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First Reading

Terry Foreman  •  Link

The surprisal: a comedy / written by the Honourable Sir Robert Howard

In Howard, Robert, Sir. Four new plays. London : Printed for Henry Herringman and are to be sold at his shop at the Blew-Anchor in the Lower Walk of the New-Exchange, 1665. http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Recor…

Terry Foreman  •  Link

The dramatic works of Sir Robert Howard, viz: The surprisal. The committee. The Indian Queen. The Vestal Virgin. The Duke of Lerma.
By Sir Robert Howard

Second Reading

San Diego Sarah  •  Link

You have to wonder about Pepys: During the Diary he sees "The Surprisal" five times ... and hates it every time. Even Nell Gwyn's performance in it did not win him over.

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