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Thomas William Robertson (1829–1871)

Robertson, Thomas William. An English actor and dramatist; born at Newark-on-Trent, Jan. 9, 1829; died in London, Feb. 3, 1871. His first play was ‘A Night’s Adventure’ (1851); and after its production he settled in London, and devoted himself to play-writing. Several of his dramas were very successful: the best known are ‘David Garrick’ (1864) and ‘Caste’ (1868). Other successful ones are: ‘Society’ (1865); ‘Ours’ (1866); ‘School’ (1869); ‘Dreams’ (1869); and ‘M. P.’ (1870).