Scrapbook 2

Scope and Content

One scrapbook containing press cuttings of British and international theatre news. Included is: a photograph of Gladys Cooper from the Sunday Times April 1952; a photocopy of a letter from G Bernard Shaw; obituaries about Leslie Banks and Gertie Miller; an advertisement for the sale of Holborn Empire, London and Royal Court, London; a review of Present Laughter and This Happy Breed at Haymarket Theatre, London; reports of circuses at Earls Court, Olympia and Haringey Arena, London; an obituary of Gertie Miller; a report on the re-opening of the Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond, Yorkshire; an advertisement for a subscription to the Theatre Notebook; a photograph of a scene from A Penny For A Song at the Haymarket, London; an advertisement for a theatre guide; an article about Alfred Denville and Annie Horniman; a review of The Way of the World at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London; a report on the building of the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London from The Builder; a report on the opening of the Savoy Theatre, London in September 1881; a report on the opening of the Aldwych Theatre, London; obituaries for Gertrude Lawrence in September 1952; a drawing of the stage of the Theatre Royal, London; a photograph of Noel Coward from the Sunday Times; two review of Quadrille and a photograph of the Lunts onstage at the Phoenix Theatre, London; a report on the opening of the Prince of Wales Theatre, London; two reviews of Romeo and Juliet at the Old Vic, London; a review of the Barber of Seville at the Stoll Theatre, London; a Theatre listing from the Daily Telegraph Sept 1922; a report on East End theatres from The Times September 1952; reports and photographs of Charlie Chaplin and his family returning to London from New York; reports and reviews of Limelight with photographs; a review of The Way of the World at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London and an obituary of Leon Quartermaine in June 1967.