Jill Esmond

Vivien Leigh

To Kenneth Tynan, she was the
"cat who hypnotized the king":
Viven Leigh with Olivier on ship 1938.

Joan Plowright

Olivier & Plowright in Daphne Laureola, Television, 1978.

Above: The Family -- Joan, Olivier and their children in 1987, clockwise from top: Richard, Julie-Kate and Tamsin


 "I know of nothing more beautiful than to set off from home and look back and see your young held to a window and being made to wave at you. It's better than poetry, better than genius, better than money."

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