Colley Cibber

English actor and dramatist; in 1730 he was appointed Poet Laureate

Colley Cibber


  • Plays, 1721 vol 2
    • Vol. I. Love's last shift; or, The fool in fashion. The tragical history of King Richard the Third. Love makes a man; or, The fop's fortune. She would, and she would not; or, The kind imposter. The careless husband. -- Vol. II. The lady's last stake; or, The wife's resentment. The rival fools. The heroick daughter. The nonjuror. The refusal; or, The ladies philosophy
  • The dramatic works of Colley Cibber, 1777 vol 1, vol 2, vol 3, vol 5
  • An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber (transcription project)
  • The Contented Blind Boy
  • Colley Cibber, 1900 vol 1, vol 2
  • The Provoked Husband (1728), with John Vanbrugh. (external scan)

Works about Cibber


Parodies of Cibber



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