Oliver Messel led a dazzling life as one of London’s ‘Bright Young Things’, forging a creative career that encompassed the magical worlds of theatre, ballet, opera and film, as well as spanning portraiture, textiles, architecture and interior design.
A selection of work associated with the Oliver Messel Archive will be on display at the RWA, delivered in partnership with the Oliver Messel Archive at the University of Bristol Theatre Collection. More work can be seen in the concurrent exhibition Wake Up and Dream – Oliver Messel: Theatre, Art and Society at the Theatre Collection from 22 November 2018 until April 2019. To find out more see www.bristol.ac.uk/theatre-collection
Supported by Heritage Lottery Fund In association with Univeristy of Bristol Theatre Collection