Mr. Keeley as Caleb, and Miss M[ary] Keeley as Bertha.

Albert Smith's "official" adaptation of Dickens's The Cricket on the Hearth performed at the Lyceum Theatre


"It is long since we have witnessed such enthusiasm as that evinced by the audience upon the fall of the curtain." [p. 413]

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  • Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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