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Theatre Royal playbill: London  Assurance!, etc., 26 May 1866

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Theatre Royal playbill: London Assurance!, etc., 26 May 1866

Theatre Royal,

Under the sole management of Mrs Chas. Pitt [Mrs Charles Pitt], 87, Norfolk Street.

Licenced to play all the pieces of the Dramatic Authors Society.


the last night

of the season,

as the company appear at the Theatre Royal, Swansea, on Monday next.




Mr W. Sidney,

who begs to express his grateful thanks for the kind manner in which his efforts have been received by the public and press of Sheffield, and to solicit a continuance of their patronage on this occasion.

The highly popular actor,

Mr. J. F. Young!

Has most kindly given his services, and will appear in the character of Sir Harcourt Courtley, in which he created such a favourable impression on its former representation.The

Octoroon, as second piece.

Half prices from commencement.

Reserved boxes, 2s.;

Boxes, 1s., Pit, 6d., Gallery, 3d.

On Friday next, May 25th, 1866,

the performances will commence with Dion Boucicault’s celebrated comedy, in five acts, entitled



The performances will conclude with Dion Boucicault’s celebrated Great American sensation drama of

The Octoroon!

Or, life in Louisiana.

Due notice will be given of the Grand English Opera Company.

[Performers:] Mr Noel Austin, Mr J. Best, Mrs J. Bisson, Mr G. Brindsley, Mrs Brindsley, Mr F. Clements, Mr W. R. Clifton, Miss Lousie Craddock, Mr O. Cromwell, Mr H. Delmere, Miss Delmere, Miss Egan, Miss Graham, Mr J. Harvey, Mr P. R. James, Mr Morgan, Mr T. Percival, Master A. Pitt, Mr Charles D. Pitt, Miss Fanny Pitt, Mr J. Rooke, Miss Eliza Saville, Mr W. Sidney, Mr P. H. Stephens, Mr J. F. Younge.

Doors open at Seven: performance to commence at half past.

The Box plan at Mr J. Thorpe's, Fargate; where tickets and places may be secured. Police in attendance to maintain order.

Smoking strictly prohibited.

J. Robertshaw, printer (by steam power), Excelsior offices Angel Street, Sheffield.

Original at Sheffield City Archives: BC/16/77.

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