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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’
Top ranking received in The Complete University Guide, The Times and The Sunday Times and The Guardian
Posted 17 June 2016
Dr Adam Ledger has been awarded an Arts Council England Grant, for the project 'Where's My Igloo Gone?'.
Posted 26 May 2016
Some of the top scholars from the University of Birmingham's College of Arts and Law will take to the stage to lead talks and debates showcasing their areas of research, at this year's Hay Festival.
Posted 06 May 2016
Professor Russell Jackson will be giving a talk as part of the Hay Festival. The festival brings together writers from around the world in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Russell's talk is entitled 'Words, Words, Words: Speaking Shakespeare in the English-Speaking Cinema'.
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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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