Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/186
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDH1-16.
  • Dates of Creation
      20 Jun 1929-14 Dec 1946
  • Physical Description
      15 pieces; 17 leaves.

Scope and Content

With Anmer Hall, pseudonym of Alderson Burrell Horne, theatrical impresario. Topics covered include: the engagement of RD and Ella Voysey for Hall's season at the Festival Theatre, Cambridge, in 1929; RD's season at the Westminster Theatre in 1943; his let-down by David Henley over Lottie Dundass; the continuation of his Westminster management into subsequent years; and Hall's recommendation of Roper Spyers for a management position with RD in 1946.

/4 is a letter to Ella Voysey relating to the Cambridge season. /11 is a typescript copy of the manuscript original /10.

Manuscript and typescript.

Related Material

Further copy letters to Hall are included in FRD1/8/1