Dear Octopus

Some articles on dear octopus:

Dodie Smith - Biography - Career After Acting
... Her next show, Dear Octopus (1938), starred DBE Marie Tempest and Sir John Gielgud ... The unusual title refers to a toast in the play "To the family—that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to." Brooks Atkinson who called Smith a "dom ... When Smith came to America to cast Dear Octopus, she brought with her Alec Macbeth Beesley, who had worked like her at Heal's and had become her longtime friend and business manager ...

Famous quotes containing the word dear:

    Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show,
    That she, dear she, might take some pleasure of my pain,
    Pleasure might cause her read, reading might make her know,
    Knowledge might pity win, and pity grace obtain,
    I sought fit words to paint the blackest face of woe:
    Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)