Digital Theatre News

All the latest news about Digital Theatre, productions releases and theatre partners.

Digital Theatre Creative Director named one of the UK's top 50 creative leaders

31st May 2016

Digital Theatre’s Creative Director Robert Delamere has been named as one of the UK’s leading creatives in Creative Review’s inaugural list.

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Storify: #StageonScreen Twitter Q&A

28th April 2016

The Stage newspaper hosted a Twitter Q&A to discuss the impact of recorded theatre.

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Coming soon to Digital Theatre - IPHIGENIA IN SPLOTT

28th April 2016

Digital Theatre is thrilled to announce that Sherman Cymru’s universally acclaimed touring production Iphigenia in Splott will be available to stream and download worldwide from June 2016.

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The Stage Twitter Q&A

27th April 2016

Join us on Twitter on Thursday 28th April, from 12pm until 1pm. The Q&A will discuss the opportunities and threats recorded theatre poses, with particular emphasis on its role in education.

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Director's Cut: Playing with Time in 'Lovesong'

15th April 2016

In Lovesong, time is not linear but instead manipulated to an almost fluid state. The playfulness of time is intermittently disturbed as we are reminded of the expectations of life and the realities that meet us on the way.

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Digital Theatre Creative Director Robert Delamere on GCSE Drama reforms

7th April 2016

"Live theatre is irreplaceable. Digital Theatre allows that experience to be seen, shared, and more widely understood."

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Director's Cut: Farber's direction of The Crucible

1st April 2016

Playwright, theatre artist and educator Rachel Luann Strayer explores the exquisite balance of silence and intensity invoked in Yael Farber's landmark production of 'The Crucible'.

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Director's Cut: The Task of Musical Direction

24th March 2016

Musical Director Gareth Valentine explores the magic and mystery of the musical composition of Regent Park Open Air Theatre's 'Into The Woods'

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Director's Cut: Into The Woods

18th March 2016

Freelance theatre director and writer, Sarah Henley, explores the grey areas of morals and morale that lie between the fairy-tale themes of Sondheim's Into The Woods.

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Director's Cut: Perfect Pitch's LIFT and From Up Here

11th March 2016

Dr Laura MacDonald, Lecturer in Musical Theatre at the University of Portsmouth, discusses musicals in the digital age, looking at Perfect Pitch’s LIFT and From Up Here.

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Director's Cut: As You Like It

4th March 2016

Dr Leslie Smith, Lecturer at the University of New Brunswick discusses The Globe's As You Like It

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Director's Cut: Over There, through a screen

26th February 2016

Set designer Ana Inés Jabares-Pita discusses her experience of viewing Ramin Gray and Ravenhill's acclaimed Royal Court Production of Over There, through a computer screen.

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Director's Cut: Ghosts

19th February 2016

Rupert Hands, Assistant Director on the recent production of Grey Gardens at The Southwark Playhouse, discusses Richard Eyre’s adaptation of Ibsen’s Ghosts.

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Director's Cut: The Crucible

12th February 2016

Freelance theatre director, Becky Hope-Palmer, explores fundamental human relationships and the broader themes of lust and revenge in Yael Farber’s adaptation of The Crucible.

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Director's Cut: Shakespeare on screen

5th February 2016

Ben Spiller, Director of 1623 theatre company, discusses Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary and Shakespeare on screen.

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Director's Cut: All My Sons

29th January 2016

Adam Bambrough, Artistic Director of The 42nd Theatre Company, relates his experiences of directing Arthur Miller’s All My Sons.

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Industry acclaim for Digital Theatre after exclusive screening of True West

22nd January 2016

Industry acclaim for Digital Theatre after exclusive screening of Sam Shepard's True West

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Sam Shepard's True West - available now!

20th January 2016

True West is now available to rent or download worldwide, only on Digital Theatre

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Directing Coward by Bryan Hands

19th January 2016

Directing Coward by Bryan Hands

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Director's Cut: Nora in A Doll's House

15th January 2016

Director Heather Fairbairn writes on Hattie Morahan’s portrayal of Nora in A Doll’s House.

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True West - second exclusive clip

13th January 2016

Watch the second exclusive clip from Sam Shepard's True West. "What're you gonna do with all those toasters?"

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World exclusive: Sam Shepard's True West - first clip

8th January 2016

Watch the first exclusive clip from Tricycle Theatre's acclaimed production of Sam Shepard's masterpiece of American theatre.

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Director's Cut: Sound Design in The Crucible

7th January 2016

Sound Designer Richard Hammarton delves into the mysterious sounds of Yaël Farber’s adaptation of The Crucible.

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Sam Shepard's 'True West' - coming soon to Digital Theatre.com

5th January 2016

DigitalTheatre.com is thrilled to announce that the Tricycle Theatre's True West will be released on 20 January 2016.

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Director's Cut: A Doll's House

18th December 2015

Lighting Designer Guy Hoare gives an insight into the work and process behind A Doll’s House.

