Sunday Oct 18

Still on scenario
James & Mary came and Alan from Oxford. Wrote blurb for Australian broadcast.[RG]
Laura & Alan to Ward & Dorothy: I behind, resting, boil still the[RG]suppurating.
At 6 to Korda's house to talk over scenario
Told him how awful it was. Persuaded him to recast entirely. We went over it together from 6 to 11.30, with an hour off for very special dinner (champagne etc) I had a bad headache & schemed it out.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Oxford

    England
    home of Oxford University eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Alan

    Hodge, Alan
    Oxford history graduate. Became close friends with LR & RG. First husband of Beryl Graves. CP & WG
  • Ward

    Hutchinson, Ward
    Photographer. Contibuted to"Epilogue." W.G. R.G. often refers to "the Hutchinsons" (Ward & Dorothy) as a couple especially when they were staying on the island. eds.
  • Dorothy

    Hutchinson, Dorothy
    Ward Hutchinson's wife. WG
  • Korda

    Korda, Alexander
    Director of the film version of I Claudius.
  • James

    Reeves, James
    Schoolmaster, writer and Poet. Friend of Jacob Bronowski. W.G./ K.G.; m. to Mary Phillips; daughter Stella born June 14, 1938 eds.
  • Mary

    Reeves, Mary
    wife of James Reeves; daughter Stella born 14 June, 1938 eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.