This archive contains diaries, ephemera, taped interviews and research material relating to the life and career of Patrick Newley.
Patrick Newley Archive
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Patrick Newley (born Patrick Galvin, 1955-2009) was an Irish writer, journalist, and agent. After a brief career on stage, Newley founded a theatre agency, acting as agent to Douglas Byng, Rex Jameson, Quentin Crisp, and writer Robin Maugham, among others. He worked as a freelance journalist, regularly wrote obituaries for The Times and The Stage , and was editor of the British Music Hall Quarterly . He wrote a number of biographies, and an autobiography, The Krays and Bette Davis (2006).
This collection has been arranged into the following series:
- THM/6/1 - Diaries
- THM/6/2 - Correspondence and Writing
- THM/6/3 - Press and Marketing
- THM/6/4 - Photographs and Images
- THM/6/5 - Interview Recordings
- THM/6/6 - Players Magazine Ephemera
- THM/6/7 - Savage Club Ephemera
- THM/6/8 - Douglas Byng Research
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 these files may be restricted. These are identified at file level.
Given by Diana Galvin, 2010.
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 collection management policy.
No further accruals are expected.