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National Theatre

 Organization

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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Diary, 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 1/1/41
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: MS's distress at her widowhood; starting work on a new book [? 'Winston Churchill: his Life as a Painter']; the end of [Arthur] Nicholas Soames's marriage; taking on a new job [as Chairman of the Royal National Theatre]; buying a flat in London; looking back on CS's death; Rupert Soames's wedding.

Dates: 1988
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for data protection reasons as it contains sensitive information on a living individual.
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National Theatre: box set of programmes, 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 9/23
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Correspondence with various societies and organisations of which MS was a patron or trustee, mainly various Churchill-related bodies, and also the National Theatre, where MS served as Chairman, 1989-95.

Dates: 1988
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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National Theatre: copies of Chairman’s correspondence, 1989-12 - 1993-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 9/24
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: congratulations to actors and directors on various productions; cuts to the guest night list; thanks to supporters; invitations; the Rayne Award; the Gala performance of Carousel; the American tour of Richard III; the Theatre's Arts Council funding; the Olivier Awards.

Dates: 1989-12 - 1993-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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National Theatre: copies of Chairman’s correspondence, 1993-05 - 1996-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 9/25
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: criticism of the process for selecting a new Director of the National Theatre; MS's departure from the Chairmanship; membership of the Board; the 'Masterplan' for changes to the theatre; the Rayne Award; the exhibition of the Somerset Maugham collection of theatrical paintings; fundraising; congratulations to actors and directors on various productions.

Dates: 1993-05 - 1996-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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National Theatre: expenses, Chairman and personal, 1989-04 - 1995-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 9/26
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Correspondence with various societies and organisations of which MS was a patron or trustee, mainly various Churchill-related bodies, and also the National Theatre, where MS served as Chairman, 1989-95.

Dates: 1989-04 - 1995-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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National Theatre: later papers, 1995-07 - 2013-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 9/28
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers relating to the National Theatre after MS had stepped down as Chairman, but remained a trustee of the National Theatre Foundation. Includes extracts relating to MS from a history of the National Theatre by Daniel Rosenthal.

Dates: 1995-07 - 2013-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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National Theatre: theatre diary, 1991 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 9/27
Scope and Contents

Includes letters between Richard Eyre [Artistic Director of the National Theatre] and Sir [Arthur] John Gielgud on his 90th birthday.

Dates: 1991 - 1995
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Photograph album of productions at the National Theatre, 1988-95, 1995-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/1/31
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white photographs, presented to MS to mark her retirement at Chairman of the Royal National Theatre Board. Includes a covering letter from Richard Eyre, Artistic Director.

Dates: 1995-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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South Africa, 1993-05 - 1994-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 8/12
Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on MS's visit to the Market Theatre, Johannesburg, with a group from the National Theatre Studio, Sept-Oct 1994.

Dates: 1993-05 - 1994-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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