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Colley Cibber

Cibber, Colley (1671–1757), English actor-manager and dramatist who introduced sentimental comedy to the theater. He wrote over 30 plays including Love's Last Shift (1696) and Apology (1740) which offers a vivid depiction of the contemporary theater. He was made poet laureate in 1730.

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