Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS110/214
Title'The Merchant of Venice' by William Shakespeare
Extent1 item
DescriptionProgramme for production of 'The Merchant of Venice' which includes a review of the play taken from the 'Spectator', 8 November 1879; also includes details of a benefit performance for actor, Mr William Belford, to take place on 10 December 1879.

Performed at the Lyceum Theatre, London on 15 November 1879; scenery by Messrs Hawes Craven, W. Cuthbert, W. Hann and William Telbin; costumes by Auguste and Co and Mrs Reid; overture and incidental music by Mr Hamilton Clarke; produced by Mr Irving.

Cast: Mr Irving, Mr Beaumont, Mr Tyars, Mr Forrester, Mr Barnes, Mr Elwood, Mr Pinero, Mr Cooper, Mr Forbes Mr Carter, Mr Johnson, Mr Cooper, Mr Hudson, Mr Branscombe, Mr Tapping, Mr Ganthony, Mr Calvert, Miss Florence Terry, Miss Murry, Miss Ellen Terry.
Access StatusOpen
Custodial HistoryFormerly numbered 6234 in the Theatre Collection.


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