GREAT BRITAIN: Ardly an Aitch

A clumsy review entitled Between Ourselves, due to open in London's West End next week, ran into censorship trouble with the Lord Chamberlain for lampooning those Laborites (including Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin) who occasionally drop an "h."

The troublesome skit, a song called The Left Honourable, includes the verse:

I've 'ad forty years of the Labour game;

I was one of the I.L.P,

And though I've 'ardly an aitch to my name

I've mastered the A.B.C.

The Lord Chamberlain's office, headed by Old Etonian Lord Clarendon, objected to the last two lines, insisted on...

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