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Major accessions to repositories in 2014 relating to Cinema, Drama and the Performing Arts


History of Advertising Trust Archive

  • John Clifford (fl 1970-1999), art director: papers incl press advertising proofs, show reel of television commercials and related editorial files c1970-1999 (HAT21/554)
  • Lawrence Pratt (fl 1960-2010), advertising creative: papers incl press advertising proofs, commercials on VHS, u-matics, digi-betas and film, telepictorials, corresp and photographs c1960-2009 (HAT2014/37)


Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Barking Borough Council, Barking and Dagenham Arts Services Department: photographs of arts projects, with films 2002-2012 (ACQ2014/076)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Barnsley Playgoers: minutes, programmes and posters 20th cent (A/3574/G)

Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • Birmingham Royal Ballet: records 20th cent (MS 4689)
  • Friction Arts, Birmingham: oral history interviews from the Echoes Heritage Project 2013 (MS 4717)

Bristol Record Office

  • Bristol Channel, television station: corresp, reports and VHS tapes 1973-1975 (44659)
  • Fem FM, radio station, Bristol: additional recordings 1992 (45001)
  • Bristol City Council: minutes, corresp and papers rel to Bristol Old Vic Trust Ltd 1986-1988 (42508)
  • Multi A Ltd, educational arts agency, Bristol: minutes and reports to trustees 1998-2007 (45369)
  • Picture This, contemporary artists film and video agency, Bristol: minutes, corresp and papers 1991-2005 (45344)
  • Westbury Park Festival Committee: records 1989-2011 (45400)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Prospection Arts Project, Cambridge: papers 2014 (R114/079)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Modus Operandi Art Consultants Ltd, London: project files rel to public art projects in the City of Westminster 2000-2012 (Acc 2805)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Log books, photographs and papers rel to scouting, drama and opera groups in Barrow-in-Furness collected by Keith R Greenhalgh 1930-1972 (BDX 716)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Kendal Community Theatre: records rel to development and performance of Passion Play, incl script, costume designs and publicity 2011-2012 (WDSO 383)
  • Westmorland Arts Trust: records incl minutes and photographs 1979-2012 (WDEC 14)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Derby Opera Company: records incl programmes and brochure commemorating 100 years of the company 1922-2001 (D7755)

Devon Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • William Farrant Gilley (1885-1970), cinema manager and businessman: papers incl corresp rel to cinemas in Devon and Wales c1930-1969 (8806)

Dorset History Centre

  • Weymouth Arts Centre: additional papers 1950-2012 (D1979)
  • Weymouth Drama Club: additional papers 1970-2005 (D/WDC)
  • Wimborne Community Theatre: minutes and papers 1991-2011 (D2647)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • Ken Allen (fl 1950-1989), playwright and musician: original plays and music composed by Allen c1950-1989 (Acc 9802)

Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee Operatic Society: minute books, account books, scores, programmes, photographs, corresp and other papers 1922-2013 (GD/DOS)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • Edinburgh Festival Society Ltd: minutes, corresp and papers 1976-1991 (Acc 958)

Essex Record Office

  • Omega, Ongar Arts and Entertainment Group: records incl minutes, accounts and membership lists 1984-1989 (A13931)
  • Purleigh Folk Dance Club: records incl minutes and photographs c1978-1990 (A14095)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold: programmes 20th cent (AN4802)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Circle Cinemas Ltd, cinema proprietors, Bridgend: corresp and architects' plans rel to cinemas in Cardiff, Barry and elsewhere 1920-2001 (D1183)
  • Cardiff and the Vale Peace Festival: administrative records rel to the festival, with artwork and poetry submitted for school competitions 1984-2012 (D1036)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Arts and Youth Trust for Eastleigh: corresp and papers 1993-2013 (3A14)
  • Winchester Dramatic Society (Chesil Theatre): additional records, members' corresp and papers 1937-2013 (90A04W)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Friends of Watford Palace Theatre: minutes, notes, newsletters, corresp and photographs c1960-1996 (Acc 5596)
  • Napsbury Hospital Amateur Dramatic Society: photographs, posters and ephemera rel to productions c1953-1999 (Acc 5579)

Hounslow Library Local Studies Service

  • Jack de Leon (1902-1956), theatre manager: 'Story of Q Theatre' typescript 1947

Lambeth Archives

  • London County Council and Greater London Council: plans rel to the Old Vic theatre c1950-1979 (ARC/2014/21)

