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The British Council, known by its works. How and why the British Council came into being. The decrease of wealthy patrons over the last two to three hundred years. Seeing to it that art and culture will still flourish. What the British Council aims to do with the culture which it encourages. Why the theatre is central to the British Council's works. The state of England since war broke out. What England thinks of Canada at the moment. What Canada has done, is doing, and is going to do. Pride and confidence in the way Canada has assumed her giant responsibilities in the last few months.