National Theatre Company


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Reception Virginia Woolf
Ethel Smyth sent her responses to this book by telegram on publication day: Book astounding so far. Agitatingly increases value of life. Two days later she sent: Final paragraph almost smashes machine of life with...


9 December 1960
A letter from the Joint Council of the National Theatre to the Chancellor of the Exchequer proposed that the National Theatre Company should expand to swallow up the just-founded Royal Shakespeare Company .
October 1973
Peter Hall left the Royal Shakespeare Company to assume directorship of the National Theatre Company (offered him the previous year), in succession to Sir Laurence Olivier .
28 February 1976
A charity gala performance, Tribute to the Lady, was staged for the last night of the National Theatre Company at the Old Vic before its move to the South Bank.