The Post-1945 York Theatre Royal Archive contains scripts, prompt copies, stage plans, programmes, photographs, show tapes, books of playbills, posters, press cuttings and information on actors from the period after 1945. The collection also includes some administrative documentation, as well as other objects such as printing blocks and production badges.
Post-1945 York Theatre Royal Archive
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1865 YTRA
- Dates of Creation1945 - 2006
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description30 metres comprising 1500 scripts 25 bound volumes 20 loose-leaf files 15 box files 74 photography packets 135 A3/A4 prompt packs.
Scope and Content
The archive is arranged as follows:
- YTRA/M Marketing
- YTRA/PH Photography
- YTRA/PS Playscripts
- YTRA/PP Prompt Packs
- YTRA/AD Administration
- YTRA/MS Music Scores
- YTRA/ACT Actors
Deposited by York Citizen's Theatre Trust in 2008.
Primary organisation and description completed by Roger Wolfe and Lottie Alexander - 2016.
Archives Hub records and archival structure by Thomas Peach - begun July 2019.
Conditions Governing Use
Digital photography of items is permitted without flash. Copies can be made upon request for the standard photocopying fee.
Some materials may have copying restrictions - please see individual item records for more details.