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Director's Cut: Much Ado About Nothing

10th December 2015

Mark Modzelewski, Director of the independent theatre company Torchlight Collective, gives his take on Josie Rourke’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing, looking at David Tennant and Catherine Tate’s portrayal of Benedick and Beatrice.

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Win tickets to London screenings!

10th December 2015

Win tickets to see The Crucible and Private Lives at London's Barbican!

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Director's Cut: Le Corsaire

3rd December 2015

Choreographer Kenneth Tindall discusses theatre and physicality in Le Corsaire and gives us an insight into his own creative process.

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Black Friday

27th November 2015

Black Friday: World-class theatre. Half price.

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Director's Cut: The Globe's Romeo and Juliet

26th November 2015

Adam Boden, Director and Theatre Practitioner at Bodens Performing Arts, talks about inspiring students with Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at the Globe Theatre, as shown on Digital Theatre.com.

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Director's Cut: The Crucible

21st November 2015

Christopher Bigsby, author and biographer of Arthur Miller, looks into the convention of naming names throughout history and how The Crucible acts as a metaphor to offering others up, in order to save ourselves.

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Director's Cut: Into the Woods

12th November 2015

Tamsin Flower, Director of the independent theatre company Stream Lyric, considers how archetypal elements, and themes such as vanity and desire are conveyed in the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production of Into the Woods.

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Director's Cut: Glyndebourne's Giulio Cesare

5th November 2015

Sarah Piper gives an insight into her role as Head of Make-up at Glyndebourne - from the initial research and preparation, to seeing a whole look come to life on stage. This week's clip features Danielle de Niese as Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare.

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Announcing our Into the Woods watchalong!

3rd November 2015

Join Digital Theatre and Stagetext to celebrate Captioning Awareness Week (9-15 November) with our Into the Woods watchalong.

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Digital Theatre Announcement

2nd November 2015

Big Clever Learning is delighted to announce the acquisition of Digital Theatre, the world's leading digital performing arts platform.

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See The Crucible at the Barbican!

30th October 2015

We are pleased to announce that The Old Vic’s The Crucible will be screened at the Barbican in London on Tuesday 29 December at 3pm and tickets are on sale now.

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Director's Cut: Lovesong

29th October 2015

David Loumgair, Artistic Director of Dogs of War Theatre, a small independent theatre company and subscriber to DT.com, looks at Frantic Assembly’s Lovesong and the effective way in which past and present relationships are presented simultaneously, exploring themes of both hope and regret.

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Director's Cut: The Soap Myth

22nd October 2015

Director Arnold Mittelman discusses The Soap Myth and the collective responsibility we share to tell the Holocaust survivors’ story through theatre, so setting the moral compass for the future.

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Director's Cut: The Crucible

15th October 2015

Choreographer Imogen Knight reveals her methods working on The Crucible. The Crucible was released on DT.com in 2015.

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Director's Cut: Glyndebourne's The Fairy Queen

8th October 2015

Costume designer Emma Clifton writes on the fantastical creations of Glyndebourne’s The Fairy Queen, designed by Paul Brown.

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Director's Cut: Ghosts

1st October 2015

Lighting designer Peter Mumford discusses the process of designing the lighting for the Richard Eyre’s multi award-winning 2013 production of Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts.

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Director's Cut: Into the Woods

24th September 2015

Actor Marc Antolin, who recently appeared in The Trial at the Young Vic, discusses fairy tales, character development, and puppetry in Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s revival production of Into the Woods. Released on Digital Theatre in 2010.

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Director's Cut: Macbeth

17th September 2015

Director Gemma Bodinetz explains the key influence of the old Everyman Theatre on helping to create the fractured landscape for Macbeth - the last ever production to be performed in the iconic venue before it was demolished and reincarnated.

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Director's Cut: Le Corsaire

11th September 2015

Lead Principal Dancer at the English National Ballet, Erina Takahashi, writes on Le Corsaire, released on DT.com in 2014.

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Into the Woods - Stagetext Captions

11th September 2015

A note to all users who have downloaded Into the Woods.

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Director's Cut: King Lear

4th September 2015

Actor Richard Hope gives an insight into performing in Shakespeare's tragedy King Lear - directed by Michael Attenborough and released on DT.com in 2013.

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Director's Cut: Nikolai Foster on directing Beautiful Thing

27th August 2015

Nikolai Foster writes about directing the urban love story Beautiful Thing.

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Director's Cut: Mozart's Don Giovanni

20th August 2015

Soprano Claire Wild shares her experience of playing Zerlina in the iconic opera Don Giovanni, released on DT.com in 2012.

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Director's Cut: Perfect Pitch's From Up Here

13th August 2015

Writer Aaron Lee Lambert talks about the making of Perfect Pitch's musical From Up Here.

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Director's Cut: Long Day's Journey into Night

6th August 2015

Actor Trevor White writes about Eugene O'Neill's American masterpiece Long Day's Journey into Night, released on DT.com in 2012.

