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THE YOUNG VISITERS (sic) – Tabard Theatre

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

The Young Visiters (yes, that’s the correct spelling) was written by Daisy Ashford in 1890, when she was just nine years old, then put in a drawer and forgotten about. Years later, it was discovered and published in 1919 – complete with spelling mistakes – with a foreword by J.M. Barrie. The book went on to be so successful that many people suspected Barrie had written it himself, a claim he always denied.