Posts about: Performance

Royal Shakespeare Company productions now available in Salford!

4 January 2018

For those of you who would love to have been in the audience for some of the most exciting RSCs productions of recent years, you’re in luck!

Digital Theatre+ has added 13 RSC performances to the list of productions it offers, including Simon Russell Beale in The Tempest, Paapa Essiedu in Hamlet, Michelle Terry in Love’s Labour’s Lost and Antony Sher in King Lear.

Just log onto Digital Theatre+, and look for the production you want to watch.

A search for RSC Production will provide a full list. read more

Looking for UK newspaper articles? – try LexisLibrary

14 December 2017

If you are searching for full text newspaper articles on almost any topic, LexisLibrary is a great place to start.

You can find LexisLibrary via Library Search.

  1. Connect to Library Search
  2. Search for LexisLibrary
  3. The database should be the first item in the results list. Click on the link for online access, and then Link to resource.

LexisLibrary is primarily a source for legal information, so you will need to restrict your search to newspapers. Do this by selecting News from the options across the top of the home page.

Unless you are searching for business information, don’t change the default options for Industry, Subject and Country/Region.

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Digital Theatre +

27 June 2017


Want to view a critically acclaimed  production of The Crucible, see David Tenant play Hamlet, or view any one of over 160 classic and contemporary theatre productions? Take a look at Digital Theatre +

Digital Theatre + is an educational service, providing high quality video of performances, alongside lots of materials to support the study of theatre, including interviews with directors and writers as well as resources on theatre genres and styles.

You can connect to Digital Theatre + via Library Search, both on or off campus. read more

Studying Theatre or Dance? – Check out Alexander Street Video

30 May 2017

Alexander Street Video provides recordings of classic performances, as well as documentary information on all sorts of related topics.  You will find material on the history of theatre, playwrights, actors, directors, choreographers, theatre and dance companies, production staging & design, and performance methods and styles.

To get access, go via Library Search (Sign-in with your University username and password, search for Alexander Street Video and click on the link for online access). read more