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Title King John
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference John 16
Primary Association Phelps, Samuel
Associated Names Ellis, George; Macready, William Charles
Annotation Date 1843-1867
Publication Date 1803
Theatre Sadler's Wells
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production May 1843
Description Transcribed by George Ellis from Macready's 1842 book. Additional notes by Phelps who probably used this book, 1844-1867. Includes a 9 page manuscript costume list (not in Ellis' hand) for the male characters.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords royalty, power, family, politics, death, love, war, religion
Context Keywords character, costume, arms, blocking, business, cues, music, sound effects, property, stage, lighting, timings
Visual Content Contains illustrations for various coats of arms in the costume section and several blocking diagrams.
Edition Steevens Works, Vol IV
Shattuck Code KJ 26
Play King John
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.