James Albery

James Albery

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Albery (4 May 1838 - 15 August 1889) was an English dramatist. Albery was born in London. On leaving school Albery entered an architect's office, and started to write plays. His farce A Pretty Piece of Chiselling was given its first production by the Ingoldsby Club in 1864. After some failures, his adaptation, Dr Davy, was produced at the Lyceum Theatre, London (1866). His most successful piece, Two Roses, a comedy, was produced at the Vaudeville Theatre in 1870, in which Sir Henry Irving made one of his earliest London successes as Digby Grant. The production ran for 300 performances.show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134912255
  • 9786134912259