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Question 1: A year later he joined the company of the newly-opened Queen's Theatre, where he acted with Charles Wyndham, ________, Lionel Brough, John Clayton, Mr.
Gaiety Theatre, LondonFolly TheatreJohn Lawrence TooleLondon

Question 2: It is in this time that he became life-long friends with ________, who praised him in his review of Hamlet and thereafter joined Irving as the manager for the company.
Dracula: Dead and Loving ItAbraham Van HelsingDraculaBram Stoker

Question 3: Irving was born to a working-class family in Keinton Mandeville in the county of ________.
Bath and North East SomersetMendip HillsSomersetShepton Mallet

Question 4: Stoker was inspired by Irving for his 1897 novel ________.
Bram StokerCount DraculaThe HistorianDracula

Question 5: Irving might be said to have found his family in his professional company, which included his ardent supporter and manager ________ and Terry's two illegitimate children, Teddy and Edy.
Dracula: Dead and Loving ItDraculaAbraham Van HelsingBram Stoker

Question 6: For 10 years, he went through an arduous training in various stock companies in ________ and the north of England, acting in more than 500 parts.
ScotlandNorthern IrelandWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 7: With Terry as Ophelia and Portia, he revived ________ and produced The Merchant of Venice (1879).
Hamlet on screenWilliam ShakespeareHamletHamlet (bibliographies)

Question 8: In 1878, Irving entered into a partnership with the actress ________ and re-opened the Lyceum under his own management.
MacbethEllen TerryLyceum Theatre, LondonHamlet

Question 9: Alfred Wigan, ________ and Nellie Farren.
MacbethHamletEllen TerryLyceum Theatre, London

Question 10: Dorothea Baird married his son H B and the couple had a son, Laurence Irving (1897-1988), who became a well known ________ art director and a biographer for his grandfather.
United StatesWestern United StatesNew EnglandHollywood, Los Angeles, California


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