Lancashire Archives

  • Wilfrid Greatorex (1922-2002), documentary film and television series writer: personal papers incl family photographs 20th cent (DDX 3084)
  • PRESCAP, community arts company, Preston: records incl project files and minutes c1980-2012 (DDX 2901)
  • Preston Arts Society: records incl membership cards, details of exhibitors at annual art exhibition, scrapbooks, minutes, corresp files, with minutes rel to Preston Arts Association 1961-2011 (DDX 3027)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Cyril 'Cy' Ewart Lionel Grant (1919-2010), Guyanese actor, musician, writer and poet: records incl corresp, notes, personal papers, photographs, draft manuscripts, with audio-visual material incl records of Drum Arts Centre Ltd and Concord Festival Trust c1940-2010 (B14/087)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Lesbian & Gay Foundation: records, incl papers rel to queerupnorth theatre festival 1982-2014 (GB127.M825)

Northumberland Archives

  • Theatre Royal, Blyth: artist agreements, corresp, weekly returns, programmes and newspaper cuttings 1879-1982 (NRO 10590)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Lace Market Theatre Trust Ltd: additional records incl papers of the Philodramatic Society and Nottingham Playgoers Club 1924-2006 (8676)

Peterborough Archives

  • Places for All?, multimedia history project: oral history transcripts 2011-2013 (Acc 2014/17)

Portsmouth History Centre

  • Portsmouth Popular Culture Archive comprising ephemera rel to cultural events, with related publications 1950-2013 (2860A)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Michael Bogdanov (b 1938), theatre and film director: papers incl production records 2010-2014 (GL22)
  • Royal Shakespeare Company: records incl minutes, annual report, cast lists, production records and audiovisual performance recordings 2006-2014 (RSC)

Shropshire Archives

  • Pentabus Rural Theatre Co, Bromfield: records incl business and financial papers, scripts, publicity, reviews and photographs 1973-2013 (8872)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Lichfield Record Office

  • Lichfield International Arts Festival: additional files and programmes 1995-2010 (D572)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

  • Mitchell Memorial Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent: Hanley collection of programmes and photographs of non-plays activities c1943-1950 (SD 1662)

Surrey History Centre

  • Robert Cedric Sherriff (1896-1975), playwright and scriptwriter: additional papers incl manuscripts, accounts, corresp, photographs, interview recording (1972), and family papers incl diaries, corresp, photographs and postcards 1871-2014 (2332 add, 9281, 9314)
  • Farnham Repertory Theatre Trust: papers of the Chairman David Franklin, incl minutes, accounts and registers of trustees 1969-1997 (9363 add)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Regent Cinema, South Shields: cash book 1935-1966 (DX1600)
  • Circus Central, Newcastle: records of Family La Bonche, circus history and heritage project incl reports, programmes, magazines, posters and published history 1922-2014 (SX166)

Walsall Local History Centre

  • Manuscript of the play 'A Breezy Morning' by Eden Phillpotts and Jerome K Jerome c1904 (Acc1595)

Wandsworth Heritage Service

  • Battersea Arts Centre: papers concerning details of performances, education and outreach activities and collaborative work with artists, with board minutes and programmes 1950-2013 (BAC)

Watt Library Archives

  • Greenock Arts Guild: records 1930-2014 (BG46)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Gower Festival: additional records incl financial records, programmes and files 1974-2013 (D62)
  • Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts: Executive Committee minutes and attendance register 1996-2013

West Sussex Record Office

  • St Andrew's Scottish Reel Club, Rustington: papers 1958-2014 (17731)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Bernard Colin McDermott (1928-2014), engineer and arts campaigner: diaries, corresp and papers 1937-2006 (WYC:1732)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Dewsbury and District Arts Council: minutes, corresp and accounts 1974-2000 (WYK1756)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • White Horse Morris Men: minutes, corresp and cuttings 1951-1995 (4256)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton: programmes, photographs and playbills 20th cent (2129)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Penn Players Amateur Dramatic Society, Wolverhampton: minutes, photographs, accounts and publicity material 1967-2013 (D-SO-74)


