Lord and Lady Algy (play)

Lord and Lady Algy is a comedy play by the British writer R. C. Carton which premiered in London in 1898, starring his wife, Katherine Compton, and Charles Hawtrey.[1] In New York it played at the Empire Theatre in May 1899, running for 111 performances, and was revived on Broadway later in 1899, 1903 and 1917.[2]

Film adaptationEdit

In 1919 the play was turned into an American silent film of the same title directed by Harry Beaumont.[3]


  1. ^ "Lord and Lady Algy", The Era, 23 April 1898, p. 15
  2. ^ "Lord and Lady Algy", IBDB. Retrieved 20 April 2021
  3. ^ Goble p.74


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.