7:84 (England) Theatre Company: Records and Papers
Scope and Contents
The papers include unpublished playscripts by John McGrath, Ewan MacColl, Steve Gooch, Adrian Mitchell and others. There are numerous production files, records relating to McGrath's early career, correspondence with other theatre and television companies, scrapbooks and miscellaneous correspondence, together with articles and interviews regarding the Company, and J.P. Simond, 'Ethique et Esthetique dans le Theatre de John McGrath', a 1994 Metz PhD thesis (2 volumes). The collection also contains extensive correspondence with the various theatre funding bodies, relating to when public funding of the company was cut in 1984-1985.
- 7:84 (England) Theatre Company (Organization)
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34 archive box(es) (34 boxes, 2 volumes paper) : paper
2 volume(s) (34 boxes, 2 volumes paper)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deposited by Elizabeth MacLennan.
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