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Theatre

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [Feb] [1911]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/37-38
Scope and Contents

Memorandum [prepared by the editor of the Stage] setting out arguments in favour of granting a single license permitting managers of theatres to stage music hall and stage plays and naming organisations who support this idea. Typescript annotated with comments. Covering letter at CHAR 12/9/36.

Dates: [Feb] [1911]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 15 Feb 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/9/45
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Draft letter from Edward Marsh (Home Office) to [Harley] Granville-Barker marked "private" explaining that WSC thinks it would be difficult to implement a single license [permitting managers of theatres to stage music hall and stage plays], but informing him that there are plans for a double license. Manuscript.

Dates: 15 Feb 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [19] [Sep] [1890]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/17/52-53
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Letter from WSC ([Harrow School, Middlesex]) to "Mummy" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he expresses approval for a play at the Adelphi theatre [London] called "An English Rose" [by George Sims and Robert Buchanan]. Illustrated with a drawing of a Harrow schoolboy surrounded by luggage.

Dates: [19] [Sep] [1890]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/1/20-21
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Leonard Jerome] (Union League Club, Madison Avenue corner of 26th Street [New York, United States] to Jennie [Jerome, later Lady Randolph Churchill] including: his opinion that her "disposition to please those about [her]" should ensure her future success; his plans to visit her at school [near Paris]; and his disappointment in the opera at the academy where Offenbach is "all the rage". Envelope present.

Dates: 25 Nov 1868
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 Mar 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/81/27-28
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lillah Granville Barker (The Kingsway Theatre, Great Queen Street [London]) to Mrs Cornwallis West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she asks her not to remove her signature in support of the abolition of censorship, discusses the implication of censorship on drama and invites her to tea. Signed typescript.

Dates: 23 Mar 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 24 Apr 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/53C/208
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Letter from WSC to Noel Coward thanking him for the copy of "Blithe Spirit".

Dates: 24 Apr 1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Mar 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/21B/177
Scope and Contents

Letter from WSC to Harry Crookshank [Financial Secretary to the Treasury] expressing displeasure at his non-co-operation on the easement of the Sunday opening of theatres.

Dates: 28 Mar 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Jun 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/26/78
Scope and Contents

Letter from Harley Granville Barker (Court Theatre, [London)] to WSC (House of Commons) on state patronage of the theatre. Signed carbon typescript.

Dates: 22 Jun 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Dec 1906]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/68-69
Scope and Contents

Letter from Ellen Terry (7 Smith Square, Westminster, [London]) to WSC enclosing a letter asking for support for the idea of a permanent memorial to Sir Henry Irving. See CHAR 2/27/70. Signed manuscript.

Dates: [Dec 1906]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Dec 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/70
Scope and Contents

Circular letter from Laurence Alma Tadema (Wittersham, Kent) asking for support for the idea of a permanent memorial to Sir Henry Irving. Typescript. Originally sent with CHAR 2/27/68-69.

Dates: 08 Dec 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Jan 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/29/23
Scope and Contents

Letter from R M Percival, secretary of the general committee for the public memorial to Sir Henry Irving (11 Henrietta Street, Convent Garden, [London]), to WSC thanking him for agreeing to have his name added to the committee.

Dates: 31 Jan 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Jun 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/34/63
Scope and Contents

Letter from Harley Granville-Barker (3 Clement's Inn, [London]) to WSC asking what the Government is going to do about the licensing of plays.

Dates: 09 Jun 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 22 Nov 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/15
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to [Alexandra, Princess of Wales, later Queen Alexandra] discussing an offer by the manager of the Olympia [theatre], Edward Cleary, to give the proceeds of a performance to the hospital ship Maine. She proposes that the sum should be divided between the Maine and [Princess Alexandra's] ship and asks whether members of the Royal Family would be prepared to attend the performance. Manuscript in the hand of a...
Dates: 22 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 25 Nov 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/16
Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [Lady Randolph Churchill](American Hospital Ship Fund for South Africa, 35A Great Cumberland Place [London]) to [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] concerning an offer by the manager of the Olympia [theatre], Edward Cleary, to give the proceeds of a performance to the hospital ship Maine and [Princess Alexandra's] ship. Manuscript signed with initials in the hand of Lady Randolph Churchill.

Dates: 25 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [Nov 1894]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/10/49-52
Scope and Contents

Cuttings from the Pall Mall Gazette and other newspapers on the re-opening of the Empire Theatre.

Dates: [Nov 1894]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Feb 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/3/1
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Letter from Frances, Duchess of Marlborough, [WSC's grandmother], 50 Grosvenor Square, to WSC, family news, visit to the Gaiety Theatre to see Ruy Blas by A C Torr, picture of Lord Randolph Churchill in "Punch", and Lord Randolph's Temperance Bill.

Dates: 27 Feb 1890
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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William Atkinson Warwick: Robert the Bruce

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4513
Scope and Contents An historical play, written in Warwick's own hand, 184 folios: (p. i) 'W.W. care of Mr. Smith, Publisher, Cambridge.'; (p. x) list of the cast at the performance, with autographs of the following: 'Miss Maturin', 'Miss Saker', 'Mary Barratt', 'Mrs. Walters', 'P. C. Nantz', 'George Krefong', 'R. H. W. Chicheley', 'H. C. Crowe', 'Charles Bland', 'Charles Gill', 'Benjamin Harrison', 'Brien', 'James Martin' and 'G. Moss'; (p. xiii) title; (p. xv) dramatis personae; (p. 1) text, signed 'Wm. A....
Dates: 1837
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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