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Drama: Subject Resources

Drama and Theatre Websites


Important Drama Collections at Hull History Centre

Screen Plays

Screen Plays is a three-year research project, based in the School of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster.  The project is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.  The aim is to document all British television productions of plays that were originally written for the theatre since 1930.  The resulting database will cover an estimated 3,000 productions.   

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Past Exam Papers

Past exam papers are accessible through the Hydra digital repository.  To get access you need to log into the repository.  Two options are available:

  • Go to, click on Sign in in the top bar and enter your campus username and login. There is a link to Examination papers under 'Collections'. 

Finding People

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Looking for biographical data?  Rather than trusting to Google or Wikipedia, try the resources below for accurate, bias free information.

 Is the person you are looking for alive or dead?   Try Who's Who and Film Index International for current lives. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, American National Biography and Who Was Who for past lives.

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Arts Funding

Library Resources

Here are some useful theatre, performance and dance-related reference resources.

Please note - when accessing them off-campus you may be asked for your username and password.