Our History

Founded in 1985 by James Hogan Hon. FCRA, Oberon Books has grown to be the UK's most exciting independent drama publisher specialising in drama and the performing arts. With a backlist of over 1500 books including some of the best of British theatre since the 1940s, European and world theatre in translation and classics from the world's leading dramatists, as well as a wide range of handsomely produced publications covering the theatre, opera, dance, biography, performance studies, monologues, practical guides and fiction.

A prolific publisher with a reputation for publishing some of the most challenging, exciting drama happening right now, Oberon goes from strength to strength, bringing into print plays from the stages of the National Theatre, the Donmar Warehouse, the Royal Court, the Tricycle, Traverse, Soho and fringe theatres, not forgetting Broadway.