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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.

Cast Lists

Lists of parts with names of cast for Latin Plays; some seem to be draft copies and others are final versions. The sub-series is incomplete.

Tickets and Programmes

The sub-series contains sample and used tickets, programmes and leaflets/brochures for audiences of Latin Plays. Also included is an invitation to a Latin Play. 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.

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.

General Administration

The sub-series contains material relating to the general administrative records and correspondence concerning all aspects of logistical planning for the Latin Play. This includes indexes of addresses to send invitations and tickets to, instructions for those assisting with the play, audience seating plans and production notes. The sub-series is incomplete and most material dates from the first half of the 20th Century.

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