herbert. Reeve concluded the show with imitations of London performers. Apparently the program was successful, for an initial schedule of four nights was changed to six nights a week. On 14 June, the entertainments ceased, and the theatre was dark until 23 June when Reeve assumed Wilkinson's part of the show along with his own, announcing that since Wilkinson's summer engagements precluded him from continuing, he (Reeve), "At the request of the numerous frequenters of this theatre, has undertaken to attempt the whole entertainment." Reeve's entertainments continued four nights per week until Saturday, 6 September 1823.

"C." wrote to the Drama in August 1823 of Reeve's performance:

The ease and success with which he goes through the whole of the entertainment, the first part of which was originally written for a performer so different in his style of acting, is a decided proof of Mr. Reeve's extraordinary versatility, and when to this is added his justness of conception, mastery of features, admirable style of comic singing and rich vein of genuine humour, I am justified in asserting that a union of such qualities would render him a most valuable acquisition in the retinue of Thalia. . . . It would be a want of justice to Mr. Reeve to omit noticing the rapididty with which he changes his dresses in the last part of his entertainment--his excellence in this particular exceeds anything I have hitherto seen (p. 46).

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Theatre Management And Functionaries

Authors

Henry, W. New Marriage Act, The (7 Oct 1822)
Meadows, Thomas My Husband's Secret (21 Nov 1822)
Moncrieff, William T. Cupboard and the Cabinet, The (9 Dec 1822)
Green Dragon, The (14 Oct 1822)
Green in France (6 Jan 1823)
Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822)
Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822)
O'Callaghan, P. P. Married Bachelor, The (24 Feb 1823)
Planche, James R. Half an Hour's Courtship (10 Oct 1822)
Lodgings to Let (11 Mar 1823)
Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822)
Reeve, John Bachelor's Torments (24 Apr 1823)
Rodwell, James T. Fun and Fright (28 Oct 1822)
No Dinner Yet (10 Feb 1823)
Unknown Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822)
Bruno (14 Nov 1822)
Cupid the Nymph (6 Mar 1823)
Fancy's Opera, The (27 Jan 1823)
Golden Gifts (20 Mar 1823)
Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822)
Lovers of All Sorts (10 Oct 1822)
Trifles Light as Air (24 Apr 1823)

Musical Composers And Arrangers

Herbert, George B. Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822)
Fancy's Opera, The (27 Jan 1823)
Green in France (6 Jan 1823)
Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822)

Choreographers

St. Albin Green in France (6 Jan 1823)
St. Albin? Opposition (13 Mar 1823)
Walbourn, William H. Green in France (6 Jan 1823)

Actors

Ball

M'Lush (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Bellam, Master

Frisk (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Clown, in miniature (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Billings, Master

schoolboy (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Bishop

Aby Shock (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Catchpole (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Monsieur de la Fripperie (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Bobby Blunderbuss (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Lovell (13) in No Dinner Yet (10 Feb 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Johnson (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); Hon. Dick Trifle (69) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); Captain Belford (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Blanchard, Thomas J.

Pantaloon (1) in Golden Gifts (20 Mar 1823)

Brady

watchman, poundage coves, guinea pigs, copers, divers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Brown

Mr. John Try (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); La France (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Tommy Cox (6) in New Marriage Act (10 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Charley (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); Jemmy Green (69) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); Hon. Dick Trifle (3) in Tom and Jerry (11 Nov 1822 - 13 Nov 1822)

Buckingham, Thomas

Ismael (6) in Bruno (14 Nov 1822 - 20 Nov 1822); Lord Ardentcourt (10) in Cupboard and the Cabinet (9 Dec 1822 - 23 Dec 1822); Caleb Tyke (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Sir Amorous Simple (6) in Fun and Fright (28 Oct 1822 - 2 Nov 1822); Flint (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Andrew Wakefield (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Tobias Cox (15) in New Marriage Act (7 Oct 1822 - 26 Oct 1822); Doric (13) in No Dinner Yet (10 Feb 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Lovewine (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); 'Squire Hawthorn (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); Colonel Talbot (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Cahill

Isaac (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); amateurs, professors of the fancy, costermongers (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); tradesmen, packet masters, sailors, excisemen, beggars, dancers, passengers, workmen (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); master of a coffee shop (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Chapman

Captain Venture (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Monsieur Le Hoquetou (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Charles Hyde (15) in My Husband's Secret (21 Nov 1822 - 18 Dec 1822); Jack the gas light man (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); Mandeville (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Cooper

potboy (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); amateurs, professors of the fancy, costermongers (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); tradesmen, packet masters, sailors, excisemen, beggars, dancers, passengers, workmen (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); old woman (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Little Jemmy (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Daly

