The Theatre: We Haven't Got the Jitters

After closing all London shows when war began, the British Government fortnight ago announced that theatres more than a mile and a half from London's West End could stay open until 10 p. m. Instantly members of the leftwing, nose-thumbing Unity Theatre Club—whose Babes in the Wood last winter razzed "Wicked Uncle" Chamberlain—laid down a tape measure, found that their playhouse lay just outside the proscribed area. Next instant song & lyric writers rolled up their shirt sleeves, sweated for 36 hours on end, turned out a Sandbag Follies in 20 scenes,...

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