Useful Theatre Links


Useful links and suggested reading for London and West End Theatre performance and the arts.

AWARDS Awards section Includes past Olivier, Evening Standard, South Bank, Tony and Pulitzer winners

Olivier Awards Official website

The Pulitzer Prize

The South Bank Sky Arts Awards

Tony Awards


The Broadway League


Digital Theatre Digital Theatre

National Theatre LIVE National Theatre LIVE

RSC Live from Stratford-upon-Avon RSC Live from Stratford-upon-Avon

Digital Theatre Theatre performances to download

Sky Arts Television channel for UK and international arts


Project Gutenberg Thousands of free plays to download

World Public Library Over 750,000+ PDF eBooks and eDocuments


Theatre Voice Audio resource about British theatre. Includes review round-ups with leading theatre critics.

Also see: Our list of podcasts and radio shows about theatre and the arts


Arthur Comprehensive resource on the history of Music Halls and Theatres

British Library Theatre Archive Project A major project to reinvestigate British theatre history from 1945 to 1968

British Library English and Drama Blog

George Hoare Archive Famous theatre manager who worked for Stoll Moss Theatres for 68 years from 1929 to 1982

Peggy Ramsey Archive Archive of the legendary theatrical agent who discovered Joe Orton and many other acclaimed playwrights

The Mander and Mitchenson Theatre Collection One of the largest collections of theatre and performance related materials in the UK

The Society for Theatre Research Founded in 1948 to further research in theatre

The Theatres Trust The government’s adviser on theatres and their preservation and protection

V&A’s Theatre Collections The UK’s national collection of material about live performance in the UK


Plays International Bi-monthly magazine about London and world theatre

The Stage

Theatre Record News and national drama critics’ reviews of London and UK productions

Musicals magazine


Here are some of our Twitter lists, featuring key people and shows in the West End.

West End Creatives

West End Critics

West End Shows

West End Stars

West End Venues


Visit Gay London Website for LGBTQ+ visitors to London

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