Tyrone Guthrie: A Biography (first edition inscribed by Forsyth)
Price: 48.50 USD
Hamish Hamilton, 1976. First edition. Inscribed to theatrical producer Michael Shipley and dated at London, 17 Nov., 1976 by the author on the title page. Hardcover. xi+ 372 pp. with index, appendix list of Guthrie's theatrical productions, honors and awards, and published works. Fine in fine dust jacket. Publisher's promotional card laid in. Biography of internationally acclaimed theatrical producer Tyrone Guthrie. Guthrie began his career as an announcer and radio play producer for the BBC in 1924; by 1936 he was director of the Shakespeare Repertory Company. He later launched Canada's Stratford Festival and was also instumental in modern theatrical advances in Scotland and Minneapolis. First edition. Fine.