The Life & Career of an English Actor 1717 - 1779

Other Links

The British Library houses Garrick’s own library of early English dramatic works and many books about him. Search the catalogue.

The Folger Library, ‘David Garrick, 1717 – 1779: A Theatrical Life’

The Garrick Club, ‘David Garrick

The National Archives hold a number of items relating to David Garrick. Their catalogue also gives details of miscellaneous items held at various other archives.

National Portrait Gallery, ‘David Garrick (1717 -1779)

Royal Collection, ‘David Garrick

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, ‘David Garrick

Spitalfields Life, ‘David Garrick in the East End

Victoria and Albert Museum, ‘18th-century Theatre

Westminster Abbey, ‘Memorial of David and Eva Garrick