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creatorOf ‘Aminta, or, A match for a magistrate’, opera in two acts by John Oxenford. Licence sent 19 January 1852 for performance at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket 19 January 1852. Manager: Benjamin Webster. Untitled songs performed by both the chorus and in... British Library
creatorOf 'Mr German Reed's opera di camera entertainment', including 'Jessy Lea' by John Oxenford. Licence sent 29 October 1863 for performance at the Gallery of Illustration. Full title page reads "Mr German Reed's opera di camera entertainment in which h... British Library
creatorOf Felix, or, The Festival of Roses, by J. Oxenford British Library
creatorOf 'The charming widow', farce in one act by John Oxenford. Licence sent 7 March 1854 for performance at the Lyceum 8 March 1854. Keywords: fashion, festivals and celebration.ff. 10.John Oxenford, dramatist: 'The charming widow', farce in one act: 18... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLVII (ff. 1072). Sept.-Nov. 1849, except art. 1 (Sept. 1848). (1) 'Leoline', [by T. H. Reynoldson?]. Autograph (?). ff. 2-35. (2) 'Don Giovanni', by T. H. Reynoldson, Act 1 (Act 2 forms 43023, art. 18). Autograph (?). ..., 1848-1849 British Library
creatorOf Play by John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic; submitted: 1874, 1874 British Library
creatorOf 'Fashionable intelligence', comedy in three acts by John Oxenford. Licence sent 14 March 1862 for performance at the Olympic. Cuts in ink. LCO Day Book Add. 52703 records that, "the title of this comedy was subsequently changed to that of 'The wo... British Library
referencedIn Vol. III. 1860.includes:f. 2 Jane Ferraro, wife of the Marquis de La Marmora: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 3 Alfonso Ferraro, Marquis de La Marmora: Biographical notice of: 1860. ff. 5, 8 M-E-Lamaartine, wife of Alphonse de Lamartine: Lett..., 1860 British Library
creatorOf Play by John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic; submitted: 1872, 1872 British Library
creatorOf Robin Hood, opera in three acts by John Oxenford, music by G. A. Macfarren. Printed (Samuel French, n.d.) Licence sent 2 October 1860 for performance at Her Majesty's Theatre. "Dialogue – Mkd 4(i.e. marked)", written on front cover. For another ... British Library
referencedIn Two Letters concerning the adaptation of A. C. Swinburne's Bothwell for performance on the stage; 1874, 1875. Ashley Library Catalogue, vi, p. 107. As follows:― 1. Letter from W. T. Watts[-Dunton] to A. C. Swinburne, 22 Aug. 1874. ff. 39-40b.2. Lette..., 1874-1875 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXI (ff. 1033). April-June 1844. (1) 'The Destruction of the Bastile'. ff. 2-47 b. (2) 'The Will Forgers' al. 'Letitia Wingrove or the Crime Slumber of Forgery' ('Emma Wingrove or Crime Slumbers'), [by T. Mildenhall?]. ... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXII (ff. 806). April-May 1836. (1) 'Thérésina ou l'Héroine d'Andalousie' altered from 'Judith et Holopherne', by M. E. G. M. Théaulon de Lambert, T. Nézel and A. J. Overnay. French. Printed (1834). ff. 2-20 b. (2) 'Le... British Library
creatorOf ‘Ivy Hall’, drama in two acts by John Oxenford. Licence sent 21 September 1859 for performance at the Princess’s on 24 September 1859. Inside cover signed Augustus Harris. Signed E. and J. Hastings, copyists. Copied in more than one hand. Some ... British Library
