Squire Bancroft

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1841 – 1926

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Who was Squire Bancroft?

Sir Squire Bancroft, born Squire White Butterfield, was an English actor-manager. He and his wife Effie Bancroft are considered to have instigated a new form of drama known as 'drawing-room comedy' or 'cup and saucer drama', owing to the realism of their stage sets.

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Born
May 14, 1841
Rotherhithe
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Nationality
  • England
Died
Apr 19, 1926
Resting place
Brompton Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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