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date: 28 November 2020

Bancroft, Squire 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance
Michael R. BoothMichael R. Booth

(1841–1926)English actor-manager. One of the leading figures of the mid-Victorian stage, Bancroft began his acting career at Birmingham. A following engagement at Cork required him to play 40 new parts in 36 nights; then 30 new major parts and some familiar ones in a six-week season at Devonport. Joining ... ...

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