Adelphi Theatre

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Performance of text Florence Marryat
FM and George Neville 's comedy Her World Against a Lie premiered at the Adelphi Theatre .
Mullin, Donald C. Victorian Plays: A Record of Significant Productions on the London Stage, 1837-1901. Greenwood Press, 1987.
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Performance of text Dodie Smith
Dear Octopus was revived almost immediately at the Adelphi , in July and August of 1940, and it remains DS 's most frequently revived play. It was published by Heinemann in 1938.
Gale, Maggie B. West End Women: Women and the London Stage, 1918-1962. Routledge, 1996.
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Grove, Valerie. Dear Dodie: The Life of Dodie Smith. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
107
OCLC WorldCat.
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Performance of text Ethel M. Dell
After forty-five re-issues the novel was dramatised in a version that opened at the Adelphi Theatre in June 1922.
Dell, Penelope. Nettie and Sissie. Hamish Hamilton, 1977.
100
EMD later pursued the hero, Nick Ratcliffe, through two more novels, The Keeper of the...
Performance of text Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
SACD 's play The Speckled Band, based on a Sherlock Holmes short story of eighteen years before, opened at the Adelphi in London.
Redmond, Christopher. A Sherlock Holmes Handbook. Dundurn Press, 1993.
82
Reception Mary Elizabeth Braddon
The play (at the Adelphi ) featured striking effects and excellent acting, according to an Athenæum review of 28 March 1863.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
1848 (1863): 432
Textual Production Anna Maria Hall
AMH later dramatized The Groves of Blarney, a story that was included in Lights and Shadows of Irish Life. The three-act play, which differed widely from the original story, ran for a whole...

Timeline

18 October 1819
The Sans Pareil theatre (which had hitherto performed burlettas and other works by Jane Scott ) changed hands and became The Adelphi .
1834
The Adelphi Theatre introduced the mechanical sinking stage into theatre technology.
January 1836
Mary Anne Hehl , better known as Mrs Sterling, achieved acclaim at the Adelphi Theatre .
1844
Céline Céleste began managing the Adelphi Theatre
Moody, Jane. “Illusions of authorship”. Women and Playwriting in Nineteenth-Century Britain, edited by Tracy C. Davis and Ellen Donkin, Cambridge University Press, 1999, pp. 99 - 124.
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January 1845
J. B. Buckstone 's The Green Bushes; or, A Hundred Years Ago opened at the Adelphi Theatre.
27 December 1858
A larger Adelphi Theatre was opened.
October 1860
Dion Boucicault 's The Colleen Bawn; or, The Brides of Garryowen opened at the Adelphi Theatre .
18 November 1861
The English production of Dion Boucicault 's The Octoroon, or Life in Louisiana opened at the Adelphi Theatre , London.
14 November 1874
Dion Boucicault 's The Shaughraun opened at Wallack's Theatre in New York.
1887
The Adelphi Theatre was substantially enlarged.