1 NOVEMBER 1930, Page 35

Ilaydon Coffin's Book (Alston Rivers, 10s. 6d.) is not very

amusing. On the other hand, it is not a little instructive, being as he says " packed with acts and facts." Lovers of light comedy will find their memories refreshed as they read : they may perhaps spend an hour very agreeably with it in their hands, humming old tunes and calling up forgotten scenes and faces.