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Production of the Latin Play

Papers relating to the arrangements for the production and performance of the Latin Play. Includes cast lists, sketches and drawings for scenery, Epilogues and Prologues spoken at performances of the play and samples of programmes and tickets for the play. Also includes lists of names and addresses of individuals to receive tickets, production notes covering all aspects of rehearsal and performance and draft seating plans and arrangements for individual performances.

Administration

Includes administrative records from the 450th Anniversary celebrations relating to budget, website and design, the 2010 Working Party and the Abbey 2010 Group.

Elizabethan Club Ball 2010

The Elizabethan Club Ball took place within the grounds of The Abbey and The School, on 9th July 2010, to celebrate the 450th Anniversary of Westminster School. Includes documents relating to the planning and preparation of the Ball, which began in 2007.

Scenery

Sketches and drawings of the drop scenes for the Latin Play. Also included is a drawing for costume design. The sub-series is incomplete.

Protests against abolition

The sub-series contains indexes of names of those protesting against the discontinuation of the Latin Play, as well as correspondence on this subject. Some material has been taken from the A series. Where this is the case the previous reference number is given.

Epilogues and Prologues

Handwritten and printed Epilogues and Prologues which were composed to be spoken at performances of the Latin Plays. Prologues were often composed by the Headmaster and contained obituraries for school alumni. Epilogues were composed by the King's Scholars and performed in modern dress, offering a satire of contemporary world events. The sub-series is incomplete.

Events

Documents relating to the events that took place to celebrate the 450th Anniversary of Westminster School including, The Elizabethan Club Ball, The Royal Visit, a Lecture Series and other events throughout 2010.

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