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Lilian Baylis, C.H.

Person   Born 9/5/1874 Died /11/1937

Categories: Theatre

Countries: Africa

Theatrical producer and manager.  Born 19 Nottingham Street, Marylebone. Managed the Old Vic and Sadler's Wells.  Ran other companies which later became: The English National Opera, the National Theatre and the Royal Ballet.
"As the grandmother of our national theatre, as well as of our national opera and ballet, Lilian Baylis set an agenda of crusading hard work and devotion that is inspirational" Richard Eyre in 1991. 
CH = Companion of Honour.

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Lilian Baylis, C.H.

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45122

Lilian Baylis Tree

Aesculus Indica (Indian Horse Chestnut) planted by Hugh Jenkins, MP, Minister...

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45123

New Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Lilian Baylis tree was replanted on the 4th March 1996 in the presence of...

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South Bank mosaic - Lilian Baylis

Lilian Baylis Sylvia Richardson 2007

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