Grand Opera House

Barrington Baker Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

His particular interest was the theatre. The collection is quite comprehensive and comprises a wide variety of material. There are scrapbooks, books, lecture notes on Berlio,Z Chopin, Brahms, Mozart and Wagner, newspaper articles, manuscripts, postcards of his travels and newspaper cuttings, which include programmes and signed portraits of stars. There are also journals of three trips he made abro ...

Theatre Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

Belfast Central Library has approximately three thousand Irish theatre bills, programmes and other ephemeral items. These include a particularly fine collection of Theatre Royal material, but other Belfast theatres, ranging from the Alhambra to the Hippodrome are also extensively covered. A wide range of material is available on the Ulster Literary Theatre. Material from other provincial centres a ...

Theatre & Performing Arts Archive

Linen Hall Library

The Theatre and Performing Arts Archive is a treasure trove of theatrical material. Earliest items in the collection include a collection of 18th century playscripts and 19th century playbills, with 20th century additions from Ulster actors, playwrights, managers and companies. The Archive comprises several thousand original programmes, handbills, posters, photographs, letters, newscuttings and un ...