British Film Institute, Special Collections

  • Carey Blyton (1932-2002), film and television music composer: music scores and scripts c1960-1989
  • Valerie Booth (fl 1960-1989), film continuity editor: papers incl film continuity scripts, unit and cast lists, progress reports, publicity material and photographs c1960-1989
  • Kevin Brownlow (b 1938), film maker, historian and author: files and scripts rel to various films and interview transcripts c1980-2009
  • John Alfred Louden Croall (1898-1979), actor: papers incl notebooks, stills, corresp and press cuttings c1920-1963
  • Tony Garnett (b 1936), film and television producer: personal papers, diaries, scripts, and papers rel to the films 'Kes' (1969) and 'Family Life' (1971) c1960-2009
  • Peter Handford (1919-2007), location sound engineer: album of stills rel to Denham Studios, where Handford was taken on as an apprentice sound technician 1937
  • Christopher Hobbs (b 1945), film production designer: notes, designs and sketchbooks rel to work on various films incl 'Caravaggio' (1986) and 'Edward II' (1991) c1977-1994
  • Derek Jarman (1942-1994), painter and film maker: additional papers incl manuscripts, photographs, screenplays, designs and publicity ephemera, particularly rel to Jarman's collaborations with director Ken Russell c1970-1989
  • Adam Keelan (fl 1999), film producer: production notes and publicity material rel to the short film 'The Three Bears' (1999) 1999
  • Ray Howard Parslow (1924-1997), cinematographer: papers incl scripts and call sheets for various films incl 'Hammerhead' (1968), 'Where's Jack?' (1969) and 'Khartoum' (1966) c1960-1989
  • Jean Merilyn Simmons (1929-2010), actress, OBE: scrapbook of photographs, artwork and press cuttings compiled for Simmons recording her post-war publicity trip to Germany 1949
  • Ann Skinner (b 1937), film producer: papers rel to work as a producer and contracts rel to her work as a continuity supervisor, writer, producer and lecturer at the National Film and Television School c1950-2011 (ASK)
  • Martyn Thornycroft (fl 1940-1979), film extra: photographs and press cuttings from the film 'Juggernaut' (1974) and from the building of the ship for the film 'Christopher Columbus' (1949) c1940-1979
  • Harold Jackson Whitaker (1920-2013), animator: papers c1940-2009
  • Michael Robert Winner (1935-2013), film director, producer and writer: photographs from films directed by Winner, with scrapbooks and papers 1963-1992
  • The Works Film Group Ltd, London: scripts, production notes, music cue sheets, caption lists and press reviews for film titles handled by the company
  • Arts Council England: records rel to Arts Council films incl production papers, stills, publicity cards and other publicity material, distribution papers, film festival papers, administrative papers and scripts c1963-2012 (ACE)

British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Harold Pinter (1930-2008), actor and playwright: corresp with Michael Goldstein 1949-2009 (Add MS 89083)

Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Arts Trust: additional minutes, corresp and accounts 1990-2009 (JA/2500)
  • Jersey Gilbert and Sullivan Society: minutes and papers 1987-2013 (JA/2517)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie (1883-1972), writer: annotated shooting script of 'Whisky Galore' 1948 (Acc.13497)
  • Magnus Magnusson (1929-2007), Icelandic scholar, broadcaster and environmentalist: papers 1960-2006 (Acc.13542)
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Society: records 1971-2002 (Acc.13490)
  • Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh: additional records 1970-1999 (Acc.13521)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Dannie Abse (1923-2014), poet, novelist and dramatist: additional personal papers 2009-2013 (Dannie Abse Papers)
  • Emyr Edwards (fl 1973-2014), playwright, critic and chief examiner in drama, Welsh Joint Education Committee: complete set of his plays, in typescript 1973-2014 (Dramâu Emyr Edwards)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Richard Henry Hunter (1885-1970), anatomist, university administrator and circus impresario: memoirs, corresp and posters and programmes for local and international circuses 1940-1975 (D4577/UNL/1)

V&A Department of Theatre and Performance

  • Peter Stephen Paul Brook (b 1925), theatre and film director: corresp, research and production papers and photographs c1920-2014 (THM/452)
  • Gwen Lucy Ffrangcon-Davies (1891-1992), actress: corresp, photographs, diaries and albums c1891-1992 (THM/448)
  • Derek Smee (c1933-2014), actor: papers 1950-1999 (THM/451)
  • Chris Watts (fl 1960-2010), theatre lighting designer: drawings and plans for stage lighting projects, and stage lighting design trade material c1960-2009 (THM/456)
  • English Stage Co Ltd, theatrical producers, London: additional production files, administrative records, press cuttings, reports and leaflets c2000-2009 (THM/273)
  • Whirligig Theatre Company, London: production files, administrative papers, press cuttings, reports, leaflets and posters 1969-2014 (THM/387)


