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Title Bantry Bay
Author Reynolds, G N  
Date 18 Feb 1797
First Performance Date 18 Feb 1797
Document Type Play  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA1154
Language English
Document Description A play regarding Irish rebel plots, based on a Theobald Wolfe Tone led French landing of weapons in Bantry Bay in County Cork.
Theme Censorship & Politics  Conflict, Empire & the Other  Courtship, Family & Domestic Life  
Theatre Covent Garden Theatre  
Lord Chamberlain Cecil, James (1st Marquess of Salisbury)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Larpent, John  
Actor Munden, Mr  Johnstone, Mr  Townsend, Mr  
Genre Musical Piece  
Acts One  
Geographical Setting Cork, Ireland  
Printed Edition Printed 1797.
Keywords Irish  French  ship  rebellion  nationalism  peasant  
Additional Information Manuscript contains a number of corrections and a cast list. The printed edition is quite different, and printed in two acts.
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