Production records: Shakespeare Memorial Theatre/Royal Shakespeare Company
Production records used by the Royal Shakespeare Company and its predecessors in Stratford, London and on tour.
Production records consist of material created by the Stage Management department in the rehearsal period or during the actual performance run of a play. They may include scripts, rehearsal notes, stage plans, fight schedules, stage manager's reports and many other items.
Production records were kept at the SMT from 1947.
Prompt books are separately catalogued. - See RSC/SM/1
Whilst most records are open and available for viewing, some are closed - for Data Protection, conservation or operational reasons. Please see individual catalogue entries.