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Theatregoround archive


Chronologically arranged 'Theatregoround' documentation including programmes, leaflets, memoranda etc linked by narration provided by Peter Kemp (administrator of 'Theatregoround') (Box 1); also duplicate 'Theatregoround' documents and photographs, with scripts for 'Hollow Crown', 'Pleasure and Repentance', 'The Moderns' (first draft), 'Room for Company' (two scripts), 'Exit, Pursued by a Bear', 'The Elizabethans' (four used scripts); programme/display card for 1970 'Theatregoround' festival at the Roundhouse (Box 2).

Also included in Box 2 is a later accession, a note from Peter Kemp (16/06/2019), providing information about a building constructed for Michael St Denis, which later became the first 'The Other Place'. This note seeks to correct a statement published in the Daily Telegraph Online 'How a decrepit tin hut transformed the RSC: Buzz Goodbody and The Other Place' by Rupert Christiansen (21/03/2016). A copy of this article is included for reference purposes.

Related material

Please see also: RSC, the archive of the Royal Shakespeare Company; GL11 'Buzz Goodbody Collection';

Custodial History

In 2019, Peter Kemp sent a note of clarification for a newspaper article (2016) and asked that these be included in the TGR collection.

Admin History

Peter Kemp was the administrator of 'Theatregoround' and assembled the material contained in the original 'TGR accessions.