|Description||The Herbert Farjeon (1887 – 1945) archive reflects the comprehensive and diverse role that he had within the theatre industry. |
It contains press cuttings, reviews and articles written by Farjeon, as well as press cuttings, programmes, scripts, prompt books, photographs, correspondence, and books of the revues of Farjeon's own theatre productions. In particular there is a series of photocopied letters between the Farjeon and Joyce Grenfell, giving an insight into her early days in the theatre. The archive also reflects his interest in theatre history with his notes on Elizabethan theatre, Shakespeare and Shakespeare’s plays, as well as correspondence, photographs and articles which give an indication of the role Farjeon played in ensuring the Theatre Royal, Bristol remained open.