Ephemera relating to the University of Nottingham's New Theatre, 2001-2003

Scope and Content

The collection comprises theatre programmes and photocopies of programmes produced for NewTheatre productions between 2001 and 2003.

Administrative / Biographical History

New Theatre at the University of Nottingham has its roots in the student's Dramatic Society(DramSoc) that began in 1927 and continued into the 1980s. The theatre was set up in the early 1970sand a student Theatre Group ran in parallel with DramSoc to assist in set building, administrationand stage management. This group was later renamed the Theatre Production Group. The theatreproduces on average three shows each term and often sends two productions to the Edinburgh FringeFestival.


The collection has been arranged chronologically.

Access Information

ACCESS: Accessible to all registered readers by advancenotice and agreement.


Other Finding Aids

  • This description is the only finding aid available for the collection. Copyright on thedescription belongs to The University of Nottingham.

Conditions Governing Use

REPROGRAPHIC: Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposesonly, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

COPYRIGHT: Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advancein writing from the Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections (email mss-library@nottingham.ac.uk).

Custodial History

The collection was given to The University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts and SpecialCollections in June 2003.

Related Material

  • The University of Nottingham; Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections: Personalpapers of Anthony Burkett containing photographs, theatre programmes and other papers relating tostudent theatre at The University of Nottingham, 1958-1962. Reference: BKT
  • The University of Nottingham; Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections: Personalpapers of Valerie Stevens containing photographs, copies of theatre programmes, and posters relatingto student theatre at the University, 1960-1961. Reference: MS 320