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A Mr Hague acted Oakly in The Jealous Wife at the Haymarket Theatre on 2 May 1776. A printing error on the bill for the afterpiece The Citizen listed both him and Cresswick for the role of Young Philpot. Perhaps Hague was the Page 5 provincial actor of that name who performed at Norwich and Hull in 1770, at Edinburgh in 1771, 1772, and 177374 (where he acted many leading roles, including Hotspur in 1 Henry IV, Horatio in Hamlet, Antony in Julius Caesar, and Prospero in The Tempest), at Glasgow in May 1773, and at Brighton in 1774 and 1779.

Hague, Charles 17691821, violinist, organist, composer, teacher, singer. Born at Tadcaster in Yorkshire on 4 May 1769, Charles Hague received his early education from his father and his elder brother, William Hague (fl. c. 1779c. 1800), a singer and music publisher at Cambridge, who is entered separately in this dictionary. His father may have been the Mr Haigh who was listed in Doane's Musical Directory in 1794 as a violinist residing in Yorkshire and a player in the Handelian concerts at Westminster Abbey.

At the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, on 30 July 1798, a Mr Hague acted Sir George Touchwood, Mrs Hague acted Kitty Willis in The Belle's Stratagem, and their two daughters danced a Scotch reel. In May 1803 a Mr and Miss Hague were again performing at Plymouth. Hague, Charles 17691821, violinist, organist, composer, teacher, singer. Born at Tadcaster in Yorkshire on 4 May 1769, Charles Hague received his early education from his father and his elder brother, William Hague (fl. c. 1779c. 1800), a singer and music publisher at Cambridge, who is entered separately in this dictionary.

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