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Title

Annual Inquest on the British Theatre

Subject

Dean, Basil MBE CBE
Shakespeare, William
Cochran, Charles B. (Charles Blake) (Sir)
Agate, James
Ervine, St. John G.
Swaffer, Hannen

Artist

Date

05/01/1928

Dimensions

height (mount): 30.5cm
width (mount): 38.5cm
height (leaf): 22.5cm
width (leaf): 36.9cm

Inscription/signature

'ANNUAL INQUEST ON THE BRITISH THEATRE.'

Cartoon of 13 people gathered around a large table labelled: 'Backer from the North' / 'Basil Dean' / 'Representative Lowbrow Playgoer' / 'Ghost of W. Shakespeare' / 'C.B. Cochran' / 'In the chair - (and/or) Hannen Swaffer, St John Ervine, James Agate' / 'Critics with secret plays of their own' / 'The Remains'. On the table lies a large 'Verdict' reading: 'that The Remains is practically dead and if not, well who sad so anyway?'
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