Carasco, afterwards Pantaloon (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Shahabaham (6) in Bruno (14 Nov 1822 - 20 Nov 1822); Sir Burleigh Protocol (10) in Cupboard and the Cabinet (9 Dec 1822 - 23 Dec 1822); Mr. Makeweight (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Dr. Gripe'em (6) in Fun and Fright (28 Oct 1822 - 2 Nov 1822); steward (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Chevalier Rubanrouge (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Grim Gruffy, afterwards Pantaloon (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Dalton (13) in No Dinner Yet (10 Feb 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Tartar (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); Pantaloon (12) in Tom and Jerry (28 Oct 1822 - 9 Nov 1822); Sir Oliver Oldstock (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Dennis

Dandy Exquisite (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); White (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Silvertongue (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Pauvre Jacques (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Sexton Longchops (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Tournebroche (5) in Married Bachelor (24 Feb 1823 - 4 Mar 1823); Nickem (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); Sir Harry Blood (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Elliott

Vincent Ardentcourt (10) in Cupboard and the Cabinet (9 Dec 1822 - 23 Dec 1822); [blank] Hedges, Esq. (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Squire Rattlepate (3) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Rinaldo, afterwards Harlequin (6) in Harlequin's Holiday (20 Jan 1823 - 25 Jan 1823); Sir Charles Courtall (5) in Married Bachelor (24 Feb 1823 - 4 Mar 1823); Mr. Dearlove (15) in My Husband's Secret (21 Nov 1822 - 18 Dec 1822); Tommy Cox (6) in New Marriage Act (21 Oct 1822 - 26 Oct 1822); Measureton (13) in No Dinner Yet (10 Feb 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Primefit (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Gay

'Squire Butbelly (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); amateurs, professors of the fancy, costermongers (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Touch (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Monsieur Fortebotte (12) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 18 Jan 1823); Pierrot (36) in Green in France (20 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); hair dresser (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); watchman, poundage coves, guinea pigs, copers, divers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Glover

gas man (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Hart

recruits (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); watchman, poundage coves, guinea pigs, copers, divers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Harvey, Master William?

Whisk (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Petit Pierre (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Harlequin in miniature (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Herring

Shift (6) in Bruno (14 Nov 1822 - 20 Nov 1822); Colley Skylark, Esq. (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Doctor Logic (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Barnaby (15) in My Husband's Secret (21 Nov 1822 - 18 Dec 1822); Fountaine (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822)

Jervis

Monsieur Mangez (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823)

Kirby, William

Alfred, afterwards Harlequin (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); principal dancers (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Rinaldo, afterwards Harlequin (21) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 18 Jan 1823); principal dancers (12) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 26 Oct 1822); Harlequin (12) in Tom and Jerry (28 Oct 1822 - 9 Nov 1822)

Knapp

recruits (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Knapp, Master

black boy (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822)

Lee

Playtrump (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Robert Maydew (6) in Fun and Fright (28 Oct 1822 - 2 Nov 1822); 'Squire Jovial (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Corinthian Tom (2) in Tom and Jerry (8 Oct 1822 - 9 Oct 1822); Crib (73) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Martin

watchman, poundage coves, guinea pigs, copers, divers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Miller

nabob (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); amateurs, professors of the fancy, costermongers (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); tradesmen, packet masters, sailors, excisemen, beggars, dancers, passengers, workmen (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); sweep (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Moore

image man (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); amateurs, professors of the fancy, costermongers (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); tradesmen, packet masters, sailors, excisemen, beggars, dancers, passengers, workmen (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Captain Cut and Come Again (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Oxberry, William H.

Peter Grill (10) in Cupboard and the Cabinet (9 Dec 1822 - 23 Dec 1822); Causewin (3) in Tereza Tomkins (5 Dec 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); Jemmy Green (6) in Tom and Jerry (7 Nov 1822 - 13 Nov 1822)

Padbury

toll house keeper (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); amateurs, professors of the fancy, costermongers (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); tradesmen, packet masters, sailors, excisemen, beggars, dancers, passengers, workmen (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); recruits (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); watchman, poundage coves, guinea pigs, copers, divers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Paulo, Signor

Gambado Bellowshead, afterwards Clown (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Justice Hangall, afterwards Clown (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Billy Waters (70) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 4 Jan 1823); Clown (12) in Tom and Jerry (28 Oct 1822 - 9 Nov 1822)

