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Tag Archives: Lilian Baylis

Did You Know…? | DAME SYBIL THORNDIKE: An Indefatigable Dame • 2008

Did you know that when John Gielgud was arrested for soliciting in 1953 – the basis for critic Nicholas de Jongh’s play, Plague over England, the then landlord of the famous … Continue reading

05/31/2016 · 2 Comments

Quote • LILIAN BAYLISS to QUEEN MARY

1918 Royal Centenary Gala. Baylis to Queen Mary: ‘Your dear husband’s picture isn’t as big as Aunt Emmie’s [Emma Cons], but then he hasn’t done so much for The Old … Continue reading

10/20/2015 · Leave a comment

Ellen Terry as Volumnia

Dame Ellen Terry as Volumnia in Coriolanus Card This signed photograph of Dame Ellen Terry (1847-1928) as Volumnia in Shakespeare’s Coriolanus is a treasured possession, left to me by the actress Rosamund Burne [? – 1975]. Ros was a … Continue reading

03/29/2013 · 1 Comment