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prompter

a person offstage who reminds the actors of forgotten lines or cues
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Maria, she also thought, acted well, too well; and after the first rehearsal or two, Fanny began to be their only audience; and sometimes as prompter, sometimes as spectator, was often very useful.
As to his ever making anything tolerable of them, nobody had the smallest idea of that except his mother; she, indeed, regretted that his part was not more considerable, and deferred coming over to Mansfield till they were forward enough in their rehearsal to comprehend all his scenes; but the others aspired at nothing beyond his remembering the catchword, and the first line of his speech, and being able to follow the prompter through the rest.
At that critical moment he took counsel with himself, with better and prompter reasoning than one would have expected from so badly organized a brain.
Tom sailed along pretty well for three lines; and Maggie was beginning to forget her office of prompter in speculating as to what mas could mean, which came twice over, when he stuck fast at Sunt etiam volucrum .
Shame at her scorn, and hope of her approval, were his first prompters to higher pursuits; and instead of guarding him from one and winning him to the other, his endeavours to raise himself had produced just the contrary result.
Some, like the husband of Madame Colleville, Celestine's rival, play in the orchestra of a theatre; others like du Bruel, write vaudeville, comic operas, melodramas, or act as prompters behind the scenes.
Prompter, producer, graphics and production assistant positions are each equipped with standard desktop work surfaces plus a total of seven sloping equipment pods, each with a capacity of 4U.
PROMPTER, whowonat BangorlastThursdaywithatonin hand,willbegivingtheassessor moresleeplessnightsthisweek thanmanyresidentsofMidsomer overtheyears.
Over the last week, in Macedonia, there have been protests against the police violence and the murder of a young man but nobody can deny that behind every protest, there isn't a political "prompter."
That day he hung on grimly from Prompter and the Fonz, with magicalmysterytour back in fifth.
Prompter (2.20), drawn five, is also close enough to the inside rail to confirm the considerable promise of his debut at Ascot last month.
But Turner got the marvellous news she is free to make her comeback aboard boss Michael Bell's Prompter in Ascot's Iron Stand Winkfield Novice Stakes after a successful appeal to the British Horseracing Authority last night.