Whig and Tory is a 1720 comedy play by the British writer and actor Benjamin Griffin. Griffin himself starred as Sir John Indolent with Mrs Gulick as Charlotte. John Harper played Sir Roland Heartfree, Christopher Bullock was Ned Indolent, Lacy Ryan was Reynard and William Bullock was Coblecause.
|Whig and Tory|
|Written by||Benjamin Griffin|
|Date premiered||26 January 1720|
|Place premiered||Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre|
It was revived at the Drury Lane Theatre in 1729.
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