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Production Records
This series contains production files, which contain a copy of the programme, any press cuttings or cast photograhs. There are also scripts and orchestrations relating to different sets of procdctions.
  • MTC/2/1

    Production Files Series

    1897-2012
    This series contains folders with items relating to specific Amateur Operatic Society and Musical Theatre Company performances. Items include original programmes, original and copied cast and performance photographs, original newspaper articles and reviews (and some print-outs), posters, theatre staff information, 'good luck' cards, cast signatures, photos and publications on programme awards and correspondence. Most folders within boxes contain several society newsletters: 'Spotlight'. The performances are listed in the order they are found in the folders (e.g. '1998-2000' Folder: The Merry Widow (1998) through to Annie (2000).






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  • MTC/2/2

    Performance Scripts Series

    1915-1976
    A selection of performance script's from the archive of the Society's performances.

    La Belle Helene: Playwright (Phil Park)
    Bitter Sweet: Playwright (Noel Coward)
    The Vagabond King: Playwright (W. H. Post)
    Balalaika: Playwright (Eric Maschuwitz)
    Masquerade: Playwright (Eric Maschuwitz)
    The King and I: Playwright (Oscar Hammerstein II)
    Carousel: Playwright (Oscar Hammerstein II)
    The Dubarry: Playwright (Eric Maschuwitz)
    The Desert Song: Playwright (Otto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II)
    The Street Singer: Playwright (Fredrick Lonsdale)
    The Three Musketeers: Playwright (William A. McGuire)
    The Lisbon Story: Playwright (Harold Purcell)
    Princess Ju Ju: Playwright (Clementine Ward)
    Lolanthe: Playwright (W. S. Gilbet and Arthur Sullivan)
    The Gondoliers: Playwright (W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan)
    Merrie England: Playwright (Basil Hood)
    The Rebel Maid: Playwright (Alexander Thompson)
    Sylvia's Lovers: Playwright (Bernard Rolt)
    Tom Jones: Playwright (C. H. Taylor)
    The Desert Song: Playwright (Otto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II and Frank Mandel)
    A Manchu Maid: Playwright (Ernest Woodhead)
    The Golden Book: Playwright (Ernest Woodhead)
    The Sam?sings: Playwright (Ernest Woodhead)
    A Royal Jest: Playwright (Ernest Woodhead, A. A. Lodge, J. V. Rothery)
    The Pink Elephant: Playwright (Ernest Woodhead)
    A Country Girl: Playwright (James T. Tanner)
    Mack and Mabel: Playwright (Michael Stewart)
    Ellis, Vivian. 1948. "Bless the Bride." London: Samuel French
    Wright, Robert and George Forrest. 1953. "Kismet (A Musical Arabian Night)." London: Frank Music Co. Ltd.
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  • MTC/2/3

    Vocal Scores Series

    1901-1971
    Vocal scores from a number of the society's productions.

    1. Rodgers, Richard. 1947. "Annie Get Your Gun." London: Irving Berlin Ltd.
    2. Monckton, Lionel and Howard Talbot. 1909. "The Arcadians." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    3. Posford, George and Bernard Grun. 1947. "Balalaika." London: Keith Prowse and Co. Ltd.
    4. Ellis, Vivian. 1947. "Bless the Bride." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    5. Loewe, Frederick. 1947. "Brigadoon." London: Sam Fox Publishing Co. Ltd.
    6. Hatch, Tony and Jackie Trent. 1973. "The Card." London: Josef Weinberger Ltd.
    7. Rodgers, Richard. 1945. "Carousel." London: Williamson Music Ltd.
    8. Novello, Ivor. 1934. "The Dancing Years." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    9. Grun, Bernard. 1931. "The Dubarry." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    10. Gounod, Charles. Undated. "Faust." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    11. Verdi, Giuseppe. Undated. "Il Travatore." London: G. Ricordi and Co.
    12. Sullivan, Arthur. 1901. "Iolanthe." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    13. Friml, Rudolf. 1916. "Katinka." New York: G. Schmirmer Inc.

    1. Rodgers, Richard. 1953. "The King and I." London: Williamson Music Ltd.
    2. Novello, Ivor. 1949. "King's Rhapsody". London: Chappell and Co. Ltd. (Front cover image is a photograph taken by Angus McBean).
    3. Wright, Robert and George Forrest. 1955. "Kismet (A Musical Arabian Night)." London: Frank Music Co. Ltd.
    4. Schubert, Franz. 1971. "Lilac Time." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    5. Parr Davies, Harry. 1943. "The Lisbon Story." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    6. Jacobi, Victor. 1913. "The Marriage Market." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    7. Maschwitz, Eric and George Posford. 1949. "Masquerade." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    8. Lehar, Franz. 1958. "The Merry Widow." London: Glocken Verlag Ltd.
    9. German, Edward. 1903. "Merrie England." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    10. Wilson, Meredith. 1957. "The Music Man." London: Frank Music Co. Ltd.
    11. Rodgers, Richard. 1943. "Oklahoma!" London: Williamson Music Ltd.
    12. Phillips, Montague F. 1931. "The Rebel Maid." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    13. Rodgers, Richard. 1960. "The Sound of Music." London: Williamson Music Ltd.
    14. Rodgers, Richard. 1951. "South Pacific." London: Williamson Music Ltd.
    15. Romberg, Sigmud. 1932. "The Student Prince." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.

    1. Friml, Rudolf. 1932. "The Three Muskateers." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
    2. Dvorak, Anton. 1957. "Summer Song". London: Keith Prowse Music Publishing Co. Ltd.
    3. Friml, Rudolf. 1926. "The Vagabond King." London: B. Feldman and Co. Ltd.
    4. Park, Phil and Bernard Dunn. 1971. "Viva Mexico!" London: Joseph Weinberger Ltd.
    5. Benatzky, Ralph and Ralph Stolz. Undated. "White Horse Inn." London: Chappell and Co. Ltd.
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