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License Begins: 
August 1, 2021
License Ends: 
July 31, 2022

Developed in partnership by Bloomsbury Publishing and Faber & Faber, Drama Online was created as a response to the need for a high-quality online research tool for drama and literature sutdents, professors, and teachers.  The award-winning digital library is a fast growing study resource which now features over 2,500 playtexts from 800 playwrights, 400 audio plays, 260 hours of video, and 330 scholarly books from leading theatre publishers and companies, offering a complete multimedia experience of theatre.  


  • Core Collection: Methuen Drama, The Arden Shakespeare and Faber & Faber
  • Oberon Books Collection
  • Nick Hern Books
  • Playwrights Canada Press
  • Aurora Metro Books


  • BBC Drama Films & Documentaries
  • The Classic Spring Oscar Wilde Collection
  • The Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy on Screen
  • The Hollow Crown
  • Maxine Peake as Hamlet
  • National Theatre Collection
  • Physical Actor Training — an online A-Z
  • RSC Live
  • Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 1
  • Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 2
  • Shakespeare’s Heroes and Villains
  • Shakespeare in the Present
  • Stage on Screen
  • Stratford Festival Shakespeare Collection

Audio Plays

  • L.A. Theatre Works

Scholarly Works

  • Bloomsbury Scholarly Collection: Critical Studies and Performance Practice

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Content Types: 
FullText, Ebooks, Media
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