National Theatre Building [Sub] Committee - minute book

Scope and Content

Includes minutes of meeting of the following Committees:

- National Theatre Building Sub-Committee 1946 - May 1960

- Executive as Building Committee Oct. - Dec. 1960

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

A.

Architects; Architectural Advisory Sub-Committee; Architects' fees; Architects' programme; Auditorium; Acoustic Expert.

B.

Bore-hole; B.B.C; Box office; Bathrooms and W.C.'s.

C.

Chairman; Continental tour; Cyclorama; Consultant Engineer; Car parks.

D.

Distribution of seats; Dressing rooms; Depth of stage.

E.

Entrance foyer; Entrances; Entrance levels.

F.

Finance; Fore-stage Committee and Technical Advisory Committee; Fore-stage; Fine-arts Commission; Foundation stone.

H.

Hoist.

L.

L.C.C. Assessor; L.C.C.; Library; Layout of theatres; Levels of entrances; Lift; Lighting.

M.

Minutes; Members; Museum; Management offices.

N.

National Theatre Museum.

O.

Orchestra; Orchestra Pit.

P.

Procedure; Plan for S. Ken site; Plans; Press; Paint-frame.

R.

Resolutions; Resignations; Reports on theatres; Rehearsal rooms; Restaurant; Refreshment room.

S.

Stratford-upon-Avon; Site; Scandinavian Report; Structural Engineer; Stage mechanism; Stock wardrobe and maintenance; Somerset Maugham Collection; Small stage and house; Scenery storage; Statue of Shakespeare; Stage, large; Staff canteen.

T.

Technical Advisory Committee; Television.

W.

Wardrobe; Workshops.

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 light mustard color leather. End papers marbled.

Labelled at the front.

Related Material

- See SMNT/1/5/5 for additional copies of minutes of this Committee and correspondence of the Committee.

- The memorandum by Esher for meeting of 15/06/1959 can be found in SMNT/3/1/13.