Olga Edwardes

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Olga Edwardes
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Olga Edwardes in Scrooge , 1951
Born
Olga Florence Solomon

20 May 1915
Died23 July 2008(2008-07-23) (aged 93)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Artist
  • Society hostess
Spouse(s)
1   Anthony Baerlein
(m. 1941; KIA  1941)

2  Nicholas Davenport
(m. 1946;died 1979)

Olga Florence Edwardes Davenport (20 May 1915 – 23 July 2008) [1] [2] was a South African-born British actress and artist.

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Personal life

Her father was Joseph Michael Solomon (1883–1920), an architect partner of Herbert Baker, but he committed suicide in 1920 at the age of 33, in Cape Town. [3]

Her mother was Jean Elizabeth Emily Cox née Hamilton (1885–1946), a South African actress, who was a divorcée (at least twice) when she married Solomon in 1914 in Cape Town. [4] [5] They also had a son, Paul Lionel Joseph (1918–1987). [6]

Her mother married again in Cape Town in 1922 to Hugh Edwards (1887-?), a company secretary, [7] who thus became the stepfather of Olga and Paul.

Olga Edwardes married P/O Anthony Max Baerlein in 1941, but he was killed in action later the same year. [upper-alpha 1] [10] [11] [12]

In 1946, she married her second husband Nicholas Davenport, [upper-alpha 2] an economist and journalist who was more than twenty years her senior. [2] He died in 1979; she died in Elstree in 2008.

Years 1930–1956

Olga Edwards, or maybe Olga Solomon, first exhibited paintings in Cape Town at aged about 15. A year later, she came to England with her mother and her brother, where she wanted to study painting, acting and ballet, and danced in the corps de ballet in a company of Anton Dolin.[ citation needed ]

Edwardes appeared in several films and plays from the mid-1930s into the mid-1950s.

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
1936 The Amateur Gentleman Maid at innUncredited
1936 The Man Who Could Work Miracles minor roleUncredited
1937 The Dominant Sex Lucy Webster
1937 Over She Goes Reprimanded maidUncredited
1940 Contraband Mrs Abo
1945 Caesar and Cleopatra Cleopatra's lady attendant
1950 The Angel with the Trumpet Monica Alt
1951 The Six Men Christina
1951 Scrooge Fred's wifeShe played the unnamed wife of Scrooge's nephew Fred
1953 Black Orchid Christine ShawShe was a principal character

Theatre work

Repertory
Twelfth NightOlivia
Much Ado About NothingHero
The Taming of the ShrewBianca
The RivalsJulia Melville
Richard IIQueen Isabella
The TempestMiranda
The Merchant of VeniceJessica
West End

TV work

Before the war

Edwardes was an early player in the fledgling BBC television service, which started in November 1936 until it closed at the beginning of the War, and didn't restart until 1946.

Full Moon(25 Oct 1937) [15]
A revue for television, written by Archie Harradine
WriterArchie Harradine
Music composed by Herbert Murrill
Producer Eric Crozier
[Actor]Guy Glover
[Actor]Rudolf Brandt
[Actress] Olga Edwardes
[Actor]Archie Harradine
Pianist Margaret Good
Pianist Herbert Murrill
The Sacred Cat(12 Feb 1938) [16]
A comedy by F. Sladen-Smith.
AuthorF. Sladen-Smith [17]
Starring The Lanchester Marionettes [upper-alpha 3]
Gallows Glorious(18 Nov 1938) [19]
Adaptation for television of the play by Ronald Gow.
The action takes place in America in 1859 and moves between John Brown's house in the Adirondack mountains in the North, and the Maryland–Virginia border in the South.
Writer Ronald Gow
ProductionJan Bussell
John BrownNeil Porter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
  • Audrey Cameron
  • Deirdre Doyle
  • Olga Edwardes
  • Morland Graham
  • Walter Horsburgh
  • Stephen Jack
  • Eugene Leahy
  • Brian Melland
  • Bernard Merefield
  • Rupert Siddons
  • Larry Silverstone
Hay Fever(25 Dec 1938) [20]
A light comedy in three acts by Noël Coward
The action of the play takes place in the hall of the Blisses' house at Cookham, in June.
Writer Noël Coward
SettingsMalcolm Baker-Smith
ProductionReginald Smith
Judith BlissKitty De Legh
David Bliss Maurice Denham
Sorel Bliss Olga Edwardes
Simon BlissGuy Verney
Myra Arundel Fabia Drake
Richard Greatham Noël Howlett
Jackie CorytonDoreen Oscar
billed Jenny Laird
Sandy Tyrrell John Byron
ClaraVeronica Brady

