Drama Online - Core Collection

Core Collection

The Core Collection forms the heart of Drama Online, offering a rich catalogue of plays by the world's leading dramatists.

The collection as a whole includes over 2,000 playtexts, with titles from Bloomsbury’s imprints, Methuen Drama and The Arden Shakespeare, as well as Faber and Faber.


  • The best dramatic texts from Sophocles and Shakespeare to Harold Pinter and Caryl Churchill
  • The internationally renowned Arden Shakespeare play editions
  • Contemporary writers including Katori Hall, James Graham, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, Lucy Prebble, and many more
  • Major foreign works in translation including Bertolt Brecht and Luigi Pirandello
  • Production photos from the Victoria and Albert Museum and The American Shakespeare Center