The Humour of the Age

The Humour of the Age is a 1701 comedy play by the English writer Thomas Baker. It was staged at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane.[2]

The Humour of the Age
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Written byThomas Baker
Date premieredMarch 1701[1]
Place premieredDrury Lane Theatre
Original languageEnglish


  1. ^ Burling p.26
  2. ^ Turner p.100


  • Burling, William J. A Checklist of New Plays and Entertainments on the London Stage, 1700-1737. Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1992.
  • Gill, Catie. Theatre and Culture in Early Modern England, 1650-1737: From Leviathan to Licensing Act. Ashgate Publishing, 2013.
  • Turner, David M. Fashioning Adultery: Gender, Sex and Civility in England, 1660–1740. Cambridge University Press, 2002.