Department of Drama and Theatre Arts

One of the best of the established British university drama departments, the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts at Birmingham enjoys a highly respected national and international reputation for excellence in teaching and research in the study of Drama.

The Other Place returns

University’s pioneering collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company creates ‘radical mischief’


Posted 25 April 2016

Romeo and Juliet

Professor Russell Jackson has been working in rehearsals as text adviser with co-directors Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford for the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's production of Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick Theatre, London.

Posted 21 April 2016

Victoria Wood CBE (1953 - 2016)

On behalf of the University of Birmingham Drama Department staff and students, past and present, we would like to express our deep sadness on hearing the news of Victoria Wood's passing.

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