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Tagged With: Miss Horniman

The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men
 Gang aft agley

At the beginning of 1914, my grandparents had important decisions to make.  My grandfather, Lewis Casson, 38 years old, had just resigned from an important job as producer (the more usual word for a theatre director) at the very first regional repertory company in England, Miss Horniman’s Company at the Gaiety Theatre, Manchester.  His modern … Continue reading »

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