Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/97
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDC104-114.
  • Dates of Creation
      24 Apr 1940-14 Sep 1949
  • Physical Description
      12 pieces; 13 leaves.

Scope and Content

With Sir Charles Blake Cochran (1872-1951), impresario. Contents relate to: an invitation for RD to play 'Oswald' in a production of Ibsen's Ghosts; the script of a play entitled Trilogy of a Dark Summer which he hopes will interest RD; Walter Greenwood's "delightful play" [The Cure for Love] and RD's performance in it in July 1945; Cochran's knighthood, received in 1948; and a script of a play by novelist C.P. Snow, entitled The Ends of the Earth, sent to RD by Cochran in 1949.

Dated at: London; and Isleworth, Middlesex.

Manuscript and typescript.