Television facilities

Scope and Content

Documentation of discussion on cinema facilities and television in relation to the National Theatre. Topics covered include:

- Letter by the Honorary Secretary of the SMNT Committee [Geoffrey Whitworth] to the Postmaster-General's Committee on Broadcasting. Outlines suggestions in relation to potential collaboration between the National Theatre and the British Broadcasting Company, with a number of practical suggestions about the potential nature of such collaboration, including financial aspects [ca. 1930s].

- Suggestion to include plans for a cinematograph projection box in NT drawings, 1955.

- Question of installation of facilities for television in the NT, 1948.

- Discussion about televising NT productions across the British Isles, 1948.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Related Material

- Further material documenting the issue of inclusion of television facilities in the National Theatre may be found among the papers of the Building Sub-Committee in SMNT/1/5/5.