LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET
IN TWO ACTS.
FOUNDED ON, AND IN PART ADAPTED FROM, MISS BRADDON'S NOVEL OF THAT NAME
GEORGE ROBERTS (ROBERT WALTERS)
Edited by Jennifer Carnell
Published by The Sensation Press in 2007.
A limited edition paperback of 100 numbered copies, of the 1863 play, based on the rare edition privately produced by Roberts himself. The original copy belonged to the actress Cora Houliston and is in the collection of Jennifer Carnell. Roberts's play was first performed at the St. James's Theatre in 1863, and was the most successful of the adaptations of the period, and the only one of which Mary Elizabeth Braddon herself approved.
George Roberts (Robert Walters): a biographical note by Jennifer Carnell
The St. James's Theatre Production of Lady Audley's Secret
Note on the Text by Jennifer Carnell
Programme Text for the Revised 1877 Revival of Lady Audley's Secret by George Roberts
Lady Audley's Secret by George Roberts
1. Cover illustration from a photograph of the actress Cora Houliston.
2. Louisa Ruth Herbert.
3. Gaston Murray as Robert Audley.
4. Adeline Cottrell.
5. Ada Dyas by Napoleon Sarony.
6. Frank Matthews.
7. Back cover from a theatrical magazine advert for George Roberts's plays, published in 1880.
This edition has been is limited to 100 copies, individually numbered and signed by the editor Jennifer Carnell.
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Front cover of Lady Audley's Secret, A Drama in Two Acts,
by George Roberts, Adapted From the Novel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon.
Introductory Note by Jennifer Carnell.
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