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Drama Online: How to Access and Download

Drama Online


National Theatre Collection

Drawing on 10 years of NT Live broadcasts, alongside high-quality recordings never previously seen outside of the NT’s Archive, the National Theatre Collection makes this rich body of work available to students in schools, universities and libraries around the world. This collection includes both classic and modern plays in new contemporary productions.


BBC Drama Films and Documentaries

This collection features stunning film adaptations of classic and contemporary plays from Sophocles and Shakespeare, to Oscar Wilde, Henrik Ibsen, August Strindberg, Bernard Shaw and contemporary writers, Michael Frayn and Joe Penhall.


The Royal Shakespeare Company Live Collection

Present new and innovative productions of Elizabethan plays produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon.


Shakespeare's Globe on Screen (2008-2015)

Shakespeare's Globe on Screen 2 (2016-2018)

Shakespeare’s Globe celebrates Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world; the Globe's diverse programme of work harnesses the power of performance and excites learning to make his work accessible to all. The plays here are presented in the Globe Theatre, an exact reproduction of the theatre Shakespeare worked in, and the Wannamaker Theatre, a reproduction of the BlackFriar's Theatre where Shakespeare worked.