Sue McClory


Sue has worked for The Kings Theatre, Southsea (Portsmouth) for nearly twenty years as Company Secretary and Building Manager.  Since gaining her PhD, Sue is a part-time lecturer in Project Management at University of Portsmouth, and is a contracted Project Manager for the Kings when required.  Sue remains an active member of the Archives and Research department, contributing to a variety of projects.  Prior to working at The Kings, Sue was Technical Director at The New Theatre Royal.

Born in Portsmouth, Sue has worked with many of the local amateur societies in the area as both a performer and Technical Manager.

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Research Interests

Kings Theatre Southsea

Theatre-going in Portsmouth during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Theatre Architecture & Design – particularly Frank Matcham and C J Phipps

Theatre Fires & Safety improvements related to theatre design

Stage machinery, from earliest times until the modern era (post 1960s)