Members of the Joint Council

Scope and Content

This file documents various aspects in connection with the membership of the Joint Council, such as the opening of vacant positions on the Council, members resigning or joining; arrangements for Joint Council meetings; apologies for non-attendance; death of illustrious members of the council, such as Geoffrey Whitworth and Mrs L'Estrange Malone (1951); re-naming of the Old Vic Executive Committee of the Joint Council as the 'Old Vic National Theatre Sub-Committee' (1953); members notifying their wish to resign, such as Lewis Casson and Bronson Albery (1960); increase in the representation of the Joint Council (1959); Violet Bonham-Carter's complaint about meetings being announced at too short notice (1957); it also includes lists of names on the Council (1952 and 1956).

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