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May 2024: The SCDA Script Library in Edinburgh is currently closed while we seek new premises.

Watch this space for further updates – thanks for your patience and understanding.

Where to find us

National Script Library

Summerhall Arts Centre
1 Summerhall, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

Opening hours

The library is currently closed while we seek new premises. You can still contact us at









Borrow and return scripts

From home


The library is currently closed to borrowers while we seek new premises.


If you have a script to return, you can post them to the National Script Library at the address above.

Please mark all packages with our name and your details.

In person

Return scripts to the National Script Library in person by appointment only, please email us at arrange your visit.

Download our script catalogue

View our script catalogue, containing over 25,000 plays.

Script purchase discount

Still not found what you're looking for?

SCDA members can save 15% – 35% on scripts from participating publishers by placing an order with SCDA headquarters. Contact us at for a quote or place your order by completing an order form for each title you’d like to purchase and emailing it back to the same address.

You’ll be charged postage for your order. Alternatively, you can arrange to collect your order from SCDA headquarters by emailing us at the address above.

SCDA deducts an admin fee equivalent to 35% of the sum discount given with a maximum of £50 deducted per total order.

Please note that orders cannot be cancelled once placed with the publisher.

Participating publishers
Ordering from PantomimePantomime

If you’d like to place your order with PantomimePantomime, you should do so on their website quoting that you are an SCDA member along with the password. You don’t need to use the order form above.

Become a library member

Borrow scripts for a period of up to nine weeks. If ordering scripts by post, you only pay for postage.

Individual membership


Club membership


Please email us at to enquire about becoming a library member.

*free with SCDA individual or club memberships

About our National Script Library

Watch this video by Summerhall TV to learn more about our National Script Library.

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