Rollyson, Carl. Rebecca West: A Saga of the Century. Hodder and Stoughton, 1995.
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Soon after AW arrived in London, she won a scholarship to the recently founded Tree Academy of Acting or Academy of Dramatic Art (later RADA).
She was placed in an advanced acting class, but...
Hepburn, James, Anna Wickham, and James Hepburn. “Anna Wickham: A Memoir”. The Writings of Anna Wickham, Free Woman and Poet, edited by Reginald Donald Smith, Virago Press, 1984, pp. 1 - 48.
At Surbiton she disliked the educational regime of the headmistress, Miss Proctor, more than any she had known. She could bear the English literature, foreign languages, and religious instruction (which, as before, she converted into...
She went on immediately from Bristol to begin studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art , where, between 1959 and 1961, she played the leading roles in many student productions.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
There followed brief attendance at a part-time painting course in her late teens (the result of a romantic passion for an art student), being struck dumb at an audition for RADA (the Royal Academy of...
Ella Williams (later JR ) entered Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree 's School (later renamed the Academy of Dramatic Art ) in London to study acting.
Rhys, Jean, and Diana Athill. Smile Please: An Unfinished Autobiography. Deutsch, 1979.
Savory, Elaine. Jean Rhys. Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Angier, Carole. Jean Rhys: Life and Work. Little, Brown, 1990.
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When acting appeared to be going nowhere, Marguerite Jervis wrote an article entitled A Day at the Academy of Dramatic Art, which she submitted in person (wearing a white muslin frock with blue sash...