Brough, Robert Barnabas, active 1801-1849, writer

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creatorOf ‘Crinoline’, farce in one act by R. B. Brough. Licence sent 24 December 1856 for performance at the Olympic 18 December 1856. Cover signed Robert B. Brough. Revisions throughout text. Speaking cues and stage directions underlined in contrasting ... British Library
creatorOf 'Open to conviction', by R. B. Brough. 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 'Masaniello', an extravaganza in one act by R. B. Brough. Licence sent 27 June 1857 for performance at the Olympic 2 July 1857. Many revisions in different hands and on different types of paper. Illustration of revolutionaries’ banners included o... 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
creatorOf ‘Mephistopheles, or, An ambassador from below’, an extravaganza in one act by R. B. Brough and H. S. Edwards. Licence sent 10 April 1852 for performance at the Adelphi 12 April 1852. Request for licence written and signed by Benjamin Webster. Son... 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
creatorOf 'The overland journey to Constantinople as undertaken by Lord Bateman with interesting particulars of the fair Sophia', burlesque in two acts, by R. B. Brough. Licence sent 21 April 1854 for performance at the Adelphi 17 April 1854. Request for li... 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. 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 'The moustache movement', farce in one act by R. B. Brough. Licence sent 28 March 1854 for performance at the Adelphi 30 March 1854. Request for licence written and signed by Benjamin Webster. Last few pages on different paper and in a different ... 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 '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
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
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
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 ‘Adrienne Lecouvreur’, tragic drama in four acts. Licence sent 10 April 1852 for performance at the Theatre Royal Manchester 10 April 1852. ‘Helen Faucit Martin’ is listed on title page, but Nicoll lists author as her husband, Sir Theodore Martin... 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 'Iliad, or, The siege of Troy', burlesque by R. B. Brough. Licence sent 21 December 1858 for performance at the Lyceum 24 December 1858. Cover signed Edmund Falconer, manager. Printed as The siege of Troy: a burlesque in one act, by Robert B. Bro... British Library
creatorOf ‘Alfred the Great’ (‘Alfred the Great, or, The minstrel king’), extravaganza in one act by R. B. Brough. Licence sent 20 December 1859 for performance at the Olympic. Various cuts in ink. Contains words for song. Published in Lacy’s, vol. 43, no... British Library
creatorOf ‘Medea, or, The best of mothers with a brute of a husband’, burlesque in one act by R. B. Brough. Licence sent 12 July 1856 for performance at the Olympic 14 July 1856. Revisions in different coloured inks throughout the text. Signed Rob. B. Brou... British Library
creatorOf 'The doge of Duralto, or, The enchanted eyes', Christmas extravaganza by R. B. Brough. Licence sent 21 December 1857 for performance at the Olympic 26 December 1857. Many revisions and stage cues added in different hands, sometimes in pencil. Son... British Library
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