Laurence Olivier to appear at Stratford

Made:
07 July 1959
maker:
Central Press Photos Ltd

Central Press Photos Ltd. photograph titled 'Laurence Olivier to Appear at Stratford'. Caption on back reads: Sir Laurence Olivier, the ever-popular actor, is to return to Stratford to appear in 'Coriolanus' in the play of that name by William Shakespeare, a part which he acted in London just prior to the last war. 'Coriolanus', produced by Peter Hall, is the fourth in a series of plays in the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre's 100th season, and opens on Tuesday, 7th July, 1959. This picture shows a close-up of Sir Laurence Olivier in the role of 'Coriolanus' during a recent rehearsal.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30256
Materials:
ink and paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum, Bradford