Charles Kemble

Standard Name: Kemble, Charles

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
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 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 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 Maria Theresa Kemble
Maria Theresa De Camp Maria Theresa Kemble married her fellow-actor Charles Kemble , after a long engagement imposed by his disapproving family.
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.
327
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Russell Mitford
She began writing tragedies (after seeing Macready on stage) before her father's financial losses compelled her to take up less prestigious but potentially better-paying genres as well. She was encouraged by Thomas Noon Talfourd ...
Leisure and Society Mary Somerville
In EdinburghMS also attended theatrical productions featuring such actors as Sarah Siddons and her brothers Charles and John Kemble . Mary greatly enjoyed the social life of the Scottish capital, attended many balls, and...
Occupation Fanny Kemble
FK , not yet twenty, made a triumphant Covent Garden Theatre debut as Shakespeare 's Juliet, saving her father 's company from bankruptcy.
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.
Marshall, Dorothy. Fanny Kemble. Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1977.
42-3
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Allibone, S. Austin, editor. A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors Living and Deceased. Gale Research, 1965.
Occupation Fanny Kemble
FK and her father embarked on an extensive money-making theatrical tour of the British Isles.
Scullion, Adrienne, editor. Female Playwrights of the Nineteenth Century. J. M. Dent; C. E. Tuttle, 1996.
lxiv
Occupation Fanny Kemble
She gave the substantial profits from this successful tour to her father when he returned to Britain following her marriage.
Scullion, Adrienne, editor. Female Playwrights of the Nineteenth Century. J. M. Dent; C. E. Tuttle, 1996.
lxv
Performance of text Felicia Hemans
FH 's The Vespers of Palermo was produced at London's Covent Garden theatre with Charles Kemble in the lead role; it was published the same year.
Hughes, Harriet Browne Owen, and Felicia Hemans. “Memoir of Mrs. Hemans”. The Works of Mrs. Hemans, W. Blackwood, 1839, pp. 1 - 315.
70
Feldman, Paula R., editor. British Women Poets of the Romantic Era. John Hopkins University Press, 1997.
277
Hemans, Felicia. The Vespers of Palermo. John Murray, 1823.
Performance of text Maria Theresa Kemble
MTK played Lady Elizabeth Freelove (opposite her husband ) in her comic interlude The Day After the Wedding; or, a Wife's First Lesson, at Covent Garden .
Feminist Companion Archive.
Publishing Mary Russell Mitford
From August 1823 MRM was planning a grand historical tragedy on the greatest subject in English story—Charles and Cromwell.
Mitford, Mary Russell. The Life of Mary Russell Mitford: Told by Herself in Letters To Her Friends. L’Estrange, Alfred Guy KinghamEditor , Harper and Brothers, 1870.
2: 16
She noted Cromwell 's domestic virtues and thought of him as a man acting...
Publishing Mary Russell Mitford
Mitford was planning this tragedy by March 1827, though she said she had not yet drafted as much as ten lines.
Mitford, Mary Russell. The Life of Mary Russell Mitford: Told by Herself in Letters To Her Friends. L’Estrange, Alfred Guy KinghamEditor , Harper and Brothers, 1870.
2: 68-70
Charles Kemble expressed interest in it in 1828, but she turned him...
Publishing Isabel Hill
The play was submitted gratuitously to Charles Kemble for fund-raising to avert the theatre's closure. It was the first of IH 's dramas to be performed, and ran for twelve nights. The lead role of...
Publishing Isabel Hill
She had submitted it for production to Charles Kemble , but although he and W. C. Macready both thought highly of it, he did not accept it for the theatre.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Timeline

18 September 1809
The new Covent Garden Theatre was opened, only to become the scene of massive riots.
15 December 1809
The Old Price Riots at the new Covent Garden Theatre , which had raged since 18 September, ended with a formal apology from manager Charles Kemble to the audience.
1823
Stage costuming underwent a radical change after Planché was commissioned by Charles Kemble to design new dresses for the production of King John at the Covent Garden Theatre .