• Darcey Bussell at 50

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  • Spotlight on a Play

    END OF EUROPE,Directed by Wisniewski,at the Lyric Theatre,London,30 July 1985 See More
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  • Prima Ballerina Assoluta Dame Margot Fonteyn

    The Centenary celebrations See More
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  • Joe Bangay

    Photo archive of the most famous and flamboyant faces in music, theatre, film, politics and sport See More
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  • Jazz Portrait and Performance Imagery

    Classic, Smooth, Contemporary, Avant Garde - and everything in between See More
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  • Royal Academy of Dance

    The history of English ballet revealed - view over 70 years of ballet and dance by GBL Wilson See More
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  • Royal Opera House Collection

    ArenaPAL represents the archives of Royal Opera House See More
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  • The University Of Bristol Theatre Collection

    ArenaPAL represents the second largest theatre image archive in the world See More
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  • Problems finding the perfect illustration?

    Talk to one of our picture experts on +442074038542 See More
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  • 50 years since the end of stage censorship in UK

    ArenaPAL 's Top 10 Most Controversial Plays in Theatre History See More
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About Us

ArenaPAL is the UK's largest specialist image library for the performing arts. We have thousands of exclusive and hard to find images dating back over a hundred years of theatre, opera, dance and music.


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ArenaPAL offers free specialist searches by experienced and knowledgeable picture researchers, providing you with instant access not only to our online library but a further 3 million images across our entire collection including UK and International archives plus an extensive collection of unscanned material.

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Features & Ideas

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The Many Faces of Judi Dench

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Evolution of the Theatre Poster

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