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Examiner of Plays' Summary:
This play, wholly irresponsible in cross-talk and pantomimic action, introduces us to male and female comedians filling up time while waiting for the complete script of the revue in which they are to appear. They begin with some fun over the turnstile of the pier at which they are to play, over its penny-in-the-slot machines and its bath-chairs. WAACs and a quartet of comic singers turn up, previously to a general migration to a burlesque 'permit office' whence the scene changes to the home of the wife-controlled principal comedian. There follow a 'Toreador burlesque', and interview with a fraudulent fortune teller and an adjournment to the refreshment bar before the announcement of a rehearsal of 'hey diddle' for the next morning. Hearty happy go-lucky humour, without offence if without much meaning. Recommended for Licence. Ernest A. Bendall.
Licensed On: 15 Aug 1918
License Number: 1724
British Library Reference: LCP1918/14
British Library Classmark: Add MS 66196 BB
|N/A||Theatre Royal, Edinburgh||Unknown||Licensed Performance|