|Description||Records relating to the career of Norman Ayrton (1924 - 2017); actor, theatre and opera director, drama teacher and principal of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) from 1966 to 1972. |
The collection includes items from his time at the Old Vic Theatre School, LAMDA, Julliard and in the UK, Australia, USA and Canada. Includes correspondence, set and costume designs and other material. Also includes oral history interview with Norman Ayrton by Christopher Cook, conducted by Dame Norma Major.