Listing of possible sources for further information.
- Cassells Companion to Theatre. (Ross. Ref. 792.03)
- A History of the Theatre. Glynne Wickham. (Ross. 792.09)
- 150 Years of Popular Musical Theatre. Andrew Lamb. Yale University Press. 2000. (Hfd. 782.14)
- Ganzl's Book of the Musical Theatre. Kurt Gänzl & Andrew Lamb. (Hfd. Ref. 782.81)
- Encyclopaedia of the Musical. Stanley Green (Hfd. Ref. 782.81)
- Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography. Ed. Asa Briggs. OUP. 1992.
- Hutchinson Concise Encyclopaedia. Hutchinson. 1991 Edition.
- Magazine - The Play Pictorial. 1911.
- Theatre program - the Truth Game. 1928.
- Picture Postcards C.W. Hill. Shire. 1999.
- Rise and Fall of the Matinee Idol Ed. Anthony Curtis. New English Library. 1976.
- The Glass of Fashion Cecil Beaton. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1954.
- Dictionary of National Biography OUP
- Rainbow Comes and Goes (Lady) Diana Cooper
- Years Between (Diaries, 1939-44) Cecil Beaton. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1965.
- Restless Years (Diaries, 1955-63)Cecil Beaton. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1976.
- Noël Coward Diaries Ed. Payn and Morley.
- Who Was Who 1929 - 1940.
- Dictionary of National Biography 1961 - 1970.
- The Theatres of London Mander and Mitchenson.
- Halliwell's Film Guide. Ed. John Walker. Grafton. 1992.
- The British Musical Theatre. Kurt Gänzl. Vol. 1 and 2. Macmillan Press. 1986. (Kent. 784.8)
- Cecil Beaton. The Authorised Biography. Hugo Vickers. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1985.
- Daly's, the Biography of a Theatre. D. Forbes-Winslow. W.H. Allen 1944.
- Ivor. W. Macqueen-Pope. Hutchinson. 1951.
- Ivor. Sandy Wilson. M Joseph. 1975.
- Ivor Novello. Peter Noble. White Lion. 1975.
- Gaietys and Gravities. George Graves.
- Silver and Gold. (Memoirs) Norman Hartnell.
- Discretions and Indiscretions. (Autobiography) Lady Duff Gordon. Jarrolds. 1932.
- One Hundred Years of History of Redmarley d'Abitôt. Miss G K Cook and Miss V Murgatroyd. 1959.
- A Short History of Redmarley d'Abitôt. Henry Morton Niblett. 1928.
- Carriages at Eleven. W Maqueen-Pope. Hutchinson & Co. 1947
- Aspects of Accrington. Ed. Halstead and Duckworth. Wharncliffe Books. 2000
- Hunting with the Ledbury. Melanie Dawe. Ledbury Supporters Club. 1996.
- Cecil Beaton's Scrapbook. 1937.
- Cecil Beaton's 'Book of Beauty'. 1930.
- The Edwardian Album. Nicolas Bentley.
- Ivor Novello, Man of the Theatre. Peter Noble. Falcon Press. 1951
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- The Village of Bishopswood from 1700 to 1982. Heather Edmunds (Mrs Roberts).
- My Bolivian Aunt: A Memoir, Cecil Beaton. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1971.
- Gold and Silver: The Life and Times of Franz Lehar, Bernard Grun. W H Allen, 1970
- 'Fortunes Favourite. The life and times of Franz Lehar'. Authors, W. Macqueen-Pope and D.L. Murray. Hutchinson 1953
- 'In Search of Ruritania'. David Slattery-Christy. Authorhouse, Nov. 2006
- Ivor Novello: Portrait of a Star. Paul Webb, Stage Directions 1999
- Have You Forgotten Yet? The first world war memoirs of CP Blacker MC, GM.
Edited by John Blacker. (Pen and Sward 2001)
For web sources, see 'links' page.
Acknowlegements and thanks not recorded in the text.
- John Culme. For providing several 'missing links' in the research.
- Patrick O'Connor. For sharing his knowledge and suggesting several useful books. Also for the loan of 78 rpm gramophone recordings of Elsie.
- Linda Kelly. For putting me on the trail of the Redmarley connection.
- Randy Bigham. (Lucile's biographer) For information on costumes and some more obscure shows and films together with some fabulous pictures.
- Donald Haden. (Joint Master of The Ledbury Hunt) For confirming Ian Bullough's time as Master there.
- Anthony J Bullock. For information regarding Elsie's time in Redmarley.
- Tania Passafiume. For information regarding the history of photography.
- George W Randall. Vice Chairman and co-Founder of the Kinloch Castle Friends Association. Information on the Bullough family.
- Colin Harris. For information from contemporary theatre directories.
- Ken Bryant-Smith. For information on his great Aunt, Clara Evelyn.
- Adam Ramet. For making me a facsimile of his scrapbook of contemporary Lily Elsie press cuttings.
- Bob Steel. For bringing the story of Howard and Bullough up to date.
- John Charles. For information and pictures from The New Aladdin.
- David Reed. For allowing me to include scans from his wonderful musical comedy collection.
- Ken Craven. Who kindly permitted me to use material from his exhibition at Salford City Council museum and gallery.