Great War Theatre

Examiner of Plays' Summary:

A prettily-written fairy-play for children, a trifle hazy - as moral allegories are apt to be - in its didactic significnce.It shows how a small boy who is perpetually asking difficult questions of his puzzled grandfather solves some of them for himself in the course of his dream-interview with a benevolent Little Old Man who introduces him to the Spirits of the Flowers, the Trees, and the Rabbits, and preaches to him a kindly pantheistic philosophy of life. Quite wholesome if rather vague [...]

Licensed On: 22 Mar 1916

License Number: 146

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British Library Reference: LCP1916/6

British Library Classmark: Add MS 66127 T

Performances

DateTheatreType
N/A New Theatre, LondonUnknown Licensed Performance
1 Jul 1916 Court Theatre, LondonProfessional
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Performed as part of a matinee organised by Ruth Parrott and Dorothy Dawkins in aid of the Star and Garter Building Fund, and performed at 3pm on 1 July 1916. In the second act, Gertrude Jenning's 'The Rest Cure' was also performed.