Payne

amateurs, professors of the fancy, costermongers (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); tradesmen, packet masters, sailors, excisemen, beggars, dancers, passengers, workmen (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); recruiting sargeant (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Phillips

coach office keeper (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Shift (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); tradesmen, packet masters, sailors, excisemen, beggars, dancers, passengers, workmen (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); echo office man (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Frank (13) in No Dinner Yet (10 Feb 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Muggins (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); Tattersal (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); Jacob Butts (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Proud

officer (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); amateurs, professors of the fancy, costermongers (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); tradesmen, packet masters, sailors, excisemen, beggars, dancers, passengers, workmen (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); recruits (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Nabman (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); watchman, poundage coves, guinea pigs, copers, divers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Reeve, John

Hollyhock (86) in Bachelor's Torments (24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823); Mr. Prim (86) in Bachelor's Torments (24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823); Will Whirligig (86) in Bachelor's Torments (24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823); Miss Letitia Tightlace (86) in Bachelor's Torments (24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823); Mons. La Trip (86) in Bachelor's Torments (24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823); Captain Bluster (86) in Bachelor's Torments (24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823); Mr. Icicle (86) in Bachelor's Torments (24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823); Miss Semira Sensitive (86) in Bachelor's Torments (24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823); Charley (86) in Bachelor's Torments (24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823); unchristened child in cradle (86) in Bachelor's Torments (24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823); Millington (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Frank (6) in Fun and Fright (28 Oct 1822 - 2 Nov 1822); Squire Rattlepate (1) in Green Dragon (10 Mar 1823); Jeremiah Hawthorn, Esq. (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Tommy Cox (3) in New Marriage Act (7 Oct 1822 - 9 Oct 1822); Causewin (9) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 13 Nov 1822); Jerry Hawthorn (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); principal performers (86) in Trifles Light as Air (24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823)

Reeves, W.

Corporal Spilldish (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Mr. Jinks (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); exciseman (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Saucy Sam (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); constable (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Dullpart (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); Queer'em (72) in Tom and Jerry (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Rignold, William R.?

butcher (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); tradesmen, packet masters, sailors, excisemen, beggars, dancers, passengers, workmen (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); cobbler (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); marker (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Salter

Mr. Mullins (10) in Cupboard and the Cabinet (9 Dec 1822 - 23 Dec 1822); Mr. Heavyswell (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Gregory (6) in Fun and Fright (28 Oct 1822 - 2 Nov 1822); Humphrey (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Jack Ballast (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); North (15) in New Marriage Act (7 Oct 1822 - 26 Oct 1822); Robert Feedwell (13) in No Dinner Yet (10 Feb 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Thickhead (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); O'Boozle (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); Buckle (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Sanders, J.

watchman, poundage coves, guinea pigs, copers, divers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Sanders, John

Rat-tat (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Jacob (10) in Cupboard and the Cabinet (9 Dec 1822 - 23 Dec 1822); Dicky Allfly (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Joey Stump (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); La Mere Radet (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); dandy (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Truss (5) in Married Bachelor (24 Feb 1823 - 4 Mar 1823); porter (15) in My Husband's Secret (21 Nov 1822 - 18 Dec 1822); Gripe (13) in No Dinner Yet (10 Feb 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Hatterick (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); African Sal (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); servant (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Shaw

Shadrach (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Tommy Tothill (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Maitre Rataplan (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); cabbage man (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Ragged Jack (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Shaw, J.

countryman (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Smith

Catch'em (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); lawyer's clerk (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); bricklayer (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); John (5) in Married Bachelor (24 Feb 1823 - 4 Mar 1823); Regular (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Smith, J.

ticket porter (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Smith, Stephen?

orange man (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); amateurs, professors of the fancy, costermongers (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Boots (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); tradesmen, packet masters, sailors, excisemen, beggars, dancers, passengers, workmen (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); William (13) in No Dinner Yet (10 Feb 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Billy Waters (5) in Tom and Jerry (20 Feb 1823 - 18 Mar 1823); poor tradesman (72) in Tom and Jerry (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Smith, T.

amateurs, professors of the fancy, costermongers (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); tradesmen, packet masters, sailors, excisemen, beggars, dancers, passengers, workmen (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Gregory Goodaim (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); butcher (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); watchman, poundage coves, guinea pigs, copers, divers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Spellers

recruits (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); watchman, poundage coves, guinea pigs, copers, divers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

St. Albin

principal dancers (17) in Green in France (10 Feb 1823 - 15 Mar 1823); principal dancers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Stow

recruits (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Walbourn, William H.

Patrick (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Ikey Flash (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Dusty Bob (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Wallace

wine merchant (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); milkman (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Wallis

watchman, poundage coves, guinea pigs, copers, divers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Wilkinson, James P.

