Mr and Mrs Er-Smith single work   drama   humour   - One act
Issue Details: First known date: 1931... 1931 Mr and Mrs Er-Smith
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  • Note on the circumstances of production:

    'Last year the drama board of the Lyceum Club in London sent a request to the Melbourne Lyceum Club for plays written by members for production at the Lyceum Club. Miss Handley's was one of the plays sent.' ('Australian Play', Argus, 21 May 1931, p.3).

  • A Clue There Was:

    Some Australian newspapers note that A Clue There Was was produced in London as an opening to A.A. Milne's Belinda, where British newspapers (and associated sources) record that play as Mr and Mrs Er-Smith. Conversely, no play by the title Mr and Mrs Er-Smith was produced in Australia. It is possible that these two works are the same drama with different titles, but more information is needed before this can be confirmed.


    'Music and the Theatre', West Australian, 29 July 1933, p.5.

    'Success in London', Argus, 21 May 1931, p.3.

Production Details

  • Produced at the Fortune (People's) Theatre in London, as an opening act for A.A. Milne's Belinda, in April 1931.

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