26 OCTOBER 1934, Page 20


[To the Editor of THE SPECTATOR.] SIR,-I was interested to see the concluding paragraph of last week's notice of Richard II at the Old Vic, where the writer gave expression to a complaint about smoking in the Auditorium.

I had the same experience the previous week and sent a letter on the subject to Miss Baylis.

It seems a pity that some restriction of smoking rights should not be possible.-Yours faithfully, Wm. BLACK.