The Dundee, Perth and Cupar Advertiser  Tuesday, September 28th, 1858 carried this advert –

 

 

MR CHARLES DICKENS

 

Will read at the NEW PUBLIC HALL, Bank Street, Dundee,

On FRIDAY evening, October 1s,t his

CHRISTMAS CAROL ;

 

And on SATURDAY’S Evening, October 2,

THE POOR TRAVELLER ;

BOOTS AT THE HOLLY TREE INN ; and

MRS GAMP;

 

To commence each evening at half past eight o’clock.

Doors open at half past seven

 

Places for each Reading – Stalls, Numbered and reserved, 4s each ;

Family Cards, to admit Four, 12s ; Unreserved Seats, 2s 6d each ;

Back Seats, 1s each.

Tickets to be had, and Plans of Reserved Seats to be seen at Mr

CHALMERS, Bookseller, Castle Street ; or Mr METHVEN, Musicseller,

Nethergate.

On Friday Evening, SPECIAL TRAINS will be despatched at the

Conclusion of the Reading to Perth and Arbroath, stopping at the

Intemerdiate Stations ; also, a Boat to Newport.