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Selby, Charles [real name George Henry Wilson] (c. 1802–1863), actor and playwright

Joseph Knight

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/25049

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Selby, Charles [real name George Henry Wilson] (c. 1802–1863), actor and playwright, was in 1832, as Charles Selby, a member of the company at the Strand Theatre, and two years later produced a farce, The Unfinished Gentleman, at the Adelphi. He worked out the idea of this piece in a series of papers which appeared in the ...

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Subjects: Theatre ; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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