This is the first-hand story of a family-led company touring with a 'portable' theatre as told to a contemporary journalist towards the end of Sam Wild's life.
It gives a vivid picture of the conditions of a showman's life, the repertoire and the kind of entertainment. First published 1888, here reprinted for the first time, with a new index.
Hardback, 255 pp (1989), ISBN 085430 084 1, £9 ($18) inc. p&p.
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17th October 2014