John Philip Kemble

Standard Name: Kemble, John Philip
Used Form: J. P. Kemble

Connections

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Cultural formation Ann Hatton
The most noteworthy attribute of AH 's family was their theatrical involvement, which in her generation became theatrical fame. They held an insecure positon in the middle ranks; at the time of Ann's birth they...
Education Elizabeth Grant
While the family resided in London, theatre-going provided another much-welcomed form of education and entertainment. EG once attended a production of The Caravan, featuring John Kemble , in which Carlo, the famous Newfoundland...
Family and Intimate relationships Fanny Kemble
FK 's father, the actor Charles Kemble , inherited the management of Covent Garden Theatre in London in 1817 (at a time when it was in financial difficulties) when his brother John Philip Kemble retired.
Marshall, Dorothy. Fanny Kemble. Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1977.
7, 12
Family and Intimate relationships Fanny Kemble
FK ' uncle John Philip Kemble , her father's brother, was one of the most noted Shakespearean actors of his generation. In 1795 he went backstage and tried to force himself upon the actress who...
Family and Intimate relationships Maria Theresa Kemble
They had become engaged in 1800. John Philip Kemble and other family members disapproved, and perhaps hoped that Charles would change his mind if made to wait. People saw MTK 's manners as rough and...
Family and Intimate relationships Ann Hatton
AH , in her late forties, was strongly advised by her eldest brother against marrying another bad actor.
Henderson, Jim. “Ann of Swansea: a life on the edge”. National Library of Wales Journal, No. 1, pp. 1 - 47.
24
Family and Intimate relationships Ann Hatton
AH 's eldest brother, John Philip Kemble , and her younger brother, Charles , also achieved fame as actors.
Highfill, Philip H., Kalman A. Burnim, and Edward A. Langhans. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
8: 335, 302
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Inchbald
EI was introduced to John Philip Kemble (who was to become famous as an actor-manager), in Manchester, by his sister Sarah Siddons .
Manvell, Roger. Elizabeth Inchbald: England’s Principal Woman Dramatist and Independent Woman of Letters in 18th Century London. University Press of America, 1987.
16
Inchbald, Elizabeth. “Introduction”. A Simple Story, edited by Jane Spencer and Joyce Marjorie Sanxter Tompkins, Oxford University Press, 1988, p. vii - xxxiii.
xxxi
Family and Intimate relationships Adelaide Kemble
Actor Charles Kemble , father of Fanny and AK , took on the share of his brother John Philip Kemble in Covent Garden Theatre . Within a couple of years he took on the major...
Family and Intimate relationships Adelaide Kemble
AK 's uncle John Philip Kemble was as celebrated an actor as his sister Sarah Siddons.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Marshall, Dorothy. Fanny Kemble. Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1977.
7, 279
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Friends, Associates Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington
They included public men like George Canning , John Philpot Curran , and Lord Erskine , and writers and theatre people like John Philip Kemble , George Colman the younger, dramatist and examiner of plays...
Friends, Associates Fanny Kemble
They met when St Leger, a friend of FK 's uncle John Philip Kemble , visited his widow at Heath Farm in England. Their subsequent correspondence became the basis for Kemble's multi-volume recollections.
Marshall, Dorothy. Fanny Kemble. Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1977.
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Friends, Associates Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
Sydney Morgan's genius for social life, and for forging relations with famous and celebrated people, continued from youth to age. On her second visit to London she met the bluestocking hostess the Countess of Cork and Orrery
Friends, Associates Mary Somerville
The Somervilles' circle was not purely a scientific one, and MS became a friend of the actress Lady Becher and with the Baillie family. She accompanied Joanna Baillie to the opening of the latter's play...
Intertextuality and Influence Aphra Behn
There opened at Drury Lane Theatre a comedy entitled Love in Many Masks, by John Philip Kemble , which was adapted from AB 's The Rover.
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
5: 1233
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
69 (1790): 593

Timeline

30 September 1783
John Philip Kemble made his first appearance (as Hamlet) at Drury Lane Theatre .