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Title:Going to the Pantomime
Description:The Image Going to the Pantomime by John Leech (1817-1864).
Theatre:Non-specific
Source:The Illustrated London News, Dec 24, 1853, p. 580
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Review:The Illustrated London News, Dec 24, 1853,

19th Century Pantomime

This passage is from a pantomime adaptation of the Guy Fawkes story:

    Lovers stand forth. With you we shall begin.
    You will be fair Columbine – you Harlequin.
    King Jamie there, the bonnie Scottish loon,
    Will be a famous cheild for Pantaloon.
    Though Guy Fawkes now is saved from rocks and axe,
    I think he should pay the powder-tax.
    His guyish plots blown up – nay, do not frown;
    You've always been a guy – now be a Clown.

This passage is from a pantomime adaptation of the Guy Fawkes story.

Source: Wilson, A. E. (1974). The story of pantomime. Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc. ISBN 0-87471-485-0.

Quoted in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pantomime



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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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