George Dibdin Pitt


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Noun1.George Dibdin Pitt - a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)George Dibdin Pitt - a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)
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Jim and Jacky suggested I contact Dwayne Brenna directly when I realized that I would not be able to consult a copy of his dissertation on George Dibdin Pitt while I was in England; he generously sent me relevant portions, which are liberally cited edition.
This is a scholarly edition of the Lord Chamberlain's Plays manuscript of The String of Pearls by George Dibdin Pitt as submitted for licensing on February 15, 1847 and held in the British Library.
When George Dibdin Pitt died in 1855, his obituary in The Era claimed that he wrote '700 melo-dramas, farces, and extravaganzas' in his twenty-five year career (Moore 299).
Playwright In Extremis: George Dibdin Pitt Revisited.