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FTB - Fisher Theatre, Bungay

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Level of description
Fisher Theatre, Bungay
Quantity & Format
14 items Mixed
Theatre -- United Kingdom -- Bungay
Fisher Theatre
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
The collection is on loan to UEA Archives. Originally deposited by John and Judy Hawkins in 1997; ownership was transferred to the Trustees of the Fisher Theatre in May 2015. The location of the collection in the Archives remains unchanged.
Scope and content
The Fisher Theatre at Bungay, Suffolk, opened in February 1828. It was built by David Fisher I. The theatre was one of a dozen serving the circuit of Fisher's company, The Norfolk and Suffolk Company of Comedians.

The theatre was sold by the Fishers in 1844 and was used subsequently as a corn hall, furniture store, steam laundry, cinema and warehouse. After exensive renovations the building re-opened as a theatre and community arts centre in 2006.

The collection consists of 14 items being: leases, releases, conveyances, and documents relating to the Theatre and the site on which it is built, 1790-1886.
  • FTB - Fisher Theatre, Bungay
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