Plod (6) in Bruno (14 Nov 1822 - 20 Nov 1822); Sharpshins (6) in Fun and Fright (28 Oct 1822 - 2 Nov 1822); Roger Sieveskull (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); James Green, gentleman (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Billy Chitterling (15) in New Marriage Act (7 Oct 1822 - 26 Oct 1822); Logic (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); principal performers (42) in Trifles Light as Air (24 Apr 1823 - 14 Jun 1823); Billy Butts (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Wrench, Benjamin

Thomas Corinthian, Esq. (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Sharpe (5) in Married Bachelor (24 Feb 1823 - 4 Mar 1823); Sponge (13) in No Dinner Yet (10 Feb 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Corinthian Tom (73) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Yates

fifer (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Actresses

Baker, Mrs. Charles W.

Dolly (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Mrs. Corinthian (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Sally Chandler (15) in New Marriage Act (7 Oct 1822 - 26 Oct 1822); Molly (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); Kate (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Bennett, Miss

flower girls, peasant girls, Parisians, dancers (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); dancers (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Brady, Miss

Mopsy (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); cook (3) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Princess Plumante (12) in Tom and Jerry (28 Oct 1822 - 9 Nov 1822); Harriet (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Brisac, Miss

Barbara (6) in Bruno (14 Nov 1822 - 20 Nov 1822); cook (1) in Green Dragon (10 Mar 1823); flower girls, peasant girls, Parisians, dancers (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); dancers (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Princess Plumante (17) in Tom and Jerry (11 Nov 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Brown, Miss

village lasses (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); flower girls, peasant girls, Parisians, dancers (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823)

Bryan, Mrs. Charlotte

Enviretta (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Rosetta (6) in Bruno (14 Nov 1822 - 20 Nov 1822); nanny (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Mrs. Juniper (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); Mrs. Devis (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); Mrs. Butts (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Casciana, Miss

visitors (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); village lasses (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); flower girls, peasant girls, Parisians, dancers (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); visiting ladies (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Chivers, Miss

Petite Lise (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Columbine in miniature (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Daly, Mrs.

Vanite (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Harriet Dunn (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Miss Judith Partlett (15) in New Marriage Act (7 Oct 1822 - 26 Oct 1822); Biddy (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); Mrs. Tartar (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Davis, Miss

dancers (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Dennis, Mrs.

beggarwoman (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); flower girls, peasant girls, Parisians, dancers (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); visiting ladies (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Duchess of Diamonds (41) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Dyer, Miss

Miss Grace Tyke (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Cara (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Semira Simper (15) in New Marriage Act (7 Oct 1822 - 26 Oct 1822)

Gaskin, Miss

visitors (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); dancers (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Gay, Mrs.

flower girls, peasant girls, Parisians, dancers (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); dancers (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Nanny (12) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822); Lady Eastend (41) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Hammersley, Miss Miriam

Mademoiselle Genevieve (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Jane (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Ireland, Miss

lady with parcel (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); village lasses (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); flower girls, peasant girls, Parisians, dancers (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); woman with cherries (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); dancers (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Jerrold, Miss

passenger (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Mrs. Muggins (9) in Tereza Tomkins (4 Nov 1822 - 13 Nov 1822); Betty (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Pitt, Miss

Princess Plumante (12) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 26 Oct 1822)

Pitt, Miss Eliza

Moonbeam (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); Rose Maydew (6) in Fun and Fright (28 Oct 1822 - 2 Nov 1822); Bachelette "La Rosiere" (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Justice (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); Lady Courtall (5) in Married Bachelor (24 Feb 1823 - 4 Mar 1823); Countess Conversatione (41) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); Charlotte Oldstock (5) in Who's to Father Me? (17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Pitt, Miss S.

Arabella (10) in Cupboard and the Cabinet (9 Dec 1822 - 23 Dec 1822); Miss Amelia Mentor (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Susan (4) in Green Dragon (14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823); Mrs. Logic (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Eliza (15) in My Husband's Secret (21 Nov 1822 - 18 Dec 1822); Sue (24) in Tom and Jerry (17 Oct 1822 - 13 Nov 1822)

Simpson, Miss Jane

Beauty, afterwards Columbine (3) in Beauty and the Beast (14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822); principal dancers (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Justina, afterwards Columbine (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823); principal dancers (75) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823); Columbine (12) in Tom and Jerry (28 Oct 1822 - 9 Nov 1822)

Vidall, Miss

village lasses (11) in Fancy's Opera (27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823); Madame Groscharge (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); dancers (27) in Harlequin's Holiday (26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Waylett, Mrs. Harriett

