Papers relating to the theatrical career of Peter Lichtenfels

Scope and Content

Includes scripts, theatre programmes, press cuttings and reviews, diaries, notebooks, personal papers, and correspondence

Administrative / Biographical History

Peter Lichtenfels was born in Germany in 1949, but from early childhood lived in English or French-speaking countries; he was educated in Quebec and Ontario, where he obtained a degree in drama from Queen's University, Kingston. The major part of his professional theatrical career has taken place in Britain. From 1975 to 1979 he was a trainee and then associate director at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, and was its Artistic Director from 1981 to 1985. From 1986 to 1990 he was Artistic Director of the Haymarket Theatre in Leicester

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Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Peter Lichtenfels through his wife, Professor Lynette Hunter, and Professor Philip Roberts, July 2001


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