Beatrice Rose Stella Tanner (1865-1940)

Pictured: The actor known informally as “Mrs Pat” (1865-1940)

“The upper classes’ permissive attitude toward propriety was cleverly expressed by the Edwardian actress Mrs Patrick Campbell’s famous comment: “It doesn’t matter what you do in the bedroom as long as you don’t do it in the street and frighten the horses.” ”

Ann Sumner Holmes: “Don’t Frighten the Horses”: the Russell Divorce Case (1999)

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