Dance Without Music(23 Mar 1939) [21]
A play based upon episodes in the life of Jack Sheppard, by Mervyn Mills.
WriterMervyn Mills
SettingsMalcolm Baker-Smith
Production Denis Johnston
Jack SheppardGuy Glover
Jonathan Wild Frank Birch
'Edgeworth Bess'Kathleen Edwardes
'Blueskin' Blakov George Merritt
Joseph Hind Ben Field
Mrs Wallop Margaret Yarde
Polly Maggot Olga Edwardes
Daniel DefoeIan Dawson
JenkinBasil Cunard
Lumley Davis Stuart Latham
John Gay James Hayter
Abraham MendezDon Gemmell
AustinAdrian Byrne
Ballad Singer Elton Hayes
Sir James ThornhillArthur Owen
Ben HindRussell Howarth
ConstableKenneth Barton

The Young Idea(24 Feb 1939) [22]
A comedy in three acts by Noël Coward
The scene is laid in George Brent's house in England, and Jennifer Brent's villa in Italy
Writer Noël Coward
SettingsMalcolm Baker-Smith
ProductionReginald Smith
George BrentCecil Winter
Gerda Olga Edwardes
SholtoKenneth Morgan
JenniferKitty De Legh
Cicely Dorothy Black
Priscilla HartleberryPhoebe Kershaw
Claude EcclesWilliam Hutchison
Julia CragworthyLena Maitland
Eustace DabbitAlban Blakelock
Sibyl BlaithAudrey Cameron
Rodney Masters Thorley Walters
HuddleHugh Casson
Hiram J. Walkin Morris Harvey

Condemned to be Shot (4 Mar 1939) [23]
A play in the first person by R. E. J. Brooke
WriterR. E. J. Brooke
ProductionJan Bussell
OfficerReginald Brooke
Maria WalskaZoe Davies
Sonya Pavlovna Olga Edwardes
VolbergWilfred Fletcher
Voice of Gregor WalievskiNeil Porter
VasiloffHilary Pritchard
BorgoffBen Soutten

::(She was also listed as an announcer on 30 March 1939, until her last appearance on 20 August 1939. [upper-alpha 3]

Two Gentlemen of Soho(28 Apr 1939) [24]
Writer A. P. Herbert
ProductionStephen Thomas
Plum Robert Atkins
SneakHarold Scott
HubertCharles Peters
LaetitiaNadine March
Topsy Olga Edwardes
WaiterRoy Graham
Duchess of Canterbury Barbara Everest
The Parnell Commission(18 Jul 1939) [25]
A reconstruction of the famous forgery investigation of 1888–89
Producer Denis Johnston
Piggott Eliot Makeham
Sir Charles Russel Felix Aylmer
Parnell Mark Dignam
Attorney GeneralWilfrid Walter
Eye WitnessBrefni O'Rorke
Mrs O'Shea Olga Edwardes
President of the CourtGraveley Edwards
Timothy HarringtonBlake Giffard
Doctor MaguireNigel Fitzgerald
Henniker HeatonLionel Dymoke
Frank Hugh O'DonnellHarry Hutchinson
Court RegistrarLeo McCabe
Captain O'Shea Charles Oliver
Friend Micheline Patton
Servant at ElthamMoya Devlin
Solicitor's ClerkRussell Hogarth
Spanish PolicemanRafael Terry
Reporter
Houston's Voice
Kenneth Barton
[Actor]Jack Clifford
Restarting in 1946

Lovers' Meeting OR A Handbook to Courting(12 Nov 1947) [26]
A miscellany compiled and edited by Barbara Nixon.
Writer / Producer Desmond Davis
Music arranger / conductorWilliam Cox-Ife
DancesDonald Journeaux
SettingsJames Bould
Compiled and editedBarbara Nixon
Performers

The Middle Watch(5 Feb 1948) [27]
A Romance of the Navy by Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall
The scene is laid in the Captain's lobby and day cabin on board H.M.S. Falcon, a cruiser on the China Station
Writer Ian Hay
Stephen King-Hall
ProducerIan Atkins
Marine Ogg Johnnie Schofield
Ah Fong Milo Sperber
Captain Randall R.M.Christopher Quest
Fay Eaton Olga Edwardes
A guestCarol Peters
Flag Lieutenant R.N.Philip Howard
Nancy HewittHonor Shepherd
Commander Baddeley R.N. Richard Hurndall
Charlotte HopkinsonRita Daniel
Admiral Sir Hercules Hewitt KCB H. G. Stoker
Mary Carlton Miki Hood
Lady HewittRuth Taylor
An able seaman Gerald Campion
Captain Maitland R.N.Lawrence O'Madden
Corporal Duckett R.M.Frank Forsythe

