This collection contains material relating to Peter Wilson's career as stage manager for the Mobile Theatre Company. He later was one of the co-founders for the Unicorn Theatre. Contains photograph and scrapbooks albums, correspondence, administrative documents, programmes, flyers, press cuttings and scripts.
Peter Wilson Collection
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Peter Wilson joined the The Amersham Repertory Players company aged 14 as a general backstage helper and became a stage manager in August 1942. He stayed with the company until its demise in March 1949. He then became stage manager for the Mobile Theatre Company, founded by Caryl Jenner. Later he was one of the co-founders and managers of the Unicorn Theatre, alongside Caryl Jenner.
This collection has been arranged as follows:
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 collection management policy.
The executors of Peggy Wilson MBE estate, Norma Crowe and Hartley Kent, got in contact with the V&A offering the papers of Peggy’s husband Peter to the V&A.
No further accruals are expected.