Early Twentieth Century Russian Drama
Of particular importance for Stanislavsky and Meyerhold.
Contains sections on plays, directors, designers and the visual arts.
A gateway to resources on the origins of theatre, ancient, medieval and modern theatre, and on American, Asian, British, French, German, Irish, Italian, Russian and Spanish theatre.
Theatron: Theatre History in Europe
The history of theatre brought vividly to life in an online teaching and research tool featuring interactive real-time walkthroughs of highly accurate 3D models of present and past theatres.
Victorian Theatre 1876
A site designed to show you how a middle-class Victorian family lives; how they decorate their homes, and how they shop, entertain, and play. There is a specific section for the Victorian Theatre.
East London Theatre Archive
ELTA's collection ranges from 1827 to the present day, including playbills and programmes to press cuttings and photographs. It also has themed essays to contextualise the material and maps showing theatre locations.
Economic impact study of British theatre (2004)
The most comprehensive economic impact study of theatre in the UK, produced by professor Dominic Shellard, University of Sheffield, and published by the Arts Council.
Beyond the creative industries
Beyond the creative industres - policy briefing. London: NESTA, 2008.
Supporting excellence in the arts
McMaster, B. Supporting excellence in the arts - from measurement to judgement. Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2007.