GREAT BRITAIN: Always the Bridesmaid

London's impertinent music halls lampoon Joe McCarthy, Noel Coward or anybody else (except royalty) who crosses the news. But last week a songwriter got too saucy with Anthony Eden and ran afoul of the Lord Chamberlain, who has power to grant or refuse theatrical licenses without explanation. Three days before the opening of an obscure new revue called Light Fantastic, the Lord Chamberlain ordered the offending song lyrics dropped. The net result: London's tabloid Daily Mirror, which needs no by-your-leave from the Lord Chamberlain or anyone else, printed the ditty:

My profile once caused a feminine flutter And then, even...

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