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
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- ReferenceGB 71 THM/178
- Dates of Creation1934-1969
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description12 boxes
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
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No further accruals are expected.