Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/84
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDC55-61.
  • Dates of Creation
      17 Mar 1931-23 Apr 1943
  • Physical Description
      7 pieces; 9 leaves.

Scope and Content

With Sir Lewis Thomas Casson (1875-1969), actor and director, relating to: the Thorndike/Casson production of Saint Joan at His Majesty's Theatre, London, in 1931 (/1 is a contract for RD to take the part of Dunois); the issue of Sunday opening of theatres during wartime; and RD's resignation from Equity which he feels is not representing the views of all its members.

Dated at: London

Manuscript and typescript.