Record

LevelFonds
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DSH21
TitleRecords of Productions by Students of the Shakespeare Institute
Extent16 files, 84 items
Date1989-
DescriptionRecords of theatrical productions by students of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon . The archive contains prompt books, videorecordings, photographs, posters, programmes and reviews, but materials deposited can vary for each production.
ArrangementArranged by format, then chronologically by production
LocationTHIS COLLECTION IS HELD AT THE SHAKESPEARE INSTITUTE LIBRARY, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
Access ConditionsPlease contact the Shakespeare Institute Library directly to arrange to consult the records there. For contact details and opening hours, please follow the link given in the URL field below.
LanguageEnglish
Finding AidsPaper catalogue available upon request
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryAn amateur theatre company formed by students of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, and known by various names including The Upstart Theatre Company, The Shakespeare Revellers, The Shakespeare Institute Players, What Larks! and Ketterer's Men. Performances are given at the Shakespeare Institute. The company performs plays by William Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Some of the lesser performed works include 'The London Prodigall', 'Measure for Measure, or Beauty the Best Advocate', by Charles Gildon, 'Hamlet: the Bad Quarto' and 'King John'. [Production history included with the archive]
AcquisitionArchives deposited by directors of individual performances on an ad hoc basis, from 1989
[Accession no. 2001/98, 2002/9]
URLhttp://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/edacs/departments/shakespeare/research/shakespeare-institute-library.aspx