More than 20 interviews with leading theatre academics and theatre professionals. Over 200,000 words all completely free to access. If you can afford to support Essential Drama, please do pay what you can (suggested contribution of £5).

Education Packs and Resources

A free, fully illustrated Joan Littlewood education pack is available. 

Performing International Plays is an open-access resource that includes videos and education packs for plays from six continents and in fifteen languages.

Promoting Drama and Theatre

Posters with data to show how many students at top universities have an A level in Drama and Theatre.

Creative Links

The best resources from across the internet: podcasts, videos, music, stimuli and world theatre traditions.

Thank you for visiting Essential Drama. Why not have a read of Dan Rebellato’s essay introducing the project – ‘A Little Revolution.’

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Phil Cleaves