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Box and Cox is a one act farce by John Maddison Morton and is based on a French one-act vaudeville, Frisette, which had been produced in Paris in 1846. The original play was used by Sir Arthur Sullivan for his comic opera, which he renamed "Cox and Box.
Box and Cox was first produced at the Lyceum Theatre, London, on 1 November 1847, billed as a "romance of real life." The play became popular and was revived frequently through the end of the nineteenth century, with occasional productions in the twentieth century.
Our adaption was written by Neville Teller and first broadcast across the USA in October 2015 in a production by Shoestring Radio Theatre, San Francisco.