The London Cuckolds



  • A farce by Edward Ravenscroft (fl. 1680) that for 70 yearswas performed every Lord Mayor's Day (9 November) at both Drury Laneand Covent Garden. The tradition, which began in 1681, lapsed in 1751at Drury Lane and the following year at Covent Garden. Since thenthe play has been revived only once, by the comedian John Quick in1782.