Mrs. Hawthorn (48) in Green in France (6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823); Grace (5) in Married Bachelor (24 Feb 1823 - 4 Mar 1823); Mrs. Dearlove (15) in My Husband's Secret (21 Nov 1822 - 18 Dec 1822); Sue (51) in Tom and Jerry (7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Singers

Dancers

Entertainers

Pieces Performed And Summary Cast Lists

Bachelor's Torments; or, The Sweets of a Family

(entertainment, 1 part) by John Reeve (86 times, 24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823)

Summary Cast:

Beauty and the Beast; or, Harlequin and the Magic Rose

(comic pantomime) by Unknown, George B. Herbert (comp) (3 times, 14 Oct 1822 - 16 Oct 1822)

Summary Cast:

Bruno; or, The Sultan's Favourite

(farce) by Unknown (6 times, 14 Nov 1822 - 20 Nov 1822)

Summary Cast:

* Cupboard and the Cabinet, The[; or, The Original Fish Out of Water]

(farce, 1 act) by William T. Moncrieff (10 times, 9 Dec 1822 - 23 Dec 1822)

Summary Cast:

* Cupid the Nymph

by Unknown (2 times, 6 Mar 1823 - 8 Mar 1823)

* Fancy's Opera, The

(comic operetta) by Unknown, George B. Herbert (comp) (11 times, 27 Jan 1823 - 8 Feb 1823)

Summary Cast:

Fun and Fright; or, How to Gain Consent

(farce) by James T. Rodwell (6 times, 28 Oct 1822 - 2 Nov 1822)

Summary Cast:

Golden Gifts; or, Harlequin and the Fairy Queen

(pantomime) by Unknown (1 time, 20 Mar 1823)

Summary Cast:

Green Dragon, The; or, I've Quite Forgot

(burlesque) by William T. Moncrieff (4 times, 14 Oct 1822 - 10 Mar 1823)

Summary Cast:

Green in France; or, Tom and Jerry's Tour

(burlesque, 3 acts, 24 scenes, appendix) by William T. Moncrieff, St. Albin (chor), William H. Walbourn (chor), George B. Herbert (comp) (48 times, 6 Jan 1823 - 22 Mar 1823)

Summary Cast:

Half an Hour's Courtship; or, Le Chambre a Coucher

(farce) by James R. Planche (3 times, 10 Oct 1822 - 12 Oct 1822)

Harlequin's Holiday; or, The Cockney Sportsman

(comic pantomime, 14 scenes) by Unknown (27 times, 26 Dec 1822 - 25 Jan 1823)

Summary Cast:

Lodgings to Let

(farce) by James R. Planche (1 time, 11 Mar 1823)

Lovers of All Sorts; or, Not Such a Fool As He Looks

(farce) by Unknown (3 times, 10 Oct 1822 - 12 Oct 1822)

Married Bachelor, The; or, Master and Man

(farce) by P. P. O'Callaghan (5 times, 24 Feb 1823 - 4 Mar 1823)

Summary Cast:

* My Husband's Secret; or, Natural Magic

(farce, 1 act) by Thomas Meadows (15 times, 21 Nov 1822 - 18 Dec 1822)

Summary Cast:

* New Marriage Act, The; or, A Lesson for Lovers

(farce) by W. Henry (15 times, 7 Oct 1822 - 26 Oct 1822)

Summary Cast:

* No Dinner Yet; or, Sponge Out of Town

(farce) by James T. Rodwell (13 times, 10 Feb 1823 - 22 Mar 1823)

Summary Cast:

Opposition; or, The Rival Dancing Masters

(ballet) by St. Albin? (chor) (4 times, 13 Mar 1823 - 22 Mar 1823)

Tereza Tomkins; or, The Fruits of Geneva

(burlesque) by William T. Moncrieff (12 times, 4 Nov 1822 - 7 Dec 1822)

Summary Cast:

Tom and Jerry; or, Life in London

(comic drama, 3 acts, 20 scenes) by William T. Moncrieff, George B. Herbert (comp) (75 times, 7 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Summary Cast:

Trifles Light as Air

(entertainment, 3 parts) by Unknown (86 times, 24 Apr 1823 - 6 Sep 1823)

Summary Cast:

Who's to Father Me? or, What's Bred in the Bone Won't Come Out of the Flesh

(farce) by James R. Planche (5 times, 17 Oct 1822 - 18 Mar 1823)

Summary Cast:

Genre

Songs, Composers, And Singers

Dances, Choreographers, And Dancers


Adelphi Theatre

End Of 1822-1823 Season

(Generated 30-Sep-1998)


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