King of Raritongo Troupe (London-Princess, 52), 19 Feb. 1852 -21 Feb. 1852, London

Event

Base layers

Data layers

Event Type

Dramatic

Event Details

Troupe: King of Raritongo Troupe (London-Princess, 52) (

Only those members directly involved in the performance of race listed

)
Venue Type: Theatre
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Dramatic
Venue: Princess' Theatre
Date: 19 February 1852-21 February 1852
Date notes: Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Event Program

Title Performed Person / Troupe Notes Type
Harlequin Billy Taylor or The Flying Dutchman and the King of Raritongo Rolleston/ Edmonds/ Marks/ Stoakes/ King of Raritongo Troupe (London-Princess, 52)


Casting

  • Billy Taylor – Mr. F. Cooke
  • Harlequin – Mr. Cormack
  • Blue Blazes/Pantaloon – Mr. Paulo
  • Calimanco – Mr. Rolleston
  • Clown – Mr. Flexmore
  • Vanderdecken – Mr. Collis
  • Quashyhubaboo – Mr. Edmonds
  • Bumblewackboys – Mr. Haines
  • Reefer Rattlin – Mr. Lloyd
  • Baccychaw Pipes – Mr. J. Collins
  • Horrorsambo – Mr. Marks
  • Botteserini – Mr. F. Hartland
  • Princess Saccasuttakonka – Mr. Stoakes
  • Paulina di Punto – Mr. Daly
  • Columbine – Miss Carlotta Leclercq
  • Britannia – Miss Kate Terry
  • Fairy Coralia – Miss Vivash
  • Fairy Nautila – Miss Desborough
  • Play, Pantomime