creatorOf Play by John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic; submitted: 1874, 1874 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLIV (ff. 960). April-May 1849. (1) 'Alhamar the Moor or the Brother of Valencia' altered from 'Cavagal or the Brother of Valencia', by E. Fitzball, Act 1 (Acts 2 and 3 form 43017, art. 27). ff. 2-14b. (2) 'The Heart of... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLX (ff. 1061). Jan.-Feb. 1850. (1) 'The Valley of Tears', Act 2 (Act 1 forms 43031, art. 14). ff. 2-20. (2) 'The Oldest Inhabitant', by M. Lemon. Autograph. ff. 21-98. (3) 'Fashion or Life in New York', by Anna C. Mowa... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXXI (ff. 821). Jan.-April 1838. (1) 'Shocking Events', by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 2-19 b. (2) 'The Dancing Barber', by C. Selby. ff. 20-75. (3) 'The Confounded Foreigners', by J. H. Reynolds. ff. 76-106. (4) 'Our Mary An... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLV (ff. 1096). Jan.-March 1848 (see also 42999, artt. 9-14, 43000, artt. 13-18, 43001, artt. 4-11). (1) 'The Young Guard' altered from 'The Andalusians', by G. Soane. ff. 39-45b, 46b, 48b, and the original text on ff.... British Library
creatorOf 'A doubtful victory', comedietta in one act by John Oxenford. Licence sent 25 March 1858 for performance at the Olympic. Actors' initials listed alongside dramatis personae. Published in Lacy's, vol. 36, no. 531. Keywords: land and farming, mili... British Library
creatorOf 'A legal impediment', drama in one act by John Oxenford. Licence sent 27 September 1861 for performance at the Olympic. Signed John Oxenford. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 53, no. 784.ff. 38.John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic: Pl... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXLIV (ff. 1113). Oct.-Dec. 1847 (see also 43007). (1) 'Une Fille Terrible', by E. Deligny. French. Printed (1846). ff. 2-13b. (2) 'Le Chef-d'OEuvre Inconnu', by C. Lafont. French. Printed (n.d.). ff. 14-25 b. (3) 'Fre... British Library
creatorOf Raymond in agonies, a bit of fun with Harlequin and the bleeding nun, pantomime by Thomas Mowbray. Printed. Printed by T. Gunn. Licence sent 26 December 1860 for performance at the Soho. LCO Day Book Add. 52703 records the stipulation to omit tw... British Library
creatorOf 'It's an ill wind that blows nobody good', comedy in three acts by J. Oxenford. Licence sent 12 May 1860 for performance at the Adelphi. Cover of each act signed John Oxenford. List of actors' names next to dramatis personae on front and back cov... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXI (ff. 866). Feb.-April 1836 (see also 42940, art. 25). (1) 'Music Mad' ('Widow Wiggins'), by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 15-17 and songs on ff. 10 b, 13 are autograph. ff. 2-I7. (2) Monologue, 'Webster's Wallet of Whims an... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXVII (ff. 795). July-Oct. 1835. (1) 'The Covenanters' altered from 'The Trooper or the Lowther Mountains', by T. J. Dibdin. ff. 2-26 b. (2) 'La Lectrice ou une Folie de Jeune Homme', by J. F. A. Bayard. French. Printed... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXXVII (ff. 684) March-June 1839. (1) 'Now or never', by G. Dance. ff. 2-22 b. (2) 'My Little Adopted', by N. T. H. Bayly. ff. 23-44 b. (3) 'The Giant of Palestine'. ff. 45-59. (4) 'Our Cousin German' ('Our Cousin Ger... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXVIII (ff. 849). Oct.-Nov. 1835. (1) 'The Muleteer's Vow', [by J. T. Haines or T. J. Serle]. ff. 2-35. (2) Address for Harriette D. Taylor. ff. 36-37 b. (3) 'The Yellow Kids', by M. Barnett. ff. 38-56. (4) 'The Mill of... British Library
creatorOf ‘Retained for the defence’, farce in one act by J. Oxenford. Licence sent 13 May 1859 for performance at the Olympic. Cuts and amendments in pencil. List of actors’ names next to dramatis personae. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 41, no. 605. Keyword... British Library
