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Title Henry VIII
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Henry VIII 8
Primary Association Edmonds, T. W.
Associated Names Kean, Charles; Irving, Henry
Annotation Date 1855
Publication Date 1855
Theatre Princess's
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 16 May 1855
Description Prompt book made by T.W. Edmonds, prompter for the Princess's Theatre, during the 1855 season. Formerly owned by Charles Kean and by Henry Irving, with his name in ink on cover.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords royalty, love, politics, religion, women, justice, jealousy
Context Keywords timings, business, stage, cues, blocking, music, sound effects, scenery, cast, character
Visual Content Extra-illustrated with 5 watercolours of set designs (originally 13, remaining 8 in the Victoria and Albert Museum) and simple blocking diagrams.
Edition Kean edition, 1855
Shattuck Code H VIII 37
Play Henry VIII
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.