Copy letters and photocopies

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/139
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDE2-5.
  • Dates of Creation
      20-26 May 1953 & n.d.
  • Physical Description
      9 pieces; 11 leaves.

Scope and Content

Copy correspondence with Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965), poet, playwright, critic, editor and publisher, consisting of five carbon copy letters and four modern photocopies of letters (including some duplicates). Topics covered include: copyright in the long-playing record of Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral, in which RD played Becket; Eliot's best wishes and congratulations on RD's performance in the play [at the Old Vic] in March 1953, which he attended on the first night.

Dated at: London

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