Collections & Archives

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance makes available to scholars, students and the general public unique special collections and archives around which College research is focused. Alongside teaching and learning, research is a vital part of our mission.

The Special Collections Room was developed in 2010 for the purpose of housing a series of unique archives and collections.

Current holdings include:

  • The Stanislavski Collection
  • Jean Benedetti Archive
  • Rose Bruford College Archive
  • Rose Elizabeth Bruford Personal Archive
  • Clive Barker Archive
  • David Bolland Kathakali Archive
  • Noel Greig Archive
  • Nick Chelton Archive
  • Theatre for Young Audiences UK Archive
  • Routledge's Theatre Arts Archive that comprises publications of material connected to Stanislavski studies in the USA (on extended loan)

For further information about these archives and collections please visit this page, or contact the College Librarian at or call +44 (0)203 8308 2600