Ref NoBS/8/2
TitleTheatre
Admin/Biog HistorySewell and the British actors Timothy Ackroyd and Peter O'Toole co-authored a play titled Hogarth: The Compassionate Satirist, about the English painter and engraver, William Hogarth (1697-1764). This was performed in the Garrick Club Coffee Room, and at the Jermyn Street Theatre in London in 2006.
DescriptionIncludes:

-two letters from Timothy Ackroyd, dated 23 August 2004 and 2 June 2005, concerning writing a play about Hogarth
-letter from O'Toole to Ackroyd, dated 17 August 2005, concerning his ideas for the script
-letter from Russell Elliott, Cassleton Elliott & Co., dated 12 August 2005, forwarding a list of possible venues and sponsors for the play
-Sewell's biographical note, dated 16 April 2006
-letter to Alice Jones, The Independent, dated 19 April 2006, forwarding an article titled Hogarth: The Compassionate Satirist
-draft letter from Ackroyd, undated, seeking possible venues for the play to be shown at
-letter from Eric Shorter, drama and film critic, undated, reviewing the performance
-fourteen pages of Sewell's handwritten research notes
-typed chronology of Hogarth's life
-two scripts
-two draft flyers publicising the play
-newscutting of a review from the Financial Times, dated 13-14 May 2006
Date2004-2006
LevelFile
Extent1 file
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Image CaptionNote giving Sewell's biographical details, dated 16 April 2006
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