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Title The Merry Wives of Windsor
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference MW 2
Primary Association West, W.H.
Publication Date 1797
Theatre Drury Lane; Covent Garden
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production c.1813
Description Probably a transcription from the Drury Lane prompt book, marked by W. West. In a cast list marked 'OTRDL', Robin is played by 'Master West' and Shallow and Slender are 'both W. West'. In a cast list marked 'NTRDL, 1813', the name of West does not appear.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage
Roles Mr Palmer - Falstaff; Miss Pope - Mrs Page; Master Kean - Robin; William Charles Macready - Mr Page; Mr Fawcett - Falstaff
Content Keywords love, women, deceit, jealousy, confusion
Context Keywords property, cast, business
Edition Kemble edition, 1797
Shattuck Code MWW 11
Play The Merry Wives of Windsor
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.