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Autobiography 3. The Royal Court 2

Royal Court 2. D. H. Lawrence. The 1st productions for which I designed the costumes was “A Collier’s Friday Night”, and such was the critical success of this that the following year a trilogy of all 3 of D.H.Lawrence’s mining community plays was produced to universal acclaim. Although written between 1911 and 1913 they had […]

Autobiobraphy 2. The Royal Court 1

Chapter 2. The Royal Court Theatre. In 1966 I was given a job at The Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square. It’s strange how doors present themselves. I had just finished a year as the Arts’ Council trainee at Lincoln Rep. That last sentence needs explaining, as there are no longer any such thing as […]

Autobiobraphy 1

After much dithering I am finally embarking on my Autobiography – here is the 1st draft of of some of the opening chapter. Chapter 1. Malvern. I was adopted at the age of 8 weeks by Julie Clancy, who must have been a woman of remarkable courage. For the sad and obvious reason there were […]