Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/137
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDD150-162.
  • Dates of Creation
      14 Mar 1945-30 Sep 1947
  • Physical Description
      14 pieces; 15 leaves. Condition: the clover enclosed in /11 is in pieces.

Scope and Content

With Valentine Dunn, character actress. Topics covered include: her reasons for turning down a part in Yellow Sands in 1945 (/1); various subsequent requests for parts from Dunn; a film script she has written entitled The Story of Deburau on which she asks RD's opinion in 1945 (/4 is a letter from a critic at The Listener giving his opinions on the play); and a further film script by Dunn entitled Not For Wandering Wits. /11 is a card from Dunn dated 19 Jun 1947, enclosing a four-leaf clover to wish RD good luck in the revival [of A Sleeping Clergyman at the Criterion Theatre].

Dated at: London

Manuscript and typescript.