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Studio Theatre and Salisbury Museum Presents: ‘Darling Edith and Others’

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 

to Friday, June 14, 2024

Join us as we transport you to the Long Room of Daye House, Wilton, where you will hear the intimate conversation of two great friends and those around them before Rex’s untimely death at the age of 39, 80 years ago this July.

Cecil Beaton, Stephen Tennant, Sigfried Sasson, Maud Russell, and Caroline Paget are just a few of those acquainted with the great pairing of Rex Whistler and Edith Olivier at the time of the Bright Young Things.

Venue: Museum Hall

Approximate runtime: 1 hour

This event is located on the first floor and is fully accessible by stairs or lift.

For the Friday night performance, we are delighted to host a post-show dinner in our café. This is a set menu and must be pre-booked.



Sauteed Breast of Chicken filled with Smoked Applewood & Sun-Blushed Tomatoes with a Pesto Mash & Chargrilled Provençale Vegetables & Basil Dressing

Daube of Beef with Caramelised Baby Onions & Basmati Rice & Seasonal Vegetables

South Coast Fish pie with summer vegetables

Celeriac and Shitake Torte with a Yellow Pepper Sauce and summer vegetables (vegan)


Eton Mess with Summer Compote & whipped cream (vegan option available)

Chocolate and raspberry Tart

Traditional Sherry Trifle (vegan option available)

Two courses and a glass of wine £30 per person, to be booked alongside performance tickets on the Friday evening.

Please be aware that if minimum capacity is not reached, the dinner will not go ahead. Advance warning will be given if this is the case.

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