Theatre: Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford
Performance: A Season of Shakespearean Souvenir
Principal Actors: Too many to mention all but includes in no particular order: Harry Andrews, Patrick Wymark, Emlyn Williams, Margaret Johnston, Diana Churchill, Prunella Scales, Geraldine McEwan, George Howe, Anthony Quayle, Vivien Leigh….
This large Shakespeare Memorial Theatre souvenir presents the 1956 Season of Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Love’s Labour’s Lost and Measure for Measure. The souvenir contains many full-page photographs and biographies of Shakespearean actors past and present; artistic portrayals of costumes and stage and fascinating editorial.
The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre first opened in 1879 but after a fire swept through the theatre in 1926 the New Shakespeare Memorial Theatre rose from the ashes and opened in 1932.
32 pages not including front and back cover; approx 28.5 cms x 22.5cms