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Title The Committee; or, Irishman in Distress
Author Knight, Thomas  
Date 18 Jan 1822
Licence Application Date No application.
First Performance Date 18 Jan 1822
Document Type Play  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA2277
Language English
Document Description Printed copy of 'Honest Thieves' by Thomas Knight which itself was adopted from 'The committee' in 1797. The Manuscript title pasted over printed title. A cast list has been inserted in manuscript. A political comedy.
Theme Courtship, Family & Domestic Life  
Theatre Olympic Theatre  
Lord Chamberlain Graham, James (3rd Duke of Montrose)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Larpent, John  
Genre Farce  
Acts Two  
Keywords adaptation  humour  politics  Ireland  
Additional Information Compared to The Honest Thieves, 2d ed., 1797 (Kemble-Devonshire collection 458) there are occasional slight differences. See LA 1168.
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