Map of England


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This map of England shows the locations of Repton, Rathbone's home as a schoolboy at Repton School; Pangbourne, Rathbone's home in the summer of 1924; and Penn, Rathbone's home circa 1937. The map also shows the tours of the country that Frank Benson's New Shakespeare Company made in 1912, 1914, and 1915.

The 1912 Spring Tour (red lines on map) included the following towns: Bedford, Norwich, Ipswich, Tunbridge Wells, Canterbury, Folkestone, Hastings, Eastbourne, Worthing, Bournemouth, and Stratford-upon-Avon. Plays performed in the tour were: The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night, Richard II, Hamlet, As You Like It, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry V, Othello, and King Lear.

In 1913 Frank Benson's New Shakespeare Company traveled to Dublin, Ireland, and performed the following plays at the Gaiety Theatre: The Comedy of Errors, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, and The Taming of the Shrew (by William Shakespeare); Queen Tara (by Darrell Figgus); and Comus (by John Milton).

The 1914 Autumn Tour (yellow/orange lines on map) included the following towns: Malvern, Bournemouth, London, Reading, Torquay, Cheltenham, Leicester, Derby, and Liverpool. Plays performed in the tour were: The Merry Wives of Windsor and Julius Caesar.

The 1915 Spring Tour (dark blue lines on map) included the following towns in England, Wales, and Scotland: Edinburgh, Ayr, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee, Dunfermline, Newcastle,  Leeds, Bradford, Blackburn, Stratford upon Avon, Swansea, Cardiff, Norwich, Ipswich, Bedford, Luton, and Bath.  Plays performed in the tour were: Richard III, The Taming of the Shrew, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and Henry V.

The 1915 Autumn Tour (purple lines on map) included the following towns: Croydon, Ramsgate, Bournemouth, Torquay, Exeter, and Bristol. Plays performed in the tour were: The Taming of the Shrew, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Merchant of Venice, Richard II, Macbeth, Hamlet, Henry IV, Part 2, Henry V, Richard III,  As You Like It, Twelfth Night, and Romeo and Juliet. 
 

Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1910
(This theatre was destroyed by fire in 1926.)

Gaiety Theatre in Dublin, Ireland, in 2010
Located on South King Street in Dublin, the Gaiety Theatre opened in 1871.
Rathbone performed in Dublin in 1913.

 

Map of London

London Theatre District

 

England
Repton School and the London theatres
New York 1
Rathbone's home in the 1920s
New York City Theatres
Hollywood
Rathbone's homes and haunts, 1935-1946
New York 2
Rathbone's later years in New York City, 1946-1967

 

 

 

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