The Library subscribes to a number of databases and websites which include Shakespeare resources, such as filmed performances of productions and other related material.
Artfilms is a video streaming service offering more than 5000 films from around the world for arts education and arts practitioners. Includes Shakespeare and other performances.
BoB is Learning on Screen’s on demand service for education, with TV and radio programmes from over 65 Freeview channels.
A performing arts resource featuring over 400 British theatre productions onscreen. Includes BBC, Globe and RSC Shakespeare productions, plus Manga Shakespeare graphic novels.
1500 play scripts in the core collection, plus Globe on Screen performances.
Literature Online includes Shakespeare criticism and Cambridge Companions to Shakespeare.
Routledge Performance Archive provides a range of streamed video and audio footage from performance practitioners past and present, paired with relevant critical commentary.
Arkangel Shakespeare audio versions of 38 plays, part of Literature Online (LION).
A yearbook of Shakespeare studies and criticism going back to 1948.
Theatre in Video contains hundreds of documentaries and performances of plays, including 160 Shakespeare related videos.
A Selection of Websites
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (play texts) : http://shakespeare.mit.edu/
Globe Player : https://globeplayer.tv/free-content
National Theatre At Home : https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/nt-at-home
Royal Shakespeare Company : https://www.rsc.org.uk/
Shakespeare’s Globe : https://www.shakespearesglobe.com/
Shakespeare Online : http://www.shakespeare-online.com/
Mark Preston, Subject Librarian for Education, English & Theatre