Relationship with the Arts Council of Great Britain

Scope and Content

The relationship of the Joint Council with the Arts Council of Great Britain. Areas covered in the file include requests by the Arts Council to view National Theatre models and plans (1956 and 1959); provision of figures to the Arts Council on potential running costs and income for the National Theatre (1956); Lord Esher's evidence before a special Committee convened by the Arts Council at the request of the Treasury to decide on funding priorities (1956); copy of memorandum '"Housing the Arts", committee of enquiry, 'Priority of the National Theatre' by Esher (14/07/1956) [to be read at special Committee convened by the Arts Council]; memorandum on 'The National Theatre and the Old Vic', by Alfred Francis (14/05/1956); some administrative correspondence with the Arts Council.

Conditions Governing Access

Open