Opera tour of North West England financial records

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Financial records relating to a tour of the Sadler’s Wells Opera Company including bills, details of income from ticket sales, records of expenditure, and salary lists. The items relate to tours in October to December 1940 including performances at Oldham Repertory Theatre, Ashton Hall (Lancaster), Ulverston, Kendal, Bury Technical College, Pavilion (Keswick), Hippodrome (Stockport), Hippodrome (Accrington), Victoria Theatre (Burnley) and Playhouse (Buxton). Other items include pages of signatures of performers, and agreements with theatres.