Black Cultural Archives

  • Boy Blue Entertainment, hip-hop dance company, London: promotional material and programmes for various tours and performances, incl for 'The Five and the Prophecy of Prana' production 2012-2013 (AC2014/50)
  • Kompany Malakhi, dance company, London: records 20th cent (AC2014/28)
  • Tavaziva Dance, London: promotional material and recordings of various productions with educational material 2006-2013 (AC2014/52)
  • Association of Dance of the African Diaspora: newsletters and magazines 1994-2003 (AC2014/51)
  • Drum Arts Centre, Covent Garden: corresp and pamphlets c1960-1969 (AC2014/63)

Mountain Heritage Trust

  • Paul Nunn (1943-1995), economic historian and mountaineer: additional papers rel to the film production for 'Five Days One Summer' (1982) incl film script, corresp and shooting schedule 1962-1991 (NUN)

Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books

  • Nicholas Stuart Gray (1922-1981), author, playwright and actor: corresp 1965-1984 (NSG)

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance: Laban Archive

  • Stuart Hopps (b 1942), choreographer, director and teacher: additional corresp, notebooks, dance theatre programmes, diaries, photographs and press cuttings 1955-2012 (AccNo/2014/10)


Brunel University Library

  • Saleem Arif Quadri (b 1949), artist, sculptor and curator: photographs and papers rel to the South Asian Diaspora Literature and Arts Archive (SALIDAA) project 1968-2006 (ARIF)
  • Akademi: South Asian Dance UK, Hampstead: papers, flyers and photographs 1979-2002 (AK)

Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Andrew Sinclair (b 1935), novelist and filmmaker: corresp and papers 20th cent (MS Add. 10050)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Sarah Millicent Hermione Churchill (1914-1982), actress and writer: personal papers c1920-1994 (SCHL)

Cardiff University

  • Trevor Philpott (1924-1998), journalist and television reporter: scripts and recordings 1961-1992 (438)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • John Hodge (b 1964), screenwriter and dramatist: typescript screenplay 'Trainspotting' 1994-1995 (Coll 1561)
  • Papers rel to Varsity Vanities and other drama productions collected by John N T Martin 1946-1951 (Coll 1581)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • John Cairney (b 1930), actor: theatre scrapbooks 2010-2014 (STA 2Bd 18-19)
  • National Theatre of Scotland: copy of 'Black Watch' production notebook belonging to theatre director John Tiffany 2006 (STA NTS NB 1)
  • Press cuttings, photographs and articles rel to Empire Theatre, Greenock compiled by George Woolley 1954-1997 (STA GEN 17)

Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)

  • Edward Markham (1939-2008), poet, dramatist and writer: records incl corresp, play scripts, short story typescripts and teaching files rel to Sheffield Hallam University 20th cent (U DAM)
  • Humberside Theatre in Education: papers rel to creative work incl scripts, programmes, corresp and financial records 1983-1996 (U DHE)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Dick McCaw (fl c2013), dance researcher: journals and recordings of teachers of the Laban Movement Analysis technique 1936-2013 (MS 1940)
  • Phoenix Dance Company, Leeds: business records incl corresp, plans, minutes, production papers, marketing materials, photographs and recordings 1970-2011 (MS 1941)
  • Red Ladder Theatre Co, Leeds: administrative records, publicity material, programmes and photographs 1971-2014 (MS 1956)

Leicester University Library: Special Collections

  • Sue Townsend (1946-2014), author: notes, draft works, and publicity materials rel to 'Adrian Mole: The Prostrate years' and 'The Woman who Went to Bed for a Year'; with film scripts, typescripts, diaries and corresp c1990-2014 (Acc 2014/10)

Liverpool John Moores University

  • William 'Willy' Russell (b 1947), playwright and musician: photographs from throughout career 1959-2012
  • Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool: records incl programmes, photographs, tickets, bookings and autograph books c1826-2014 (Royal Court)
  • Liverpool Biennial: records 2002-2012

London University: London School of Economics, The Women's Library

  • Anne Valery (1926-2013), actress and scriptwriter: papers incl documents rel to 'Tenko', scripts, business papers, papers rel to censorship, photographs and press cuttings 1926-2012 (Valery)

London University: Queen Mary, University of London

  • People's Palace Projects, arts charity, London: papers incl reports, photographs, film and published material from various projects, incl the Staging Human Rights and Changing the Scene projects 2008 (PPP)

London University: Royal Holloway

  • Red Shift Theatre Company, London: administrative papers and production records incl video recordings of performances 1982-2012 (RSTC)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections

