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"From Germany it made its way to Russia Holland Denmark and Norway and was heartily welcomed everywhere. As the latter "with practically nothing to say he made the uncouth young Highlander tied to his mother's apron strings stand out as one of the most diverting features of the piece. Although Thomas never repeated the prodigious success of Charley's Aunt he maintained a career as an actor and dramatist until his death acting mostly in comedy but with occasional serious roles in the plays of Shakespeare and others.

He also wrote more than a dozen plays the most celebrated of which Charley's Aunt (1892) broke all historic records for plays of any kind with an original London run of 1466 performances and numerous subsequent productions all around the world film and musical theatre adaptations. Although Thomas never repeated the prodigious success of Charley's Aunt he maintained a career as an actor and dramatist until his death acting mostly in comedy but with occasional serious roles in the plays of Shakespeare and others.