The Swish of the Curtain at Staircase Wit

The first link to a Reading the Theatre post has come in, and it’s a great one to start with! At Staircase Wit, you can read all about The Swish of the Curtain, a classic children’s book that (according to the modern jacket copy) fed Maggie Smith’s desire to become an actor. Clearly a must-read for theatre enthusiasts.

Constance says, “[Author Pamela] Brown may not have the charm of Noel Streatfield, at least not in my opinion, but the story is enlivened by some great characters.” Who are those characters and what makes them so compelling? Find out more with the full review.

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