Workhouse Plays

  • A Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (1834) The Revolt of the Workhouse — A Burlesque Ballet in One Act
  • Gregory, Lady Augusta (1908) The Workhouse Ward
  • Nevinson, Margaret Wynne (1911) In the Workhouse - a Play
  • Smith, John Owen (1993) Riot Or This Bloody Crew - A Play Based on the Selborne and Headley Workhouse Riots of 1830
  • Anon. (1847) Revolt, or The Workhouse or, A Night's Hullabaloo! — A "Grand Comic Interlude" presented at the Royal Standard Theatre, Shoreditch.

Shoreditch theatre poster, 1847.
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