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This present Tuesday November 24, 1789 will be presented the comic opera of The prophet ... : after which will be performed for the second time (in three acts) a comedy called The follies of a day ... : to which will be added a grand serious pantomime in three parts called The death of Captain Cook (being the last time of performing it this season)
Bib ID 4903517
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description [London] : Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden, 1789 
1 sheet ; 23 cm. 
Notes

At head of title: Theatre Royal, Covent-Garden.

The death of Captain Cook dramatisation is believed to be based on Arnould's La mort de Capitaine Cook (1788)

Cook's death set within a Hawaiian love story rather than exploration.

Also available online at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.aus-vn4903517

Subjects Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Assassination - Drama.  |  Playbills - Great Britain - England - Specimens.  |  Broadsides - Great Britain - England - Specimens.  |  Theater - Great Britain - England.
Other authors/contributors Arnould, M., 1743-1795. Mort de Capitaine Cook  |  Covent Garden Theatre
Also Titled

The prophet

The follies of a day

The death of Captain Cook

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