Research - other UK sources

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 The basics for Musical Theatre research by Dr Dominic McHugh.


UK Theatre-related Archives


Birmingham University: Noel Coward Special Collection (includes papers, books and memorabilia)


University of Bristol Theatre Collection: Numerous musical theatre-related holdings (including Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Stephanie Cole, Joyce Grenfell and Julia Trevelyan Oman papers, as well as the Bristol Old Vic archive)


British Library: Extensive scripts and scores


Cameron Mackintosh Archive (access by appointment, the archive of the UK’s leading musical theatre producer)


Kingston University: Sheridan Morley Collection (including extensive theatre-related book collection)


Lancaster University: Jack Hylton Collection (including papers and music of the producer and band leader)


Lionel Bart Archive (access by appointment only; includes extensive papers, manuscripts, photographs, scripts, scores and other items related to Bart’s life and work)


St John’s College, Cambridge: Cecil Beaton Collection (including diaries, correspondence and papers of the leading theatrical designer)


Victoria and Albert Museum: Redgrave Papers (includes diaries and papers of Michael Redgrave, as well as numerous other papers related to the Redgrave acting dynasty)




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