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Sarah Siddons rehearsing

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Sarah Siddons

The young girl who made her first appearance as Princess Elizabeth in a wooden theatre at the King’s Head Inn in Worcester would later become one of Britain’s most celebrated actresses. On 12th February 1767 at six o’clock, Mr. Kemble’s Company of Comedians began their performance for the evening. The entertainments consisted of a “Concert of Musick” and “a celebrated Historical Play” entitled Charles the First. More...

Words: Dr Jane Moody

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