John Till Allingham
fl. 1799-1810; wrote numerous popular plays, much of their success being
due to the actor Charles Mathews. ODNB
Fortune’s Frolic (CG, 17 June, 1800), pub. 1800 [farce]; The Marriage
Promise (DL, 16 April 1803), pub. 1803 [comedy]; Mrs Wiggins
(Hay,. 27 May 1803), pub. 1803 [farce]; Hearts of Oak (DL, 19 Nov.
1803), pub. 1804 [comedy]; The Weathercock (DL, 18 Nov. 1805),
pub. 1806 [farce]; Romantic Lovers or Lost and Found (CG, 11 Jan
1806), unpub. [comedy]; Who Wins? or The Widow’s Choice (CG, 25
Feb. 1808), unpub.; Independence or the Trustee(Hay., 9 Mar. 1809),
unpub.[comedy]; Transformation or Love and Law (Lyceum, 30 Nov.
1810), unpub. [operatic farce].
See Peter Kavanagh, The Irish Theatre: Being a History of the
Drama in Ireland from the Earliest Period up to the Present (Tralee:
Kerryman 1946) [life & works as supra].
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