Anne Ellis Gift - Cecil Roy Library

Scope and Content

This collection is composed of Memorandum of agreements between Cecil Roy Ltd. and the Royal Opera Covent Garden and Theatre Royal Drury Lane, as well as a number of materials related to Cecil Roy Ltd. such as photographs, seating plans of theatres, and programmes.

Conditions Governing Access

This archive collection is available for consultation in the V&A Blythe House Archive and Library Study Room by appointment only. Full details of access arrangements may be found here:

Access to some of the material may be restricted. These are noted in the catalogue where relevant.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on copying and commercial reproduction may be found here:

Appraisal Information

This collection was appraised in line with the collection management policy.


No further accruals are expected.

Related Material

See also the core collections of the V&A Theatre and Performance Department. Material relating to Cecil Roy, as well as 20th Century in general may be found in several collections, including the biographical, productions, company and photographs files.

Please ask for details.

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