FURTHER READING (with National Library shelf marks)
- Bolton, H. Philip, Plays from Sir Walter Scott’s Narrative Poems
and Novels for which playbills exist in the National Library of Scotland,
- Dibdin, James C. Annals of the Edinburgh Stage, Edinburgh,
- Findlay, Bill (ed.), A History of Scottish Theatre, Edinburgh,
- Mackenzie, Donald, Scotland’s first national theatre, Edinburgh,
- Sketch of the history of the Edinburgh Theatre-Royal, prepared
for this evening of its final closing, May 25, 1859, Edinburgh,
- Worth, Christopher, “‘A very nice Theatre at Edinr.’: Sir Walter Scott
and Control of the Theatre Royal’, Theatre Research International
17, no. 2 (1992), 86-95, HJ4.1937
Theatres and Theatre Companies
- Traverse Theatre. The Traverse focuses on new writing and
the development of contemporary theatre in Scotland. An informative
and up-to-date website.
- Festival / King's Theatres. What’s on at two of Edinburgh’s
leading theatres. Allows you to book online.
- Bedlam Theatre. The home of Edinburgh University Theatre
Company, and a well-known Edinburgh venue for smaller productions.
- Royal Lyceum. Includes a history of this prestigious theatre
and company, and provides current information about performances.
- Royal Shakespeare Company. Information
about one of Britain’s most famous touring theatre companies.
- Backstage. A database with information about collections
relating to the performing arts throughout the UK.
- Scottish Theatre Archive. Part of Glasgow University’s department
of Special Collections, the Scottish Theatre Archive is a centre for
theatre research. The site provides an expanding catalogue of the documents
in the archive.
- Plymouth Library's theatre archive. This library has digitised
a wide range of photographs and images relating to the theatre in Plymouth.