The Impostors (play)

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The Impostors is a comedy play by Richard Cumberland. It was first performed at the Drury Lane Theatre in January 1789.[1] The plot closely resembled that of The Beaux' Stratagem by George Farquhar.


  1. ^ Nicoll p.127


  • Mudford, William. The Life of Richard Cumberland. Sherwood, Neely & Jones, 1812.
  • Nicoll, Allardyce. A History of English Drama 1660-1900. Volume III: Late Eighteenth Century Drama. Cambridge University Press, 1952.