creatorOf 'I couldn't help it', farce in one act by John Oxenford. Licence sent 15 April 1862 for performance at the Lyceum. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 55, no. 816.ff. 13.John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic: Plays by, submitted: 1852-1867... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. XCIX (ff. 910). April-July 1842 (see also 42962). (1) 'Intimate Friends'. ff. 2-72. (2) 'Jack in the Water or the Ladder of Life', by W. L. Rede, lacking Act 3, Scene 5 and part of Scene 6 (the last page forms 42964, ar... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. VOL. CLXIX (ff. 1083). Feb.-April 1851. (1) 'Love in a Maze', by 'D. Boucicault'. ff. 2-103. (2) 'Waltheof', by W. J. Robson. ff. 104b-167b. (3) 'Man Traps'. ff. 168-199. (4) 'A Morning Call', by C. Dance. ff. 200-214. (5) '... British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1527. Correspondence H–P.ff. 313. Bound in two volumes: ff. 1-153 (H–McG); ff. 154-313 (MacP–P).includes:f. 1 Anna Maria Hall, author: Miss Bowen: Letter to Miss — Bowen from Anna Maria Hall: n.d.: Autogr. ff. 2-3, 6-8 Sir Charles Hallé, pia... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXIV (ff. 897). Sept.-Dec. 1836, except art. 6 (June 1836). (1) 'The Tradesman's Ball', by G. A. À Beckett. ff. 2-26. (2) 'Novelty or New Scenes and Old Faces', by W. L. Rede. ff. 27-37 b. (3) 'The Gaberlunzie Man', b... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXIX (ff. 994). Oct.-Dec. 1837. (1) 'The Afancesado (sic)' ('The Afrancesado or Secrecy and Truth'), by T. J. Serle. ff. 2-30. (2) 'The Parole of Honor!', by T. J. Serle. ff. 31-82 b. (3) 'The Original', by J. M. Morto... British Library
creatorOf ‘A family failing’, farce in one act by J. Oxenford. Licence sent 3 November 1856 for performance at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket 17 November 1856. Request for licence signed by J.B. Buckstone. Title page signed John Oxenford with address. Publish... British Library
creatorOf 'The charming widow', farce in one act by John Oxenford. Licence sent 7 March 1854 for performance at the Lyceum 8 March 1854. Keywords: fashion, festivals and celebration.ff. 10.John Oxenford, dramatist: 'The charming widow', farce in one act: 18... British Library
creatorOf 'Beauty or the beast?', farce in one act by J. Oxenford. Licence sent 31 October 1863 for performance at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Actor's names in ink next to dramatis personæ on title page. Cuts and notes marked in ink. Cues in pencil. P... British Library
creatorOf AYRTON PAPERS. Vol. V (ff. ii+147). Letters 'From Authors, Artists, and Literary Characters'; 1822-1857, n.d. Octavo. Red quarter-calf binding.includes:ff. 1-8b Sir William Betham, Ulster King of Arms: Letters to W. Ayrton: 1840-1846.f. 9 Charles..., 1822-1857 British Library
creatorOf 5 Reward!', farce in one act by John Oxenford. Licence sent 28 November 1855 for performance at the Olympic 3 December 1855. Published in Lacy's, vol. 24, no. 358. Keywords: fashion, duelling, travel, transport, Crimea, doctors and medicine.ff. 4... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LVIII (ff. 740). May-July 1833. (1) 'The Prescription or a Cure for Hysterics'. ff. 1-45. (2) 'The Mummy', by W. B. Bernard. ff. 46-65. (3) 'Paddy Carey or the Boy of Clogheen', by W. G. T. Power. ff. 66-78 b. (4) 'Fiel... British Library
creatorOf 'Jack of all trades', drama in two acts by John Oxenford. Licence sent 27 September 1861 for performance at the Olympic. Signed John Oxenford. Cuts noted in ink. Nicoll attributes the play to H. Neville and Florence Haydon, and a performance at ... British Library
creatorOf Play by John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic; submitted: 1871, 1871 British Library
