in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1482 words.
Dance, Charles (1794–1863), playwright and civil servant, was born in Marylebone, Middlesex, on 19 December 1794, the son of William Dance (1755–1840), pianist and violinist, and his wife,...