16th century Shakespeare papers now online

The Archive of Dulwich College in London, England, which consists of the personal and professional papers of theatre-owner and impresario Philip Henslowe and his actor son-in-law Edward Alleyn has been digitised and published online. The archive includes bills, box-office receipts, scripts and prompt notes from the age of Shakespeare, Marlowe, Jonson, Middleton, Heywood, Dekker and Chettle.

The archive is available at http://www.henslowe-alleyn.org.uk/index.html. A link has also been added to our Drama Internet Links page.

An article about the archive also appeared in the Irish Times on Thursday, November 26th.