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The unique environment of the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts is shaped by a collective of internationally renowned scholars, theatre-makers and creative researchers committed to providing the next generation of artists and critical thinkers with the tools to challenge the status quo and innovate creatively within the cultural, social and political landscapes of the twenty first century.
University’s pioneering collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company creates ‘radical mischief’
Drama takes the top spot in the latest Complete University Guide and Guardian rankings
Posted 01 March 2017
Apply for a Birmingham Fellowship and join our sector-leading programme.
Posted 25 January 2017
In today's episode of BBC Who Do You Think You Are? Dr Caroline Radcliffe will be telling the actor Sir Ian McKellen about his Victorian ancestor.
Posted 14 November 2016
Fellowships to be held in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham commencing between 1 September 2017 and 1 May 2018.
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We are proud to offer throughout the academic year a series of events, research seminars, and productions closely tied to the department academic and practical work.
One of the best of the established British university drama departments, rated top in the UK for Drama by the Guardian University Guide 2015.
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