Annals of the English Stage, from Thomas Betterton to Edmund Kean
. By Dr.
the elder, of the Royal Haymarket Theatre, Whitechapel, Pudding Lane, Piccadilly, London, and the
"It's like the Edmund Kean
observation -- dying is easy and comedy is hard.
When I was co-ordinator of the City Hall-based Historic Records Project in the 1980s, we produced the well received A Cardiff Notebook, and of the Theatre Royal we had this to say: "Sarah Siddons and Edmund Kean
were among the famous actors who graced its stage.
(Adrian played Ira Aldridge, in the play based on the true story of when, in 1833, the African American actor took on the role of Othello following the collapse on stage of actor Edmund Kean
.) It was great working with my wife Lolita Chakrabati who wrote it, and we want to do it again.
, remembered as a small man with a "sallow face and a lithe frame, a melodious voice and the eye of an eagle", performed his Hamlet at the Theatre Royal in 1815 (gallery seats: two shillings) while William M'Cready, son of the Theatre Royal manager, played Romeo in 1819.
Favourite backers took another hit later when 5-2 market leader Edmund Kean
was caught by 8-1 winner Sun Cloud (38) after touching a low of 1.12 in the 3m handicap chase.
brought energy back into Shakespearean productions in the early 1800s.
AFTER a near-miss in the Welsh Champion Hurdle last year with Whisper, Ffos Las founder Dai Walters switches his attentions to the Betway West Wales National today with Edmund Kean
In "The Haunted Transatlantic Libertine: Edmund Kean
's American Tour," Melissa Wehler draws parallels between the lives and careers of George Frederick Cooke and Edmund Kean
, famous Romantic British actors who toured in America, and conventions of Gothic literature to reflect on American national identify formation in the early nineteenth century.
Winning or placed form last time out is a must so our next eliminations are Shotgun Paddy, Midnight Prayer, Mart Lane, Mountainous, Victors Serenade, Edmund Kean
, Benbens and Dark Glacier.
50-1 18 EDMUND KEAN
Inexperienced son of Old Vic has won two of three starts over fences but ran poorly when tailed off at Newcastle when odds on.