Useful Weblinks
Some links to other sites you might find useful:


  • Fluellen Theatre Company

    Based at the Grand Theatre, Swansea, an innvoative company producing new writing and classics under the impressive direction of Peter Richards.

  • Hamstead Theatre
    Pride themselves on championing new writing and transferring more plays to the West End than any other.

  • Sherman Theatre, Cardiff
    Compelling theatre, new writing and performance in the heart of Cardiff.

  • Bootleg Theatre Company
    The South of England's hard-hitting, new writing Theatre Company.

  • Ignition
    Theatre company producing 'Call Me Dusty' - new play about Dusty Springfield, celebrating the 50th anniversary of her first hit single - toured in 2013; The Railway Children Lady about children's author, Edith Nesbit, which toured in 2016 and The Invisible Man which toured in 2018.

  • Crime Writers Association  The CWA was founded in 1953 by John Creasey – that’s over sixty years of support, promotion and celebration of this most durable, adaptable and successful of genres.  Derwk Webb is a member of the CWA


  • Stagescripts
    A great site with easy search facility for finding 1-act and full length plays
  • Samuel French
    One of the largest publishers of plays in the world.
  • Josef Weinberger
    Huge publishing company offering a very wide range of plays, musicals, books and much more.

 Useful Resources

    Drama Groups - The central site for Amateur Dramatic Groups and Societies. Swap ideas; advertise shows and auditions; look for props and costumes; find or advertise a script. A central source of information for any aspect of the art of Amateur Dramatics.
  • Doollee
    The free online guide to modern playwrights and theatre plays which have been written, or translated, into English since the production of Look Back in Anger in 1956.
    Established in 2004, showcases the best new plays, playwrights, theatre companies and writing festivals.
  • Scottish Community Drama Association Edinburgh District
    Acts as a point of contact for drama clubs and individuals within Edinburgh District, offering them advice, encouragement and practical support, inlcuding an excellent library of playscripts.
  • Costumes/Fashion/Historical dress
  • website. Use the search facility to look for examples of costume and fashion.


  • Pint-sized plays
    Annual competition to find 5-10 minute plays which are subsequently performed in pubs.

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This article was updated on 14 March 2024