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Star casting announced for Against Prejudice event at Belgrade Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Company actor Ray Fearon is to star in an event honouring the remarkable achievements of the African-American actor Ira Aldridge this week at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry.

Thu 17 Nov 2016, 10:46 | Tags: Arts, Community and region, Theatre

The spectacle of TV explored in new book

From beautiful landscapes to Embarrassing Bodies a new book by a University of Warwick academic examines what makes us stop and stare at the TV.


Unsigned female talent uncovered by African playwrights’ network

Unpublished women writers from across Africa are being given a platform thanks to an online network and established by a University of Warwick academic.


Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary year, 2016, will not only be a celebration of dead white males

Researchers from the Multicultural Shakespeare in Britain Project at the University of Warwick are set to launch a new online Shakespeare performance database on 15 Jan 2016 that holds three years of research which documents and contextualises BAME performers’ crucial yet undervalued contribution to our understanding of Shakespeare - our greatest cultural symbol of ‘Britishness’.

Thu 07 Jan 2016, 10:43 | Tags: Event, Theatre, Academic Staff, Celebrities and Personalities

English lecturer to tell the history of Black and Asian Shakespearean theatre at acclaimed photography exhibition

Warwick University’s Professor Tony Howard is discussing the history of Black and Asian Shakespearean theatre in Britain and introducing the exhibition ‘Tell my story’ which celebrates Black performers’ crucial but undervalued contribution to our understanding of Shakespeare - the greatest cultural symbol of ‘Britishness’.

Thu 22 Oct 2015, 15:40 | Tags: Community, Theatre, Art

First ever online network for female African playwrights launched

Researchers at the University of Warwick have launched the first ever online network for female African playwrights, the AWPN (African Women’s Playwright Network).

Tue 20 Oct 2015, 16:33 | Tags: University of Warwick, Women, Theatre, Art

British and American Shakespearean actors ask who owns the Bard on his birthday

Leading British and American actors and directors from television and cinema will travel to the University of Warwick for a unique celebration of the Bard’s birthday.

Mon 27 Apr 2015, 12:03 | Tags: Theatre

Autumn 2013 at Warwick Arts Centre

Warwick Arts Centre announce their Autumn programme of world class performances and artistic adventures.

Thu 22 Aug 2013, 14:09 | Tags: Exhibition, Music, Campus Life, Culture, Theatre, Performance, Art, Film

Autumn Season 2012 at Warwick Arts Centre

The Warwick Arts Centre's full Autumn schedule is now available.

Fri 31 Aug 2012, 12:49 | Tags: Arts Centre, Media, Music, Campus Life, Theatre, Performance, Art, Film

Warwick Student Arts Festival 2012

Community takes the centre-stage on Sunday 24 June as the Warwick Student Arts Festival (WSAF) 2012 opens with collaborative works, bringing the local areas of Coventry and Leamington together with the student body through performance, competition and family-friendly entertainment.


Peter Blegvad Wins Sony Award

Peter Blegvad, English and Creative Writing professor, has won a Silver Sony Radio Academy Award for Best Drama with his radiophonic play ‘Use It Or Lose It’.


Autumn Season 2011 at Warwick Arts Centre

Tickets for the full line up of live events for the Autumn Season at Warwick Arts Centre are now on sale.

Warwick Arts Centre's varied programme features events that offer something for everyone - world class theatre, exceptional music and dance, some of comedy’s biggest names plus delightful productions for younger audiences.

Fri 26 Aug 2011, 15:26 | Tags: Media, Exhibition, Culture, Theatre, Art, Film

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