Brough, William, active 1849, journalist and author, brother of R B Brough

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Epithet: journalist and author, brother of R B Brough

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referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLI (ff. 1013). Nov.-Dec. 1848. (1) 'The Knight of Arva', by 'D. Boucicault'. ff. 2-18. (2) 'Our Friend the Duke', by C. Webb. ff. 19-75. (3) 'Hearts and Homes or the Emigrant Ship', by C. Z. Barnett. ff. 76-89 b (Act ... British Library
creatorOf 'The tale of a coat', an entirely original comedy in three acts by William Brough and Gustavus Franck. Licence sent 5 November 1858 for performance at the Theatre Royal Haymarket 6 November 1858. LCO Day Book Add. 52703 records the stipulation tha... British Library
creatorOf 'My heart's in the highlands', farce in one act by W. Brough and Andrew Halliday. Licence sent 9 November 1863 for performance at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Actors' names in ink next to dramatis personæ on title page. Minor corrections in ink... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXVII (ff. 928). Nov.-Dec. 1850. (1) 'The Baby and the Regimentals' al. 'The Baby and the Unmen--s', by J. M. Graham. ff. 2-16b. (2) 'The Duchess of Malfi', by R. H. Horne. ff. 17-144. (3) 'Jolly Jack, the Roscius of t... British Library
creatorOf 'The colleen bawn settled at last', farce in one act by W. Brough and A. Halliday. Licence sent 1 July 1862 for to be performed at the Lyceum on 5 July. Actors’ names listed next to dramatis personæ. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 59, no. 819. See al... British Library
creatorOf 'Family secrets, or, How to make home happy', farce in one act by W. Brough. Licence sent 3 November 1853 for performance at the Lyceum 7 November 1853. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 13, no. 182. Keywords: servants, food and dining, adultery.ff. 32.W... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLIX (ff. 1028). Dec. 1849, except art. 18 (Sept. 1849). (1) 'The Loving Woman', by R. B. Peake. ff. 2-50. (2) 'Hartley Manor', by G. E. Farmer. ff. 51-81. (3) 'Worse than ever', by G. E. Farmer. ff. 82-105. (4) 'The Go..., 1849 British Library
creatorOf 'Prince Prettypet and the butterfly' ('Papillonette, or, The prince, the butterfly and the beetle'), extravaganza in two acts by William Brough. Licence sent 22 December 1854 for performance at the Lyceum 26 December 1854. Note pasted in stating: ... British Library
creatorOf 'The census', apropos sketch in one act by William Brough and A. Halliday. Licence sent 12 April 1861 for performance at the Adelphi. Signed B. Webster. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 50, no. 748.ff. 11.Andrew Halliday Duff, called 'Andrew Halliday'; ... British Library
creatorOf 'A phenomenon in a smock frock', farce in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 10 December 1852 for performance at the Lyceum 15 December 1852. LCO Day Book Add. 53703 records the stipulation that all oaths be omitted. Published in Lacy's, vol... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol CLXXIV A (ff. 1093). Nov.-Dec. 1851. (1) 'Mr and Mrs Briggs or Harlequin Punch's Festival', by G. H. B. Rodwell and R. N. Lee. ff. 3-35 b. (2) 'The Two Bonnycastles' ('A Highway Robbery'), by J. M. Morton. ff. 36-56 b. ... British Library
creatorOf 'The sylphide', extravaganza in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 9 April 1860 for performance at the Princess's. Contains words for songs. Based on the scenario for the ballet La sylphide, first performed in Paris in 1832 with choreography... British Library
creatorOf 'The wooden spoon maker', drama in one act. Licence sent 9 May 1863 for performance at the Adelphi. Name of B. Webster, the theatre manager, noted on script. Nicoll attributes title to Andrew Halliday and William Brough. ff. 15.Andrew Halliday D... British Library
creatorOf 'Ye belle alliance, or, Harlequin and good humour and the field of the cloth of gold', pantomime by William Brough in collaboration with R. B. Brough. Licence sent 18 December 1855 for performance at Theatre Royal Covent Garden 26 December 1855. '... British Library
creatorOf 'Bona fide travellers, a romance of the new Beer Bill', dramatic sketch in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 27 October 1854 for performance at the Adelphi 30 October 1854. Request for licence written and signed by Benjamin Webster. Publish... British Library
creatorOf 'The pretty housebreaker', farce in one act by William Brough and A. Halliday. Licence sent 13 July 1861 for performance at the Adelphi. Signed B. Webster. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 51, no. 765.ff. 27.Andrew Halliday Duff, called 'Andrew Halliday... British Library
creatorOf 'A valentine, a compliment of the season', play in one act by W. Brough and 'A. Halliday' (i.e. A. H. Duff). Licence sent 9 February 1863 for performance at the Adelphi. Name of B[enjamin] Webster (the theatre lessee and manager) noted on the scri... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXIV (ff. 973). May-July 1850. (1) 'The Woodman's Spirit or Temperance and Intemperance', by E. Stirling. Autograph. ff. 2-17. (2) 'Anato!'. Italian, with English translation. Printed (n.d.). ff. 18-31 b. (3) 'Maremma ... British Library
creatorOf ‘Dinorah under difficulties’, farcical sketch in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 3 November 1859 for performance at the Adelphi. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 81, no. 1012. Lacy’s edition considerably expanded. See also 52985 A, Add. 52984 F... British Library
creatorOf 'Endymion, or, The naughty boy who cried for the moon', comical extravaganza in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 19 December 1860 for performance at the St. James's. MS written in more than one hand. Cuts in pencil and ink. Actors' names ... British Library
creatorOf 'The talisman, or, Richard Coeur de Lion and the Knight of the Couchant Leopard’, burlesque in two acts. Licence sent 24 March 1853 for performance at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane 28 March 1853. Revisions throughout. Performed various times from ... British Library
