Digital Archive:Photograph, construction of Festival Theatre (1961)

Aerial view from the back of the building showing inside the auditorium

Chichester Festival Theatre in construction, looking into the as yet roofless auditorium. The empty area for the stage can clearly be seen and behind this, the small amount of backstage space available in the first years of the Theatre’s history.

Photographer unknown

CFT archive held at West Sussex Records Office


Buildings & site, Festival Theatre, Founding of CFT