11th August 2022: Shakespeare's Globe to Globe Festival on Screen 1
In the summer of 2012, Shakespeare's Globe hosted the hugely successful Globe to Globe Festival which saw companies from across the world perform in over 30 different languages. Now you can watch 10 of these performances on Drama Online.
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28th April 2022: Nick Hern Books: 30 new plays now live
Features 2:22 A Ghost Story, nominated for 3 Olivier Awards, and What If If Only, Caryl Churchill's short play about grief and loss.
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12th April 2022: Theatre Performance and Practice Video Library now live
Seven educational films from Pumpkin Interactive, the UK's leading producer of high-quality video content for schools, colleges and universities, which will enable users to understand first-hand the process of creating theatre from inception through to performance.
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30th March 2022: The Playwrights Canada Press Annual update 2022 is now live with 57 new titles
24th February 2022: The National Theatre Collection 2 has now completed following the addition of 10 further filmed productions including Angels in America.
January 2022: TCG Books Play Collection now live
The collection has launched with 110 titles and will complete with a further 90 in Fall this year.
January 2022: Announcing the addition of Angels of America Parts 1 and 2 as two of the ten new filmed performances that will join the National Theatre Collection 2 in February!
December 2021: Announcing 8 of the 10 new filmed productions to go live in the National Theatre Collection 2 in February 2022 (with news on 2 more coming soon!)
November 2021: Over 90 new titles from Methuen, Faber & Faber, and Nick Hern Books are now live.
22nd September 2021: The National Theatre Collection 2 has launched with 10 filmed productions.
6th September 2021: Critical Studies and Performance Practice 2021 Update
New titles range from An Inconvenient Black History of British Musical Theatre and Prison Theatre and the Global Crisis of Incarceration to The Arden Guide to Renaissance Drama.
Download the 2021 Update title list here.
Find out more about the Critical Studies and Performance Practice collection here.
29th June 2021: Oberon Books Collection is now complete
This content update includes stand-out plays from some of today’s foremost British playwrights, such as Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti, Inua Ellams, Dennis Kelly and Laura Wade, as well as key contemporary writers from the USA, such as Clare Barron and Anne Washburn.
Download the complete Oberon Books Collection title list here.
February 2021: Oberon Books Collection is now live
Discover ground-breaking British plays and the best of international drama and plays in translation
Download the Oberon Books Collection title list here.
December 2020: Drama Online is one of Library Journal's Must-Have Databases for Academic and Public Libraries 2020!
Read more on Library Journal here.