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Major accessions to repositories in 2010 relating to Cinema, Drama and the Performing Arts


BBC Written Archives Centre

  • Innes Lloyd, television producer: papers rel to his career with the BBC
  • Marion Nancarrow, drama producer: radio drama scripts produced or directed by her 1994-99 (RS11)
  • Geoffrey Howard Perkins, comedy writer, performer and producer: papers rel to his work
  • British Broadcasting Corporation, Persian and Pashto Service: papers incl interview transcripts, corresp, programme guides and reports 1969-2001 (E74)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation, International Broadcasting and Audience Research: overseas audience research reports 1945-2000 (E3)
  • British Forces Broadcasting Service: scripts, billings and log sheets 1940-45 (S559)


Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Tankersley Dramatic Society: photographs and memorabilia in albums (2) c1900-1999 (A/3298/G)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives Service

  • Bedford Fine Companions Folk Dance Club: records incl minutes 1934-2005 (X960)

Bristol Record Office

  • Terry Hallett, theatre historian: research notes and draft mss 1909-1997 (44377)
  • William Morrish, theatrical entrepreneur: notebook of personal reminiscences 1907 (44392)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Lyric Theatre Trust (Carmarthen) Ltd: minutes, accounts and corresp 1990-2000 (8165)

Coventry History Centre

  • Theatre in Education: files, projects, scripts, slides, photographs 20th cent (PA2809)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Burton Amateur Dramatic Society: play scripts, accounts and minutes 1951-85 (WDSO 217/15)

Dorset History Centre

  • Weymouth Drama Club: minutes and corresp 1940-1999 (D/WDC)

Durham County Record Office

  • Durham Shakespeare Group: records c1968-2007 (7591)

Essex Record Office

  • Dennis Rookard, radio broadcaster: radio and other recordings c1950-2010 (Acc. SA569)

Falkirk Council Archives

  • Falkirk Bohemian Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society: minutes, press cuttings and programmes 1976-2010 (A240/F2)
  • Falkirk Caledonian Choir: minutes, concert programmes, photos, etc 1924-2008 (A2009)

Glamorgan Archives (formerly Glamorgan Record Office)

  • Ivor Novello Statute Fund: minutes, financial papers and photographs 2005-2009 (D668)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Four Marks Amateur Dramatic Society: scrapbooks 1951-2001 (168A10)
  • Winchester Dramatic Society (Chesil Theatre): additional records incl accounts, photographs, programmes, newsletters 1948-2009 (90A04W)

Harrow Reference Library

  • Hatch End Players, amateur theatre group: records incl photographs and programmes c1923-1997

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Watford Dance Festival Association: minutes, accounts, reports, corresp and other records 1956-2009 (Acc 5005)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Spean Bridge Amateur Dramatic Club: minutes, financial records, corresp and programmes 1953-1966 (L/D86)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Lytham St Annes Festival of Performing Arts: records 1998-2008 (DDX 2556)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Ritz Cinema, Clipstone: financial records c1923-1968 (7872)

Peterborough Archives Service

  • Godfrey Faux, musician: appointment diaries and written memoirs, with photographs and newspaper cuttings rel to history of dance bands in Peterborough c1940-1959 (FDB)

Trafford Local Studies

  • Altrincham Club Theatre: photographs and programmes 1960-2007 (10/22)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Chichester Amateur Operatic Society: photograph albums 20th cent (Acc 15921)
  • St Richard Singers, chamber choir, Chichester: records 1969-2004 (Acc 15763)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Downton Amateur Dramatic Society: minutes 1969-1978 (3879)


British Film Institute, Special Collections

  • Kenneth Cooper Annakin, film director: working papers c1940-1989
  • Jack Clayton, film director: papers incl scripts, working papers and corresp c1950-1999
  • Ralph Cooper, film publicist: papers incl corresp, working papers and diaries c1930-1959
  • Peter Coulson, film editor: scripts 1960-2005
  • Deborah Jane Kerr, actress: scrapbook on Merle Oberon c1930-1949
  • Richard Lester, film director: papers incl scripts, working papers and corresp 1952-1997
  • Johnathan Lewis, film producer and director: working papers and scripts 1981-2003
  • Walter Mycroft, film producer: typescript memoirs c1890-1959
  • Matthew Nathan, film maker: corresp, scripts and contracts 1933-1978
  • Peter Noble, film producer, screen writer and critic: scrapbooks 1930-1958
  • Catherine O'Brien, film publicist: papers incl corresp, working papers, publicity material and scrapbooks 1938-2005
  • Peter Pickering, film director, screen writer and editor: working papers 1975-1988
  • Simon Relph, film producer and director: additional papers 1980-1999
  • Mark Shivas, television and film producer: additional papers c1970-1999
  • Peter Wollen, academic and film maker: papers incl scripts, working papers and corresp c1970-1989

