Ref NoBTC58
TitleFrances Roe Costume Management Archive
DescriptionThe archive of Frances Roe, Costume (Wardrobe) Supervisor at the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in Stratford for 26 years.

Included is material she collected during her work there (and at other venues such as the Old Vic (London) / Coventry Theatre / Marighy Theatre, Paris), including costume designs by various designers, fabric swatches, costume lists, rehearsal notes, cast lists, progress meeting notes, production expenditure; production and costume photographs of Old Vic and RSC productions.
Date1950s - 1990s
AdminHistoryFrances Roe (died c.2005) was the wardrobe supervisor at the RSC for 26 years. She also spent time at the Coventry Theatre and did freelance costume work. She was active from the 1950s until the early 1990s.
ArrangementBox 3 has been boxlisted to item level. This collection is uncatalogued and so remains in the form of the original accessions.
Related MaterialA lovely image of Miss Roe at the Coventry Theatre can be seen here:
Extent5 boxes
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