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The Suppression of the Royalty Theatre in the East End of London

David Worrall

in Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship, and Romantic Period Subcultures 1773-1832

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276752
eISBN:
9780191707643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276752.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The Royalty Theatre, Tower Hamlets, was opened in 1787 by the actor John Palmer and provoked immediate attempts at coercive suppression by the combined forces of Covent Garden, Drury Lane, and the ... More


Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world, 1860-1911

Charles V. Reed

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097010
eISBN:
9781526109699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097010.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Royal Tourists, Colonial Subjects, and the Making of a British World, 1860-1911 examines the ritual space of nineteenth-century royal tours of empire and the diverse array of historical actors who ... More


Twilight of the idols

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

in Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews the contemporary status of the red-carpet phenomenon, addressing current debates about its potential as a platform for political protest, raising questions of sustainability and ... More


Besant, Chatto, and Watt: An Income from Fiction in the 1890s

Simon Eliot

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Walter Besant was a very successful novelist in the late nineteenth century but his income never quite matched his popularity, which rose in the 1880s and slowly fell thereafter. He did not use the ... More


‘Plausible’ Jack and the Royalty adventurers

Warren Oakley

in Thomas 'Jupiter' Harris: Spinning dark intrigue at Covent Garden theatre, 1767-1820

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129123
eISBN:
9781526139009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129123.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter recounts the most audacious challenge to Harris’s patent authority by the actor ‘Plausible Jack’ Palmer. Abetted by ‘Viper’ Jackson, Palmer opened a new theatre — the Royalty — in the ... More


Royals and Rebels: The Rise and Fall of the Sikh Empire

Priya Atwal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197548318
eISBN:
9780197554593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548318.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

In late-eighteenth-century India, the glory of the Mughal emperors was fading, and ambitious newcomers seized power, changing the political map forever. Enter the legendary Maharajah Ranjit Singh, ... More


1874–1875 Trial by Jury

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

On Maundy Thursday, March 25, 1875, at the Royalty Theatre, Dean Street, the evening's entertainment came with the first performance of Trial by Jury. A novel and entirely original Dramatic Cantata, ... More


A Scandal in East Yorkshire

Andrew Glazzard

in The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Holmes is frequently employed by a client in order to avert, or suppress a scandal. While secrecy is the client’s objective, the scandal itself is – usually – revealed to the privileged reader. This ... More


Ida to the Kingdom, 1890–1892

Sandra E. Bonura

in Light in the Queen's Garden: Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866440
eISBN:
9780824876890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the grueling journey to Honolulu from Chicago and Pope’s first impressions of Honolulu, including the missionary community and the royal family. It covers Pope’s first-hand ... More


‘A Cottonwool Fuzz at the Back of the Mind.’ Language and Nationhoods, 1951–70

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter seven examines the competing understandings of what it meant to be Welsh and British in the 1950s and 60s with specific focus on the perceived centrality of the Welsh language to the survival ... More


‘Under an Acid Rain.’ Debating the Nations, 1970–85

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter ten looks at attitudes towards national identity in the 1970s and early ‘80s. Economic pragmatism led to the rejection of devolution at the 1979 referendum but this was also at the end of a ... More


Introduction

Priya Atwal

in Royals and Rebels: The Rise and Fall of the Sikh Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197548318
eISBN:
9780197554593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548318.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This brief chapter introduces key figures from the ruling dynasty of the nineteenth-century Sikh Empire. It discusses how Maharajah Ranjit Singh, its founding father, has long occupied a central, ... More


Restructuring Issues in Energy, Shipping, and Insurance Companies

Christopher Mallon, Shai Y. Waisman, and Ray C. Schrock

in The Law and Practice of Restructuring in the UK and US

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755395
eISBN:
9780191927676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755395.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

During the last few years, restructuring professionals have been faced with new and unique situations in industries that do not fit into well-established restructuring frameworks. As this book goes ... More


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