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Selected monographs and co-authored books

Documents of the Rose Playhouse (Manchester University Press, 1984; Second Edition 1999).

Clamorous Voices: Shakespeare’s Women Today (The Women’s Press, 1988 [reprinted 1989, 1991, 1994; Routledge, 1989]).

Tony Harrison: Permanently Bard (Bloodaxe Books, 1995), Winner of the Heinemann Prize, 1996.

Enter the Body: Women and Representation on Shakespeare’s Stage (Routledge, 2001).

Macbeth ('Introduction', 'The Play in Performance') Penguin 3. (London, 2005).

Henry VI in Performance, with Stuart Hampton Reeves (Manchester University Press, 2006).

Shakespeare and Child’s Play: Performing Lost Boys on Stage and Screen (Routledge, 2007).

The Winter’s Tale: Shakespeare in Performance, with Judith Dunbar (Manchester University Press, 2011).

Open Space Learning: A Study in Transdisciplinary Pedagogy, with Nicholas Monk, Jonothan Neelands and Jonathan Heron (Bloomsbury Academic, 2011).

Selected articles and chapters in edited books

Designs on Shakespeare: Sleeves, Gloves, and Helen’s Placket’ in Grace Ioppolo (ed.), Shakespeare Performed: Essays in Honor of R.A. Foakes (University of Delaware Press, 2000), 216-239.

‘Rough Magic: Northern Broadsides at Work at Play’, Shakespeare Survey 56 (2003), 236-255.

‘Looking Like a Child – or – Titus: The Comedy’, Shakespeare Survey 56 (2003), 1-26.

‘Remind Me: How Many Children Had Lady Macbeth?’, Shakespeare Survey 57 (2004) 38-53.

‘Learning Thisby’s Part – or – What’s Hecuba to Him?’, Shakespeare Bulletin 22:3 (Fall 2004), 5-30.

‘Maverick Shakespeare’ in Barbara Hodgdon and W.B. Worthen (eds), A Companion to Shakespeare and Performance (Blackwell, 2005), 335-358.

‘“Her First Remembrance from the Moor”: Actors and the Materials of Memory’ in Peter Holland (ed.), Shakespeare, Memory and Performance (Cambridge University Press, 2006), 168-206).

‘Looking at Shakespeare’s Women on Film’ (revised), in Russell Jackson (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare on Film Second Edition (Cambridge University Press, 2007), 241-260.

‘Shakespeare’s Popular Face: From the Playbill to the Poster’ in Robert Shaughnessy (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Popular Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2007), 248-271.

‘Deborah Warner’ in John Russell Brown (ed.), Routledge Companion to Directors’ Shakespeare (Routledge, 2008), 474-492.

‘Playing Hercules or Laboring in My Vocation’, in G.B.Shand (ed.), Teaching Shakespeare: Passing It On (Routledge, 2009), 217-31.

‘Shakespeare Performances in England', Shakespeare Survey 63, 64, 65, 66 (2010, 2011, 2012, 2012, 2014).

‘Simon Russell Beale' in John Russell Brown (ed.), Routledge Companion to Actors' Shakespeare (Routledge, 2011), pp. 1-14.

‘Playing with Boys on Middleton’s Stage – and Ours’, in Gary Taylor and Trish Henley (eds) Oxford Middleton Handbook (Oxford University Press, 2012), 98-115.

‘Talking Heads’ in Stuart Hampton-Reeves and Bridget Escolme, Shakespeare and the Making of Theatre (Palgrave, 2012), 102-127.

'Shakespeare in School' in Paul Edmondson and Stanley Wells (eds), Shakespeare Beyond Doubt: Evidence, Argument, Controvery (Cambridge University Press, 2013), 133-144.

'Working with Shakespeare: Michael Pavelka in Conversation', Shakespeare Survey 66 (2013), 129-144.

'"Hear the ambassadors": Marking Shakespeare's Venice Connection', Shakespeare Survey 66 (2013), 265-286.

‘Peggy Ashcroft, Actor’, in Russell Jackson (ed.), Gielgud, Olivier, Ashcroft, Dench Great Shakespeareans Vol. XVI (Arden/Methuen, 2013), 110-156.