Wooler, John Pratt

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Epithet: called 'John Pratt', writer of plays

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creatorOf ‘Eulalie and Vermilion, or, The charmed arrow’ ('The charmed lesson'), a ‘tragic-comic-melodramatic-historical-spectacular-fanciful-fairy-like-operatic and terpsichorean-burlesque-extravaganza’, in a prologue and two acts by J. P. Wooler. Licence se... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLVI (ff. 918). July-Sept. 1849 (see also 43023, art. 18). (1) 'Edinburgh Joke or Female Tournament', by Louisa L. Lee. Autograph. ff. 2-26. (2) 'Recognize a Mysterious Reconciliation' al. 'A Deserted Wife in Search of ... British Library
creatorOf 'Sold to advantage!', farce in one act adapted from the French. Licence sent 7 September 1853 for performance at Sadlers Wells 7 November 1853. Title page signed by J. Wooler. For another version see Add. 52929 B. Keywords: theatre, the press, do... British Library
creatorOf 'A model husband', farce in one act. Licence sent 6 September 1853 for performance at Sadlers Wells. Title page is signed. Corrections in blue ink. Keywords: servants, food and dining, family relationships, Devon, military.ff. 30.London. Secular... British Library
creatorOf 'Did I dream it?' (al. 'Charming dreams'), farce in one act by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 9 November 1860 for performance at the Strand. Listed in LCO Day Book Add. 52703 under original title, 'Charming dreams'. Published in Lacy's, vol. 50, no. ... British Library
creatorOf 'Marriage at any price', comedietta in one act by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 24 July 1862 for performance at the Strand. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 55, no. 823. ff. 21.John Pratt Wooler, called 'John Pratt'; writer of plays: Plays by, submitted: 1... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXX (ff. 1135). April-May 1845 (see also 42983). (1) 'Who's the Papa? or my New Counterpane'. ff. 2-45. (2) 'L'Habeas Corpus ou Liberté Libertas', by C. Varin and 'L. Boyer'. French. Printed [1845]. ff. 46-55 b. (3) 'Le... British Library
creatorOf 'The ring and the keeper', operetta in one act by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 12 June 1862 for performance at the New Royalty. "The property Elliot Galer, St John's Villa, Junction Road, N." on front cover, see Add. 53014 B. "Original, W. H. Montg... British Library
creatorOf 'A faint heart which did win a fair lady', farce in one act by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 5 February 1863 for performance at Strand. Published in Lacy's, vol. 57, no. 847.ff.16.John Pratt Wooler, called 'John Pratt'; writer of plays: Plays by, sub... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXIV (ff. 1065). Sept.-Oct. 1845. (1) 'Loyalty or Speke Hall, Lancashire, during the Commonwealth'. ff. 2-79. (2) 'The Golden Lily or the Three Brothers of Bagdad', by G. D. Pitt, Act 1. ff. 80-112. (3) 'Japhet in Sear... British Library
creatorOf 'Sisterly service', comedietta in one act by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 8 February 1860 for performance at the Strand. MS written in more than one hand; see note 'H. Chater scripsit' on f. . LCO Day Book Add. 52703 records the stipulation that a... British Library
creatorOf 'The silver wedding', dramatic sketch in two acts by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 22 January 1861 for performance at the Strand. Not listed in LCO Day Book Add. 52703.ff. 29.John Pratt Wooler, called 'John Pratt'; writer of plays: Plays by, submitte... British Library
creatorOf ‘Pigeons and hawks’, farcical comedy in two acts by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 14 February 1856 for performance at the Grecian Saloon 14 February 1856. Signed Ro. Conquest, proprietor and manager. Nicoll lists the play under ‘unknown authors’. L... British Library
creatorOf 'Blonde or brunette' (altered from 'Blonde or brunette, or, The belle of Ballingary!'), operetta in two acts by J. P. Wooler (for the music by M. Lutz). Licence sent 14 May 1862 for performance at the New Royalty on 19 May 1862. Identified as "the... British Library
creatorOf ‘The frost of youth, or, Hearts matched against diamonds and the struggles of life’, drama in two acts. Licence sent 30 September 1856 for performance at City of London 6 October 1856. Three different types of paper and two different hands used fo... British Library
creatorOf ‘The language of flowers’, farce in one act by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 17 May 1852 for performance at the Royal Olympic 20 May 1852. Signed by W. Farren. LCO Day Book Add. 53703 records the stipulation that all oaths be omitted. A play titled... British Library
creatorOf ‘I’ll write to the Times’, farce in one act by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 16 October 1856 for performance at Sadlers Wells 16 October 1856. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 28, no. 411. Keywords: flirtation, illness, the press, adultery.ff. 16.John Prat... British Library
creatorOf 'Keep your temper', farce in one act by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 15 April 1862 for performance at the Strand. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 55, no. 827.ff. 23.John Pratt Wooler, called 'John Pratt'; writer of plays: Plays by, submitted: 1853-1866. British Library
creatorOf 'A twice told tale', original comedietta in one act by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 23 September 1858 for performance at the Olympic. Published in Lacy's, vol. 37, no. 553, where it is described as a farce. Keywords: impersonation, flirtation, mari... British Library
creatorOf 'Old Phil's birthday' (altered from 'The false key'), serio-comic drama in two acts by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 17 January 1862 for performance at the Strand. Actors’ names listed next to dramatis personæ. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 54, no. 799.... British Library
creatorOf 'The fatal secret, or, The branded race', drama in three acts by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 13 September 1858 for performance at the Surrey. Keywords: legend (Don Juan), early modern settings, aristocracy, black characters, Christians and Christi... British Library
referencedIn LIBRETTO OF 'THE RING AND THE KEEPER', Operetta in one act, by John Pratt Wooler; before May 1859 (f. ii). Autograph. First performed, with music by William Henry Montgomery, at the Royalty Theatre, Dean Street, Soho, on 9 June 1862. Published in Lac... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. VOL. CLXVI (ff. 897). Oct.-Nov. 1850. (1) 'Born with a Caul', by G. Almar. ff. 2-125. (2) 'The Cousins Cozened', by Mary A. Thompson. ff. 126-138b. (3) 'O'Shauhgan (sic) or the Fatal Secret', by Mary A. Thompson. ff. 139-16... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXXII (ff. 1122). July-Sept. 1851. (1) 'My Dearest Anna Maria', by P. H. Hatch. ff. 3-38. (2) 'The Chateau of Valenza', by J. Courtney. ff. 39-53. (3) 'Death and the Lady or the Visions of a Night'. ff. 54-90. (4) 'The... British Library
creatorOf 'Orange blossoms', comedietta in one act by J. P. Wooler. Licence sent 15 February 1862 for performance at the Strand. Actors’ names listed next to dramatis personæ. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 54, no. 802. ff. 24.John Pratt Wooler, called 'John Pr... British Library
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