The Last of the De Mullins, Jermyn Street Theatre

Charlotte Powell (Janet De Mullin) and Alexandra Dowling (Bertha) in The Last Of The De Mullins credit Tristram KentonEven the most begrudging acquaintanceship with thematic foghorn Downton Abbey will have affirmed that the Edwardian era heralded momentous social change. Provocatively embedding this revolution in his work was now largely forgotten “New Drama” exponent St John Hankin, whose suicide Shaw described as “a public calamity”; Granville-Barker dedicated his first volume of plays to him.

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