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Director's Cut: Dudley Sutton in Billy the Kid

30th July 2015

Director Tony Graham writes about Dudley Sutton's exceptional performance in Billy the Kid, released on DT.com in 2012.

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Director's Cut: Perfect Pitch's LIFT

22nd July 2015

Sales and Marketing Assistant Emily at Digital Theatre Plus, writes about one of her favourite productions on DT.com, LIFT.

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Director's Cut: Own John Copley's La bohème forever

17th July 2015

Own John Copley's La bohème forever on DigitalTheatre.com

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Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg - available now!

15th July 2015

DigitalTheatre.com welcomes the second Wagner title in the Glyndebourne Collection

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Firefox playback issues

15th July 2015

A note to all users regarding Firefox playback issues

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Director's Cut: Life in the Glyndebourne Chorus

11th July 2015

This week our guest blogger Richard Bignall provides insight into life in the Glyndebourne Chorus.

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Director's Cut: Art on Demand

6th July 2015

This week our guest blogger is Fiona Lindsay, Creative Producer of Digital Theatre Plus.

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Director's Cut: A potted history of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

29th June 2015

This week our guest writer is Andy Locke, Commercial Director of the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

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Director's Cut: Filming A Doll's House

19th June 2015

Assistant Producer Stephen Quinn writes about his first capture at DigitalTheatre.com

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Director's Cut: An insight into the work of Craig Adams

12th June 2015

This week, Perfect Pitch explain why their hit show LIFT is a different kind of musical.

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Director's Cut: the lasting comic appeal of Private Lives

5th June 2015

This week our content manager Donna explores the lasting comic appeal of Noël Coward’s Private Lives.

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DigitalTheatre.com releases Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde

3rd June 2015

DigitalTheatre.com welcomes the sixth title in the Glyndebourne Collection

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Director's Cut: The power of The Soap Myth

29th May 2015

This week we explore the power of The Soap Myth

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Exclusive Bank Holiday Offer

22nd May 2015

Bank Holiday weekend offers

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Director's Cut: The perfect first opera

22nd May 2015

This week we try and identify the perfect first opera.

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Director's Cut: Berlioz Symphonie fantastique Listening Guide

15th May 2015

Insight into Berlioz's ground-breaking Symphonie fantastique from the London Symphony Orchestra

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Director's Cut: Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro

8th May 2015

Professor Cliff Eisen writes on the humanity in the Act 4 finale of Le nozze di Figaro.

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DigitalTheatre.com releases Mozart classics from Glyndebourne

6th May 2015

DigitalTheatre.com Collections welcomes the second instalment of its Glyndebourne Collection: Mozart Classics.

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Director's Cut: Far From the Madding Crowd

1st May 2015

Mark Healy talks about adapting Far From the Madding Crowd for the stage.

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Welcome to Director's Cut

24th April 2015

Our founders, Robert and Tom, welcome you to Director's Cut.

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DigitalTheatre.com captures Kevin Spacey Gala at The Old Vic

17th April 2015

DigitalTheatre.com to capture Old Vic Gala for BFI screening

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The Perfect Pitch Collection - available now

7th April 2015

DigitalTheatre.com releases LIFT and From Up Here, created and filmed live by Perfect Pitch

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The Old Vic's The Crucible - available now!

17th March 2015

The Old Vic’s production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible is now available worldwide on www.digitaltheatre.com.

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The Old Vic's The Crucible - how to prepare

13th March 2015

Answering your questions about The Crucible release on 17 March 2015.

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The Old Vic's The Crucible - coming soon to DigitalTheatre.com

6th March 2015

DigitalTheatre.com is thrilled to announce that The Old Vic’s The Crucible will be released worldwide on Tuesday 17 March 2015.

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Complete Brahms and Szymanowski symphonies available now

24th February 2015

DigitalTheatre.com expands its London Symphony Orchestra Collections with five programmes of iconic works by Johannes Brahms and Karol Szymanowski

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DigitalTheatre.com partners with Perfect Pitch

20th February 2015

DigitalTheatre.com is delighted to announce a new partnership with British musical theatre company Perfect Pitch.

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New London Symphony Orchestra titles available

27th January 2015

DigitalTheatre.com expands its London Symphony Orchestra collections with a selection of Berlioz’ most famous works

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Digital Theatre announces partnership with Glyndebourne

20th January 2015

Digital Theatre teams up with Glyndebourne to bring world class opera to a global audience.

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Ask Deborah Bull

18th December 2014

Your questions answered by Deborah Bull, former ballet dancer and director of cultural partnerships at King’s College London.

