Sub-series B/1 - Stage productions

Identity area

Reference code



Stage productions


  • 1936-2022 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

8 large boxes + 3 small boxes (0.256 mᶟ)

Context area

Name of creator

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Material relating to the numerous stage productions in which Siân Phillips has appeared throughout her career, beginning with the school, chapel and Urdd events of her childhood, through her acting rôles while studying at Cardiff University and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and continuing for the duration of her professional life. Some of the productions co-star Siân Phillips' second husband Peter O'Toole, or her third husband, Robin Sachs. The material includes Siân Phillips' guest appearances at public events. A substantial number of the items are annotated by Siân Phillips and/or by friends and colleagues.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

For nominated and award-winning rôles played by Siân Phillips, see under Awards and honours: Theatre awards and honours.

Related descriptions

Notes area


For language notes, see individual headings.


Please note that material relating to A Little Night Music (1996) comprises one small box, material relating to Marlene (1996-9) comprises one large box and one small box, and material relating to Juliet and her Romeo (2010) comprises one small box.

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places