Scope and Content

Manuscripts and typescripts of complete and unfinished plays, with working notes.


British Library arrangement. Files have been arranged chronologically according to known or estimated creation dates, but there is very little evidence to aid precise dating of the plays.

Conditions Governing Access


Not Public Record(s)


For more on Peake's plays see G Peter Winnington, 'Peake's Unpublished Plays, Peake Studies, 10 ii (2007), 3-27. All the plays in this series have been published, either in the journal Peake Studies or in Peake's Progress (London: British Library, 2011).