Person    | Female  Born 25/3/1908  Died 2/5/1985

Dame Bridget D'Oyly Carte DBE

Theatre manager. Born Suffolk Street, Pall Mall. Grand-daughter of Richard D'Oyly Carte.

Became her father's heir at the age of 24 on the death of her brother in a motoring accident. She took an active role in the management of the Savoy Hotel and Theatre, especially in the design and interior decorations. Died at home at Chalfont St Giles.

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Dame Bridget D'Oyly Carte DBE

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D'Oyly Carte armillary sphere

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