Michael Kelly in London - 25 July, 1803

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 184-185:

On the 25th July, Colman produced his translation from "La Folie," of "Love 
laughs at Locksmiths," for which I composed the music. It was very strongly cast,
and well represented in all its parts. Elliston's Captain Beldair was full of
buoyant gaiety. Mathews's Risk was an inimitable piece of acting ; he had two
songs, " The Farm Yard," and "Miss Bailey," both of which were always encored; "Miss Bailey" was a universal favourite, and the piece ran the whole of the
cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 184-185. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437246845677 accessed: 30 November, 2023

location of experience: London


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

Listening to

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The Farm Yard
written by Michael Kelly
performed by Mathew
Miss Bailey
written by Michael Kelly
performed by Mathew
Love laughs at Locksmiths
written by Michael Kelly
performed by Elliston, Mathews

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 July, 1803
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 20:14:06 +0100
Approved on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 23:46:47 +0000