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A Record of Dramatic Performances at a Leading Victorian Theatre

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Title:Waylett, Harriet (1798-1851): Actress, theatre manager.
Description:Waylett, Harriet (1798-1851): Born Harriet Cooke, she appeared on the Bath stage on 16 March 1816.  She then acted at Coventry, where she met and married a bigamist using the name Waylett.  In 1820-23, she was at the Adelphi, where she was the original Amy Robsart in James Planché's adaptation of Kenilworth, and Sue to her husband's Primefit in William Moncrieff's Tom and Jerry.  She returned to the Adelphi in 1833, first as part of the homeless English Opera House and then for the 1833-34 season.  There were few London houses at which she was not seen and was a favorite in the country and long considered one of the best soubrettes in her day.
1st Performance:Oct 9, 1820
Theatre:Adelphi
Source:Via Wikipedia: English: Portrait of Harriet Waylett (1798–1851), English actress, in character as as Miss Dorville. By Engraver John Rogers, after Thomas Charles Wageman. 1827. http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw215073/Harriet-Waylett-as-Miss-Dorville., Oct 9, 1820

 

Via Wikipedia: English: Portrait of Harriet Waylett (1798–1851), English actress, in character as as Miss Dorville. By Engraver John Rogers, after Thomas Charles Wageman. 1827. http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw215073/Harriet-Waylett-as-Miss-Dorville., Oct 9, 1820

 



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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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