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English National Ballet's Le Corsaire now available

11th December 2014

English National Ballet's Le Corsaire now available in HD

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LSO concerts in stunning HD now available on demand

2nd December 2014

DigitalTheatre.com has partnered with the LSO to bring concerts captured live in HD to a global audience

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Merrily We Roll Along gets final global online watchalong

16th October 2014

DigitalTheatre.com invites you to the #MerrilyonScreen global online watchalong the day before its online run comes to an end

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Tickets on sale for The Crucible in cinemas

13th October 2014

The Old Vic's production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible starring Richard Armitage in UK & Irish cinemas 4th & 7th December

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Tweets from #MuchAdoCaptions - the first ever global online captioned watchalong

26th September 2014

#MuchAdoCaptions becomes the first ever global online watchalong to feature captions

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Smash hit West End play Ghosts available now

18th September 2014

Triple Olivier Award-winning smash hit play Ghosts available now on Digital Theatre

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First ever captioned global online watchalong

16th September 2014

Digital Theatre launch StageText partnership with captioned global online watchalong of Much Ado About Nothing

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Ghosts coming soon to Digital Theatre

1st September 2014

Sir Richard Eyre's triple Olivier Award-winning production of Ibsen's Ghosts will be available to watch online from Thursday 18 September

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Captioned productions coming soon to Digital Theatre

19th August 2014

Digital Theatre and Stagetext announce their partnership with the release of six fully captioned Digital Theatre productions from 18 September

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Tweets from Ghosts screenings across the UK and Ireland

27th June 2014

Audiences react on Twitter to #GhostsOnScreen

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Ghosts screens in 275 UK and Irish cinemas TONIGHT, Thursday 26 June

26th June 2014

Ghosts screens in cinemas for one night only Thursday 26 June

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Candide, starring Kristin Chenoweth, is coming to Digital Theatre on 4

28th May 2014

Kristin Chenoweth stars in the New York Philharmonic's performance of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, coming to Digital Theatre on 4 June.

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Candide, starring Kristin Chenoweth, comes to Digital Theatre on 4 June

23rd May 2014

Kristin Chenoweth stars in the New York Philharmonic's performance of Leonard Bernstein's Candide, coming to Digital Theatre on 4 June.

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Celebrate 450 years of Shakespeare with #LearOnScreen Global Watchalong

20th May 2014

This summer celebrate 450 years of Shakespeare with Digital Theatre's global watchalong of Michael Attenborough's acclaimed production of King Lear.

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Jack Lowden wins 2013 Ian Charleson Award

28th April 2014

Jack Lowden has been named the winner of the 2013 Ian Charleson Award for his performance in Richard Eyre's spell-binding adaptation of Ghosts.

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Digital Theatre marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with The Soap Myth

25th April 2014

National Jewish Theater Foundation presents The Soap Myth, a play captured on film, about one of the last Holocaust survivor's race against time to have his experiences believed and archived

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Join the Global Watchalong of Noël Coward's Private Lives

14th April 2014

Digital Theatre invites you to the #PrivateLives Global Watchalong – the perfect night in for theatre fans around the world.

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Ghosts and Merrily We Roll Along win five Oliviers

14th April 2014

Ghosts and Merrily We Roll Along, both captured live in High Definition by Digital Theatre, have won five Olivier Awards including Best Revival and Best Musical Revival respectively.

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Ghosts comes to cinemas for one night only, 26 June

11th April 2014

The West End Theatre Series - a partnership between Digital Theatre and CinemaLive - is delighted to announce its third title; Richard Eyre’s five-star, multi award-winning revival production of Ibsen’s Ghosts.

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Watch Frantic Assembly's Lovesong on London Live

4th April 2014

London Live, the first 24/7 television channel dedicated to the capital, will broadcast a series of Digital Theatre productions over the coming weekends.

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Merrily and Private Lives nominated for nine Oliviers

10th March 2014

The West End revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along, which Digital Theatre captured at the Harold Pinter Theatre in June 2013 before screening it to over 1,000 cinemas worldwide

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Exclusive clips from Digital Theatre Collections

6th March 2014

To celebrate our new Royal Opera House titles we have handpicked our top selection of unmissable performances from Digital Theatre Collections productions.

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Digital Theatre expands its Royal Opera House Collection with four new titles

28th February 2014

The Royal Opera House's Dido and Aeneas, Hänsel and Gretel, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker are now available to audiences worldwide at the touch of a button

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Samantha Lane interviewed by Digital Theatre Plus

13th February 2014

Almeida Theatre's Director of Projects - the theatre's creative learning department - talks to Digital Theatre Plus about the educative power of theatre.

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Tweets from Private Lives screenings across the UK

7th February 2014

The Chichester Festival Theatre production of Noël Coward’s Private Lives, directed by Jonathan Kent and starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor was screened in UK cinemas last night.

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Digital Theatre Plus interviews David Morrissey

6th February 2014

Digital Theatre Plus, Digital Theatre's dedicated education service, is today delighted to announce the release an in-depth interview with David Morrissey

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with #MuchAdoOnScreen Global Watchalong

3rd February 2014

Digital Theatre invites you to the #MuchAdoOnScreen global online watchalong – the perfect date for theatre fans, David Tennant and Catherine Tate enthusiasts

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Worldwide press cover release of The Soap Myth

28th January 2014

The Soap Myth, a new play about the Holocaust, citizenship and the media, is available to watch in full on Digital Theatre.