    Bibliographic Sources

    • Bristol Central Library Playbill (Princess') - February 19, 1852
      Info in Record (Feb. 19):
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Performers Listed: “Calimanco the XXXIIIrd., King of Raritongo – the largest of the ‘Canibal [sic] Islands’ … Mr. Rolleston”, Quashyhubaboo (Prime Minister of Raritongo – the Original ‘Bones,’ but rather fleshy in appearance) Mr. Edmonds”, “Horrorsambo, (Aid-de-Camp and Black Stick in Waiting to the King of Raritongo) Mr. Marks”, “The Princess Saccasuttakonka, (King of Raritongo’s Daughter – black, sweet and beautiful) Mr. Stoakes”. For remainder of cast, see attached document scan.
      • Days & Times: “This Evening, Thursday, February 19, 1852”
      • Venue Name: “Royal Princess’s Theatre. Oxford Street”
      • Other Acts on Bill: “Shakespeare’s Comedy of The Merry Wives of Windsor” (1st act on bill).
      • Program Info: “Original Christmas Pantomime, entitled Harlequin Billy Taylor or The Flying Dutchman and the King of Raritongo” (2nd).
      • Other:
        description/review,
        performance time,
        ticket info,
        other (venue rules, staff, surrounding events at venue)
      Info in Record (Feb. 20-21):
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Days & Times: “Every Evening”, “To-morrow (Friday)”, “Saturday”.
      • Venue Name: “Royal Princess’s Theatre. Oxford Street”
      • Other Acts on Bill: Friday: “Shakespeare’s Historical Play of King John”, Saturday: “Colman’s Play of The Iron Chest and ‘To Parents & Guardians.’”
      • Program Info: “The New Pantomime”
      • Other:
        (surrounding events at venue)
    • Bristol Central Library Playbill (Princess') - February 19, 1852
      Info in Record (Feb. 19):
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Performers Listed: “Calimanco the XXXIIIrd., King of Raritongo – the largest of the ‘Canibal [sic] Islands’ … Mr. Rolleston”, Quashyhubaboo (Prime Minister of Raritongo – the Original ‘Bones,’ but rather fleshy in appearance) Mr. Edmonds”, “Horrorsambo, (Aid-de-Camp and Black Stick in Waiting to the King of Raritongo) Mr. Marks”, “The Princess Saccasuttakonka, (King of Raritongo’s Daughter – black, sweet and beautiful) Mr. Stoakes”. For remainder of cast, see attached document scan.
      • Days & Times: “This Evening, Thursday, February 19, 1852”
      • Venue Name: “Royal Princess’s Theatre. Oxford Street”
      • Other Acts on Bill: “Shakespeare’s Comedy of The Merry Wives of Windsor” (1st act on bill).
      • Program Info: “Original Christmas Pantomime, entitled Harlequin Billy Taylor or The Flying Dutchman and the King of Raritongo” (2nd).
      • Other:
        description/review,
        performance time,
        ticket info,
        other (venue rules, staff, surrounding events at venue)
      Info in Record (Feb. 20-21):
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Days & Times: “Every Evening”, “To-morrow (Friday)”, “Saturday”.
      • Venue Name: “Royal Princess’s Theatre. Oxford Street”
      • Other Acts on Bill: Friday: “Shakespeare’s Historical Play of King John”, Saturday: “Colman’s Play of The Iron Chest and ‘To Parents & Guardians.’”
      • Program Info: “The New Pantomime”
      • Other:
        (surrounding events at venue)
    • Bristol Central Library Playbill (Princess') - February 19, 1852
      Info in Record (Feb. 19):
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Performers Listed: “Calimanco the XXXIIIrd., King of Raritongo – the largest of the ‘Canibal [sic] Islands’ … Mr. Rolleston”, Quashyhubaboo (Prime Minister of Raritongo – the Original ‘Bones,’ but rather fleshy in appearance) Mr. Edmonds”, “Horrorsambo, (Aid-de-Camp and Black Stick in Waiting to the King of Raritongo) Mr. Marks”, “The Princess Saccasuttakonka, (King of Raritongo’s Daughter – black, sweet and beautiful) Mr. Stoakes”. For remainder of cast, see attached document scan.
      • Days & Times: “This Evening, Thursday, February 19, 1852”
      • Venue Name: “Royal Princess’s Theatre. Oxford Street”
      • Other Acts on Bill: “Shakespeare’s Comedy of The Merry Wives of Windsor” (1st act on bill).
      • Program Info: “Original Christmas Pantomime, entitled Harlequin Billy Taylor or The Flying Dutchman and the King of Raritongo” (2nd).
      • Other:
        description/review,
        performance time,
        ticket info,
        other (venue rules, staff, surrounding events at venue)
      Info in Record (Feb. 20-21):
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Days & Times: “Every Evening”, “To-morrow (Friday)”, “Saturday”.
      • Venue Name: “Royal Princess’s Theatre. Oxford Street”
      • Other Acts on Bill: Friday: “Shakespeare’s Historical Play of King John”, Saturday: “Colman’s Play of The Iron Chest and ‘To Parents & Guardians.’”
      • Program Info: “The New Pantomime”
      • Other:
        (surrounding events at venue)
    • Bristol Central Library Playbill (Princess') - February 19, 1852
      Info in Record (Feb. 19):
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Performers Listed: “Calimanco the XXXIIIrd., King of Raritongo – the largest of the ‘Canibal [sic] Islands’ … Mr. Rolleston”, Quashyhubaboo (Prime Minister of Raritongo – the Original ‘Bones,’ but rather fleshy in appearance) Mr. Edmonds”, “Horrorsambo, (Aid-de-Camp and Black Stick in Waiting to the King of Raritongo) Mr. Marks”, “The Princess Saccasuttakonka, (King of Raritongo’s Daughter – black, sweet and beautiful) Mr. Stoakes”. For remainder of cast, see attached document scan.
      • Days & Times: “This Evening, Thursday, February 19, 1852”
      • Venue Name: “Royal Princess’s Theatre. Oxford Street”
      • Other Acts on Bill: “Shakespeare’s Comedy of The Merry Wives of Windsor” (1st act on bill).
      • Program Info: “Original Christmas Pantomime, entitled Harlequin Billy Taylor or The Flying Dutchman and the King of Raritongo” (2nd).
      • Other:
        description/review,
        performance time,
        ticket info,
        other (venue rules, staff, surrounding events at venue)
      Info in Record (Feb. 20-21):
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Days & Times: “Every Evening”, “To-morrow (Friday)”, “Saturday”.
      • Venue Name: “Royal Princess’s Theatre. Oxford Street”
      • Other Acts on Bill: Friday: “Shakespeare’s Historical Play of King John”, Saturday: “Colman’s Play of The Iron Chest and ‘To Parents & Guardians.’”
      • Program Info: “The New Pantomime”
      • Other:
        (surrounding events at venue)
    • Bristol Central Library Playbill (Princess') - February 19, 1852
      Info in Record (Feb. 19):
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Performers Listed: “Calimanco the XXXIIIrd., King of Raritongo – the largest of the ‘Canibal [sic] Islands’ … Mr. Rolleston”, Quashyhubaboo (Prime Minister of Raritongo – the Original ‘Bones,’ but rather fleshy in appearance) Mr. Edmonds”, “Horrorsambo, (Aid-de-Camp and Black Stick in Waiting to the King of Raritongo) Mr. Marks”, “The Princess Saccasuttakonka, (King of Raritongo’s Daughter – black, sweet and beautiful) Mr. Stoakes”. For remainder of cast, see attached document scan.
      • Days & Times: “This Evening, Thursday, February 19, 1852”
      • Venue Name: “Royal Princess’s Theatre. Oxford Street”
      • Other Acts on Bill: “Shakespeare’s Comedy of The Merry Wives of Windsor” (1st act on bill).
      • Program Info: “Original Christmas Pantomime, entitled Harlequin Billy Taylor or The Flying Dutchman and the King of Raritongo” (2nd).
      • Other:
        description/review,
        performance time,
        ticket info,
        other (venue rules, staff, surrounding events at venue)
      Info in Record (Feb. 20-21):
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Days & Times: “Every Evening”, “To-morrow (Friday)”, “Saturday”.
      • Venue Name: “Royal Princess’s Theatre. Oxford Street”
      • Other Acts on Bill: Friday: “Shakespeare’s Historical Play of King John”, Saturday: “Colman’s Play of The Iron Chest and ‘To Parents & Guardians.’”
      • Program Info: “The New Pantomime”
      • Other:
        (surrounding events at venue)