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Chappell, William Evelyn [Billy] (1907–1994), dancer and theatre designer, was born on 27 September 1907 in Wolverhampton, the only son of Archibald Chappell and his wife, Edith Eva Clara, née Blair-Staples. He was educated in Wolverhampton and Clapham, London, and at the Chelsea School of Art...

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William Evelyn Chappell (1907–1994) by Gordon Anthony, 1937 [as Elihu in Job by the Vic–Wells Ballet] V&A Images, The Victoria and Albert Museum

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Williams, Peter Lancelot (1914–1995), designer and dance critic, was born on 12 June 1914 at the Manor House, Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire, the younger child of Major (later Colonel) Godfrey Trevelyan Williams, army officer, and his wife, Awdrie Fraser, née Elkington. At the time of ...