Royal Surrey Theatre


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Occupation Mary Elizabeth Braddon
MEB 's theatre career peaked with her run at the Surrey Theatre , London, in pieces like J. B. Johnstone 's The Sailor of France and How We Live in the World of London...
Occupation Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Her life as an actress took her, with her mother along as chaperone, out of London by the spring of 1853 to such places as Aberdeen, Bath (where she worked at the Theatre Royal
Performance of text Joanna Baillie
It was published with a dedication to Walter Scott . Produced as a melodrama at the Surrey Theatre in summer 1817, it had an excellent run of thirty-four nights.
Baillie, Joanna. The Collected Letters of Joanna Baillie. Editor Slagle, Judith Bailey, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.
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Performance of text Emma Robinson
A version of this novel adapted for the stage by W. Thompson Townsend was given at the Royal Surrey Theatre on 4 April 1844, and subsequently printed as number 40 in Lacy's Acting Edition of...
Reception Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
The virtues of this powerful Irish novel were not fully appreciated in England. Mary Russell Mitford thought that Morgan would be all right without the politics: she would be worth reading and praising if only...
Textual Production Amelia Opie
Despite the volume's title, The Ruffian Boy had been in print well before this, and had spawned several theatrical incarnations. These included one based on the story, written by Edward Ball and produced at Norwich...
Textual Production Jane Porter
The preface is dated in December 1809 at Long Ditton in Surrey—a country retirement which, she said, turned her thoughts back to childhood memories. This was one inspiration for the book, and another was...
Textual Production Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson
SSW published The Ruffian Boy; or, Castle of Waldemar. A Venetian Tale, which came from Amelia Opie by way of a stage adaptation in melodrama form that did well at the new Surrey Theatre


1810: The Surrey Theatre in Blackfriars Road, Lambeth,...

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The Surrey Theatre in Blackfriars Road, Lambeth, was opened by Robert Elliston on the site of the former Royal Circus ; with various ups and downs it continued as a theatre until 1920.

8 June 1829: Douglas William Jerrold's play Black-Ey'd...

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8 June 1829

Douglas William Jerrold 's playBlack-Ey'd Susan premiered at the Surrey Theatre in London.

30 November 1829: Douglas Jerrold's play Thomas à Becket was...

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30 November 1829

Douglas Jerrold 's playThomas à Becket was performed at the Surrey Theatre .


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