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Digital Theatre Plus interviews David Babani

24th January 2014

Digital Theatre Plus, Digital Theatre's dedicated education service, is today delighted to announce the release of the seventh and final in-depth interview to support the learning and teaching of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's acclaimed musical Merrily We Roll Along.

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Beautiful Thing global watchalong on 21 February

20th January 2014

To celebrate Beautiful Thing coming to Digital Theatre Youtube channel for a limited six week run, we are hosting a Beautiful Thing global watchalong at 7pm GMT on Friday 21 February

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Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing comes to Youtube in HD

14th January 2014

Digital Theatre is today excited to announce that the acclaimed 20th anniversary production of Jonathan Harvey’s seminal play Beautiful Thing will be added to its paid Youtube channel, for a limited run from Thursday 16 January.

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Merrily We Roll Along goes global as audiences join our watchalong

23rd December 2013

Theatre lovers worldwide Tweet along to the Merrily virtual screening

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Merrily We Roll Along available online from today

22nd December 2013

Digital Theatre is today delighted to announce that Maria Friedman's stunning revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along is now available.

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Unmissable Digital Theatre productions for Christmas

12th December 2013

To help you keep family members and friends inspired by world-class theatre this Christmas we've handpicked our top selection of unmissable performances from Digital Theatre productions.

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American audiences react to Private Lives screenings

12th December 2013

The second production in CinemaLive and Digital Theatre's West End Theatre Series, Noël Coward's Private Lives starring Toby Jones and Anna Chancellor, was screened in cinemas across the United States last night (11 December 2013).

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Merrily We Roll Along cast interviews and show clips

10th December 2013

Enjoy these exclusive preview clips and interviews with the Merrily We Roll Along cast, to celebrate Merrily We Roll Along coming to Digital Theatre on Sunday 22nd December

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2014 WhatsOnStage Awards nominations announced

6th December 2013

Suranne Jones, who starred in the 20th anniversary revival of Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing, leads four Digital Theatre nominations at the 2014 WhatsOnStage Award, shortlisted for Best Actress in a Play.

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Merrily global virtual screening on 22 December

3rd December 2013

We are encouraging audiences worldwide to watch Merrily We Roll Along online together on the day of its release, Sunday 22 December at 5pm GMT

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Digital Theatre's feature in The Shakespeare Standard

3rd December 2013

The Shakespeare Standard feature Digital Theatre and Digital Theatre plus; providing high-quality Shakespeare productions to a global audience

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Digital Theatre Plus adds iPad and iPhone video support

2nd December 2013

Digital Theatre Plus, Digital Theatre's dedicated education service, is today delighted to announce a new way to enjoy the productions and interviews on our website with the addition of iPhone and iPad video support.

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International Arts Manager features Digital Theatre

27th November 2013

International Arts Manager magazine caught up with our Co-Founders to discuss redefining how the arts are viewed

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Fiona Lindsay interviews West End stars in new series

25th November 2013

Digital Theatre Plus Creative Producer Fiona Lindsay will host one-to-one conversations with high profile performers as part of a new West End interview series titled Encounters: Performers on Performance.

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Merrily We Roll Along wins Standard Best Muscial

18th November 2013

Digital Theatre is delighted to announce that Merrily We Roll Along, the first production in the West End Theatre Series, received the Evening Standard Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical, during a star-studded ceremony held last night (17 November 2013).

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Digital Theatre supports launch of new arts charity

14th November 2013

A new charity, The National Youth Arts Trust, was launched on Tuesday to help tackle the current crisis in arts education funding.

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Macbeth global virtual screening on 28 November

13th November 2013

On Friday 28 November we are encouraging global audiences to watch Macbeth online at the same time, and Tweet along with the action

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David Morrissey's Macbeth comes to Youtube in HD

6th November 2013

Digital Theatre is today excited to announce that the Liverpool Everyman Theatre’s production of Macbeth, starring David Morrissey, will be added to our paid Youtube channel, for a limited run, from Friday 8 November.

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Private Lives and Merrily nominated by the Standard

25th October 2013

The longlist for the Evening Standard Theatre Awards has been announced with nominations for Merrily We Roll Along and Noël Coward's Private Lives.

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Watch our interview with playwright Jonathan Harvey

25th October 2013

Jonathan Harvey started writing in his teens, and has gone on to achieve global success as a contemporary writer whose plays are both funny and insightful.

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Tweets from screenings of Merrily in UK and beyond

25th October 2013

The first production in CinemaLive and Digital Theatre's West End Theatre Series, Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along was screened in cinemas in the UK, Ireland, Finland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands last night (24 October 2013).

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Audiences react to Merrily screenings across the US

24th October 2013

The first production in CinemaLive and Digital Theatre's West End Theatre Series, Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along was screened in over 400 cinemas across the United States last night (23 October 2013).

