Fay Compton

(1894-1978) Fay Compton began her stage career in 1911, and although her roles in Shakespeare fall outside the period I am interested in, she played opposite some of the most distinguished actors and in such important companies like the Old Vic, that she is worth including among our best players. She played Ophelia with John Barrymore at he Haymarket in 1925 and repeated the role again in 1931. The Open Air Theatre was a venue in 1935 for her partsRead more