Richard Burton, Dorothy Tutin & Stephen Mitchell receive theatre awards.
Unissued / unused material.
Evening Standard Theatre Awards for Drama, Savoy Hotel, London.
Sound ends at 01:20:32.
C/U of award statuettes. C/U poster. L/S diners at tables. C/U poster. Various shots of awards ceremony. Max Aitken (son of Lord Beaverbrook) presents awards: actress Dorothy Tutin receives award on behalf of Irish actress Siobahn McKenna for her role in "Saint Joan", actor / film star Richard Burton receives award for his performance in "Henry V", theatre impresario Stephen Mitchell receives posthumous award on behalf of late Jean Giraudoux. Each person makes acceptance speech (natural sound). Several shots guests applauding at dinner tables.
Various shots of guests mingling at pre/post-awards reception. They include: Max Aitken, Mrs. Aitken, actor Alec Guinness, Sir Malcolm Sergeant, radio personality Joy Nichols, Wally Peterson, Sir Beverley Baxter, Lady Baxter, Lady Albury, film star Nigel Patrick, Richard Burton, Mrs. Burton, author Henry Sherek, Beatrice Campbell, film star Eric Portman, Dorothy Tutin, Stephen Mitchell and British film star Margaret Leighton. Some more shots of award statuettes and award ceremony.
Date on dope sheet is 30/01/1956.