The archive relates to the professional entertainment activities of husband-and-wife actors Cicely Courtneidge (1893 - 1980) and Jack Hulbert (1892 - 1978).
It includes scripts, theatre programmes and correspondence, covering their work between the periods 1927 - 1965. The majority of the items are annotated radio scripts. These include two series of Variety Playhouse, Pocket Theatre from 1959 - 1961, which regularly featured "Miss C and Mr H", and Calling Miss Courtneidge (2nd & 3rd Series, 1955), a show which included special guests such as Dora Bryan, Peter Sellers, Sam Wanamaker, Gene Crowley, Robert Morley, Joan Sims and Margaret Leighton. The archive also reflects their involvement in other radio entertainment of their day including Top of the Town with Terry Thomas, Toast of the Town with Eamonn Andrews, and The Laughtermakers.