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By Alan Bennett

ISBN-10: 0571246869

ISBN-13: 9780571246861

A set of 4 Alan Bennett performs, with an advent by means of the writer which describes the heritage to their writing and function.

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Received on 22 December 1746 from the Covent Garden Theatre £3 1s. in full payment of her late husband's arrears. Possibly our subject left Drury Lane for Covent Garden just before he died, but we cannot be certain. Edwards, Mr [fl. ], actor. At May Fair on 1 and 3 May 1744 a Mr Edwards played Marquis in Harlequin Sclavonian at Hallam's theatre. On the latter date he also appeared as Philotas in The Captive Prince. He was probably the Edwards who played Blunt in 1 Henry IV at the Goodman's Fields Theatre on 29 October 1746 and Piercy in Anna Bullen at the James Street playhouse in December of the same year.

Page ii A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers & Other Stage Personnel In London, 16601800 Volume 5: Eagan to Garrett PHILIP H. HIGHFILL, JR. KALMAN A. BURNIM EDWARD A. LANGHANS SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY PRESS CARBONDALE AND EDWARDSVILLE Page iii Publication of this work was made possible in part through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. , Jr A biographical dictionary of actors, actresses, musicians, dancers, man- agers & other stage personnel in London, 16601800.

Mr Eberlin, along with his fellow scene painters Devoto, Tillemans, and Dominick, prepared the scenery for John Thurmond's The Miser, which was presented at Drury Lane on 30 December 1726. Eccles, Miss. See EDMEAD, ELIZABETH. Eccles, Henry c. , violinist, composer. Henry Eccles the younger, born about 1652, was the brother of the more famous John and son of the eccentric musician and religious fanatic Solomon. Perhaps some of the musical activity recorded for the elder Page 4 Henry Eccles (possibly an uncle of the younger Henry) should be assigned to our subject, for Grove suggests that the younger man was a player in the royal band from 1674 to 1710.

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