TOP STORY: Bidding Farewell to Dr Margaret Shewring
On 31 August 2020 Dr Margaret Shewring retired from Theatre and Performance Studies after 42 years teaching in the department. Margaret has inspired generations of theatre scholars and practitioners with her research on Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Renaissance and Early Modern European Festivals, and the design of space for performance on the contemporary stage.
Fortunately Margaret will remain an active researcher and will be an Emeritus Reader in the department. She plans to celebrate her retirement in 2021 when she is due to host a conference as part of Coventry City of Culture. Find out more about Margaret's extraordinary career on her staff page.
"Contemporary Plays by African Women" launches in collaboration with the Belgrade Youth Group
Yvette's co-edited collection of Contemporary Plays by African Women will be launched in collaboration with the Belgrade Youth Group at two events - at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry on Thursday 21st February, and Oxford Playhouse on 22nd February, for details see
As part of a new partnership between the Belgrade Theatre and Warwick University’s African Women’s Playwright Network, select participants from our Youth Theatre will present extracts from Contemporary Plays by African Women due to be published by Methuen in January 2019.. The evening takes on an interactive form, embracing and encouraging discussion and debate around where and how the ...
A free event from the African Women Playwright's Network