RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Extent7 bays, 1 outsize box
TitleProduction Records
DescriptionProduction records for the Northcott Theatre, primarily comprising of programmes, posters, photographs, prompt books, set designs, and calendars. There is also a small section of scripts and a small section containing records relating to casting. The majority of these records are listed individually by production title and are in date order.
Some items relating to productions records may also be found in Press Office files [EUL MS 348/MP/PO] and Show Files [EUL MS 348/ADM/2], particularly programmes, scripts and posters, and may be useful where gaps exist in the main series

Content note: Some Northcott Theatre productions contained offensive historical language/ viewpoints, cultural stereotypes and imagery that may be uncomfortable for researchers to view. This includes the use of racial/ homophobic/ableist slurs, the portrayal of enslaved people, the use of blackface and 'Gollywog' dolls.
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialSee EUL MS 383 for a collection of Negatives, mostly of Northcott Theatre productions, taken by Nicholas Toyne. Some material on student productions at the Northcott Theatre may also be found in EUL UA University Archives and for a short history of theatre in Exeter prior to the Northcott Theatre see the pamphlet 'The Seventh Star' [EUL UA DRO]
Access ConditionsUsual EUL conditions apply. Some records may be closed under the Data Protection Act, 1998.
Creator_NameExeter; Exeter Northcott Theatre Company; 1967-
Mgt_GroupPerforming arts papers
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