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A Sir Richard Irving B Sir Henry Irving C Sir Roger Irving D Sir Thomas Irving 10.
1838: Sir Henry Irving, English actor, was born in Somerset.
1838: English actor Sir Henry Irving was born in Somerset.
However, it did bring him to the attention of Sir Henry Irving, who is believed to have been an inspiration for the appearance of Count Dracula.
1905 Legendary English actor Sir Henry Irving died in Bradford, during his 1924 Ramsay MacDonald made the first election broadcast on the BBC on behalf of the Labour Party.
The management of Lyceum Theatre London was took over by a renowned actor his time, Henry Irving in the year 1878.
Actors and actresses including Henry Irving, with Ellen Terry, Wilson Barrett with Maud Jeffries, Mr and Mrs Kendal, Genevieve Ward; that fine and clever actor, Edward Compton and his wife, Virginia Bateman, in Shakespeare, Sheridan and plays of that calibre, Edward Terry in The Magistrate, and many other stars and celebrities.
Stoker's real-life inspiration for Dracula's mannerisms came from friend, actor and theatre manager Sir Henry Irving, who pronounced the show as 'dreadful' and never agreed to play the titular role.
During his lifetime, he was better known as personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London, which Irving owned.
Volume I is devoted to Stoker's drama reviews in Dublin from 1871 to 1877, whereas volume II is more diverse, encompassing extracts (over a hundred pages) from Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving (1906), nine Theatrical Essays (five dating from after Irving's death), and one incursion into fiction: Snowbound: The Record of a Theatrical Touring Party (1908).
As Henry Irving claimed in his introduction to the first volume of his complete works of Shakespeare published in 1888, mounting Shakespeare's plays on stage provided an opportunity for 'students of the past to learn the form and colour of the costumes and the decorations of distant ages'.
Although best known today for his landmark 1897 novel, Stoker was personal assistant to Sir Henry Irving - one of the most famous actors of his generation - and business manager of London's Lyceum Theatre, which Irving owned.