Jan 17 Monday.

Have only got as far as Ch. [Chapter]4 in going over Belisarius .
Sam for a walk across the Park & lunch. Saw Nancy for a moment.
Laura & I went with Catherine Vandervelde to Autumn at St. Martin's1 – Flora Robson and Muriel Aked – play crude & commonplace heroine awful – the producer's wife. Mrs. B.Deane. [RG]. M.A.2 was all right. Catherine was sweet & afterwards to the Cafe RoyalLaura wearing her tiger's teeth.

Editorial Notes

1theatre KG
2Muriel Aked eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Regent Park

    London, England
  • Café Royal

    London, England
    A restaurant frequented by R.G. and L.R. when they were living in London, between 1936 and 1938. eds.

People Mentioned

  • Sam

    Graves, Samuel
    R.G.'s youngest child by Nancy Nicholson. C.P.& WG
  • Laura

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

    Nicholson, Nancy
    (1899-1977) First wife of Robert Graves; married 1918, separated 1927, divorced 1949. eds.
  • Catherine Vandervelde

    Vandervelde, Catherine
    one of Korda's scriptwriters; friend of RG and LR, met at Denham studios; contributor to World and Ourselves; married Norman Cameron in September, 1938. eds. Diary, and Friedmann 302
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21