  • Brian Wilson Aldiss (b 1925), novelist: additional papers, mainly corresp with publishers and agents, some literary manuscripts, and corresp with Stanley Kubrick rel to 'Supertoys' and 'A.I.' c1950-2014 (9791)
  • Alan Bennett (b 1934), author and playwright: additional papers incl literary drafts and scripts, family papers, photographs and juvenilia c1900-2014 (9733)
  • Evan Jones (b 1927), poet, playwright and screenwriter: literary papers, screenplays, corresp and audio-visual material c1950-2014 (9686)
  • Corresp from artistic, literary and theatrical circles especially rel to Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, collected by Helen Allingham and Sarah Pirie c1850-1950 (9524)

Sheffield University: National Fairground Archive

  • Lulu Adams (fl 1880-1962), circus performer: business records, photographs, original artwork and press cuttings c1880-1959 (NFA0042)
  • Malcolm Airey (fl 1970-1998), author and researcher: research papers on circuses incl notebooks and corresp, and collection of posters, programmes and photographs 1990-1998 (NFA0081)
  • Lionel Bathe (fl 1940-1959), fairground and steam enthusiast: photographs and accompanying notebooks of fairgrounds and circuses in the Bristol and Gloucestershire region c1940-1959 (NFA0044)
  • Billy Bellhouse (fl 1930-1939), motorcycle stunt rider: photographs of 'Wall of Death' shows, handbills, press cuttings and accounts c1930-1939 (NFA0038)
  • Marisa Carr (fl 1970-2015), dancer and performer: programmes, posters and handbills rel to experimental performance shows 1970-2014 (NFA0095)
  • Gerry Cottle (b 1945), showman and circus owner: posters and programmes c1970-2013 (NFA0097)
  • Cyril Critchlow (1923-2008), magician: programmes, posters, handbills, books and magic journals, many rel to shows in Blackpool c1860-1999 (NFA0089)
  • Noel Drewe (fl 1927-1995), circus historian and amateur filmmaker: films of circuses and accompanying notebooks 1927-1995 (NFA0058)
  • Hal Fisher (1909-2002), showman: photographs and programmes of tours and shows, and research into performers at Blackpool Tower Circus 1894-1999 (NFA0024)
  • Thomas W Green (fl 1911-1968), showman and fairground researcher: papers rel to fairgrounds incl photographs, manuscripts, corresp, press cuttings, cash books, programmes and artworks 1911-1968 (NFA0001)
  • Fred Holmes (1878-1951), cinematograph pioneer: posters, programmes, photographs, handbills, press cuttings and corresp with and rel to Jasper Redfern (1872-1928), optician and filmmaker 1896-1912 (NFA0065)
  • Ben Jackson (fl 1903-1923), variety performer, comedian and musician: posters, handbills, programmes, business records, trade material and corresp rel to banjo variety act 1903-1923 (NFA0106)
  • Harder Jonsson (1912-1979), performer and animal trainer: photographs rel to career as an animal trainer and his time with the Riskett, Chipperfields and Jeserich Circuses 1920-1955 (NFA0043)
  • Ronald Kaye (1921-2006), magician and performer: programmes, handbills, photographs and digitised notebook c1940-2000 (NFA0075)
  • Harry Lee (1913-1997), showman: photographs, posters and documents rel to Lee's work on preserving and running the Steam Yacht fairground rides c1900-1980 (NFA0076)
  • Ralph Norman (1909-1994), performer, actor and showman: business records, corresp, photographs, monographs, press cuttings and costumes c1930-1969 (NFA0087)
  • Alma and Horace 'Skid' Skinner, motorcycle stunt riders: photographs, posters and handbills rel to 'Wall of Death' stunt rider shows and tours c1930-1939 (NFA0046)
  • John Turner (d 2007), author and researcher: research papers rel to indexes of circus performers from the Victorian period onwards 1990-2007 (NFA0063)
  • Anderton & Rowland, fairground proprietors: photographs and press cuttings c1920-1969 (NFA0009)
  • Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead: records and posters 1868-1936 (NFA0117)
  • Dick Scott-Stewart, photographer: slide transparencies for his 1974 publication 'Fairground Snaps' 1970-1990 (NFA0072)
  • Eyres family, circus proprietors: posters, programmes and photographs c1950-1989 (NFA0110)
  • Handby & Celeine, variety and music hall performers: posters, photographs, sheet music, business records and corresp rel to the dancing and burlesque comedy on skates act 1932-1939 (NFA0106)
  • Hodson Portable Theatre Company, Sheffield: papers, photographs, press cuttings, programmes and memoirs rel to the travelling theatre run by the Hodson family late 19th cent (NFA0098)
  • George Orton, Sons & Spooner Ltd, makers of fairground rides and equipment, Burton-upon-Trent: records incl accounts, order forms, plans, ride specifications, photographs and artwork c1870-1969 (NFA0070)
  • Shufflebottom family, travelling show performers, Yorkshire: accounts, papers, photographs and posters c1890-1989 (NFA0014)
  • Smart family, circus and fairground proprietors: business papers, photographs, films, posters and programmes 1946-2014 (NFA0079)
  • Taylor's (Theatrical) Printers Ltd, Wombwell: posters, handbills and other advertising material for pantomimes, circuses and fairgrounds c1890-1989 (NFA0069)
  • Testo family, fairground showmen: records c1830-1999 (NFA0032)
  • Hull Fair project: research papers, audio-visual material, digitised images, oral history recordings and transcripts rel to the project c1800-2005 (NFA0071)
  • Showmen's Guild of Great Britain: records incl minutes, yearbooks and corresp 1910-2014 (NFA0054)
  • Plans of Newcastle Hoppings Fair 1930-2000 (NFA0091)
  • Photographs, press cuttings and papers documenting various fairgrounds, rides and circuses from a number of fairground enthusiasts 20th cent (NFA)

