University of Bristol Theatre Collection online

Have you ever wanted to reach back into the murky, gaslit past of British theatre to track down a long forgotten performance? Are you a fan trying to trace the deeds of one of the giants of the stage? Perhaps you are a thespian and want to reclaim the glories of your own past. Now you can begin the search thanks this website. It's a colourful, well-illustrated and lively site with some really interesting features on some of the collection's gems. A real plus for site visitors is an extensively searchable database. Fans of Dame Judi Dench, for example, are able to search back to her early days on the stage, finding cast lists from early productions, plus reviews and books about her.Interesting links plus lots of reading material make this a great site to add to your bookmarks. Be warned - it's got masses of content and you won't want to click away!

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