Contains material relating to H. M. Tennent Ltd. productions and includes correspondence, contracts, accounts, and material relating to engagement of cast and terms of employment.
H.M. Tennent Administrative Archive
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
H.M. Tennent Ltd. was the leading West End production management company during the 1940s and 1950s. They worked with many leading actors under contract and producing a series of lavish revivals as well as new plays by such authors as Rattigan and designed by the leading theatre designers of the day. There was also a secondary group for a time, The Company of Four, producing at the Lyric, Hammersmith, London.
This collection is arranged as follows:
- THM/178/1 - Production material
- THM/178/2 - Correspondence
- THM/178/3 - Miscellaneous
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 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 the collection management policy.
No further accruals are expected.