British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • James David Rudkin, playwright and screenwriter: papers c1950-1990

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Edith Macarthur, actress: papers, incl playscripts, production photographs, press cuttings and programmes c1942-2006 (Acc.13182)

V&A Department of Theatre and Performance (formerly) Theatre Museum Archive

  • Richard P Matthews, author: research papers on Elliot Martin Browne, director and teacher c1930-1969 (THM/380)
  • Brian Norman Roger Rix, Baron Rix, actor: papers incl corresp, recordings, press cuttings and scrapbooks 1942-2009 (THM/373)
  • Young Vic theatre company: records incl production records, photographs, scripts and publicity material c1970-2004 (THM/367)


Black Cultural Archives

  • Anton Phillips, actor: play scripts, corresp and records 1980-1990 (AC2010/02)

Representative Church Body Library

  • Actors Church Union: Irish branch: papers incl minutes, accounts 1947-2009 (RCBL MS 885)

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: Laban Archive

  • Stuart Hopps, choreographer, director and teacher: papers incl mss drafts, choreographic notes for films and plays with photographs and theatre programmes c2002-2010 (AccNo/2010/10)
  • Beatrice Mazzoni Loeb, dancer and teacher: letters, drawings and photographs, incl drawings by Frittz Kramer c1970-1992 (AccNo/2010/3)
  • Marion North, dance pioneer and Principal, Laban: research papers on movement characteristics of babies c1950-1980 (AccNo/2010/5)
  • Transitions Dance Company: recordings of performances by the company, with theatre programmes 2010 (AccNo/2010/18,21)
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: recordings of performances in Bonnie Bird Theatre incl Laban students and dance companies with theatre programmes 2010 (AccNo/2010/11-17, 19-20,22-28)
  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: committee meeting papers of the Board of Directors and Due Dilligence 2004-2005 (AccNO/2010/2)


Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • John Douglas Le Vien, film maker: personal papers 1929-1993 (LEVN)

Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)

  • Out of Joint Ltd, touring theatre company, London: additional papers and digital records c1980-2004 (U OJO)

London University: Goldsmiths College

  • Deac Rossell, cinematographer: papers 1980-2000 (ROSSELL)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • New Perspectives Theatre Company, Basford: papers relating to theatre productions and projects incl scripts, programmes, photographs 1974-2008 (NPT)

Oxford University: St Antony's College: Middle East Centre Archive

  • Rodney William Aldous Giesler, film maker: papers, slides and films rel to work for the Kuwait Oil co Film Unit and later travels in the Middle East 1957-94 (0508)

Sussex University Library Special Collections

  • Val Henry Gielgud, BBC head of Drama: scrapbooks documenting his professional and personal life 1927-82 (SxMs 110)
  • Gardner Arts Centre, Brighton: records, photographs, programmes, posters, display boards and ephemera 1965-2007 (SxMs 108)

University of Bristol: Theatre Collection

  • Graham Barlow, theatre designer: designs (2010/24)
  • Audrey Cruddas, costume and scene designer: costume designs (8) for 'The Wallace' (2010/0072)
  • Phyllida Garth, poet: corresp, scripts and research notes (2010/41)
  • Joyce Irene Grenfell, actress and entertainer: letters to Constance Alderson Fite (US tour manager) 1950-1959 (2010/0103)
  • Terry Hallett, theatre historian: research notes and materials (2010/28)
  • George Relph, actor: corresp, reviews and printed material (2010/80)
  • Jack Shepherd, actor: scripts (2010/0079)
  • Crucible Theatre & Sheffield Repertory Co: cast lists, press cuttings, seating plans and other material (2010/97, 2010/105)
  • Osiris Players, all-female theatre group: records (2010/0094)
  • Prospect Productions Ltd: memorandum and articles of association, financial information, proposals, programmes and ephemera (2010/46)
  • Research papers and documents rel to Derby Playhouse Theatre Company (2010/20, 2010/82)

University of the Arts London: University Archives and Special Collections

  • Clive Exton, actor, television and film screenwriter: papers and screenplays 1950-2007 (CE)
  • John Schlesinger, actor, film producer, director and scriptwriter: film reels, letters, diaries, photographs 1970-1999 (JS)