Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/474
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDW110-113.
  • Dates of Creation
      14 Oct-13 Nov 1946
  • Physical Description
      4 pieces; 5 leaves.

Scope and Content

With Sir Donald Wolfit (1902-1968), actor-manager, relating to the failure of RD's production of Much Ado About Nothing, and Wolfit's belief that this is the most tricky play of Shakespeare's and is never a success with audiences.

Typescript with Wolfit's manuscript annotations and autograph.