LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET
A DRAMA, IN TWO ACTS.
ADAPTED FROM THE NOVEL BY MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON
WILLIAM E. SUTER
Introductory Material by Jennifer Carnell
Lady Audley's Secret, A Drama in Two Acts, Adapted from Miss Braddon's Popular Work of the Same Title.
A limited edition paperback of 100 numbered copies of the 1863 play, originally performed at the Queen's Theatre in 1863. Suter was a prolific playwright, producing numerous melodramas and comedies, including a play Braddon herself acted in as a young actress.
Braddon did not authorise Suter's adaptation of Lady Audley's Secret, and she and her publisher failed in their court case to prevent publication of the play.
Contains a note on the author, a bibliography of 51 Victorian plays (many of which were previously unrecorded) adapted from novels by Braddon, and details of 28 Victorian actresses who played Lady Audley.
William E. Suter
Victorian Plays Based on Braddon Novels
Victorian Actresses Who Played Lady Audley
Note on the Text
Lady Audley's Secret by William E. Suter
1. Cover illustration from a photograph of the actress Mrs. D.P. Bowers as Lady Audley.
2. Bella Pateman.
3. Louise Moodie.
4. Mrs. Charles Young.
5. Mrs. D.P. Bowers as Lady Audley.
6. Janet Achurch.
7. Back cover advert for Mrs. D.P. Bowers as Lady Audley..
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Front cover of Lady Audley's Secret, A Drama in Two Acts, by William E. Suter, Adapted From the Novel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon.
Introductory Note by Jennifer Carnell.
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