When asked by an actor he had cast in a small role in What Every Woman Knows how he should play it, Sir James Barrie said:

“I am glad you have asked me. I should like you to convey when you are acting it that the man you portray has a brother in Shropshire who drinks port.”

Taken from Great Theatrical Disasters by Gyles Brandreth.
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Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

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