Bundle of photographs

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/10/2/56
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 40.
  • Dates of Creation
      1946
  • Physical Description
      /1-55 are approx. 16 x 11 cm; /56-76 are approx. 21.5 x 16.5 cm. 76 pieces.

Scope and Content

Bundle of photographs originally stored in an envelope labelled "'Much Ado' proofs", and consisting of publicity photographs of RD's production of Much Ado About Nothing which played in Manchester, Liverpool, then the Aldwych Theatre, London, during September-November 1946. They include small proof photographs of scenes and actors from the production, mostly with comments on the reverse in RD's hand (/1-55), and official publicity photographs of scenes and actors from the play (/56-76): these include shots of Renée Asherson (/62, 65-6 and 76) and RD (/67-70 and 73-4).

Photographs by Alexander Bender of 59 Brook Street, London.