He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1951 King's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama.
[on warning audiences of Zeppelins approaching London during performances of the play Nothing but the Truth] Invariably when I made this announcement, the response would be 'Go on with the bloody play.' Not one person left the theater in those days....
Alfred Edward Matthews
Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire, England, UK