Michael Kelly et al. in Haymarket, London - 10 June, 1811

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 268-269:

On the 10th of June, 1811, an historical play, called "The Royal Oak," was produced at the Haymarket. To this drama, also, I composed the music. Elliston was the representative of the merry monarch, and it was an excellent piece of acting. Connected with my recollections of this play, is an anecdote relative to my deceased friend, Lady Hamilton, so characteristic of that talented, but unfortunate woman, and at the same time so demonstrative of her warmth of feeling, that I cannot suffer it to pass unrecorded. I had composed a plaintive ballad in the second act, …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 268-269. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437431178768 accessed: 18 June, 2024

location of experience: Haymarket, London


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

Listening to

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The Royal Oak
written by Michael Kelly
performed by Elliston, Miss Wheatley

Experience Information

Date/Time 10 June, 1811
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:26:18 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:58:06 +0000