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Programme

1950

Programme

Document by courtesy Roy Kneale

Programme

1950

Programme

Document by courtesy Roy Kneale

Signed programme, including Derek Jacobi (Evil Angel), Richard Cottrell (Cornelius), Trevor Nunn (Second Scholar), Corin Redgrave (Lucifer)

1960 DR FAUSTUS (Cambridge)

Signed programme, including Derek Jacobi (Evil Angel), Richard Cottrell (Cornelius), Trevor Nunn (Second Scholar), Corin Redgrave (Lucifer)

<em>Peter Ustinov had bought
his first night gifts at Nottinghams Russian shop.  Mine was a collection
of inter-connecting wooden dolls and, referring to my characters suspicion that he is illegitimate, the author sent me this very encouraging note.</em>

1964 THE LIFE IN MY HANDS

Peter Ustinov had bought his first night gifts at Nottinghams Russian shop. Mine was a collection of inter-connecting wooden dolls and, referring to my characters suspicion that he is illegitimate, the author sent me this very encouraging note.

First London Contract

1964 A SCENT OF FLOWERS

First London Contract

Production cover page autographed by Sybil Thorndike

1967 THE FIRST ST. JOAN

Production cover page autographed by Sybil Thorndike

Production summary sheet

1967 RICHARD III (1968 radio)

Production summary sheet

A letter from Binkie Beaumont regarding a request for a dresser.

1968 THE WHITE LIARS / BLACK COMEDY

A letter from Binkie Beaumont regarding a request for a dresser.

Richards Robe

1968 RICHARD II

Richards Robe

Telegram from John Gielgud, 27 August 1969

1969 RICHARD II

Telegram from John Gielgud, 27 August 1969

Memo from Trevor Nunn

1977 THE ALCHEMIST

Memo from Trevor Nunn

Prop telegram

1977 PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY

Prop telegram

Programme  with Ian McKellens notes

1977 ACTING SHAKESPEARE

Programme with Ian McKellens notes

Programme mockup with Ian McKellens corrections

1977 ACTING SHAKESPEARE

Programme mockup with Ian McKellens corrections

Prop list for television production

1979 MACBETH (TV)

Prop list for television production

Letter from Jimmy Carter to Peter Shaffer

1980 AMADEUS

Letter from Jimmy Carter to Peter Shaffer

Notes by Ian McKellen for sword fights

1982 THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL

Notes by Ian McKellen for sword fights

Call sheet

1982 LOVING WALTER

Call sheet

Call sheet for 2 December 1982

1982 THE KEEP (1983)

Call sheet for 2 December 1982

Tailoring Measurement Form used at National Theatre for productions from VENICE PRESERVD (1984) through PETER PAN (1997)

1984 VENICE PRESERV'D or A Plot Discovered

Tailoring Measurement Form used at National Theatre for productions from VENICE PRESERVD (1984) through PETER PAN (1997)

Letter from Clarence House

1985 DEAR AND HONOURED LADY

Letter from Clarence House

The Times radio programme listings for 27 January 1988, including my 7:05pm debate with Peregrine Worthsthorne on Section 28, when I publically came out.

1988

The Times radio programme listings for 27 January 1988, including my 7:05pm debate with Peregrine Worthsthorne on Section 28, when I publically came out.

Diary page showing Arts Lobby activities on Monday 25 January 1988 and 7:00 Radio Interview on Wednesday 27 January, notable as the occasion when I came out publically.

1988

Diary page showing Arts Lobby activities on Monday 25 January 1988 and 7:00 Radio Interview on Wednesday 27 January, notable as the occasion when I came out publically.

10 February 1988<br>Letter from the whip of the House of Lords regarding Section 28

1988

10 February 1988
Letter from the whip of the House of Lords regarding Section 28

12 February 1988<br>Letter to Prime Minister from Ian McKellen, John Gielgud, and Judi Dench regarding Section 28

1988

12 February 1988
Letter to Prime Minister from Ian McKellen, John Gielgud, and Judi Dench regarding Section 28

5 May 1988<br>Letter from John Gielgud

1988

5 May 1988
Letter from John Gielgud

11 May 1988<br>Letter from Alec Guinness

1988

11 May 1988
Letter from Alec Guinness

Blocking for final scene

1988 Before the Act

Blocking for final scene

Running bill (Ian McKellen notes)

1988 Before the Act

Running bill (Ian McKellen notes)

Hate mail

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

Hate mail

Prop letter signed by Hitler

1989 COUNTDOWN TO WAR

Prop letter signed by Hitler

Wrist band (prop) for Bill Kraus (Ian McKellens) final stay in hospital.

