Live Theatre Archive

Subject strengths: Arts, Performing Arts

The archive of Live Theatre in Newcastle from 1986 to 2017 including play scripts, photographs, correspondence, papers related to the grow and development of the Theatre at their Quayside location, as well as a substantial collection of leaflets and posters from Live Theatre performances.

Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:

Collection Name: Live Theatre Archive

Archive Ref Code: GB186/LV

Date Range of Material


Type of Material

Includes material relating to artistic direction, production, promotion and marketing, correspondence and the Live Theatre building in Broad Chare.

Size of Collection

100 linear metres of shelving

How To Order Items From This Collection

Please use the finding aid below to search through a list of the individual items we have within this collection.

If you find an item you would like to consult in the Special Collections reading room, simply make a note of the reference number and title of the item(s) you are interested in (for example GB 186 LV/4/2/2 Live Theatre Building work photographs).

You can then place your order by linking to our Request Form.

Finding Aid 

Archival catalogue available via the Archives Hub.

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