22 OCTOBER 1954, Page 6

A Question of Perspective

It was not at first easy (his mother told me) to deduce, front the small boy's description of it as a play about a space- man,' the type of dramatic entertainment which his school v as proposing to offer to the parents at the end of this term. When, however, he added that it was by a person called Shakespeare, a moment's thought sufficed to identify it as The Temnest