For their help with the original (2006) printed edition of Queer Oxford, I remain enormously grateful to JP Collins, Jenner Collins, Christopher Whalen, Melanie Faulkner-Barrett (Oxford City Council), Sally Latham and Dave Waller (Oxfordshire County Council), Dr Felicity Cooke and Dr Tristram Wyatt (University of Oxford Equality and Diversity Unit), Jo Rice (Education Dept, Ashmolean Museum), James Allen and Sarah Thomas (Bodleian Library), Jessica Rose and Miranda Rose (Daily Information Ltd), Clive Dellow (HALT), Dr Robin Darwall-Smith (Archivist, Magdalen College and University College), Sue Evans and Diana Hackett (New Theatre Oxford), Gordon Langford (Oxford Friend), Kayleigh Hellin (Oxford Playhouse), Mazz Image (Oxford Pride), Oxford University Archives, Oxfordshire Record Office, Margaret Draper and Stephen Rench (Oxfordshire Studies), Joshua Hall (THT Oxford), Neil Bartlett OBE, Rev. Canon Malcolm Boyd, Patrick Gale, Paul Gambaccini, Dr Evan Harris, Val McDermid, and Sir Ian McKellen.
My ongoing research since 2006 has been aided by numerous archivists and librarians to whom I owe a debt of gratitude. They include Penelope Baker (Exeter College), Charlotte Berry (Magdalen College), Rachael Chambers (Victoria and Albert Museum), Judith Curthoys (Christ Church), Robin Darwall-Smith (Jesus College, University College), Helen Drury (Oxford History Centre), Clare Freestone (National Portrait Gallery), Emma Goodrum (Worcester College), Katie Hambrook (Oxford Brookes University), Clare Hopkins (Trinity College), Julie Anne Lambert (John Johnson Collection, Bodleian Library), Julian Reid (Merton College), Lucy Rutherford (Hertford College), Anna Sander (Balliol College), Anna Sparham (Museum of London), Helen Sumping (Brasenose College), Jennifer Thorp (New College), Lucy Till-Awny (Ruskin School of Art), Clare White (St. Anne’s College), and Simon Bailey, Tilly Burn, and Anna Petre (Oxford University Archives).
For their support and insights I would also like to express my thanks to Beth Asbury, Sue Ash, Eric Bentley, Peter Brook, Richard Canning, Keith Cavers, Tom Crook, Glen O’Hara, Richard Parkinson, Viviane Quirke, Mike Seaborne, and Marius Turda.
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