creatorOf ‘Conrad and Medora, or, Harlequin Little Fairy at bottom of the sea’, pantomime by William Brough, based on the ballet ‘Le corsaire’. Licence sent 22 December 1856 for performance at the Lyceum 26 December 1856. Songs included in MS. Published in... British Library
creatorOf ‘The chameleon, or, The art of pleasing’, comic drama in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 1 July 1852 for performance at Sadler’s Wells 3 July 1852. Text written in more than one hand. Red ink is used on title page. LCO Day Book Add. 5370... British Library
creatorOf 'Wooing one's wife', comedietta in one act by J. M. Morton. Licence sent 18 October 1861 for performance at the Olympic. Actors’ names listed next to dramatis personæ in pencil. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 52, no. 778. Bound with two songs, ff. 34... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXII (ff. 964). March-April 1850. (1) 'The Three Cuckoos or the Ticklish Times', by J. M. Morton. ff. 2-49. (2) 'Il Franco Arciero' al. 'Der Freischütz'. Italian, with English translation. Printed (1850). ff. 50-80b. (... British Library
creatorOf 'A comical countess', farce in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 24 November 1854 for performance at the Lyceum 27 November 1854. LCO Day Book Add. 53703 records the stipulation that all oaths be omitted. Published in Lacy's, vol. 52, no. 7... British Library
creatorOf ‘Perditta, the royal milkmaid, or, The winter’s tale’, burlesque in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 12 September 1856 for performance at the Lyceum 15 September 1856. Cover signed Charles Dillon, actual and responsible manager. Songs incl... British Library
creatorOf 'The nigger's opera, or, The darkie that walked in her sleep', operetta in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 12 March 1861 for performance at the Bijou.ff. 26.William Brough, journalist and author; brother of R B Brough: Plays by, submitted f... British Library
creatorOf 'The Bohemian girl', burlesque in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 24 May 1861 for performance at the Bijou. Balfe's opera with libretto by A. Bunn, first performed in London in November 1843, for which see Add. 42970 (17 ).ff. 24.William B... British Library
creatorOf 'Those dear blacks', farce in two acts by William Brough. Licence sent 18 November 1852 for performance at Lyceum 17 November 1852. Songs included in MS. According to Nicoll, published in Lacy's, but reference has not been verified. Keywords: Un... British Library
creatorOf 'Number one, round the corner', farce in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 7 March 1854 for performance at the Lyceum 9 March 1854. Signed by G. Hastings, copyist, 2 Grafton L. East, Fitzroy Square. LCO Day Book Add. 53703 records the stipu... British Library
creatorOf 'Kicks and half pence', farce in one act by W. Brough, 'under the management of Mr. E. Falconer'. Intended for production at the Lyceum Theatre Royal 2 September 1858. Not listed in LCO Day Book Add. 53703. Contains handwritten revisions and cuts.... British Library
creatorOf 'Prince Amabel, or, The fairy roses', extravaganza by William Brough. Licence sent 25 April 1862 for performance at the St. James's. Contains words for songs. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 55, no. 815.ff. 58.William Brough, journalist and author; bro... British Library
creatorOf ‘Trying it on' ('An enquiring mind' al. 'Who stole the diamonds?'), a farce by William Brough. Licence sent 30 April 1853 for performance at the Lyceum 5 May 1853. For French versions see Add. 52937 T and 52938 J. Published in Lacy's, vol. 11, no... British Library
creatorOf 'Perseus and Andromeda', extravaganza by William Brough. Licence sent 14 December 1861 for performance at the St. James's. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 53, no. 792 as Perseus and Andromeda, or, The maid and the monster.ff. 52.William Brough, journali... British Library
creatorOf ‘Uncle Tom’s crib, or, The nigger life in London’, dramatic sketch in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 9 October 1852 for performance at the Strand 14 October 1852. Songs included in MS. For other versions see those written in 1852 by J. C... British Library
creatorOf 'King Arthur; or, The days and knights of the Round Table', pantomime by W. Brough. Licence sent 22 December 1863 , no details of theatre on script, but LCO Day Book Add. 52703 records place of performance as the Haymarket. MS written in more than ... British Library
creatorOf 'A shilling day at the Great Exhibition, "1862", or, All the fun of the world's fair', apropos extravaganza by William Brough and Andrew Halliday. Licence sent 7 June 1862 for performance at the Adelphi. For another version, see Add. 53015 H. Pub... 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. CLXX (ff. 1132). April-May 1851. (1) 'Bataille de Dames ou un Duel en Amour', by A. E. Scribe and E. W. Legouvé. French. Printed (1851). ff. 2-47 b. (2) 'Une Chaîne', by A. E. Scribe (see also 42983, art. 25). French. P... British Library
creatorOf ‘A house out of windows’, farce in one act by William Brough. Licence sent 16 October 1852 for performance at the Lyceum 18 October 1852. LCO Day Book Add. 53703 records the stipulation that all oaths be omitted. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 8, no. ... British Library
creatorOf 'Lallah Rookle, or, The Peri, the princess and the troubadour', extravaganza by William Brough. Licence sent 21 December 1857 for performance at the Lyceum 24 December 1857. Stage directions and speaking cues underlined in red. Songs included in ... British Library
creatorOf 'Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia', burlesque by W. Brough. Licence sent 22 December 1862 for performance at the Haymarket. MS written in more than one hand. Numerous cues in pencil. Appears to be unfinished. Scene six appended. Published in Lacy... British Library
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