Artisitic management records

Scope and Content

This sub-fonds forms the core of the archive in terms of providing a record of performance and artistic direction at the Royal Court Theatre.


This sub-fonds has been divided into 24 series:

  • THM/273/4/1 Main theatre production management files
  • THM/273/4/2 Theatre upstairs production management files
  • THM/273/4/3 Sunday night production management files
  • THM/273/4/4 Barclays new stages production management files
  • THM/273/4/5 West end London transfers production management files
  • THM/273/4/6 English Stage Company on tour production management files
  • THM/273/4/7 Rehearsed readings and workshops production management files
  • THM/273/4/8 Concerts and other events production management files
  • THM/273/4/9 Production schedules
  • THM/273/4/10 Correspondence of George Devine, artistic director
  • THM/273/4/11 Correspondence of Anthony Page, artistic director
  • THM/273/4/12 Correspondence of William Gaskill, artistic director
  • THM/273/4/13 Correspondence of Oscar Lewenstein, artistic director and previously chairman
  • THM/273/4/14 Correspondence of Stuart Burge, artistic director
  • THM/273/4/15 Correspondence of Max Stafford-Clark, artistic director
  • THM/273/4/16 Correspondence of Stephen Daldry, artistic director
  • THM/273/4/17 Correspondence of Ian Rickson, artistic director
  • THM/273/4/18 Correspondence of Nicholas Wright, director of the theatre upstairs and joint artistic director
  • THM/273/4/19 Correspondence of Roger Croucher, director of the theatre upstairs
  • THM/273/4/20 Royal Court Young People's Theatre (and schools scheme) files
  • THM/273/4/21 Royal Court Theatre International Summer School files
  • THM/273/4/22 Royal Court Theatre Trainee assistant director and internship files
  • THM/273/4/23 English Stage Company stage plans and drawings
  • THM/273/4/24 Non-English Stage Company play reports

Access Information

Some files in this sub-fonds are closed under the access agreement between the English Stage Company and the Victoria and Albert Museum for 15 years after the last date on the file, and some files have been partially closed for 81 years under the Data Protection Act 1998 as they contain sensitive personal information.