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First produced at the Globe Theatre 17th December 1873.

Music said to be after Offenbach, but the copy in the British Library is without music.

Published by Lacy in 1874, copy in British Library at 2304.g.18.


MAJOR KEYE (Arthur - A flat) George Temple
MRS. MAJOR KEYE (Eva - E flat) Linda Deitz
MRS. MINOR (B sharp) Maria Daly

Played on tour between 9 September and 7 December 1878 with cast: George Mudie, Florence Trevellyan and Madeleine Lucette.


Mr. Keye's mother-in-law lives with him and his wife. One night the Keyes have a lovers' quarrel due to a misunderstanding.

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