(b Surrey, 1901; d London, 4 Dec. 1982)
British writer and critic. She was best known as the author (with S. J. Simon) of the satirical novel A Bullet in the Ballet (1937). She was editor of Footnotes to Ballet (1936), and wrote Robert Helpmann, Choreographer (1943) and A Seat at the Ballet (1951). A Bullet in the Ballet was later turned into a musical starring Massine and Baronova.