I Killed the Count(14 Mar 1948) [28]
A comedy thriller by Alec Coppel
Also at the bottom of p26 there are photos of five of the actors: Olga Edwardes, Arthur Goulett, Guy Poynter, Howard Douglas and Frank Foster
Writer Alec Coppel
ProducerIan Atkins
PollyFreda Bamford
Count Victor MattoniPhilip Leaver
Detective Sergeant RainesFrederick Bradshaw
Detective Inspector DavidsonFrank Foster
Martin Erik Chitty
P.C. CliftonDiarmuid Kelly
Louise Rogers Olga Edwardes
Renee la Lune Mildred Shay
Samuel DiamondVal Norton
JohnsonHoward Douglas
MulletArthur Goulett
Bernard K Froy Guy Kingsley Poynter
Viscount Sorrington Bruce Belfrage
At the Villa Rose(28 Nov 1948) [29]
The detective story by A. E. W. Mason
Adapted as a television play by Gilbert Thomas.
Author A. E. W. Mason
AdapterGilbert Thomas
ProducerIan Atkins
SettingsJames Bould
Julius Ricardo Erik Chitty
Celia Harland Olga Edwardes
Harry Wethermill John Arnatt
Madame Dauvray Selma Vaz Dias
Adele Rossignol Ambrosine Phillpotts
M. HanaudAntony Holle
ServettazRobert Cawdron
Sgt. PerrichetDavid Ward
M. BesnardGeorge de Warfaz
Helene VauquierNicolette Bernard
Marthe GobinHelen Misener
M. Lemerre Percy Walsh
Other parts played by

October Horizon(11 Jul 1950) [30]
A play by Lydia Ragosin
AuthorLydia Ragosin
AdapterGilbert Thomas
SettingsJames Bould
ProducerKenneth M. Buckley
Edward Tarrant Jack Livesey
Laura, his wifeMary Hinton
CharlesIan Lubbock
Caroline Ursula Howells
JoelCavan Malone
Louis BrahmsFritz Krenn
Sarah French Olga Edwardes
DoctorArthur Lucas

A Scandal in Bohemia (27 Oct 1951) [31]
Adapted by C. A. Lejeune.
Author Arthur Conan Doyle
Adapted by C. A. Lejeune
SettingsJames Bould
ProducerIan Atkins
Sherlock Holmes Alan Wheatley
Dr Watson Raymond Francis
The King of Bohemia Alan Judd
Irene Adler Olga Edwardes
Godfrey NortonJohn Stevens
Mrs Hudson Iris Vandeleur
HousekeeperBetty Turner
Old cabbyMichael Raghan
Young cabbyDonald Kemp
OstlersMeadows White
John Fitzgerald
Vernon Gibb
Others taking part
  • Pamela Barnard
  • Antony Beaumont
  • John Boddington
  • Eric Dodson
  • Alexis Milne
  • Florence Viner
  • Donald Whittle

Au Clair de la Lune(29 Jul 1954) [32]
Au Clair de la Lune
A play by Antonia Ridge
France 1650
This is a story of two boys and a song. The first boy is Louis XIV, King of France; he is eleven years old, and must live a wearisome existence in great palaces under strict supervision from such eminent adults as his cousin, the great Mademoiselle, and his leading statesman, my Lord the Cardinal. Louis has learned painfully that little kings are not as other little boys.
But our other boy, although older, is hardly less unhappy; he's Jean-Baptiste Lulli, one day to be a famous musician, but now an Italian orphan who earns a living by playing his violin for a travelling players' show.
And this is also the story of a magnificent banquet which Mademoiselle gives for her young royal relative; for by a series of happy accidents the two boys meet at the banquet, and the occasion is marked by the first performance of one of the loveliest and most famous songs ever written.
Author Antonia Ridge
DesignerRichard Henry
ProducerCampbell Logan
Louis Michael Caridia
Jean-Baptiste Lulli John Cairney
Hercule CocarelRaymond Rollett
Françoise, his daughter Perlita Neilson
Mademoiselle de Montpensier Olga Edwardes
The Maestro Anthony Pini
Master Bounaire Charles Heslop
Frimousset, a clownIvan Staff
A footmanCharles Maunsell
A kitchen lad Anthony Marriott
Cardinal Mazarin Keith Pyott
First aristocratSylvia Willoughby
Second aristocratPhilip Howard