creatorOf 'A case of conscience', farce in one act. Licence sent 18 July 1857 for performance at the Princess’s 16 November 1857. Speaking cues and stage directions underlined in red. LCO Day Book Add. 53073 records the stipulation that all oaths be omitte... British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Oakeley – Parry (ff. 303); 1820-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-3 Sir Herbert Stanley Oakeley, composer, organist and conductor: Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Alexander Grant, 10th Baronet; of Dalvey; Principal of Edi..., 1820-1913 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXVI (ff. 968). March-June 1835. (1) 'Confusion worse Confounded' ('Patrician and Parvenu or Confusion worse Confounded'), by J. Poole. ff. 1-69 b. (2) 'Théobald ou le Retour de Russie', by A. E. Scribe and A. F. Varner... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CX (ff. 953). March-April 1844. (1) 'The Giant's Causeway! or the Slumber of Wonders!!' al. 'O'Roon (altered from Rory O'Roon) and the Fairies of the Giant's Causeway!' alteredfrom 'Whisky and Wonders or Rory O'Roon and... British Library
creatorOf British Records Association Collection. Vol. V (ff. 287). 1. ff. 1-125. General correspondence; 1860-1874, n.d. Selectively indexed. 2. ff. 126-158. Family correspondence; 1779-1808. 3. ff. 159-224. Letters to William Charles Macready, actor; 1838-18..., 1779-1874 British Library
creatorOf Play by John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic; submitted: 1872, 1872 British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CIX (ff. 1155). Feb.-March 1844. (1) 'Richard the Third', by J. S. Coyne. ff. 2-19. (2) 'Zopyrus, the Hero of Persia', by W. Cooper. ff. 20-55 b. (3) 'The Twenty Fourth of May!!', by T. H. Reynoldson. Autograph ff. 56-7... British Library
creatorOf 'The triple alliance', drama in three acts by J. Oxenford. Licence sent 21 November 1862 for performance at the Princess's.ff. 90.John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic: Plays by, submitted: 1852-1867: Partly incomplete and printed... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXXV (ff. 794). Oct.-Dec. 1838 (see also 42950, art. 16). (1) 'The Bayaderes' ('Buy-em-dears alias Bay-a-deres'), by Miss E. Rouse. ff. 2-33. (2) 'The Printer's Devil', by J. R. Planché. ff. 34-51. (3) 'The Sign Manuel... British Library
creatorOf ‘The last hope’, drama in three acts by J. Oxenford. Licence sent 15 February 1859 for performance at the Lyceum. . Copied by G. Hastings, 9 University Street, Tottenham Ct Road. Amendments and cuts in pencil and ink. LCO Day Book Add. 52073 reco... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXIII (ff. 1169). Aug.-Sept. 1845. (1) 'The Rover's Secret or the Bridge of St Martin', by E. Stirling. Autograph. ff. 2-40 b. (2) Address for the Royal Albert Saloon. ff. 41-44 b. (3) 'The White Slave or Murder and Mi... British Library
creatorOf ‘Aminta, or, A match for a magistrate’, opera in two acts by John Oxenford. Licence sent 19 January 1852 for performance at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket 19 January 1852. Manager: Benjamin Webster. Untitled songs performed by both the chorus and in... British Library
creatorOf Play by John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic; submitted: 1875, 1875 British Library
creatorOf Play by John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic; submitted: 1871, 1871 British Library
creatorOf 'The porter's knot', drama in two acts by J. Oxenford. Licence sent 22 November 1858 for performance at the Olympic. One diagram of stage included with the text. Also published in Lacy's, vol.38, no. 564. Stage directions vary between MS. and pu... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. LXXX (ff. 903). 1837. (1) 'Mr Ferguson' al. 'It's All very well Mr Ferguson but you can't sleep here', by W. E. Suter. ff. 2-25 b. (2) 'Why did he die?' ('Why did you die?'), by C. J. Mathews. ff. 26-72. (3) 'The Love-C..., 1837 British Library
creatorOf ‘The Leghorn bonnet’, extravaganza in one act by John Oxenford. Licence sent 9 February 1852 for performance at the Adelphi 9 February 1852. Request for licence written and signed by Benjamin Webster. Actors' names included in the dramatis person... British Library
