Digital Archive:Photograph, Topping Out ceremony (1961)

Featuring Laurence Olivier and workmen

Photograph Topping Out Ceremony - Exterior Festival Theatre - Laurence Olivier - Photographer unknown - 23 Nov 1961 - Box 71 CFT WSRO

Artistic director, Laurence Olivier and the workmen toasting the topping out of the Chichester Festival Theatre, when the build reaches it’s highest point.

23 November 1961, photographer unknown

CFT archive held at West Sussex Records Office


Buildings & site, Festival Theatre, Founding of CFT