The work of Stan’s Cafe has been cited in academic books and journals since the late 1990s. References have been to the company’s productions, its process and its creative learning practice. Listed here are some of these works.

Stan’s Cafe. Future Art Symposia. Birmingham: Stan’s Cafe, 2001.

Stan’s Cafe. Of All The People In All The World Innerer Nordbahnhof (Stuttgart): Stan’s Cafe, 2005.

A New Theatre Architects Project. The Dust Archive, A History of Leeds Met Studio Theatre Arts Council England. Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery, 2008.

Babbage, Frances (2000). The Past in the Present? A response to Stan’s Cafe’s revival of ‘The Carrier Frequency’. New Theatre Quarterly 16 (61): 97

Bailes, Sara Jane. Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failure. New York: Routledge, 2011.

Books LLC. Theatre Companies in Birmingham, England: Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Banner Theatre, Stan’s Cafe, Crescent Theatre, Words, Signs. General Books LLC, 2010.

Chambers, Colin. Ed. Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre. London: Continuum, 2002.

Friday, Pat. Drama and Theater Studies. A2. Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes Ltd. 2008.

Gough, Richard and Ridout, Nicholas. Ed. Performance Research, On Theatre. Volume 10 No 1 April 2005 Routhledge: Taylor and Francis, 2005.

Govan, Emma. Nicholson, Helen. Normington, Katie. Making a performance: devising histories and contemporary practices. New York: Routledge, 2007.

Holzer Kobler Architekturen & iart interactive Ed. All We Need, A Book on Needs, Resources and Fairness. Germany: Lars Muller Publishers 2007.

Heddon, Deirdre and Milling, Jane. Devising Performance, a critical theory. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Hill, Leslie and Paris, Helen. The Guerilla Guide to Performance Art: How to Make a Living as an Artist. London: Leslie Hill and Helen Paris, 2001.

Hill, Leslie and Paris, Helen Ed. Performance and Place. Palgrave Macmillan 2006.

Hill, Leslie and Paris, Helen. Guerilla Performance and Multimedia. London: Continuum, 2001.

Harvie, Jen. Staging the UK. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2005.

Holdsworth, Nadine. And Luckhurst, Mary. Ed. A concise companion to contemporary British and Irish drama. Oxford : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd 2008.

Harvie, Jen. Nationalizing the “Creative Industries”, Contemporary Theatre Review. Volume 13, Issue 1, 2003 p 15-32

Kennedy, Liam Ed. Remaking Birmingham The Visual Culture of Urban Regeneration. London: Routhledge, 2004.

Kershaw, Baz. Ed. The Cambridge History of British Theatre, Volume 3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Lehmann, Hans-Thies. Postdramatic Theatre. Translated by Karen Jurs-Munby. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Levinson, Ralph. Nicholson, Helen. Parry, Simon. Ed. Creative encounters: new conversations in science education and the arts. London: Wellcome Trust, 2008.

Parrish, David. T-Shirts and Suits, A Guide to the Business of Creativity. Liverpool: Merseyside ACME 2005.

Parry, Simon. Pulse: Youth Arts Inspired by Biomedical Science. London: The Wellcome Trust, 2005.

Parry, Simon. Imagining cosmopolitan space: spectacle, rice and global citizenship Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and PerformanceVolume 15 Number 3 August 2010 Routhledge, Taylor and Francis Group 2010

Rycroft, Steve. Ed. MU123 Discovering mathematics, Book B. Units 5-7. The Open University, 2010.

Etchells, Tim. Diverse Assembly: Some Trends in Recent Performance”in Shank, Theodore.Ed. Contemporary British Theatre. Palgrave Macmillan 1996.

Vincent, J., Edwards, A., Tynan, D. & Stillman, G. MathsWorld 10 for Queensland. Melbourne: Macmillan, 2008.

Willis, A. John. Theatre World Volume 64. Crown Publishers 2007.

Herbert, Ian. Theatre Record, Performing Arts. Volume 28, Issues 14-26

Plays and Players, Issues 478-487, Hansom Books, 1994.

Parker, C. The Wire, Volumes 120-124

Los Angeles Magazine, Volume 52, 2007.