Correspondence with the Viscount Hambleden and Patricia Hambleden

Scope and Content

File of correspondence between Kenneth Rae and the Viscount Hambleden and Patricia Hambleden on the work of the Old Vic Theatre. Areas covered include negotiations to invite the King and Queen to the first night of the Old Vic season at the New Theatre, 1949; discussion of how to best acknowledge the good work done by Olivier and Leigh during their Australasian tour; letter from the United Nations Association to Lord Hambleden, asking if some members of the Old Vic would participate in a fundraising event; some discussion about Old Vic Executive Meeting Minutes; some discussion about plays programming and repertoire [for the Old Vic]; recommendation of a young actor who would like to work in Bristol; correspondence about casting [for the Old Vic New Theatre season].

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