A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Colman, George, The Younger

Colman, George, the Younger (1762-1836).—Dramatist, s. of the preceding, wrote or adapted numerous plays, including The Heir at Law and John Bull. He was Examiner of Plays (1824-1836). Many of his plays are highly amusing, and keep their place on the stage. His wit made him popular in society, and he was a favourite with George IV.