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Title Guy Fawkes: A Gingerbread Tragedy
Author Street, J  
Date 8 Sep 1821
Licence Application Date 8 Sep 1821
First Performance Date 1821
Document Type Play  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA2244
Language English
Document Description A love triangle set in a London bakery. Guy Fawkes competes for the affections of his beloved Joan and the piece ends with an explosion.
Theme Myths, Legends, Folk Tales & Fairy Tales  Greco-Roman Society  European Past  
Theatre English Opera House  
Theatre Manager Arnold, Samuel James  
Lord Chamberlain Graham, James (3rd Duke of Montrose)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Larpent, John  
Genre Tragedy  
Acts One  
Keywords history  historical character  love  trade  
Additional Information Signed at end, J. Street (?), copyist and author (?).
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