Early Old Vic - SMNT relations 1930-1944

Scope and Content

Documents early relationships between the Old Vic theatre and the Shakespeare Memorial National Theatre Committee, including early suggestions about possible amalgamation of the two organisations, and correspondence with Lilian Baylis of the Old Vic.

The file includes:

- Memorandum on 'The Old Vic and the National Theatre', by Tyrone Guthrie ([10]/1937).

- 'Argument for the amalgamation of the National Theatre and the Old Vic', by Tyrone Guthrie (26/06/1939).


The material is arranged chronologically within the file.

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