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Digital Theatre brings Private Lives to cinemas

18th October 2013

CinemaLive and Digital Theatre are delighted to announce the second production in the West End Theatre Series – Noël Coward’s Private Lives

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Digital Theatre Plus now streams to 1 million students

17th October 2013

Today we are thrilled to announce that over 1 million students now have 24-hour access to Digital Theatre Plus - Digital Theatre's dedicated education service

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Four new Shakespeare's Globe plays available now

11th October 2013

Digital Theatre is delighted to announce the expansion of its Digital Theatre Collections with four further productions from Shakespeare’s Globe.

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More Shakespeare's Globe performances coming soon

12th September 2013

Digital Theatre will soon be bringing four more titles filmed by Shakespeare’s Globe to the Shakespeare’s Globe Collection.

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Digital Theatre Plus' new interview with David Suchet

12th September 2013

Today Digital Theatre Plus is excited to share a new feature-length interview with David Suchet, one of Britain's leading acting talents.

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The Royal Opera House at the touch of a button

11th September 2013

Digital Theatre is today delighted to announce a major expansion of Digital Theatre Collections with the release of four operas and two ballets from The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet in our new Royal Opera House Collection.

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Digital Theatre brings Merrily to cinemas worldwide

3rd September 2013

Digital Theatre is today delighted to announce our first worldwide cinema release in partnership with CinemaLive - the acclaimed West End revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along.

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Lovesong screened at Barbican and British Library

12th August 2013

Watch our brand new video of audience reactions to Abi Morgan and Frantic Assembly's Lovesong screened in HD at the Barbican Centre on 9 June 2013

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Beautiful Thing - Watch now at the touch of a button

18th July 2013

Digital Theatre is delighted to announce the release of Jonathan Harvey’s seminal play, Beautiful Thing, captured live during its acclaimed West End run at the Arts Theatre in May 2013.

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Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing - Exclusive preview

8th July 2013

In advance of our forthcoming release of Beautiful Thing we are delighted to share an exclusive preview clip from the production.

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Watch our first trailer for the acclaimed Beautiful Thing

25th June 2013

We're thrilled that Jonathan Harvey's landmark play Beautiful Thing is the next production to be released by Digital Theatre.

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A Doll's House transfers to the West End

17th May 2013

The Young Vic's critically acclaimed production of A Doll's House will transfer to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre it has been announced today.

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Listen to Phoebe Fox and Zoe Waites' King Lear Q&A

15th May 2013

Last week we we're delighted to partner with The Screen at RADA to host our second screening at the iconic institution.

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Digital Theatre captures Don Giovanni

14th May 2013

Digital Theatre is delighted to announce a major move into the capture and distribution of opera online with the release of Opera North’s award-winning Don Giovanni captured live at Leeds Grand in October 2012.

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Digital Theatre extends its global reach with new YouTube paid channel

9th May 2013

Digital Theatre is today delighted to announce the launch of one of the first YouTube paid channels, making the best of British theatre available to a new worldwide audience.

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Kathryn Hunter nominated at the 2013 Drama Desk Awards

9th May 2013

Kathryn Hunter has been nominated in the Outstanding Solo Performance category for Kafka's Monkey

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Digital Theatre launch on demand TV channel with TalkTalk

22nd April 2013

Digital Theatre is delighted to today announce the launch of the Digital Theatre Channel, allowing TalkTalk TV Plus customers to watch award-winning theatre productions at the push of a button.

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Long Day’s Journey into Night - Available now

4th April 2013

Digital Theatre is thrilled to announce our next release- the Olivier Award-nominated revival of Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece Long Day's Journey into Night starring David Suchet and Laurie Metcalf.

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Introducing the new Digital Theatre Plus

18th March 2013

Digital Theatre Plus brings the thrill of Digital Theatre productions to schools, colleges and universities and is relaunched today

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Buy and watch productions on your iPhone and iPad

14th March 2013

Digital Theatre is delighted to announce an update to our app for Apple's iOS, allowing audiences to buy and watch the best of British theatre on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Michael Attenborough guest edits The Journal

19th February 2013

This week on The Journal, we are very pleased to give up the platform from our usual editor to the honoured and esteemed Michael Attenborough.

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Digital Theatre at the Whatsonstage.com Awards

19th February 2013

On the evening of 17 February 2013, Digital Theatre took to the Palace Theatre London, to join a host of theatre stars at the Whatsonstage.com Awards.

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King Lear on Time Out's Blog: Now. Here. This.

18th February 2013

We were very pleased to be included on one of the trendiest blogs currently available at the moment: Time Out's Now. Here. This.

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King Lear Now Available on Digital Theatre

12th February 2013

We are thrilled to announce our next release - the Almeida Theatre's sell-out production of William Shakespeare's King Lear, starring Jonathan Pryce.

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Digital Theatre in The Times' 50 top websites you can't live without

28th January 2013

Digital Theatre are thrilled to have been included in The Times' 50 top websites you can't live without.

