Not Prince Hamlet Literary and Theatrical Memoirs.
Secker & Warburg, 1989. First Edition. Hard Cover, First edition. 292pp, complete illustrated dustjacket. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's bookplate under the front turnover flap, otherwise internally clean. The author was a close friend of George Orwell and Graham Greene and was at Oxford with Keith Douglas, Philip Larkin, Peter Brook etc, and met Bernard Sha and Max Beerbohm as a young man. His theatrical memories cover 60 years, from Marie Tempest through Gielgud and Olivier to Maggie Smith and Brian Cox. He was a wartime scientist and unwilling British agent, a traveller, biographer and translater... Very Good /Fine.
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Keywords: Memoir, Autobiography, Actor, Theatre, Drama, Larkin, Tynan , Peter Brook, Bernard Shaw, Orwell, Graham Greene, Mervyn Peake