Two young ladies in Drury Lane - 1787

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 307-309:

One night, during [Selima and Azor's] run, I went to the Italian Opera House ; it was a dreadful stormy night, and rained incessantly. I was lucky enough to get a hackney coach, and while waiting for its drawing up to the door, I heard two very handsome young women lamenting that they could procure no conveyance : after apologising for my presumption, I told them that I had one in waiting, and should be happy to have the pleasure of offering them seats in it, an offer which, with many thanks, they accepted. We got into the coach, and the coachman was directed to drive to John Street, …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 1 (London, 1826), p. 307-309. accessed: 27 February, 2024

location of experience: Drury Lane


Listening to

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Selima and Azor
written by Linley
performed by Michael Kelly

Experience Information

Date/Time 1787
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Wed, 20 May 2015 17:50:53 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 18:33:39 +0000