Ref NoJH/12/6
TitlePortfolio - 'Important'
LevelFile
Datec1960-1992
DescriptionThe file includes: a guide to AP Herbert's [Jocelyn's father] literary works, 1973; postcards from Tony Harrison, one congratulating Herbert on Square Rounds and others organising a trip to Delphi; paperwork regarding discussions with the National Theatre about being a resident designer, including copy letters from Herbert to Laurence Olivier; thoughts on the National Theatre development on London's South Bank including a copy letter to Laurence Olivier answering his questions about it and circulars sent to the Building Committee, including latter papers and letters about the Olivier stage from Peter Hall, 1970s-1980s, of note is one dated 10 Sep 1979 where Hall lays down his thoughts on the stage and productions and a floor plan; typed segments from Jocelyn Herbert - A Theatre Workbook (Art Books International, 1993); notebook with sketches; pre-production meeting notes for Square Rounds, 27 Apr 1992; letter to George Devine regarding Play, 9 Mar 1964, by Samuel Beckett; Prometheus schedules for travel and shooting; a list of Lindsay Anderson items at the National Film and Television Archive, a letter regarding a book on Anderson from Gavin [Lambert] and an essay entitled 'Discovering Lindsay' by Lois Smith; Lillian Gish news clippings including a piece on Whales of August in Films and Filming, Mar 1988; two letter from John Dexter [director], one regarding The Merchant, 2 Aug 1976
There are also letters from a file marked 'extra special': correspondence with Tony Richardson, c1975; and a letter from John Dexter, 27 Jan 1976, regarding a Metropolitan Opera performance of Aida.
Extent1 file and 1 volume.
SeriesPortfolios and non-production artworks
Persons
CodePersonNameDatesNotes
DS/UK/165Irwin; Bill
DS/UK/165Anderson; Lindsay Gordon (1923-1994); Mr; Theatre, documentary and film director, editor and film critic1923-1994
DS/UK/165Anderson; Lindsay Gordon (1923-1994); Mr; Theatre, documentary and film director, editor and film critic1923-1994
DS/UK/175Harrison; Tony (1937-); Mr; Poet; playwrght1937-
DS/UK/175Harrison; Tony (1937-); Mr; Poet; playwright1937-
DS/UK/173Devine; George Alexander Cassady (1910-1966); Mr; Theatrical manager, director, teacher and actor1910-1966
DS/UK/173Devine; George Alexander Cassady (1910-1966); Mr; Theatrical manager, director, teacher and actor1910-1966
DS/UK/86Royal National Theatre; 1976-1976-
DS/UK/86Royal National Theatre; 1976-1976-
DS/UK/170Beckett; Samuel Barclay (1906-1989); Mr; Write,dramatist and poet1906-1989
DS/UK/170Beckett; Samuel Barclay (1906-1989); Mr; Write,dramatist and poet1906-1989
DS/UK/170Rodenburg; Patsy
DS/UK/174Dexter; John (1925-1990); Mr1925-1990
DS/UK/174Dexter; John (1925-1990); Mr1925-1990
Production
RecordTitle
1255Square Rounds
98Play
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