Wed Dec 16th + 14 = ×××× [indecipherable]30

Reading Troy proofs: and going over them with Laura.
In afternoon to Jenny: happier. L. came too. Korda rang up: 'in 3 or 4 days'1.
Mrs Lloyd & Biddy to tea.
Also Audrey Beecham: first time to see us. Later met her and Neil Hutchison (B.B.C. Relations dept) at Café Royale.
Stomach ache, but worked with Laura, after, till [until] 2.30.
Today, Eden's reassuring statement about Spanish integrity.

Editorial Notes

1about the Refugee Scenario? eds.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • 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

  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Laura

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

    Eden, Anthony
    (1897-1977) Foreign secretary for Winston Churchill eds.
  • Korda

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

    Lloyd, Mrs.
    John Aldridge's mother from whom RG and LR let a flat in Marlborough House at 25, Osnaburgh Street, not far from Regent's Park RPG
  • Biddy

    Lloyd, Biddy
    step-sister of John Aldridge KG
  • Audrey Beecham

    Beecham, Audrey
    friend of Alan Hodge KG
  • Neil Hutchison

    Hutchison, Neil
    BBC Public Relations agent RG

Organizations Mentioned

  • British Broadcasting Corporation

    British Broadcasting Corporation


    • Title: Refugee Scenario [working title of a screenplay for Korda]
    • Author: Graves Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1936-11
    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937