|Written by||Edward Moore|
|Date premiered||2 February 1751|
|Place premiered||Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London|
The original Drury Lane cast included David Garrick as Gil Blas, Henry Woodward as Don Lewis, John Palmer as Don Felix, John Sowdon as Don Gabriel, Richard Yates as Melchior, Hannah Pritchard as Aurora, Frances Cross as Beatrice and Ann Pitt as Bernarda.
- Watson p.557
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- Watson, George. The New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature: Volume 2, 1660-1800. Cambridge University Press, 1971.