Great War Theatre

Examiner of Plays' Summary:

A clever little study of character. Clayton is an autocratic and irascible old Yorkshireman, spoiled by his son and daughter. His granddaughter comes from Canada with an equally strong will of her own and they have a tremendous quarrel, but after a while he softens and she, being made to understand how he had become what he was, softens also. Recommended for Licence. G. S. Street

Licensed On: 3 Aug 1916

License Number: 383

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British Library Reference: LCP1916/18

British Library Classmark: Add MS 66139 G

Performances

DateTheatreType
28 Aug 1916 Gaiety Theatre, ManchesterUnknown Licensed Performance
15 Dec 1916 Court Theatre, LondonProfessional
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Performed by Annie Horniman's company, in a matinee at 2.15 and followed by 'Hindle Wakes'. Performed at least through to the beginning of January 1917. Music was also performed by the Aeolian Ladies' Orchestra under the direction of Rosabel Watson.