50 years of the Royal Lyceum Theatre

University of Glasgow Library


50 years ago, on 1 October 1965, The Servant o’ Twa Maisters opened on The Lyceum stage. Many productions had played there before, however this was the first from the new Royal Lyceum Theatre Company.

In celebration of this 50th Anniversary, The Royal Lyceum Theatre has produced a Limited Edition publication featuring archive production photography from the last 50 years of the company.

Much of the production photography is stored as negatives in the Scottish Theatre Archive and many of the negatives were scanned and used in the publication

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Along with essays the publication provides reminiscences from many of the writers, directors, designers and actors associated with the company, providing a fascinating insight into the world of The Royal Lyceum Theatre

It’s great, not to say a miracle, to be returning to The Lyceum for the 50th Anniversary. I was a…

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About Paul V Dudman

Archivist responsible for the Refugee Archives at the University of East London.
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