Literary records

Scope and Content

This series contains literary records, including prompt scripts, drafts of scripts which were produced by Paines Plough, and scripts which were submitted to the company but which were not produced. There are reader's reports which relate to some of the submitted plays. The series also holds correspondence with writers working with Paines Plough and more general correspondence, and information on the literary activities of Paines Plough such as awards, policies and procedures.

Conditions Governing Access

Some of the files in this section are closed due to commercial sensitivity for 16 years, or under the Data Protection Act, 1998, for 81 years as they contain personal information. Where this occurs it is indicated at file level.