Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/274
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDL137-143.
  • Dates of Creation
      19 May 1950-6 Jan 1951
  • Physical Description
      6 pieces; 10 leaves.

Scope and Content

With Gillian Lutyens, actress. Topics covered include: the premiere of The Winslow Boy; Lutyens' current show (at the Old Vic Theatre School in 1950), for which she encloses a programme in /1; RD's uncertainty about whether he can attend the show due to poor health, and his request that if he does there will be no photographs (as "I look like a corpse"); Lutyens' work on See How They Run in December 1950, and her appearance as Cinderella in The Glass Slipper, both being staged in Coventry.

Dated at: London and Coventry.

Manuscript and typescript.