Special Collections & Archives

Andy de la Tour Collection

The Andy de la Tour Collection forms part of the British Stand-Up Comedy Archive.

It contains material relating to Andy de la Tour's career in alternative comedy/stand-up comedy, as well as that of the Alternative Cabaret collective.

The collection includes:

  • audiovisual recordings (audio and video) recorded between 1980 and 1989 of Andy de la Tour and others (including Alexei Sayle, Rik Mayall, Pauline Melville, Maggie Steed) in various locations including London (Elgin, Pentameters) and Belfast
  • set lists
  • contracts (for Andy de la Tour and Alternative Cabaret)
  • press coverage and promotional material
  • photographs

Audiovisual recordings deposited by Andy de la Tour

Collection in brief

Contents: Promotional material, press cuttings, audio-visual recordings, photographs, set lists and scripts

Period: 1978-2012

Subjects: comedy, performance, alternative comedy

Catalogued: Yes. Browse the archive catalogue

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