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Examiner of Plays' Summary:

This play begins with a 'back-chat' conversation between a Jew jeweller and a Scotchman who is going to be his partner. Then a customer comes and there is a long rigmarole about his having insulted a girl by giving her a pair of earrings and having to pay £500 for insulting her on pain of his wife's being sent a silver tea-pot which will disclose the transaction. It is stupid and rather pointless but quite harmless. Recommended for Licence. G. S. Street

Licensed On: 25 Feb 1918

License Number: 1415

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British Library Reference: LCP1918/4

British Library Classmark: Add MS 66186 J

Performances

DateTheatreType
25 Feb 1918 Victoria Palace, LondonProfessional Licensed Performance
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Originally the play was intended for the Argyll Theatre, Birkenhead, but this has been crossed out on the licence notes and replaced with the Victoria Palace.