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National Theatre Collection

Small Island production image with Hortense (Leah Harvey) sitting on a plain bench with company members standing in a line across the stage in the backgrond

National Theatre Collection

The National Theatre Collection makes the best of British Theatre available worldwide to libraries, schools, universities and the wider education sector. Free to UK state schools.


The Collection is available on Bloomsbury’s award-winning digital library Drama Online and as a stand-alone resource from renowned EdTech leader ProQuest. The National Theatre Collection is also available in ProQuest's popular Theatre and Drama Premium package.

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Macbeth, Othello, Twelfth Night, King Lear (Donmar Warehouse), Hamlet, Coriolanus (Donmar Warehouse), Julius Caesar (Bridge Theatre), Romeo and Juliet (adapted for younger audiences) and The Winter's Tale (adapted for younger audiences)


Medea and Antigone


One Man, Two Guvnors, She Stoops to Conquer and London Assurance


Yerma (Young Vic), The Cherry Orchard, The Deep Blue Sea and Translations


A Streetcar Named Desire (Young Vic), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Young Vic) and Les Blancs


Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, Treasure Island, Peter Pan and Small Island


Consent, Dara and

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The National Theatre Collection is supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), Fondation Hoffmann, Sidney E. Frank Foundation, The Attwood Education Foundation, The Candide Trust, The Cranshaw Corporation for Mrs. Robert I. MacDonald, Graham and Joanna Barker, The Borrows Charitable Trust, Barbara G. Fleischman, Linda Hackett and members of the NT Collection Syndicate. 

Production photo of Small Island by Brinkhoff-Moegenburg