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FREE TO READ | Extracts from diaries and letters written between December 2 and December 8

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December 2

1959, New York

[To Noel Coward] Tonight Five Finger Exercise opens, so I am nervous and apprehensive. A lady was violently sick at the preview, right in the middle of the stalls, and about fifteen people round her stampeded from their seats during the most important moment in the first act, which hardly served to delight the actors or the rest of the audience...

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