John Drinkwater

Standard Name: Drinkwater, John


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Occupation Constance Smedley
Prominent in the Players' repertoire were the one-act plays to which CS then moved on. They began touring in autumn 1913, travelling on bicycles with a pony-cart or wagon for their fairly minimal curtains and...


1 January 1913
Harold Monro opened the Poetry Bookshop at 35 Devonshire Street (now Boswell Street) in Bloomsbury.
6 March 1924
The BBC presented the first broadcast poetry reading, by the poet John Drinkwater .