Bundle of letters

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/468
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDW79-82.
  • Dates of Creation
      2 Oct 1945-23 Nov 1948
  • Physical Description
      4 pieces; 5 leaves.

Scope and Content

From Bransby Williams (1870-1961), actor and music-hall star. Topics covered include: his sorrow at hearing RD is giving up [his role in The Cure for Love at the Westminster] in 1945; his desire to run a farewell tour of David Copperfield; his praise for RD's acting [in The Cure for Love] in October 1945; his recommendation of one Dr Raphael Roche, who has had great successes in treating all sorts of illnesses; the death of Roche in late 1945; and RD's performance in The Winslow Boy.