Name Drama
Description

Scripts intended to be acted or read aloud, often accompanied by costumes when performed on stage.

Titles

Displaying 1–25 of 665

ID Title Author Firms (City) Date Edition
12806 (Mrs. Inchbald's Translation.) The Midnight Hour. A Comedy, in Three Acts. From the French of M. Damaniant, called Guerre Ouverte; ou, Ruse Contre Ruse as it is now performing at the Theatres Royal Covent-Garden and Smock-Alley. Translated by Mrs. Inchbald. Damaniant , Antoine-Jean
1788
12803 (Mrs. Inchbald's Translation.) The Midnight Hour. A Comedy, in three acts. From the French of M. Damaniant, called Guerre Ouverte; ou, Ruse Contre Ruse. As it is now performing at the Theatres Royal Covent-Garden and Smock-Alley. Translated by Mrs. Inchbald. Damaniant , Antoine-Jean
1788
22796 A bickerstaff's burying; or, work for the upholders. A farce; as it is acted at the theatres, with applause. By His Majesty's servants. Written by Mrs. Susanna Centlivre: Author of The Gamester, a Comedy. Centlivre , Susanna
George Risk [corner of Castle Lane] (Dublin)
1724
22799 A Bickerstaff's burying; or, work for the upholders. A farce; as it was acted at the Theatre in the Hay-market, by Her Majesty's sworn servants. Written by Mrs. Susanna Centlivre, author of The Busie Body, and The Man's Bewitch'd, comedies. Centlivre , Susanna
Bernard Lintott (London)
1710
3962 A Bold Stroke for a Husband, a Comedy, as acted at the Theatre Royal, in Covent Garden. By Mrs. Cowley. Cowley , Hannah
Thomas Evans [32 Paternoster Row] (London)
1784
4392 A bold stroke for a husband, a comedy, as acted at the Theatre Royal, in Covent Garden. By Mrs. Cowley. Cowley , Hannah
Thomas Evans [32 Paternoster Row] (London)
1784 Second Edition
4295 A Bold Stroke for a Husband, a Comedy, as acted at the Theatre Royal, in Covent Garden. By Mrs. Cowley. Fifth Edition. Cowley , Hannah
Thomas Evans [32 Paternoster Row] (London)
1784 Fifth Edition.
4297 A bold stroke for a husband, a comedy, as acted at the Theatre Royal, in Covent Garden. By Mrs. Cowley. Fourth edition. Cowley , Hannah
Thomas Evans [32 Paternoster Row] (London)
1784 Fourth edition.
4100 A bold stroke for a husband, a comedy, as acted at the Theatre Royal, in Covent Garden. By Mrs. Cowley. Third edition. Cowley , Hannah
Thomas Evans [32 Paternoster Row] (London)
1784 Third edition.
4288 A Bold Stroke for a Husband, a Comedy, as performed at the Theatres-Royal. By Mrs. Cowley. a New Edition. Cowley , Hannah
James Barker and Son (London)
1790 A New Edition
3968 A Bold Stroke for a Husband. A comedy. Written by the ingenious Mrs. Cowley: Authoress of the Run-A-Way, Belles-Stratagem, and which is the Man: and performed forty nights last season at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden. Cowley , Hannah
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1783 1st Irish
3990 A Bold Stroke for a Husband. A Comedy. Written by the Ingenious Mrs. Cowley: authoress of The Run-A-Way, Belles-Stratagem, and Which is the Man. And performed forty nights last season at the Theatre-Royal Covent-Garden. Cowley , Hannah
1787
7715 A bold stroke for a wife, a comedy, written by Mrs. Centlivre. Marked with the variations in the manager's books, at the Theatres-Royal. Centlivre , Susanna
James Barker [Great Russell Street] (London)
William Lowndes [77 Fleet Street] (London)
1790
9913 A Bold Stroke for a Wife; A Comedy, in Five Acts. By Mrs. Centlivre. As Performed at The Theatres-Royal. Centlivre , Susanna
Thomas Oliver and George Boyd [High Street] (Edinburgh)
1814
9965 A Bold Stroke for a Wife; A Comedy. By Mrs. Centlivre. With Remarks. Centlivre , Susanna
Stirling and Kenney [George Street] (Edinburgh)
1829
12327 A Bold Stroke for a Wife: A Comedy, in five acts, by Mrs. Centlivre. Printed from the acting copy, with remarks, biographical and critical, by D—G. To which are added, a description of the costume,—cast of the characters, entrances, and exits,—relative positions of the performers on the stage,—and the whole of the stage business. As now performed at the Theatres Royal, London. Embellished with a portrait of Mr. W. Farren, in the character of Periwinkle. Engraved on steel by Mr. Woolnoth, from an original drawing, by Mr. Wageman. Centlivre , Susanna
John Cumberland [Brecknock Place] (London)
1830
22813 A bold stroke for a wife: a comedy. Written by Mrs. Susanna Cent-Livre. Centlivre , Susanna
J. Hodges (London)
John Osborne (London)
1749
7647 A bold stroke for a wife. A comedy, as written by Mrs. Centlivre. Distinguishing also the Variations of the Theatre, as performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. Regulated from the prompt-book, by permission of the managers, by Mr. Hopkins, prompter. Centlivre , Susanna
Christopher Etherington (York)
John Bell [132 Strand] (London)
1776
7700 A bold stroke for a wife. A comedy, by Mrs. Centlivre. Adapted for theatrical representation, as performed at the Theatres-Royal, Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. Regulated from the prompt-books, by permission of the managers. Centlivre , Susanna
John Bell [132 Strand] (London)
1791
7698 A bold stroke for a wife. A comedy, by Mrs. Centlivre. Adapted for theatrical representation, as performed at the Theatres-Royal, Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. Regulated from the prompt-books, by permission of the managers. ... Centlivre , Susanna
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1799
12332 A Bold Stroke for a Wife. A Comedy, in five acts, by Mrs. Centlivre. Printed from the acting copy, with remarks, biographical and critical. To which are added, a description of the costume,—cast of the character, exits, and entrances,—relative positions of the performers on the stage,—and the whole of the stage business. As now performed at the Theatres-Royal, London. Embellished with a portrait of Mr. W. Farren, in the character of Periwinkle; engraved on steel by Mr. Woolnoth, from a drawing made expressly for this work, by Mr. Wageman. Centlivre , Susanna
John Cumberland [19 Ludgate Hill] (London)
1824
7701 A Bold Stroke for a Wife. A Comedy, written by Mrs. Centlivre. Marked with the variations in the manager's book, at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. Centlivre , Susanna
Thomas Lowndes [77 Fleet Street] (London)
William Nicoll (London)
Thomas Caslon (London)
Samuel Bladon [13 Paternoster Row] (London)
1783
7645 A bold stroke for a wife. A comedy, written by Mrs. Centlivre. Marked with the variations of the promptor's book, at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. Centlivre , Susanna
Samuel Bladon [Paper Mill, Paternoster Row] (London)
William Nicoll (London)
Thomas Lowndes [77 Fleet Street] (London)
Thomas Caslon (London)
1776
7673 A bold stroke for a wife. A comedy. As acted at the Theatres Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. Written by Mrs. Susanna Cent-Livre. Centlivre , Susanna
Thomas Sabine (London)
1787
7702 A Bold Stroke for a Wife. A Comedy. As it is acted at the Theatres Royal in Drury-Lane and Convent-Garden. Written by Mrs. Susanna Cent-livre. Centlivre , Susanna
James Whitworth (London)
1785