Resources for Theatre Studies

Esther Wilkinson

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Art history, History, Modern languages, Linguistics, Literature, Film & Theatre Studies, Philosophy, American (U.S.) Studies

Search Tools, Databases and E-Resources

Theatre Studies

Useful websites

Association of Performing Arts Collections

Provides a single point of entry for finding and searching performing arts collections in the UK. It is aimed at the research community, plus anyone with an interest in the performing arts.

Internet for English

A "teach yourself" tutorial on Internet information skills for English students

Internet for Performing Arts

A "teach yourself" tutorial on Internet information skills for Performing Arts students

Media History Digital Library

US based international project to digitise runs of important periodicals, mainly cinema & film, but broadcasting also covered.


(Performing Arts Learning and Teaching Innovation Network) - the website of the Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Dance, Drama and Music.

Society of British Theatre Designers
UK Theatre Web

Guide to current professional and amateur performing arts performances in the UK.

WWW Virtual Library: Theatre and Drama

Index of theatre and drama resources on the web, including links to online play texts


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