Family Business(30 Oct 1955) [33]
The third in a cycle of four plays entitled "The Makepeace Story" by Frank and Vincent Tilsley.
The action takes place in and around Shawcross, Lancashire, and in France, between the years 1914-1920.
Writer Frank Tilsley
Vincent Tilsley
DesignerStephen Bundy
Producer Tony Richardson
Colonel Harry Makepeace Charles Carson
Mrs Dolly Makepeace Rachel Kempson
Sir Timothy Baines D. A. Clarke-Smith
ChristineMargherita Parry
Geoffrey Kenyon Clive Revill
Oswald Makepeace Rodney Diak
Margery BainesHelena Hughes
Peter Makepeace Ian Bannen
SichiroTom Tan
Mill girlRosemary Davis
MaggieJocelyn Page
Military recruit
Sergeant at Recruiting OfficeReginald Hearne
DoctorOwen Berry
Bill HolbrookeAnthony Doonan
Tyson George A. Cooper
Sergeant in shell craterPeter Duguid
French girlJacqueline D'Orsay
People at party
Jackson Nigel Davenport
Waiter Jeremy Geidt
Vera Olga Edwardes
Landlord of Pack Horse InnCharles Hersee
Mill operativeHowell Davies
Alan Townsend
James Wellman
Bailiff's clerkLane Meddick
Other parts played by
  • Anthony Broughton
  • Grant Duprez
  • Pamela Hern
  • Arthur Hosking
  • Cyril Renison
  • George Ricarde
  • Maggie Smith
  • Caspar Wrede
  • Margery Caldicott
  • Stuart Mitchell

Years 1956–2008

Since her marriage in 1946, she led a new career, as salonnière in the house of Hinton Waldrist manor. Her husband had bought it in 1922, [upper-alpha 4] and together they entertained and held court to influential and radical artists, economists, philosophers, and politicians of the day at grand gatherings. Both she and her husband were long-time leading Fabians – she had known Harold Laski for some time. Nicholas Davenport worked with Alexander Korda then joined Harold Wilson with the National Film Finance Corporation. Even though a Fabian, [upper-alpha 5] he still kept friend with R. J. G. Boothby and close to Winston Churchill.

Olga Davenport continued the social activity of salon gathering which had been part of history for more than 350 years. [upper-alpha 6] "She was, as a young woman, an astounding beauty. She was also an impressive creative force. It is a heady combination. Men chucked caution to the wind." [10] There is a bust of 'Olga' by the sculptor F. E. McWilliam; two portrait drawings of her in her art collection by Theyre LeeElliott, and another gouache drawing of her dancing also by LeeElliott, with a verse by the artist on the reverse dedicated to her. His was not the only verse inspired by Olga's muse: another was from A. P. Herbert on the train to and back from Frinton-on-Sea.

Is he so mad who travels to the shore
Then back at once to where he was before?
Does not the ocean under Olga's sway,
Commit the same sweet folly twice a day?
Thus the mad fish pursue the moon in vain,
But will, as happily, pursue again.
Thus climbers, having made the steep ascent,
Salute the stars, and then return – content

She had been trained in painting, and returned to that art form following her acting career. In fact when she entered into the theatre, between performances she studied at the Westminster School of Art with Mark Gertler and through him and his wife, [upper-alpha 7] met Matthew Smith and Ivon Hitchens. In 1956, following a career as an actor with mostly minor roles in films, she returned to studying fine art and painting at the Chelsea Polytechnic; at the Royal College of Art; and at Peter Lanyon's school in St Ives, Cornwall. Davenport was not merely an accomplished artist, or a collector; but her deep friendships with British artists from the 1950s onwards placed Davenport as a key and perhaps surprisingly influential figure in the British art scene of the time.[ citation needed ] In St Ives, Davenport was to meet and befriend some of the greatest British artists of the 20th century and during her life she acquired important paintings for her own collection, including works by Patrick Heron, Roger Hilton, Terry Frost, and William Scott. She spent hours at Eagle's Nest, and Elm Tree Cottage. She sat on the board of the Bear Lane Gallery and formed relationships with influential people such as Clement Greenberg and Pauline Vogelpoel. She had a studio in the south of France. [upper-alpha 8]

She exhibited with the London Group and with the Women's International Art Club. She had shown in a number of group exhibitions including an Arts Council tour, at the Leicester Galleries, at the Whitechapel, the A. I. A., the Drian Gallery, [34] Galerie Creuse, Paris, Athens School of Fine Arts, 'Women in the Arts Today' at the Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, the Bear Lane Gallery in Oxford, Grabowski Gallery, [35] and at the Demarco Gallery.

