Scope and Content

This file documents various aspects of the Old Vic touring activity. Areas covered include:

- Correspondence discussing various potential tours for the Old Vic Theatre Company, for example at the Edinburgh Festival, California and Australia, and one press release for the proposed visit to Holland during the Holland Festival in June 1950.

- Arrangements about organising tribute to Olivier and Leigh as a recognition of the success of their Australian and New Zealand Tour, including correspondence with Buckingham Palace about the possibility of a reception with the Queen, a report about 'The Old Vic in Australia and New Zealand', 1948; correspondence documenting proposals/arrangements for the tour, 1946-47. The Australian Tour was organised in conjunction with the British Council.

- Correspondence about arrangements for Belgian tour for the Bristol Company.

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