[Prince Littler, extensive theatre propietor.] Four Typed Letters Signed and one Typed Note Signed to theatre historian W. J. Macqueen-Pope, on topics including productions of ?Oaklahoma?, ?The King and I? and ?Plain and Fancy?.

Prince Littler [born Jules Richeux] (1901-1973), extensive theatre proprietor, Managing Director of the Stoll, Associated and Moss Theatre groups [W. J. Macqueen-Pope (1888-1960), theatre historian]
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The five items between 1950 and 1956. On letterheads of Stoll Theatres Corporation Limited, Stoll Offices, London Coliseum, WC2, and Cranbourn Mansions, Cranbourn Street, London WC2.
SKU: 23791

For more information on writer (one of West End theatre?s ?most dominant and successful landlords?) and recipient (the foremost British theatre historian of the twentieth century), see their entries in the Oxford DNB. The five items (the TNS is Item Three, the others are ALsS) are in good condition, lightly aged; Item Five with slight paperclip damage to a margin. Each folded once. All five signed ?Prince Littler? and addressed to ?Popie?, two at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, one at 9 Oakdale, London N14, and one at Coventry House, Coventry St, W1. Items One and Three on Stoll Theatres Corporation letterheads, the other three items on Cranbourn Mansions letterheads. ONE: 2 May 1950. 1p, 8vo. Asking MP to co-operate with his ?Press Representatives? Grattan & Douglas, with regard to the run of ?Oklahoma?. TWO: 30 June 1950. 1p, landscape 8vo. Enclosing a letter (not present) ?written to Sir Brian Mountain, Bt. as [...] thanks for the souvenir records of the visit of the late German Emperor to the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, which I shall be glad if you will add to the Library of the Theatre?. THREE: TNS. 9 October 1953. 1p, landscape 8vo. Thanking him for his ?telegram of good wishes for the opening of ?THE KING AND I? at Drury Lane?. Littler was delighted with the way the Show went?. FOUR: 9 October 1953. 1p, 8vo. Thanking MP for his ?efforts towards making the Preview of ?THE KING & I? the undoubted success it was?. He is sure MP will be pleased to know that ?a satisfactory sum will be distributed to the Charities chosen?. FIVE: 27 January 1956. 1p, landscape 8vo. Thanking him for his ?telegram of good wishes for the opening of ?PLAIN AND FANCY?.? As MP will be aware, ?the Show had a wonderful reception and the advance booking today has been phenomenal and the Libraries have done a substantial Deal?.