The Ann Jellicoe Collection focuses on Jellicoe's work with Community Plays, particularly her collaborations with Colway Theatre Trust. The items cover 1926, 1938-1948 and 1970-1990. (Items within files are listed by date unless otherwise stated)
Ann Jellicoe Collection
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Ann Jellicoe was born in Middlesborough in 1927. She studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama before working with fringe theatres. She acted and directed, but is best known for her work as a playwright. In 1962 she wrote 'The Knack' which was performed at the Royal Court and later adapted into a film. In the 1980s and 1990s she worked on Community Plays in several regions of Great Britain.
Conditions Governing Access
This archive collection is available for consultation in the V&A Blythe House Archive and Library Study Room by appointment only. Full details of access arrangements may be found here: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/a/archives/.
Access to some of the material may be restricted. These are noted in the catalogue where relevant.
Conditions Governing Use
Information on copying and commercial reproduction may be found here: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/a/archives/.
This collection was appraised in line with the collection management policy. Photocopies have been kept only when the originals have not been found.
No further accruals are expected.