Theatre Royal, Covent Garden...This Evening, Wednesday, December 9th, 1835, Will be presented (First Time) an entirely New Original Drama, in Three Acts, called 'King O'Neil'. Louis the Fifteenth, Mr. G. Bennett, Duke of Richelieu, Mr. Pritchard, Count Dillon, (of the Irish Brigade) , Mr. H. Wallack, De Burgh (Major of the Brigade), Mr. Fredericks, Captain O'Neil (of the Brigade), by Courtesy "King O'Neil", Mr. [Tyrone] Power...Countess Dillon....Mrs. W. West...Marchioness de Clermont, (Daughter to Dillon) Miss Taylor.... Scenery: - Apartment at an Inn in Versailles....Saleon in the Chateau of Count Dillon. Terrace of the Royal Gardens. Mess-Room of the Royal Irish Brigade. Vestibule of the Salle de Mars at Versailles. Fete Champetre: in which will be danced a cotillon of eight. After which...The Lord Of The Isles : Or, The Gathering Of The Clans...
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A review of this play was published on p. 793 of issue number 346 of 'The Court Journal: Gazette of the Fashionable World', December 12, 1835 - "The play-lover will find rare entertainment in Mrs. [Catherine] Gore's new drama entitled 'King O'Neil', produced at this theatre [Covent Garden] on Wednesday...'. The play featured the Irish actor William Grattan Tyrone Power (1795-1841), known professionally as Tyrone Power [he was the great-grandfather of Hollywood screen actor Tyrone Power, (1914-1958)] in the role of Captain O'Neil of the Irish Brigade. (The Irish Brigade was a brigade in the French army composed of Irish exiles, formed in May 1690 when five Jacobite regiments were sent from Ireland to France. These regiments comprising the Irish Brigade served as part of the French Army until 1792).
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[London : S.G. Fairbrother, printer], December 9, 1835.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 broadside ; 34 x 21 cm.
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