This collection contains the records of the King's Head Theatre dating from its beginning in 1970 until 2010, when the building was leased to another theatre company. The following type of materials are part of this collection:
BMT/1/1 - BMT/1/6 contain records relating to the running of the King’s Head Public House and King’s Head Productions Limited including: board papers, premises records, financial records, fundraising records, correspondence, and other administrative documents.
BMT/1/7 contains general press and publicity material for the venue and its staff.
BMT/1/8 contains materials related to the history of both companies such as awards and production lists as well as biographical material on Dan Crawford.
BMT/1/9 includes the production and events files and comprise of materials on: visiting companies and performers; productions and co-productions involving King’s Head Productions Limited and Dan Crawford; and fundraising galas. Includes records for performances and events that took place at the King’s Head and at other venues.
BMT/1/10: the proposed production and event files, contain material on production and events that did not happen. Both BMT/1/9 and BMT/1/10 comprise variously of: correspondence; contracts; scripts and scores; lighting and stage plans; and press and publicity material.
BMT/1/11 contains photographic material on productions and events, people associated with the King’s Head, and the premises.
Finally BMT/1/12 contains records for two companies with a link to the King’s Head: the Elephant Theatre Club whose Artistic Director Sydney Golder also worked at the King’s Head as Lunchtime Director; and Goswell Estates Limited, a company that carried out refurbishment work at the venue in the 2000s.