James Inglis Collection of material relating to the Wilson Barrett Company at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Items relating to the productions of the Wilson Barrett Company at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, 1946-1955. Includes:

  • Negatives 1946-1955
  • Programmes 1946-1951
  • Photographs 1946-1954

Administrative / Biographical History

James Inglis sat in the box at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh and photographed performances at opening nights of the Wilson Barrett Company's plays.

The Wilson Barrett Company was formed in 1938  in London. They moved to Edinburgh after the bombing of their London base. They performed plays and variety pieces. They played in Edinburgh and Glasgow and occasionally in Aberdeen. The company was active until 1955.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Other Finding Aids

Item level descriptions are available via the online Scottish Theatre Archive catalogue at http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/STA/search/

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Jo Peattie, Scottish Archive Network Project

Conversion from MS Access database, formatting and controlled access terms added by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, November 2002

Related Material

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