Click below to explore the collections containing exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection.
Adam Harrison Collection
Large collection of lighting equipment
Alan Ashton Collection
Alan Luxford Collection
Photos and brochures of Strand equipment and installations
Arthur Lloyd website
A wonderful densely packed informative website about Music Halls and Theatre history.
Backstage Heritage Collection
Bob Anderson Collection
Large collection of documents from this former BBC engineer.
Bob Hartley Collection
Photos of various Strand projects from the family of this former senior engineer.
British Library Theatre Archive Project
Chris Hewitt Museum of Rock Sound Equipment
Huge collection of vintage PA equipment and live sound equipment.
Christie Lites Toronto Museum
David Bertenshaw Collection
David Cunningham Collection
David W. Kidd Collection
Lighting plans from the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
ETC Museum Collection
Frederick Brown Collection
Large collection of photos, manuals and brochures from the former head of the Strand Electric Service Department.
Gaiety Theatre Collection
Gerriets Museum Collection
Historic Theatre Photographs
Hugh Chinnick Collection
Jim Laws Collection
Huge collection of equipment and brochures, gathered over many years.
John Gray Photo Collection
Collection of photos from when John was an apprentice with Strand Electric.
Lighting & Sound International
Industry magazine, full of information and interviews. Classic Gear column by Rob Halliday.
Maurice Marshal Collection
Collection of lighting plans from over 40 years of shows at the Northcott Theatre, Exeter.
Mervyn Gould Collection
Large collection of documents on a range of equipment from manufacturers including Furse and Strand.
Museum of Modern Showlighting Collection
History of Clay Paky
Paul Pelletier Collection
Production Park Collection
A collection of lighting desks at Production Park in Yorkshire, UK
Richard Bunting Collection
Richard Pilbrow Collection
Rick Zimmerman Collection
Roger Fox Collection
The Lighting Archive
The NEET Collection
Large collection of equipment covering the history of lighting control.