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Lancelot Booth Lancelot Booth i(A28175 works by) (a.k.a. Launcelot Booth)
Born: Established: 24 Sep 1845 Durham (County),
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 20 May 1913 Balmain, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1870-1879
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Lancelot Booth was a minor actor and playwright. During the early 1870s he worked on the stage in New Zealand, marrying actress Eliza Frances Eltham at Dunedin in 1873. By the later 1870s he had moved to Australia, where he initially worked on the Sydney stage. During the early to mid 1880s, he lived in Brisbane, where he was connected with the Brisbane Theatre Royal. Booth then returned to Sydney, where he appears to have lived until his death in May 1913.

During Booth's period in New Zealand his works for stage included 'Guided by Public Opinion, Or the Fortunes of a New-Chum' (farce), 'Crime in the Clouds' - AKA 'A Mystery in the Clouds' (drama), and 'Formosa Married' (farce).

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