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Edith Craig was primarily a theatre practitioner, known chiefly for her Pioneer Players, the women's theatre company she founded in 1911. Her literary output was scant. She published a handful of articles on stagecraft, and contributed to a revised edition of her mother Ellen Terry's memoirs. She also wrote one unpublished play for children. Her unpublished papers—correspondence, prompt books, and playbills—document her significant contribution to feminist theatre history.
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9 December 1869 EC was born in Gusterwoods Common, Hertfordshire, the elder of two children. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
After 17 June 1932 EC, with Christopher St John, contributed biographical chapters, a preface, and notes to a new edition of Ellen Terry's Memoirs. Bibliographic Citation link.
27 March 1947 EC died of chronic myocarditis and coronary thrombosis at her home at Priest's House, Smallhythe, Kent. Bibliographic Citation link.
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