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The Times (London).
11 April 1930

JACK THE RIPPER
LICENCE REFUSED FOR A PLAY AT BRIGHTON

Mr. Andrew Melville, proprietor of the Grand Theatre, Brighton, has been informed by the Lord Chamberlain that he is not in a position to license a play entitled Jack the Ripper, which Mr. Melville proposed to produce at Brighton next week. Mr. Melville states that the cast has been selected, the rehearsals are taking place, the scenery has been specially painted, and everything is in readiness for production. The Lord Chamberlain states in his letter that he considers the theme and title extremely undesirable.


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       Press Reports: Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 4 October 1891 
       Press Reports: Brooklyn Daily Eagle - 8 January 1889 
       Press Reports: East London Observer - 17 August 1889 
       Press Reports: El Siglo XIX - 6 June 1896 
       Press Reports: Galveston Daily News - 29 January 1890 
       Press Reports: Manitoba Daily Free Press - 8 January 1889 
       Press Reports: The Two Republics - 12 August 1896 
       Press Reports: The Two Republics - 21 January 1894 
       Press Reports: The Two Republics - 6 June 1896 
       Press Reports: Times [London] - 30 December 1948 
       Press Reports: Williamsport Sunday Grit - 27 September 1891 
       Ripper Media: Jack the Ripper Of Eene Misgreep 
       Ripper Media: The Ripper (Adolf Paul)