Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/379
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDR151-160.
  • Dates of Creation
      16 Nov 1943-7 Dec 1944
  • Physical Description
      10 pieces; 11 leaves.

Scope and Content

With Wanda Rotha, apparently a literary agent. The bundle also includes some correspondence between RD's secretary and Aubrey Blackburn of Christopher Mann Ltd (RD's agents). Topics covered include: Rotha's best wishes for RD's management of the Westminster Theatre; a translation by Graham Rawson of Strindberg's There are Crimes and Crimes which she is sending RD (/3 is a reader's report on the play); RD's rejection and return of this play, and his further rejection of Max Catto's The Bowry Touch.

Manuscript and typescript.