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Hattie Morahan Wins Critics' Circle Best Actress Award for A Doll's House

16th January 2013

Hattie Morahan has won another Best Actress prize for her acclaimed performance in the Young Vic's A Doll's House. She was presented with the Best Actress Award at the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards during a lunchtime event at the Prince of Wales Theatre.

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Digital Theatre brings the best of British theatre to your iPad

10th January 2013

Digital Theatre is delighted to announce the launch of our brand new app for the iPad, allowing you to stream your library of productions whenever and wherever you like.

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A new Digital Theatre Plus website is coming...

3rd December 2012

We are very excited to announce that as of Spring 2013, Digital Theatre Plus, our home for educators, will have a brand new website! Our state-of-the-art redesign is being put into place so that teachers, students, lecturers and librarians can access our educational resources in the quickest and easiest way.

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Watch Digital Theatre's Highlights from the Evening Standard Theatre Awards

27th November 2012

Digital Theatre was thrilled to work with the London Evening Standard to supply video around the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, which took place at The Savoy Hotel on Sunday

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Hattie Morahan Wins Best Actress Evening Standard Award for A Doll's House

25th November 2012

Hattie Morahan has won the Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress for her performance in A Doll's House at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.

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Live Coverage of the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2012

25th November 2012

The 58th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards, in association with Burberry, are presented at a ceremony compered by James Corden at The Savoy hotel this evening (25 November 2012).

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Extra As You Like It Resources Added to Digital Theatre Plus

19th November 2012

Digital Theatre Plus is delighted to announce the release of three feature-length interviews, adding to our growing library of behind-the-scenes documentaries and interviews available as part of a subscription package for schools, universities and colleges.

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A Doll's House Shortlisted for Three Evening Standard Awards

13th November 2012

The shortlist has been announced for the annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards, presented for the first time in association with Burberry, with Digital Theatre's most recent release A Doll's House nominated for three Awards.

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Shakespeare's Globe launches Digital Theatre Collections

7th November 2012

Digital Theatre today announces an expansion to our mission to make the best of British theatre available to the world, releasing four productions filmed by Shakespeare's Globe during their 2010 'Kings and Rogues' season as part of our new Digital Theatre Collections.

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The Young Vic's Acclaimed A Doll's House Now Available

18th October 2012

Digital Theatre is thrilled to announce its next release – the Young Vic’s acclaimed production of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll’s House in a new English language version by Olivier award-winning playwright Simon Stephens, directed by Young Vic Associate Director Carrie Cracknell with design by Ian MacNeil.

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Digital Theatre Launches App for Samsung Smart TV

18th September 2012

Digital Theatre are thrilled to announce the launch of the Digital Theatre App for Samsung Smart TV, bringing our productions directly into the living room for the first time.

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Digital Theatre and Routledge launch ground-breaking archive

6th September 2012

After two years of dedicated research and development, Digital Theatre and Routledge are delighted to announce the launch of the Routledge Performance Archive.

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Lovesong Premiere Screening at Brighton Digital Festival

23rd August 2012

Lovesong will be Digital Theatre's first public screening as part of an event at Brighton Digital Festival

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Digital Theatre Hailed at Launch of New NFTS Course

26th July 2012

Digital Theatre has been hailed as a unique cross-media initiative during the launch of a new cultural entrepreneurship course

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Lovesong's Merle Hensel Talks Design on Digital Theatre Plus

13th June 2012

Digital Theatre Plus interviews Merle Hensel, designer of Lovesong.

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World Stages London Talk: Live and Digital

29th May 2012

Digital Theatre attend the World Stages London talk on live and digital performance.

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Digital Theatre Celebrates with West End Stars

2nd May 2012

Last week we hosted an event to celebrate the journey so far.

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Happy Birthday Shakespeare

23rd April 2012

This week a global celebration of theatre has been occurring; William Shakespeare's birthday.

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Abi Morgan and Frantic Assembly's Lovesong Now Available

4th April 2012

Digital Theatre is delighted to announce their next release as Abi Morgan’s critically acclaimed Lovesong, produced by Frantic Assembly and Drum Theatre Plymouth in association with Chichester Festival Theatre.

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Michael Morpurgo's Billy the Kid Now Available

2nd February 2012

Digital Theatre is delighted to announce its first release of 2012, Michael Morpurgo's heart-warming Billy the Kid, adapted and directed by Tony Graham for the Unicorn Theatre.

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Much Ado About Nothing Now Available

13th December 2011

Much Ado About Nothing with David Tennant and Catherine Tate is now available to watch online or download to your desktop.

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Digital Theatre Gift Vouchers Now Available

12th December 2011

Treat your friends and loved ones to a theatre experience they'll never forget with Digital Theatre Gift Vouchers.

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Macbeth With David Morrissey Now Available

24th November 2011

The Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse production of Macbeth is now available exclusively at Digital Theatre.

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Royal Court Announces Casting for Haunted Child

25th October 2011

Sophie Okonedo and Ben Daniel Star in Joe Penhall's Haunted Child at Royal Court Theatre

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Royal Court Announces Theatre Local Season

21st October 2011

The Royal Court’s Theatre Local will host a series of free events and workshops showcasing local talent from 24 Oct – 24 Nov.

