Piers Paul Read Biography Research file 2

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 89015/6/5/2
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000038261.0x000001
  • Dates of Creation
      c 2000
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file

Scope and Content

Items of press cuttings or photocopied research 21-60, with typed cover sheets with number, description, title and date. Includes photocopy of 1891 census, article in Daily mail about Guinness's background, US reviews of Little Lord Fauntleroy, profile of Guinness in London Times, review of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy in Time Magazine, Radio Times article on Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, review of Smiley's People in The New York Times, an issue of Current Biography with a biography of Guinness, [original copy of the story Tik Polonga by Alec Guinness was added to the other original archive material], obituary for Guinness by Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson, typed notes by Merula Guinness sent to Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson, [excluded chapter from Blessings in Disguise, attached to a letter removed an dplaced with other original archive material], biography of Lennox Berkeley with biography of Frieda, essay on Guinness 'A Mission into Enemy Territory', photocopy of Debrett's entry for Sir Simeon Bull, possibly great nephew of Peter Bull, interview with Eileen Atkins in which she talks about Alec Guinness, profile of Guinness by John Mortimer 'The Rope Trick', photocopy of details about Edwin, photocopy ofHarold Hobson's review of Guinness's performance as Richard II, [programme for Hnor Svejdar's memorial service removed], reviews of Yahoo from the New Yorker and an unkown publication, obituary of Philip Caraman, photocopy of programme notes for National Film Theatre showing of The Horse's Mouth, [programme for memorial service of Ralph Richardson removed], review by Alexander Walker of Gary O'Connor's Guinness biography, photocopy of Guinness's appreciation of Ralph Richardson, photocopy of Guinness's contribution to a book on John Gielgud, Simon Callow's review of Gary O'Connor's Guinness biography and review of Edwin in The Standard.

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