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The Theatre: The Desert Song (Prince of Wales)

... By Horace Horsnell The Desert Song (Prince of Wales) YOU may probably remember the land of Araby whose songs, in the good old pre crooner days, every drawing-room tenor worth his alt used to sing. It ...

Published: Wednesday 03 February 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 884 | Page: Page 8 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

The Theatre: Brighton Rock (Garrick)

... By Horace Horsnell Brighton Rock (Gnrrick) HARDLY for family consumption, I feel, this Brighton Rock, which is ruthlessly adapted from what I am assured is quite a good book. Good, that is, in the rea ...

Published: Wednesday 31 March 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 927 | Page: Page 8 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

The Theatre: Heartbreak House (Cambridge)

... Heartbreak House (Cambridge) By Horace Horsnell THIS loquacious play may not be Shaw's masterpiece, but it has magnificent pass ages. It is described as a fantasy in the Russian manner on English the ...

Published: Wednesday 07 April 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 879 | Page: Page 8 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

The Theatre: Junior Miss (Saville)

... By Horace Horsnell Junior Miss (Saville) SPARE the rod and spoil-- I had almost said the child; but that would hardly cover the callow fauna that dominate this American play. Judy and her fellow co-ed ...

Published: Wednesday 14 April 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 909 | Page: Page 8 | Tags: Cartoons  Review 

The Theatre: Love for Love (Phœnix)

... By Horace Horsnell Love for Love (Phoenix) THIS famous comedy was first performed over two hundred and fifty years ago, when Congreve was twenty-six. It has always been his most popular play, and has ...

Published: Wednesday 28 April 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 884 | Page: Page 8 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

The Theatre: Present Laughter (Haymarket)

... By Horace Horsnell Present Laughter (Haymarket) WHAT future generations will make of our plays and other theatre proceed ings remains to be seen. Still, I venture to forecast that, with this delightfu ...

Published: Wednesday 12 May 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 870 | Page: Page 8 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

The Theatre: They Came to a City (Globe)

... TU By Horace Horsnell They Came to a City Globe J THE planning of Utopias must be great fun. It has engaged the dreams and ambitions of all sorts and conditions of men from Plato to Hitler. Mr. Priest ...

Published: Wednesday 05 May 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 904 | Page: Page 8 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

The Theatre: Vintage Wine (Comedy)

... By Horace Horsnell Vintage Wine (Comedy) OUR stage has long excelled in good comedians, and our drama in good parts for them to play. Even the great days of tragedy deferred to them. The Elizabethans, ...

Published: Wednesday 26 May 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 815 | Page: Page 8 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

The Theatre: Magic Carpet (Princes)

... By Horace Horsnell Magic Carpet (Princes) MAGIC carpets are tricky aircraft. They fly, as you know, on a mixture of dreams and wishes. Transcending both time and space, their range is limited only by ...

Published: Wednesday 09 June 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 891 | Page: Page 8 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

The Theatre: The Moon is Down (Whitehall)

... By Horace Horsnell The Moon is Down (Whitehall) COMPARISONS between the various war plays now running in the West End need not be odious. Each justifies pro duction on other than merely topical ground ...

Published: Wednesday 23 June 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 852 | Page: Page 8 | Tags: Illustrations  Review