Foreign News: Sherrif Ltd

His thirst for the theatre still unquenched after a year's enforced abstinence, His Majesty the King-Emperor continued to go-to-the-play last week. After seeing that hardy perennial Rose Marie (for the fourth time) and The First Mrs. Eraser by limping St. John Ervine (TIME, Nov. 18), the royal attention bent to two more plays, of ascending gravity. First The Middle Watch, a decorous farce of life in the British Navy by Major John Hay Beith; second, gripping Journey's End, by R. C. Sherriff, enthusiastically recommended by the Prince of Wales.* Author Sherriff was summoned...

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