Bob Lockyer Collection

Scope and Content

Photographs and scripts from various dance programmes produced for the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) by Bob Lockyer.

Administrative / Biographical History

Bob Lockyer has worked with and supported dance for over forty years. He was the Director, Producer and former Executive Producer of Dance programmes for the British Broadcasting Company (BBC), working with leading choreographers including Sir Frederick Ashton, Sir Kenneth MacMillan and Birgit Culberg. He was the co-founder of the very successful series Dance for the Camera and went on to teach dance for screen all over the world including South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the United States of America and Europe. He was the founder chair of Dance UK for the period 1982-1992. Bob Lockyer has an entry in Debrett's People of Today Online.


This collection has not yet been sorted into series.

Access Information

Temporarily closed to the public.

Acquisition Information

Bob Lockyer.

Other Finding Aids

Box lists for this collection are available to search on the Laban Archive catalogue.

Archivist's Note

Description by Jane Fowler, Archivist, Laban.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies can be made according to copyright law and depending on the condition of the documents. Please consult the Archivist.

Appraisal Information

The BBC Archivist Jacquie Kavannagh appraised this collection in 2000 and removed all original material.

Custodial History

This collection was donated to the Laban Library and Archive by Bob Lockyer.


No further accruals are expected.

Location of Originals

The originals of some of this material are held at the BBC Archive Collections.