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Collection Description

Collection Title
London: Theatres Co-E (1876-)
A collection of programmes from London theatres beginning "Co" to "E". The collection also includes as few newspaper reviews.

There are 29 programmes from concerts held at the Empress theatre, Brixton as part of the National Sunday league. These include various orchestral concerts, entertainments and other concerts and date from 1922 to 1929. Orchestras playing at these concert include the Imperial Symphony Orchestra. There is also a substantial amount of programmes from the Cockpit theatre, dating from 1970 to 1980. These include an amount of contemporary music concerts, some of which were part fo the McNaughten series. There is also a programme from a "Grand Promenade Concert" held at the Duke’s Theatre in 1876.

There are a number of programmes from the Coronet Theatre, chiefly dating from 1901 to 1905. Some of the programmes are facsimiles. A lot of the programmes are from opera performances. There are also a number of programmes from Daly’s Theatre.

Theatres included:
Cockpit theatre; Comedy Theatre; Coronet theatre; Cripplegate Theate; Criterion Theatre; Curtain Theatre; Curzon; Daly’s Theatre; Duchess Theatre; Duke of York’s Theatre; Duke’s Theatre; Empress Theatre, Brixton.

Programmes are arranged alphabetically by venue, then arranged chronologically.
Date range of collection
1876 -
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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The CPH collections now form part of the RCM Library. The majority of the concert programme collections are stored off-site so you need to request items before arriving. Requests for programmes are processed on Thursday for delivery to the library the following week. The Library itself is open Monday to Friday during term times and Tuesday to Friday during vacations. We can advise you about our hours when you contact us.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council