Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)US27/244
TitleSir Barry Jackson Blackhill, Malvern, to Josephine Nicoll
Extent1 item
Date28 June [1942]
DescriptionThe Open Air Theatre at Birmingham is flourishing. Has been to Stratford with Laura Knight, Scott, Edith and a [Miss or Mrs?] Unwin. Saw a poor Tempest and a better Winter's Tale. Will go to London for a week for C.E.M.A. and National Theatre meetings. Hopes to visit the Shaws, as Charlotte Shaw is in a bad way. [Continues on a separate sheet on 9 July]. His trip to London and the conditions there. The Old Vic is roofless and the company touring. Saw its productions of Comus and Hamlet. Met Paul Shelving at the ballet. In Birmingham Basil Langton is in the open air production and the Old Vic students are at the Repertory Theatre with Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman and Squaring the Circle
Access StatusOpen


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