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The Boy is a musical comedy with a book by Fred Thompson and Percy Greenbank (based on Arthur Wing Pinero's 1885 play, The Magistrate), music by Lionel Monckton and Howard Talbot and lyrics by Greenbank and Adrian Ross. It opened at the Adelphi Theatre in London on 14 September 1917, directed by Robert Courtneidge and ran for 801 performances.

HORATIO MEEBLES   (Magistrate of Bromley Street Police Court) Mr. W. H. Berry
MILLICENT MEEBLES   (late Cavanagh) Miss Maisie Gay
HUGHIE CAVANAGH   (her Son) Mr. Donald Calthrop
DIANA FAIRLIE   (her Sister) Miss Nellie Taylor
COLONEL BAGOT   (from Bengal, retired) Mr. C. M. Lowne
ALBANY POPE   (of Lloyd's) Mr. Peter Gawthorne
JOY CHATTERTON   (a Flapper) Miss Billie Carleton
KATIE MUIRHEAD   (Hughie's Music Mistress) Miss Heather Thatcher
MR. BURRIDGE   (Magistrate of Bromley Street Police Court) Mr. W. H. Rawlins
JUNIORI FRATTI   (Proprietor of the Cosmos) Mr. André Randall
NAPOLEON   (a Waiter) Mr. T. Del Lungo
MR. HONEYBALL   (Chief Clerk at Bromley Street) Mr. George Elton
INSPECTOR EASON
SERGEANT DIX
CONSTABLE STYLES
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  (of the Metropolitan Police) {
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Mr. F. Russell
Mr. W. Matthews
Mr. George Wilson
CASH   (Servant at the Meebles') Mr. Eddie Garr
TURNER   (Maid at the Meebles') Miss Dorothy Munroe
CUTHBERT SUTTON
LYALL HEWSON-GALWAY
AN ELDERLY LADY
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  (Guests at the Meebles') {
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Mr. R. G. Sydney
Mr. H. B. Lane
Miss Marie Clavering
TICH RIDLEY   (a Young Man) Mr. P. Madgewick
DORIS CUDDLEY
WINNIE SWEET
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  (Friends of Joy) {
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Miss Gwen Hughes
Miss Dora Fraser

ACT I   -   Mr. Meebles' House at West Hampstead.

ACT II - Scene 1   - The Cosmos Hotel, Verrey Street, London W.C.

ACT II - Scene 2   - The Magistrate's Room, Bromley Street.

ACT II - Scene 3   - The Garden of Meebles' House.

Supplementary numbers.

Nos. 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 16, 19, 22, 23, 24 & 28 were composed by Lionel Monckton.
Nos. 1, 4, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 25, 27, 29 & 30 were composed by Howard Talbot.
No. 26 was composed by Jerome D. Kern.

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