Old Vic committees - minute book

Scope and Content

Includes minutes for the following Committees:

- Old Vic Executive Committee (1948-1950).

- Directors of the Old Vic Trust Limited (1948-1950).

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

A.

Australian Tour; Accidents; American Fund for Palestinian Institutions; 'Antigone'; Administrator; Administration Expenses'; Artists' Percentages; Alteration of weekly timetable; Accounts; Auditors; Arts Council; Alternative Theatre; Armorial Bearings.

B.

British Theatre Conference; Budget; British Council; Benevolent Fund; Barrault-Jean Louis; British Drama League; Bequests; Birmingham theatre exhibition; Belgian National Theatre; Bath Festival; Bars, Waterloo Rd. Theatre; Bristol; Bristol season; Bristol Old Vic Director; Bristol season; Bristol admin. charges; Bristol School staff; Bristol tours; BBC "Back to the Old Vic"; Bristol amateur week; Bristol management committee.

C.

Contracts; C.O.R.T. [Conference of Repertory Theatres]; Canadian & US Tour; Committees' luncheons; Charity matinees; 'Cocktail Party'; contracts:Mr Baliol Holloway; C.P.F. [City Parochial Foundation]; Chairman of Governors; Chairman of Executive Committee; Clerk to the Governors.

D.

Drama Plans; 'Dr. Faustus'; Director's Fees; Dramatic Schools; Disabled persons' act; Drama plans.

E.

Edinburgh Festival; Exchange visits; Electricity Board Economy Regulations; Exhibition of theatre models; Expenses allowance; Executive Committee.

F.

Finance; Festival of Britain; Foundations - Association betweem Sadler's Wells and Royal Victoria Hall; Finance Sub-Committee.

G.

Gifts; Goethe Bi-Centenary; Globe Theatre; Governing body.

H.

'Hassan'; Honour's list; Hospitality; Honorary Counsellors; Holiday payments.

I.

International Theatre Institute; Insurances.

J.

Joint Council of the SMNT and the Old Vic.

L.

Loans.

M.

Miles, Bernard; Memoranda; Musical director; 'Month in the Country'.

N.

New Vic; New Theatre; New Theatre - pricing of seats; National Association of Girls and Mixed Clubs; Napier, Frank; National Theatre.

O.

Old Vic Theatre Centre; Old Vic Theatre Waterloo Road; Old Vic Theatre School; Old Vic Theatre Co. Director; [Old Vic Theatre Co. Business Manager; Old Vic Theatre Company; Outside engagements; Old Vic Theatre Co. - Box office receipts; Old Vic theatre co. broadcasting.

P.

Parties; Periodicals; Procedure; Premises; Press representative; Publicity; Publications; Personnel; Press correspondence; Press releases; Prices of seats; Proposal for Old Vic Club; Personal Expenses.

R.

Retirement of members; Rylands, Mr George; Royalties; Resignations from Governing Body; Rehearsal payments.

S.

Scholarship Fund Committee; Salaries; Sickness Benefit; 'The School for Scandal'; Subsistence Allowance; SMNT expenses; Stock, Nigel; Sullivan, John.

T.

Tours; Tours, Old Vic Theatre Company; Tours, Bristol; Tours, Young Vic; Touring Allowances; Theatre School; Television; T.M.A. [Theatre Managers' Association]; Theatre Programmes; Theatre, alternative [premises].

V.

Vic-Wells Dance; Vic-Wells Association; Wardrobe Mistress (Bristol); Westminster Bank; 'Wilderness of Monkeys'.

Y.

Young Vic; Young Vic Players.

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 dark red leather. End papers marbled.

Labelled at the front.

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.