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Almeida Theatre Announces Spring Season 2012

30th September 2011

Almeida Theatre announces the House of Bernarda Alba, Filumena, Children's Children and King Lear as part of their 2012 spring season.

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Gulf Stage part of Mayor of London's Shubbak Festival

11th July 2011

You... Me... The Human… is the UK premiere screening of award-winning theatre from Qatar, captured by Digital Theatre and presented at the ICA.

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Into the Woods wins 2011 Laurence Olivier Award

14th March 2011

Upcoming Digital Theatre release, Into the Woods was last night awarded the 2011 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival at the Theatre Royal.

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New Spring 2011 Season Announced

14th February 2011

Digital Theatre is proud to announce its new Spring 2011 season featuring the best of British theatre.

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Arabic Theatre Goes Global

1st February 2011

Gulf Stage is a new innovative project which breaks new ground for the theatre industry by bringing Arabic performances to a world stage online for free.

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Digital Theatre Heralded by Leading Arts MP

27th January 2011

In a speech today at London's National Theatre, Ed Vaizey, heralded Digital Theatre as a leading light in cultural innovation in the arts.

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Royal Court Celebrates 15 Years of International Work

10th January 2011

The Royal Court has announced its next International Playwrights Season, opening on 11 February, which includes new plays from Colombia and Latvia.

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Digital Theatre Working with British Council

5th November 2010

Digital Theatre are collaborating with the British Council Middle East, the Qatar Ministry of Culture Arts and Heritage and the Centre for Cultural Development

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Digital Theatre in Latest Issue of WIRED

4th November 2010

Digital Theatre is featured in the December 2010 issue of WIRED, the technology magazine.

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Cast Announced for Royal Court Theatre's First Ever Family Christmas Show

22nd October 2010

The cast has been announced for the Royal Court Theatre's first ever family Christmas show, Get Santa! which previews from 1 December.

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Casting for the premiere of Red Bud announced

21st September 2010

Casting is announced today for the premiere of Red Bud, the new play by Chicago playwright Brett Neveu.

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Plays Announced For RSC Residency At Lincoln Center Festival 2011

26th August 2010

The Royal Shakespeare Company's 44 member acting ensemble will perform five plays by William Shakespeare at Park Avenue Armory.

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Gemma Arterton Joins Stephen Dillane In The Master Builder

6th August 2010

Gemma Arterton will join Stephen Dillane in the Almeida Theatre production of The Master Builder. Directed by Travis Preston and in Kenneth McLeish's translation

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Comic Actor Line-up For Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park

6th August 2010

Clybourne Park - the new play by The Pain and the Itch writer Bruce Norris - will open in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court on 2 Sep.

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Shakespeare In Your Space

6th August 2010

The RSC put their most imaginative and experimental work into schools.

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Digital Theatre Plus

6th August 2010

Hello and welcome to Digital Theatre Plus, bringing the best of British theatre to the classroom.

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New Theatre Partners Announced

6th August 2010

Digital Theatre announces four new theatre partners including the Bush Theatre, the Gate, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and the Royal Exchange.

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Casting Announced for Stage House of Games

1st August 2010

Lindsay Posner will direct Richard Bean's new stage version of David Mamet's film, House of Games previewing from 9 September.

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Digital Theatre featured in the Guardian's Top Live Arts Sites

26th July 2010

Digital Theatre has just been included as part of the Guardian's Top Live Arts Sites.

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A Digital Theatre And RSC Exclusive

30th March 2010

Your passport to Shakespeare's funniest play.

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Shakespeare is now ready to download

26th March 2010

Today, 26 March 2010, Digital Theatre is proud to announce its first collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Digital Theatre's 2010 Season gets off to a flying start

15th January 2010

With the launch of Royal Court's Over There, Digital Theatre's brand new 2010 season of brilliantly captured live theatre performances continues.

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Over There Now Available

6th January 2010

Digital Theatre are proud to announce the first release of the 2010 catalogue, and the first production available from the Royal Court Theatre, London.

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Kafka's Monkey Now Available

23rd December 2009

Digital Theatre announces the release of the critically acclaimed Young Vic production of Kafka's Monkey by Franz Kafka.

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Parlour Song Now Available

18th November 2009

Jez Butterworth's Parlour Song, directed by Ian Rickson at the Almeida Theatre is now available to download from £8.99.

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The Container Now Available

9th November 2009

Enclosed in a freight container somewhere in Europe, five people huddle together with a common aim. Reach England. Start a new life.

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Digital Theatre Goes Global

30th October 2009

Within hours of going live with this brand new service on Sunday 25th October, Digital Theatre had garnered support, encouragement and avid viewers from the fou

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Digital Theatre Launches

24th October 2009

Digital Theatre launches with high definition downloadable theatre productions of work from leading British theatre companies.

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