Tonic wants to drive the widest possible change across theatre and beyond. We publish books, plays and resources so that anyone – regardless of their role, level of seniority, or geographical location – can be a part of this.

All Change Please: A Practical Guide to Achieving Gender Equality in Theatre by Lucy Kerbel. Photo: Gorm Ashurst

All Change Please

A Practical Guide to Achieving Gender Equality in Theatre

Written by Lucy Kerbel, this book is about why change matters, its benefits – artistic, commercial, ethical and social – and how, with everyone’s help, we can actually achieve it.


100 Great Plays for Women

Putting Women Centre Stage

An inspiring guide to a hundred plays that put female performers centre stage, dispelling the myth that ‘there aren’t any good plays for women’. Written by Tonic’s Director Lucy Kerbel.

Platform scripts series


A series of new plays for young actors

Schools and youth theatres told us they struggled to find plays with enough great roles for girls. Our response is Platform, new scripts for young actors with all or mainly female casts which put young women and their stories at the heart of the action.