File relating to various commissions for stage designs by John Piper for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 200410/2/1/9
  • Dates of Creation
      1 Dec 1951-Jan 1964
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Contains correspondence, telegrams, invitation to a gala performance of 'Gloriana',

and 'The Pearl Fishers', report of problems with the production of 'The Turn of the Screw' at Edinburgh in 1962 and typescript cast list for 'Billy Budd'. Also includes letter and enclosed proposal to Ninette de Valois concerning an idea for a ballet 'The Golem'.

Original file annotated 'Covent Gdn'.


Arranged chronologically. This file was originally found within a larger file, which also contained TGA 200410/2/1/6, TGA 200410/2/1/7 and correspondence with the Landry Gallery and Bear Lane Gallery, annotated 'Letters - Covent Gdn, Bear Lane, Liverpool, Johannesburg & Landry Gallery'.