Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

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Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

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Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

BEAUMONT, Hugh (1908 - 1973), Managing Director H. M. Tennent Ltd and of Tennent Productions Ltd; Director, London Pavilion; Governor, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre since 1950; Member, National Theatre Board, 1962–68

WELLSTOOD, Frederick Christian (1884 - 1942), Secretary and Librarian to the Trustees and Guardians of Shakespeare’s Birthplace, and Deputy-keeper Records of the Corporation of Stratford-upon-Avon since 1910; a Governor, Member of Council and Hon. Librarian Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

BRASSINGTON, William Salt (1859 - 1939), formerly Librarian and Curator of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre and Hon. Chief Librarian Public Library, Stratford-upon-Avon; Director of Barker & Allen, Ltd, metal manufacturers, Birmingham; Member of Committee, Board of Trade, Exhibition Branch, 1914

BURROW, Edward John (1869 - 1935), Managing Director of Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd, publishers, the Homeland Association, Ltd, and four associated companies; a Governor of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Wavell, Field Marshal Archibald Percival (1883 - 1950), High Steward of Colchester since 1947; Chancellor Aberdeen University since 1945; Colonel The Black Watch (RHR), 1946; Constable of the Tower of London since 1948; Lord Lieutenant of County of London, 1949; a Governor of Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, since 1949

ILIFFE, of Yattendon Edward Mauger Iliffe (1877 - 1960), Officer of the Legion of Honour; Knight of Order of St John; JP Warwickshire; Chairman of Guildhall Insurance Co. Ltd., Director of the London Assurance; President (formerly Chairman), Birmingham Post and Mail Ltd; Director and principal shareholder, Coventry Evening Telegraph and Cambridge Daily News; a Member of Lloyds; President, Trustees of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, 1933–58; President, International Lawn Tennis Club of Great Britain, 1945–59


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Stratford-upon-avon's theatre opened in 1879 to stage short annual festivals of Shakespeare's plays. Seasons were extended by Frank Benson's Company (1888–1918). The original theatre burned down in 1926 and was ...

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