Cuttings book

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/6/3/46
  • Dates of Creation
      8 Dec 1952-Aug 1953
  • Physical Description
      2 pieces: hardback volume and loose cutting.

Scope and Content

Labelled "R.D. General - III" and containing general cuttings similar in nature to those in FRD1/6/3/44-5. Topics covered include: RD's narration of 'The Queen's Inheritance' broadcast, and the 1952 Christmas Broadcast; film Royal Heritage, narrated by RD; articles on stars, including James Mason and Marlene Dietrich; pieces on playwrights such as Terence Rattigan; the BBC broadcast marking the Queen's Coronation, narrated by RD (1953); and a large number of reports on RD's secret marriage to Renée Asherson on 4 May 1953.

Includes one loose cutting.