The birth of a theatre

Thursday 8th December 2011

Hear Cllr John E. Mitchell, Lord Mayor of Nottingham and Chairman of Nottingham Playhouse speaking in December 1948 about the realisation of an ambition – the opening of Nottingham Playhouse.

Thank you to Peter Bailey, son of John Bailey who was Secretary of Nottingham Playhouse in December 1948, for bringing this recording to us.

If you are interested in the history of Nottingham Playhouse, ‘A Theatre For All Seasons: Nottingham Playhouse The First Thirty Years, 1948-1978’ by John Bailey may be of interest to you. The ISBN is0-7509-0636-7