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Title:Poole, John as Paul Pry
Description:Poole, John.: Paul Pry by John Poole.  Benefit performance for Edward Wright playing the title character for the first time.  The Illustrated London News judged him to be "second only to the great original [John] Liston."
1st Performance:May 8, 1845
Theatre:Adelphi
Source:The Illustrated London News, May 17, 1845, p. 320
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Review:The Illustrated London News, May 17, 1845, p. 320

ADELPHI THEATRE.

Mr. Poole's very neatly-written play of "Paul Pry," revived at this theatre, for the benefit of Mr. Wright, has been repeated during the week with increased effect.  Mr. Wright's personation of the village Marplot, is second only to the great original, Liston; whose ubiquitous umbrella, and "I hope I don't intrude," are here transmitted to us with almost unimpaired lustre.



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Originally published by Greenwood Press as The Sans Pareil Theatre 1806-1819, Adelphi Theatre 1819-1850: An Index to Authors, Titles, Performers, 1988, and The Adelphi Theatre 1850-1900: An Index to Authors, Titles, Performers and Management, 1992.
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