John Britton in Sans Souci Theatre, Leicester Square, London - between 1796 and 1810

from The Auto-Biography of John Britton, F.S.A., Honorary Member of Numerous English and Foreign Societies, page 106:

In 1788 he [Charles Dibdin] published a quarto volume, entitled “A Musical Tour,” and the next year commenced that series of monologue entertainments, which he continued to repeat during many successive seasons: first, at an auction-room in King Street, Covent Garden; next, near Exeter Change; and lastly, in a theatre, called the “Sans Souci,” which he had built in Leicester Street, …   more >>

cite as

John Britton, The Auto-Biography of John Britton, F.S.A., Honorary Member of Numerous English and Foreign Societies (London, 1850), p. 106. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1658920947809 accessed: 27 January, 2023

location of experience: Sans Souci Theatre, Leicester Square, London

Listeners

John Britton
Antiquary, apprentice to a wine merchant, cellarman, Clerk […]
1771-1857

Listening to

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unspecified music and song
written by Charles Dibdin
performed by Charles Dibdin

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1796 and 1810
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 27 Jul 2022 12:22:28 +0100
Approved on Thu, 18 Aug 2022 13:40:22 +0100