University for the Creative Arts

  • Roland Frederick 'Bob' Godfrey (1921-2013), animator: additional records incl scripts and animation artwork for 'Shakespeare's Music Hall', or 'A little of As You Like It does you good', a musical written by Colin Pearson 20th-21st cent (BG)
  • Diagram Visual Information Ltd, graphic designers, writers, artists and editors, London: corresp and artwork 1960-2001 (DIA)
  • Tandem Films, animation studio, Islington: animation scripts, storyboards, character designs, promotional material and artwork for the films 'Flatworld', '2 and a half D characters in a 3D world', and 'Manipulation' 1995-1998 (TF)

University of Bristol: Theatre Collection

  • Richard Digby-Day (b 1941), theatre director and teacher: additional papers, corresp, photographs, scripts for the productions 'Entertaining Angels' and 'Honor Blackman as Herself', with papers rel to the 2013 International Shaw Society Conference (2014/005, 2014/037)
  • Kevin Elyot (1951-2014), playwright and actor: records (2014/063)
  • Rosalinde Fuller (1901-1982), actress: additional papers incl corresp, photographs, programmes, autobiography, journal, film reels, sound recordings and press cuttings (2014/042, 2014/048)
  • Yolanda Sonnabend (b 1935), theatre designer and artist: additional designs, research, papers, corresp and set models (2014/008, 2014/014)
  • Osiris Players, all-female theatre group: papers rel to Nancy Hewins, founder of the company (2014/006)
  • National Student Drama Festival: records, incl some rel to the National Student Theatre Company and the International Student Playscript Competition (2014/064)
  • Theatre Roundabout, theatre company, Golders Green: additional records incl accounts, corresp, scripts and photographs (2014/047, 2014/049, 2014/050, 2014/062)
  • Set and costume designs (4) by Deirdre Clancy for William Gaskilll's 1971 production of 'Lear' at the Royal Court Theatre, London c1971 (2014/025)
  • Letters and ephemera (1700) rel to Annie and Jessie Bourke, burlesque actresses, and their cousin Eva Watson, detailing their personal lives and life on the stage 1859-1893 (2014/036)

University of East Anglia Archives

  • Malcolm Stanley Bradbury (1932-2000), author and academic: film, radio and television scripts incl papers rel to popular British crime drama series, with corresp, course administrative papers, and notes rel to work at University of East Anglia and other universities 1949-2006 (UEA/BRAD)

University of Exeter Library (Special Collections)

  • Bobby George Brown (1923-2011), teacher: papers rel to production of George Wilson Knight's play 'The Last of the Incas' 1955-2011 (MS 391 add 1)

University of Liverpool: Special Collections and Archives

  • Paul Du Noyer (b 1954), music journalist and author: papers rel to published works and corresp from musicians during his time at the NME, with music magazines and other material collected by Du Noyer rel to music and culture in Liverpool c1976-2013 (D1106)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • Samuel Barclay Beckett (1906-1989), author and dramatist: additional papers incl production design material for Waiting for Godot set by Peter Snow (1955), theatre memorabilia, corresp, notes by Katharine Worth, and recordings 20th cent (MS 5531)