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date: 10 August 2020

Phelps, Samuel (1804–78) 

An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare

Stanley Wells

English actor, and manager from 1844 to 1862 of *Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, where he presented and acted in all but six of Shakespeare's plays with great good taste and distinction. He had a concern for the overall values of each play exceptional in his time, and frequently restored the original text in favour of traditional revisions and rearrangements. His ... ...

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