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The Ecologies of Amateur Theatre, has won the 2019 David Bradby TaPRA Award for outstanding research.

Congratulations to Nadine Holdsworth and colleagues Helen Nicholson (Royal Holloway) and Jane Milling (University of Exeter) on this fantastic achievement.

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Pictured: The Ecologies of Amateur Theatre (Palgrave Macmillan 2018), WINNER OF THE DAVID BRADBY AWARD 2019 

Phd Researcher, Alison Porter has been long-listed for the National Poetry Prize 2019!

Congratulations to Alison who was longlisted out of the 16,000 applicants for the National Poetry Prize 2019. Her work was also long-listed in 2015.

Fri 27 Mar 2020, 11:49 | Tags: Student Publications Postgraduate Awards

National Theatre at Home, plays streamed every Thursday

From April 2, under the banner of National Theatre at Home, every Thursday (7pm) will see a new National Theatre play released – free to watch for one week – along with bonus content including cast and creative Q&As and post-stream talks.

Fri 27 Mar 2020, 08:34 | Tags: Student Postgraduate Events Undergraduate

Clive Barker Award for Performance

This award is designed to provide practical and financial support for Theatre and Performance Studies students who plan to create a piece of extra-curricular performance work in the department with a view to submitting this work to the Edinburgh Festival or a similar public platform. The recipients of this award will receive up to £600 to help mount the work.


Theatre and Performance Studies are hosting a live chat for new MA Programmes

Join us online to find out more about our two new, exciting MA programmes – MA Applied Theatre: Arts, Action Change and MA Playwriting and Adaption: Stage, Screen and Beyond.

Key academic staff teaching on the courses will be available to tell you more about the degrees, and to answer any questions you may have.

Sign up here: https://meetandengage.com/b8h6g0b8t

Tue 11 Feb 2020, 11:47 | Tags: Student Postgraduate Undergraduate Dr Bobby Smith

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