Droll Dramas: a collection of Christmas plays

Description

Droll Dramas for Christmas Comedians and Parlour Performers is a collection of plays which were intended to be performed within the home by groups of family and friends during Christmas gatherings. The plays are adapted from popular Victorian subjects and stories such as Bluebeard.

It was published in 1846 during a decade in which Christmas was undergoing a popular restoration. This specialised, seasonal book, bound within an attractive blue and gold cover, attests to the rising commercial profitability of Christmas.

Full title:
Droll Dramas for Christmas Comedians and Parlour Performers
Published:
1846, London
Format:
Book
Creator:
R M Evans
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
1344.a.17.

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