Staff in Drama and Theatre Arts 

Academic staff

Dr Vicky Angelaki

Dr Vicky Angelaki

Lecturer in Drama
Head of Postgraduate Research EDACS

I have worked at the University since 2012. I previously held the position of Lecturer in English and Drama at Birmingham City University (2009-12) and lectured at the Drama and English Departments at Royal Holloway (2006-08). My work primarily focuses on contemporary and modernist British, European (especially Austrian, German, French) and American theatre and its intersection with society, ...

Dr Cristina Delgado-García

Dr Cristina Delgado-García

Lecturer in Drama

I joined the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts in September 2015, after having taught at the University of Leeds, Manchester Metropolitan University and Aberystwyth University. My current research is concerned with the political and ethical issues raised by contemporary British theatre. I am particularly interested in the relationship between theatre aesthetics and neoliberalism, globalisation ...

Dr Paul Geary

Dr Paul Geary

Teaching Fellow

I am a Teaching Fellow in Drama and Theatre Arts, joining the department in September 2014. I completed my PhD at the University of Bristol in 2014 with a project exploring food, sensuality and performance.

Dr Eleftheria Ioannidou

Dr Eleftheria Ioannidou

Lecturer in Drama

I joined the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts in September 2012. Prior to this appointment, I was a Humboldt Research Fellow at the Freie Universität of Berlin. My research primarily focuses on the twentieth-century performance and adaptation of Greek tragedy.

Professor Russell Jackson

Professor Russell Jackson

Allardyce Nicoll Chair in Drama

My work focuses on the relationships between text and performance - particularly but not exclusively of Shakespeare’s plays - in their social and intellectual context and in a wide range of media. I am currently engaged in studies of the representation fo the theatre in the other arts.

My research is informed by (and informs) my work in professional theatre and film.

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Dr Bridget Keehan

Dr Bridget Keehan

Teaching Fellow in Drama

I have just joined the department here at Birmingham. Prior to this I taught at the University of South Wales whilst completing my Doctorate, which was awarded in 2013. In addition to my work in Academia I have an ongoing professional practice as a Theatre Director and this informs my teaching and research.

Dr Adam J. Ledger

Dr Adam J. Ledger

Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Arts

Following a period of freelance work as a director and tutor in and around London, I was appointed as the first Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Studies at University College Cork, Ireland, in 2001. I moved to the University of Hull in January 2005 and to the University of Birmingham in 2011.

My theatre practice and research centres on directing, performance practice and the creation of ...

Dr Caroline Radcliffe

Dr Caroline Radcliffe

Lecturer

I have had a long freelance career in music and drama and am still an active performer in both fields. My specialist academic areas are nineteenth-century theatre, popular theatre studies, technology and performance and any area of music and drama.

Dr Liz Tomlin

Dr Liz Tomlin

Senior Lecturer
Head of Department

I joined the department in 2006 after holding a research fellowship in performing arts at Manchester Metropolitan University and working as a playwright and director with Point Blank Theatre.  My areas of specialism include practice-based research, political theory and performance, contemporary theatre and new writing.

Dr Rose Whyman

Dr Rose Whyman

Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Arts

I have lectured here in the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts since 2003 and my main teaching and research interests are in actor-training and Russian Theatre.


Production Staff

Danny Warboys
Production Manager / Stage Technologies Tutor
Email: D.K.Warboys@bham.ac.uk  
Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 8511

Linda Muirhead
Stage Manager / Stage Management Tutor
Email: L.Muirhead@bham.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 5677

David Crisp
Scenic and Costume Designer / Tutor
Email: D.L.Crisp@bham.ac.uk  
Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 6395

Morag Pirrie
Costume Supervisor
Email: M.E.Pirrie@bham.ac.uk  
Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 6000

Phil Speck
Lighting Designer/Technical Tutor
Email: P.A.Speck@bham.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 7018

Administration Staff

Jayne Smith
Administrator
Email: J.A.Smith@bham.ac.uk  
Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 5998

Lizzie Compton
Administrator
Email: E.Compton@bham.ac.uk  
Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 5975

Honorary Professor

  • Professor David Edgar