All enquiries

Find out more about how to make a research enquiry related to one of our collections.

Please note that our annual collections management closure period will take place 14th-31st August inclusive this year. The reading room will be closed and there may be a delay in responding to enquiries in this time.

Commercial enquiries

Commercial research, image and copying enquiries should be sent to

Please note that 'commercial' refers to any use within the public sphere. This includes: film and television, performance and installations, publications, exhibitions and displays, websites, online blogs and all forms of social media.

Postal Address

University of Bristol Theatre Collection
Faculty of Arts
Vandyck Building
Cantocks Close


Visiting us


Staff contact details
Name RoleAvailabilityEmailPhone
Jo Elsworth BA(Hons) PG Dip FRSA

Director: Theatre Collection and Acting Director of Cultural Collections: New Library, Tyndall Place Project 

Monday to Friday +44 (0)117 331 5086
Heather Romaine BA(Hons) MA RMARA AMA Keeper: Theatre Archives Monday to Wednesday +44 (0)117 954 5464
Laura Gardner BA(Hons) MA  Keeper: Theatre Archives Wednesday to Friday +44 (0)117 954 5464

Julian Warren

BA(Hons) MA PG Dip

Keeper: Digital and Live Art Archives

Monday to Friday

+44 (0)117 33 15186

Jill Sullivan


Acting Assistant Keeper: User Services 

Monday to Friday
+44 (0)117 331 5340

Athene Bain

BA(Hons) MA

Archive Assistant

Monday to Friday

+44 (0)117 331 5045
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