The Review started off on the wrong foot. At the last minute
the play that was to be put on at the theatre was changed on the same day as
the first publication. There were also repetitions and this helped to confuse
things for the Review. The first week was a nightmare for the editor.
The manager was
accused of being stingy with salaries, and angry letters passed. There was also
a dispute with John William Calcraft, who was connected with the Theatre, which
resulted in the publication of a 'hot' Supplement (24pp to no 56), (Couper, SNQ