Harry R. Hignett

(1870-1959) Harry Reginald Hignett was born in Cheshire, England, and made his stage debut in Manchester in 1893 with Frank Benson‘s troupe. He played a minor roleā€”one of the citizens of Rome. He worked with Benson until 1901, playing in those eight years with the Bensonians in at least twenty-two Shakespeare plays. He left Benson to go on tour with Mrs. Patrick Campbell in 1901. In 1907, he joined Oscar Asche and Lily Brayton at the Adelphi Theatre, London, whereRead more