Merula Guinness' Old Vic Tour Journals

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Merula Guinness' journal of the Old Vic Compnay tour to European and Egyptian cities, including Alexandria, Cairo and cities in Italy and Spain. The productions toured included The Rivals, Hamlet and Trewlaney of the Wells. Other people who went on the tour with the Guinnesses include Lewis Casson, Anthony Quayle, Frank Tickle, Tyrone Guthrie, Veronica Turleigh and Hermione Hannen, among others. It during this tour that Alec Guinness met Sydney Cockerell at a dinner given by Chester Beatty and Merula gives her account of this meeting in this journal.

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