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Books (single-authored)

(2011) Art and the City, London and New York: I.B Tauris (200pp).

(2005) Street Scenes: Brecht, Benjamin, and Berlin, Bristol and Portland, Oregon: Intellect Books (240pp).

Edited books and co-edited journals

(2014) Performing Cities, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (260pp).

(2012) (with C. Lavery) 'On Foot' issue of Performance Research, 17 (2), London and New York: Routledge (144pp).

(2010) Performance and the Contemporary City: an Interdisciplinary Reader, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (300pp).

(2007) (with S. Mackey) 'On Site and Place' issue of Research in Drama Education, 12 (1), London and New York: Routledge (144pp).

(1996) Blah Blah Blah: Stories of a Theatre Company 1985-1995, Leeds: Alumnus (128pp).

Chapters (in books)

(2016) “Complex Coventry: Towards an Urban Sensography”, Changing Metropolis III, ed. Trevor Davies and Katrien Verwilt, Copenhagen: Copenhagen International Theatre, pp.90-95.

(2015) “Trafalgar Square: of Plinths, Play, Pigeons, Publics and Participation”, The Uses of Art in Public Space, ed. J. Lossau and Q. Stevens, London and New York: Routledge, pp.67-80.

(2014) “City”, Performance Studies: Keywords, Concepts and Theories, ed. B. Reynolds, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.304-13.

(2014) “Writing Performing Cities: an Introduction”, Performing Cities, ed. N. Whybrow, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.1-18.

(2013) “Venezia, Italia, Fare Mondi: Doing and Undoing (the Myth of) Venice”, ed. J. Ruohonen and A. Kihlman, The Machinery of Public Art: from Durable to Transient, Site-Bound to Mobile, Turku: Utukirjat, pp.29-49.

(2013) "Losing Venice: Conversations in a Sinking City", Performance and the Global City, ed. DJ. Hopkins and K. Solga, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.99-119.

(2010) “Introduction”, Performance and the Contemporary City: an Interdisciplinary Reader, ed. N. Whybrow, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.1-25.

(2006) “Encountering the City: on ‘not taking yourself with you’” in Urban Mindscapes of Europe (European Studies 23 - Interdisciplinary Series in European Culture, History and Politics), ed. F. Bianchini and G. Weiss-Sussex, Amsterdam: Rodopi, pp.97-109.

(2005) “Wracked Reichstag: Performative Interventions in the Berlin Seat of Power” in Macht: Performativität, Performanz und Polittheater seit 1990, ed. B. Haas, Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann, pp.155-163.

(1996) “Once Upon a Time…”, in Whybrow (ed.) Blah Blah Blah: Stories of a Theatre Company 1985-95, Leeds: Alumnus, pp.13-26.

(1996) “Turning Up the Volume at the Oasis: Invisible Theatre Exposed”, in Whybrow (ed.) Blah Blah Blah: Stories of a Theatre Company 1985-95, Leeds: Alumnus, pp.103-117.

Refereed articles

(2018) "Road Drift", Performance Research ('On Drifting' edition), 23 (7), December, pp.29-35.

(2018) “Road Rumour: Ground Plans for the Sky Blue City”, Performance Research (centenary edition), 23 (4/5), June, pp.283-290.

(2016) “Folkestone Perennial: the Enduring Work of Art in the Reconstitution of Place”, Cultural Geographies, 23 (4), October, pp.671-92 (first published online on 6th April 2016).

(2016) “Folkestone Futures: an Elevated Excursion”, Studies in Theatre and Performance, 36 (1), January, pp.58-74.

(2015) "Watermarked: 'Venice Really Lives up to its Postcard Beauty'", Performance Research, 20 (3), June, pp.50-7.

(2015) "'The City of the Eye': Surveillance and Aesthetics in the City of Venice", New Theatre Quarterly, 31 (2), May, pp.164-78.

(2012) (with C. Lavery), “Editorial Pas de Deux”, Performance Research, 17 (2), pp.1-10.

(2011) "Situation Venice: Towards a Performative Ex-planation of a City", Research in Drama Education, 16 (2), pp.279-98.

(2010) "Venice Topologies/Sent to Coventry", Liminalities: a Journal of Performance Studies, 6 (1), online:

(2007) (with S. Mackey) "Taking Place: Some Reflections on Site, Place and Community”, Research in Drama Education, 12 (1), pp.1-14.

(2007) “One Thing and Another: Tomoko Takahashi’s Crash Course@The University of Warwick”, Body, Space and Technology, 6 (2),

(2006) “Streetscenes: the Accident of Where We Walk”, Performance Research, 11 (3), pp.123-6 [Lexicon issue in conjunction with documenta 12 magazines, presented at Documenta 12, Kassel, Germany, 2007].

(2003) “Street Scene: Berlin’s Strasse des 17 Juni and the Performance of (Dis)unity”, New Theatre Quarterly, 19 (4), pp.299-317.

(2002) “Foot-notes”, Performance Research, 7 (4), pp.27-37.

(2001) “Leaving Berlin: on the Performance of Monumental Change”, Performance Research, 6 (1), pp.37-45.

(2000) “Animating Morecambe: Forkbeard Fantasy Goes to the Ball”, New Theatre Quarterly, 16 (1), pp.3-16.

(1998) “Introducing Dr Thomas Doughty, Teaching Quality Reporting Assessor”, Studies in Theatre Production, 17 (June), pp.9-20.

(1998) “In Its Own Write: The World of Miss Jones Performed Fishing for Jack”, Performance Practice, 4, pp.9-21.

(1997) “This is Not a Pipe Dream: Charting a Heterotopian Performance”, Studies in Theatre Production, 15 (June), pp.18-42.

(1996) “Turning Up the Volume at the Oasis: Invisible Theatre Exposed”, Research in Drama Education, 1 (2), pp.221-232.

(1995) “The Art of Political Theatre-Making for Educational Contexts”, New Theatre Quarterly, 11 (3), pp.277-291.

(1994) “Young People’s Theatre and the New Ideology of State Education”, New Theatre Quarterly, 10 (3), pp.267-280.

(1994) “TIE: What Remains?”, New Theatre Quarterly, 10 (2), pp.198-9.