Old Price Riots (34 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

The new theatre at Covent Garden increased its prices after the old theatre was destroyed in a fire. This produced three months of rioting; in the end the theatre manager offered a public apology.

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Editors. "Old Price Riots". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4425, accessed 27 June 2017.]

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