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Title King John
Document Type Final or Souvenir Prompt Book
Reference John 6
Primary Association Kean, Charles
Associated Names Edmonds, T. W.; Telbin, William
Annotation Date c. 1850-1859
Publication Date 1858
Theatre Princess's
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 18 Oct 1858
Description Made for Kean by T.W Edmonds. Stage directions are slightly reduced, but generally verbatim from Ellis's 1846 version.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Charles Kean - King John; Miss Ellen Terry - Arthur
Content Keywords royalty, power, family, politics, death, love, war, religion
Context Keywords cast, character, scenery, costume, music, stage, blocking, business, cues, timings, sound effects, property
Visual Content Contains 14 watercolour scene designs possibly by William Telbin and blocking diagrams.
Edition Kean edition, 1858
Shattuck Code KJ 37
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.