The Theater: Kindle-Joys

Last week there was a hot enough session of the British Parliament to make a foreigner suppose that the fate of the Empire depended on the vote. The debate was over London theatricals. Londoners can get theatrical war relief at four plays and six revues but, for centuries past, London's Sundays have been theaterless. The House of Commons squarely faced the issue of whether to allow bomb-harassed Londoners Sabbath dramatics.

Hottest cry of all came from crinkle-headed "Dry" Thomas Magnay, member from Gateshead, an accountant and ardent bowler, who drinks only water and...

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