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Selected resources for drama and theatre studies



Welcome to the Theatre and Performance library guide                                                                                                 

This  library guide contains selected resources relevant to courses studied within the Centre for Theatre and Performance, as well as providing valuable information about academic learning skills to help you in your studies. 

The Matheson Library (Clayton) and the Caulfield Library have excellent collections of journals, books and multimedia that support study and research in these areas. 


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Royal Shakespeare Company Live Collection


  1. The Tempest:  With Mark Quartley playing Ariel.
  2.  Hamlet: With rising star Papa Essideu in the title role.
  3.  Othello: With the first casting of a black actor as Iago, as well as Othello.
  4.  Richard II: Staring David Tennant in the title role.

 The Hollow Crown


Series 1Richard II, Henry IV Part 1, Henry IV Part 2, and Henry V. Starring Ben Whishaw, Jeremy Irons and Tom Hiddleston

Series 2 - Henry VI in two parts and Richard III.  Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Hugh Bonneville, Judi Dench, Michael Gambon, Sally Hawkins, Sophie Okonedo and Tom Sturridge.





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