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Mr Cyril Maude's Company to…


Mr Cyril Maude's Company to Visit Pwllheli. "BUNTY PULLS THE STRINGS." I Graham Moffat's successful Scotch play is to be product-d at the Town Hall, on Tuesday, June 3 d. It was produced in July, 1911, at the Playhouse matinee, and run continuously at the Haymarket, nine times a wetk for 2 years. fhe play opens on a Sunday in the house of Bunty's father, an elder of the kirk. Preparat- ions are being made to go to the kirk, where Weelum. Bunty's fiancee, is to "stand at the plate for the first tllne. For whistling on this day, Rab, the elder's youngest son, gets into hot water, and to make further unpleasantness, Weelum's aunt, Susie Simpson, asks the elder, who if, by the way, a widower, to marry her or repay her the money she has invested with him. He is also visited by an old "flame, whom he practical y deserted at the altar. Troubles are brewing fast, and in the second act, which takes place in the kitkyard. we find Weelum at his duties, which are not going any too smoothly for him. The absence of the minister and the appearance of his aunt is the sign of trouble. Fading to inveigle the elder into marrying her, she threatens to have him arrested for e nbezzle- ment. Bunty, to close the troublesome lady's month, tells her she will get her money the following morning, to do this she gives her father her wee nest egg," which she and Weel- um had been saving for their own mariiage. T e end of tbis act is very pretty, and as the congregation file out of the kirk Weelum solaces them with the promise of a longer sermon the following Sunday, to make up for the one missed owing to the illness of the minister. The third act finds everything in a most com- plex state. This is where Bunty shines at her best. In the end she lifts her father out of his early indiscretions and finds him a second wife also a situation in Glaegow for her brother Hub and one for his sweetheart Teenie. After pair- ing off ever) one satisfactorily and turning the tables on Susie SimpsoD, she thinks of herself and Weelnm, and tells him she will marry him but that he will be awfully henpecked." Weelum's reply brings down the curtain. Thus she effectively pulls the strings and makes everybody happy. The homely scenery and crinoline dresses of the ladies and their poke bonnets are in keep ing with the period of the piece, which takes place in the early Victorian era. Mr Banister Howard is bringing the company to Pwllheli, and will be remembered for the many excellent shows he has sent here in the past. It is Mr Cyril Maude's own company.

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