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Wodehouse

Sir P(elham) G(renville). 1881--1975, US author, born in England. His humorous novels of upper-class life in England include the Psmith and Jeeves series
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Therefore, bumbling Wodehouse was blissfully unaware of Hitler's sinister machinations.
Directed by Sean Foley, who did a similar job on Morecambe and Wise in The Play What I Wrote (and similarly earned an Olivier Award for his troubles), it is not so much Wodehouse as Wodehousian.
Pick this up for it rings a bell and if you have never read a PG Wodehouse before, you could begin with this one.
PG Wodehouse may have saved the Jeeves surname from anonymity, but Brian Halford has successfully told the tale of the real Jeeves who perished on the Western Front.
But Wodehouse was not a good letter-writer, writing of his tax difficulties, his daily schedule, his pets (particularly his beloved "Pekes"), his weight gains.
The play, which has the blessing of the Wodehouse Estate, will open in Richmond and Brighton in October ahead of a West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre.
Wodehouse there has been no fall of Man; no 'aboriginal calamity.
While Wodehouse may have believed that all he was doing was letting his readers know he was alive and well, that's not quite how his talks were received back home.
Wodehouse creates complicated human dramas, often involving politics, women, and happy endings.
There is, actually, a cultural connection between the British writer Wodehouse and the larger mission of the Shedd Institute, which has dedicated much of its resources to the music known as the Great American Songbook - generally, Broadway- and New York-related show tunes from the early part of the 20th century.
AUTHOR PG Wodehouse worried about how much the Nazis would pay him for the notorious wartime radio broadcasts he made from Germany, newly- released MI5 files disclose.
Hitchens, retired teacher as well as biographer and historian, treasures Wodehouse for two things: his dedication to the art of writing and his creation of works that never fail to amuse.