Archive Collection NS - Northern Stage Archive

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Northern Stage Archive


  • 1969 - 2015 (Creation)

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Archive Collection

Extent and medium

18 boxes (9 linear metres). 3 linear metres of oversized material

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Scope and content

Includes material relating to the marketing, governance and individual performances of Northern Stage.

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Further accruals are expected.

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Conditions governing access

Open with some restrictions (researcher interview may be required)

Conditions governing reproduction

Permission to make published use of any material from Newcastle University's Special Collections must be sought in writing from the Special Collections Librarian (email: and from the copyright owner if appropriate. The library will assist where possible with the identification of copyright owners, but the responsibility to obtain copyright clearance rests with the user.

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  • English

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For other archival sources relating to Northern Stage, see also '1979-1991: annual reports, show files, papers rel education and administration, papers rel youth theatre council and festival' held at Tyne and Wear Archives , reference TH.TIE.

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Archivist's note

This catalogue was created by Rachel Hill, Literary Archivist at Newcastle University Special Collections in 2016.

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