TV Short | Not Rated | | Short, Comedy
At Miss Sophie's 90th birthday dinner, her butler James must fill in for her four departed friends - and that includes lots of drinks before every course!.
The Dinner for One sketch was originally written by Lauri Wylie, born Morris Laurence Samuelson, and premiered at Duke of York's Theatre in London in 1948. It was performed on Broadway in 1953 as part of John Murray Anderson's ALMANAC revue with Hermione Gingold as the lady ... ...
After James burps, Miss Sophie takes hold of her chair's armrests probably in anticipation of James almost tipping her chair backwards.
Several versions of this sketch were recorded/broadcast or released on DVD/video:
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