Rogues & Vagabonds

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Tag Archives: Regency

Richard Wroughton (1749-1822): Actor – All Things Georgian

In a previous blog post ‘Miss Jenny Davis as a bride’ we briefly mentioned Richard Wroughton, so thought we would take a closer look at him to see if we … Continue reading

01/25/2018 · 1 Comment

Charlotte Charke: Actress, Novelist, and Transvestite

Charlotte Charke seemed to have a hard time defining her career and her sex. Born as a female to actor/playwright and poet laureate Colley Cibber and his wife, musician/actress Katherine … Continue reading

11/18/2015 · Leave a comment

In this world and the next: a tragedy of gender and celebrity

Originally posted on SCRATCH POST:
“Perhaps in the next world women will be more valued than they are in this.” SARAH SIDDONS (1755 – 1831) Part Eight: Out of clay…

01/18/2015 · Leave a comment

Look Back At Me

Originally posted on yadadarcyyada:
Look Back. Look back at me. Have you ever thought, said, or wanted to say this as someone walked, drove, or flew away? On this Labour…

09/01/2014 · Leave a comment