Digital theatre content – change of provider

We have decided after some discussion that we will not be renewing our agreement with Digital Theatre Plus – which had expired 30/04/2016. Links to this content have now been removed from our pages.

We are currently in discussion with another provider of multimedia theatre content concerning a new subscription for the University and hope to bring you news of this very soon.

Trial of Drama Online until end of December 2015

We have taken out a trial of Drama Online (access here, on-campus only

dramaonline They say “The award-winning Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides.Our constantly growing collection meets the full range of teaching needs for theatre studies, literature courses and drama schools.

For more details about this trial please contact Francis Firth, Liaison Librarian Collection Management.


New resource: Digital Theatre Plus

We have subscribed to a new digital streaming video service called Digital Theatre Plus  which gives online experience of theatre productions.

They say :”All of our work is created in-house in association with some of the UK’s leading theatre practitioners, film makers and academics. Our aim is to offer a vibrant, relevant and inspiring theatre arts experience that enriches, entertains and educates teachers and students all over the world.


(You can use this link Digital Theatre Plus on-campus,but if you want to access from off-campus, you will need access details which are here. Please logout after using this resource).

Please contact your Liaison Librarian Francis Firth (Collection Manahegement) for more information about this resource.

If you have any technical difficulties accessing it, please contact