1992 AND THE BAND PLAYED ON

Wrist band (prop) for Bill Kraus (Ian McKellens) final stay in hospital.

Invitation to party for premiere showing.

1992 AND THE BAND PLAYED ON

Invitation to party for premiere showing.

14 October 1993<br>Bill for Cambridge debate on Age of Consent

1993

14 October 1993
Bill for Cambridge debate on Age of Consent

 22 October 1993<br>Notice of meeting in Manchester regarding age of consent

1993

22 October 1993
Notice of meeting in Manchester regarding age of consent

Call sheet 17 March 1993

1993 SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION

Call sheet 17 March 1993

Title page of script signed writer John Guare, Director Fred Schepisi, and stars Donald Sutherland, Stockard Channing, Will Smith, and Ian McKellen

1993 SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION

Title page of script signed writer John Guare, Director Fred Schepisi, and stars Donald Sutherland, Stockard Channing, Will Smith, and Ian McKellen

12 January 1994<br>Invitation to meeting at House of Commons regarding Age of Consent

1994

12 January 1994
Invitation to meeting at House of Commons regarding Age of Consent

5 February 1994<br>Programme for age of consent rally

1994

5 February 1994
Programme for age of consent rally

1 March 1994<br>Letter from Tony Blair regarding age of consent

1994

1 March 1994
Letter from Tony Blair regarding age of consent

11 January 1994<br>Stonewall press release regarding age of consent

1994 1994

11 January 1994
Stonewall press release regarding age of consent

24 April<br>Notes for a performance given at a Gala celebration of Shakespeares birthday

1995

24 April
Notes for a performance given at a Gala celebration of Shakespeares birthday

Storyboard 54

1999 X-MEN

Storyboard 54

Warning sign outside makeup room

2000 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Warning sign outside makeup room

Document by Ian McKellen

Invitation to reception in honour of Opening Night, 4 March 2003

2003 DANCE OF DEATH (London/Sydney)

Invitation to reception in honour of Opening Night, 4 March 2003

Menu, Parliamentary reception, Wellington premiere, 1 December 2003

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Menu, Parliamentary reception, Wellington premiere, 1 December 2003

After-party invitation, Wellington premiere, 1 December 2003

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

After-party invitation, Wellington premiere, 1 December 2003

Invitation to pre-parade reception at Parliament House, Wellington, 1 December 2003

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Invitation to pre-parade reception at Parliament House, Wellington, 1 December 2003

After-party menu, Wellington Premiere, 1 December 2003

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

After-party menu, Wellington Premiere, 1 December 2003

Parade route, Wellington Premiere, 1 December 2003

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Parade route, Wellington Premiere, 1 December 2003

Wellington Premiere ticket

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Wellington Premiere ticket

Los Angeles Premiere ticket

2003 THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RETURN OF THE KING

Los Angeles Premiere ticket

Call sheet

2004 NEVERWAS

Call sheet

Souvenir packet, Eurostar train London-Cannes, 16 May 2006

2006 THE DA VINCI CODE

Souvenir packet, Eurostar train London-Cannes, 16 May 2006

Sovenir map, Eurostar train London-Cannes, 16 May 2006

2006 THE DA VINCI CODE

Sovenir map, Eurostar train London-Cannes, 16 May 2006

Menu cover, Eurostar train London - Cannes

2006 THE DA VINCI CODE

Menu cover, Eurostar train London - Cannes

Dinner menu aboard Eurostar train London - Cannes

2006 THE DA VINCI CODE

Dinner menu aboard Eurostar train London - Cannes

Ticket and envelope for Eurostar journey from London to Cannes

2006 THE DA VINCI CODE

Ticket and envelope for Eurostar journey from London to Cannes

Premiere screening tickets, Cannes 2006

2006 THE DA VINCI CODE

Premiere screening tickets, Cannes 2006

THE DA VINCI CODE DAY calendar of events, 17 May 2006, Cannes

2006 THE DA VINCI CODE

THE DA VINCI CODE DAY calendar of events, 17 May 2006, Cannes

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