creatorOf 'Only a halfpenny', farce in one act by John Oxenford. Licence sent 31 May 1855 for performance at the Theatre Royal Haymarket 31 May 1855. LCO Day Book Add. 53703 records the stipulation that all oaths be omitted. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 22, n... British Library
creatorOf 'Widow's wit, or, Widow's weeds', by J. Oxenford. British Library
creatorOf British Records Association Collection. Vol. IX (ff. 276). General correspondence; 1730-1918, n.d.includes:ff. 1-4 John Francis Arundell, 12th Baron Arundell of Wardour: Letters of: 1881.f. 5 Bulkeley Bandinel, Bodley's Librarian: Letter of: bef...., 1730-1918 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, chiefly of British actors, dramatists, authors, musicians, etc., addressed mainly to Morris Barnett, actor and dramatist (b. 1800, d. 1856), and to Wellington Guernsey, song-writer and composer (b. 1817, d. 1885); 182..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. XCII (ff. 872). June-Sept. 1840. (1) 'The Three Secrets', by M. Lemon. ff. 2-21 b. (2) 'A Kiss in the Dark', by J. B. Buckstone. ff. 22-43. (3) 'Der Templer und die Jüdin', by W. A. Wohlbrück. German. ff. 44-106. (4) '... British Library
creatorOf 'The lily of Killarney', opera in three acts by John Oxenford and Dion Boucicault (for the music by Sir Julius Benedict). Licence sent 3 February 1862 for performance at Covent Garden on 10 February 1862. Signed William Harrison, the theatre manag... British Library
creatorOf 'Sam's arrival', farce in one act by J. Oxenford. Licence sent 3 September 1862 for performance at the Strand. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 56, no. 830. ff. 16.John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic: Plays by, submitted: 1852-1867: ... British Library
creatorOf ‘The magic toys’, ballet farce in one act by J. Oxenford. Licence sent 28 September 1859 for performance at the St. James’s. Signed J. Oxenford on front cover. ‘Miss L. Thompson’ pencilled next to list of dramatis personae. Set design inside fro... British Library
creatorOf 'Isle of St. Tropez', drama in three acts by M. Williams and F. C. Bernand. Licence sent 19 December 1860 for performance at the St. James's. Contains considerable cuts and additions in pencil and ink, cues and list of props. Actors' names listed... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLVIII (ff. 957). Nov. 1849. (1) 'Mr Briggs or the Pleasures of Housekeeping and Horse Keeping'. ff. 2-56. (2) 'The Sea Lion or the Frozen Ships and the Hermit of the Icebound Bay', by G. D. Pitt. Autograph (?). Licence... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXXVI (ff. 901). Feb. 1847, except artt. 13-18 (Feb. 1848). (1) 'A School for Scheming', by 'D. Boucicault'. ff. 2-28. (2) 'The Yorkshire School or Life in Little', by G. D. Pitt. ff. 29-82. (3) 'Wildfire Dick and the... British Library
creatorOf Play by John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic; submitted: 1874, 1874 British Library
creatorOf 'My name is Norval', tragic ballet in one act by J. Oxenford. Licence sent 16 January 1860 for performance at the St. James's. Actors' names listed next to dramatis personæ. Keywords: theatre, drama production, dance, actors, shopkeepers, music, ... British Library
creatorOf 'Bristol diamonds', farce in one act by John Oxenford. Licence sent 24 July 1862 for performance at the St. James's. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 56, no. 829. ff. 26.John Oxenford, dramatist, translator and theatre critic: Plays by, submitted: 1852-... British Library
creatorOf 'Uncle Zachary', play in two acts by John Oxenford. Licence sent 29 February 1860 for performance at the Olympic. Published in Lacy's, vol. 45, no. 667. Keywords: family relationships, London, science, education, class, government officials, inhe... British Library
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