Title-page of "Oliver Twist: Serio-comic Burletta in Three Acts"
George Almar's dramatic adaptation of Dickens's novel
Dick's Standard Plays 293
First performed at The Royal Surrey Theatre, 19 November 1838
Scene illustrated on cover and title-page: In turning his head, [Sikes] staggers and precipitated from the roof, the rope tightens and he is left hanging, the mob below shouting "He has hanged himself" others overcome Toby. Picture (end of Scene XII, page 26).
Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.
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