Rupert Christiansen

Opera writer and Theatre board member, Rupert Christiansen first came the Theatre in 1972. He was a regular audience member whilst a student at Kings College, Cambridge and shares memories of the Theatre in the 1970s. Christiansen’s association was rekindled in the 1990s when he was employed to author a commemorative book about the Theatre. He talks about the research process and reflects on the redevelopment that took place at this time.  He concludes by explaining how he came to join the Theatre’s board.

An oral history recorded as part of Cambridge Arts Theatre's 'Behind the Scenes' Project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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