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Playbill advertising a performance of Rob Roy MacGregor; or, Auld Lang Syne at the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh
Playbill advertising a performance of Rob Roy MacGregor; or, Auld Lang Syne at the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh :click to view larger image
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Title: Rob Roy MacGregor; or, Auld Lang Syne
The Forty Thieves (subperformance)
The Falls of Clyde; or, The Gipsies of the Glen (future performance)
composers of 'Rob Roy MacGregor': John Davy and Henry Bishop
author of 'Rob Roy': Sir Walter Scott
performer: Mr J. Johnstone
performer: Mr MacKay
performer: Mr Grieve
playwrights of 'The Forty Thieves': George Colman, the Younger and Richard Brinsley Sheridan
playwright of 'The Falls of Clyde': George Soane
Location: Theatre Royal, Shakespere Square, Edinburgh
date of performance: 20 July 1819
Notes: Playbills often give details of the movement and activities of actors. Here, audiences are warned that because Mr Johnstone is unable to perform as expected, the theatre will put on another performance of 'Rob Roy'.

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