Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/390
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDS21-27.
  • Dates of Creation
      17 Feb 1945-18 Feb 1946
  • Physical Description
      7 pieces; 10 leaves.

Scope and Content

With Bertie Scott, voice teacher and therapist. Topics covered include: RD's attempts to arrange a singing lesson with Scott for a Mr Rigden, a masseuse at Champneys (a nature cure centre at Tring) where RD has been staying; some publicity blurb about Scott which has appeared in the Belfast Telegraph, and which includes references to RD as one of the famous players who has studied with him (a cutting is included in /6); a forthcoming trip to Canada where Scott will introduce his methods there; RD's admiration of Scott's singing methods and reservations about his dramatic methods. /1 is a copy letter to Mr Rigden; /5 and /7 are copy letters to the editor of the Belfast Telegraph.

Manuscript and typescript.