Theater Abroad: You Can't Go, Home, Again

Britain's Lord Home must never fume, even if people pronounce his name to rhyme with gnome instead of plume. He is, after all, Her Majesty's Foreign Secretary, the model of a modern diplomat, discreeter than Nikita, never brusque with Rusk. But the other night Lord Home may have wanted to fume, or at least show a bit of honest gloom:

He attended a new play by his brother, William Douglas Home, who once wrote The Reluctant Debutante, and who, although only 50, is still turning out some of the best plays of 1887....

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