Old Vic committees - minute book

Scope and Content

Includes minutes for the following Committees:

- Old Vic Sub-Committee (later the Old Vic Executive Committee) (1946-1946).

- Old Vic Executive Committee (1947-1948).

- Directors of the Old Vic Trust Limited (1947-1948).

Minute book includes index of topics coverd in the minutes; topics listed are as follows:

A.

Arts Council of Great Britain; Arts Council Assessor; Appointments; Artists' percentages; Air Travel.

B.

Bristol Company; Bristol School; Burrell, John; Broadcasts; Baylis Commemoration Service; British Council; Business Manager; Bristol Company; Bequests; Building plans.

C.

Chairman; Central School; Charity Matinee; Chairman of Governors; Contracts.

D.

Drama Plans; Drama booklets; Drama School; Director's Fees.

E.

Expansion Scheme; 'Ever Since Paradise'; Edinburgh Festival; Ellen Terry Centenary Memorial Service; Experimental Theatre.

F.

Finance; Finance Sub-Committee; First night invitations; Ffrangcon-Davies, proposal from Miss Gwen.

G.

Governors (Privileges); Guthrie, Tyrone.

H.

Honours' list.

I.

Infringement of Copyright; Invitations.

J.

Joint Council Representative.

L.

Liverpool Company; Legal Expenses; Laryngologist.

M.

Minutes; Meetings.

N.

New York Season; New Theatre; New Vic.

O.

Old Vic & Sadler's Wells Trust; Old Vic Theatre Centre Expansion Scheme; Old Vic Waterloo Road Site; Orchestra.

P.

Procedure; 'Pygmalion'; Press (announcement); Pricing of seats at the New Theatre; Premises; Personnel; Publications; Mr Pemberton's Drawings; Parties; Publicity; Presentations.

Q.

Quorum.

R.

Resolution re. Committee's Function; Resignations; Rehearsal Payments; Royalties.

S.

Salaries; Staff; Second Company; Sickness Benefit; Special Performances; Scholarships.

T.

Tours; Theatre Company Salaries; Theatre School; Theatre Company Directors; Travelling Repertory Theatre; Theatre Conference; Trust Directors; Tours.

V.

Vice-Chairman; Vic-Wells Dance.

W.

Waterloo Road Theatre; Workshops.

Young Vic.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Front and back covers in plywood covered in dark blue marbled faux-leather; spine and corners covered in mustard color faux-leather. End papers marbled.

Labelled at the front and on the spine; the label on the spine is held in place with sellotape.

Related Material

- See SMNT/1/5/1 for additional copies of minutes, reports and agenda for meetigs of the Old Vic Sub-Committee, later the Old Vic Executive Committee.