The Theatre: New Plays: May 25, 1925

A Bit o' Love. Most significant, most discouraging was the Actors' Theatre production of John Galsworthy's A Bit o' Love. It has become something of the mode to misprize Galsworthy. No surer example of the justice of this attitude has recently appeared. Mr. Galsworthy has attempted an emotional justification of Christian Faith. His curate hero has recently lost his wife in the ancient thicket of infidelity. He turns the other cheek and refuses to chastise the offending male. He refuses even to make a fuss about it and injure that unworthy's reputation as a rising doctor.

His chatterbox rural parish discovers the...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!