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Shakespeare, 1945 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RBTN 5/23

Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on MAR’s interest in the theatre, mainly relating to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in 1946. Correspondents including: Donald Wolfit on the refusal of the British Council to support his Canadian tour and developing theatre at Stratford (2); Dame [Agnes] Sybil Thorndike on MAR's Shakespeare Festival oration and the development of Stratford (3); Sir Barry Jackson, Director of the Stratford-upon-Avon Festival Company, on the development of Stratford (2); 3rd Lord Esher [earlier Oliver Brett] on MAR's oration; Robert Barrington-Ward, Editor of the Times, on MAR's oration.

Also includes: MAR's oration for the Shakespeare Festival, 1946; theatre programmes.


  • Creation: 1945 - 1947


Conditions Governing Access

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The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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