She had two one-person shows at the Piccadilly Gallery in London's Cork Street in 1969, [upper-alpha 9] and in 1976; [upper-alpha 10] [36] and in 1978 she had a solo show of oils at the Oxford Gallery. [upper-alpha 11]

Her later work was mainly concerned with the depiction of landscape, and is recognised for the use of gentle, yet dynamic colours which reduce forms to abstracted shapes. She used broad, fluid brushstrokes of colour to capture the outlines of natural environments. The painted landscapes embody a delicate compromise between the wholly self-involved abstraction of modernist formalism and a fascination with the experience and representation of the natural world.[ citation needed ] Her works are in the permanent collections of the Nuffield Foundation, St Anne's College, Oxford, University of Warwick, Department of the Environment, and in private collections in England, Switzerland, South Africa, Belgium and the United States of America.

After her death, her art collection auctioned around £550,000 (equivalent to £784,800in 2021). [37] [38]

Notes

  1. Her marriage certificate was given as 'Edwards'. Both mother and brother styled surname as "Edwardes" when they arrived in UK. [8] [9]
  2. His real name was Ernest Harold Davenport (1893-1979), but in his professional work he used the pseudonym Nicholas. [13]
  3. 1 2 With thanks to Simon Vaughan, Alexandra Palace Television Society for the following information: "Olga first appeared on 12 February 1938 as The Maiden in The Lanchester Marionettes. She appeared in a number of drama productions before being listed as an announcer from 30 March 1939, with her last appearance as an announcer on 20 August 1939. I have an audio recording of her in-vision announcement for 3 August 1939." [18]
  4. and he lives there until he dies in 1979,
  5. In 1932 he was one of the founders of the XYZ Club to advise the Labour Party on economic and financial matters. The XYZ Club was a select dining club which brought City figures into contact with Labour's financial experts, such as Hugh Dalton, Evan Durbin, Douglas Jay. And Nicholas Davenport of course. Hugh Gaitskell for instance, was an early member but not a founder.
  6. Even as early as Mary Sidney in the beginning of the 17th century, she turned Wilton House into a salon-type literary group sustained by the Countess's hospitality, and which included Edmund Spenser, Samuel Daniel, Michael Drayton, Ben Jonson, and Sir John Davies. John Aubrey wrote that "Wilton House was like a college, there were so many learned and ingenious persons. She was the greatest patroness of wit and learning of any lady in her time." The Wilton Circle was an influential group of 16th-century English poets.
  7. In fact by 1938 the marriage between Mark Gertler and his wife Marjorie Greatorex Hodgkinson was often difficult, punctuated by the frequent ill health of both. In 1939, Gertler committed suicide.
  8. Olga Davenport (1915-2008) An Olive Grove, Mougins oil on canvas Painted in 1966.
  9. 'Cliff, sun and sea' signed 'Olga Davenport. (on the reverse) and signed and indistinctly inscribed 'CLIFF, SUN AND ****/OLGA DAVENPORT/44 MARKHAM SQ./SW3' (on a fragmentary exhibition label attached to the stretcher)oil on canvas 35¾ x 47½ in. (89.8 x 120.7 cm.)
    I went into the Gallery last week and I thought again how beautiful your pictures look, quiet, personal, bold without aggression, lyrical colour, you have arrived at something very much your own, they are right. Pictures are either right or wrong and no one can really say why.
    (letter from William Scott to Olga Davenport, hand-written and dated 6th May 1969)
    This is how William Scott described Olga Davenport's paintings at her first one-woman show at the Piccadilly Gallery in 1969.
  10. The work was included in Olga Davenport's second show at The Piccadilly Gallery, 1976. Olga Davenport said of her work then "In front of a landscape today the modern artist is aware of a conflict between her subjective feelings and the detachment needed to create a work which will be a plastic object in its own right. I have tried to resolve this conflict and present a synthesis by using colour relationships to suggest space and rhythm, and minimal figuration to present a sense of place."
  11. Signed and inscribed 'Olga Davenport/'Tuscan Landscape' (on the reverse), oil on canvas 26 x 37 in. (66 x 94 cm)
    No. 21 Exhibited Oxford, Oxford Gallery, Olga Davenport, February – March 1978. From the Collection of the late Olga Davenport.

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