Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/303
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDM108-115.
  • Dates of Creation
      25 Dec 1946-26 Dec 1954
  • Physical Description
      8 pieces; 9 leaves.

Scope and Content

With Frank Merrick (1886-1981), pianist and composer. Topics covered include: his praise for RD's performance as Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing in 1946; RD's reading on the BBC Anniversary Broadcast in November 1947; RD's marriage to Renée Asherson in May 1953; a broadcast by RD in November 1953; and a broadcast poetry recital by RD on Christmas Day 1954, which included a poem by Merrick's old friend John Redwood-Anderson.

Dated at: London

Manuscript and typescript.