Theatre and performance links
- The Theatres Trust
Features a database of more than 3,400 modern and historic theatres, including information such as date, size and architect, alongside advice and information about conservation campaigns and renovation activity.
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
The Dictionary of National Biography is a subscription based site providing scholarly biographies on influential people in British history who are no longer alive. Includes actors, directors, playwrights, choreographers and other artists. (Also available in 60-volume printed format).
- Nick Hern Books
Nick Hern is a specialist publisher of plays, screenplays and theatrebooks and publishes a similar list of new scripts.
- National Drama
National Drama is a member-run organisation which offers courses and events for teachers of Drama and regularly publishes material of interest.
- The National Archives
Details for records repositories in the UK and elsewhere in the world, that may be used to trace theatre and performance records.
- National Register of Archives
The national register of archives at the National Archives may be used to look up specific theatre company archives.
- A&C Black Methuen | Drama
The publishers Methuen regularly publish lists of new, modern work which is suitable for use in the Drama classroom.
- Irish Theatre Institute | Irish Playography
Productions in Ireland from 1975 onward. It gives a synopsis and details of casts and performance and reproduction rights.
- The Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
The Internet Movie Database is primarily concerned with film, but also provides biographical information about actors and their stage careers.
- doollee.com - the playwrights database of modern plays
Doolee is a free online guide to modern playwrights and theatre plays which have been written, or translated, into English since the production of Look Back in Anger in 1956.