Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies
- Contemporary British and Irish drama, theatre in society, theatre and time, creative writing for the stage.
PUBLICATIONS IN DEVELOPMENT:
Essay contribution (‘Making Space for the Shadows: Penda’s Fen, katabasis, tradition and legacy’) to contracted collection, OF MUD AND FLAME: DAVID RUDKIN’S PENDA’S FEN’, eds. R. Harle and J. Machin (Strange Attractor/MIT Press 2018). Accepted for publication (in 2019) and in press.
Essay contribution (‘Jumping to, and away from, conclusions: rhythm and temporality in debbie tucker green’s drama’) to contracted collection, THE THEATRE OF DEBBIE TUCKER GREEN, eds. Jacqueline Bolton and Sian Adesishiah (Palgrave 2018). Accepted for publication (in 2019) and in press.
ALISTAIR McDOWALL’S POMONA. Routledge Fourth Wall series, 2018.
THEATRE, TIME AND TEMPORALITY. Intellect Books/University of Chicago Press, 2016.
THE THEATRE OF JEZ BUTTERWORTH. Bloomsbury/Methuen Critical Companions series (London), 2015.
HOWARD BARKER: ECSTASY AND DEATH: A STUDY OF HIS DRAMA, THEORY AND PRODUCTION WORK, 1988-2008. Palgrave Macmillan/St Martin’s (Basingstoke and New York), 2009.
LOVEFURIES: The Contracting Sea and The Hanging Judge, with Bite or Suck, Intellect Press (Bristol and Univ. of Chicago), 2008.
THE WYE PLAYS (The Back of Beyond and The Battle of the Crows), Intellect Press (Bristol and Portland, Oregon), 2004.
ENGLISH DRAMA SINCE 1940: Longman Literature in
English Series, 2003. (AHRB Research Leave Award)
DAVID RUDKIN: SACRED DISOBEDIENCE: A STUDY OF HIS DRAMA 1959-96 (Awarded British Academy Personal Research Fund grant). Harwood Academic Press, 1997; Routledge 2002.
HOWARD BARKER : POLITICS AND DESIRE: A STUDY OF HIS DRAMA AND POETRY 1969-1987.Macmillan 1989
BRITISH AND IRISH POLITICAL DRAMA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
Lecturer, TP10120 & TP11320 Introduction to Theatre Studies
Module co-ordinator TP30820 Contemporary British and Irish Drama
Module co-ordinator TP23220 Shakespeare in Contemporary Performance
Module co-ordinator TP34640 Playwriting
Module co-ordinator TP20420 Theatre in Contemporary Society
Director, TP34940 Production Project
Professor of Theatre and Theatre Practice
Departmental co-director of research