EXTRAVAGANZA AT THEATRE ROYAL
The Theatre Guild's successful musi- cal extravaganza, Khaki Kapers, now showing at the Theatre Royal, is a laugh riot from start to finish. The tempo is fast moving, as Don Sharp and Bill Smith race from one skit to another with Keith Jarvis and George Ward in hil-
There is not a dull moment in the show, which combines action with beau- tiful scenes, and elaborate costuming.
The cast would do credit to any Main- land production. The ballet, in par- ticular, is a pleasant surprise, as it glides from one difficult routine to another with professional grace.
Nancy Smith in a group of songs proves her right to top ranking among Tasmanian artists. The Irish scene is a personal triumph for Paddy Fazacker- ley and Lucy Perkins, who romp through a happy programme of folk songs. Peter Crawcroft again demon- strates his wonderful dancing technique in a beautiful Spanish number, while Arthur McGuinness and Pat Harrison keep the audience in screams of laugh- ter. Dorothy Carty and June Staff score with pleasing presentations of pop-
The Theatre Guild, which was organ- ised to furnish professional entertain- ment for the armed forces who are un- able to leave camp, thus helping to maintain troop morale free of charge to the Army, deserves all the compliments and praise the public is bestowing upon it for its latest musical success, Khaki Kapers. It is really a worthwhile pro- duction, and definitely bright entertain-