Staff in Drama and Theatre Arts 

Academic staff

Dr Vicky Angelaki

Dr Vicky Angelaki

Lecturer in Drama

I joined the Department in 2012. Prior to that I held the position of Lecturer in English and Drama at Birmingham City University (2009-12) and I lectured at the Drama and English Departments at Royal Holloway (2006-8). My research primarily focuses on modernist as well as contemporary theatre and the radical reconceptualizations of the relationship between aesthetics and politics.

Fraser Grace

Fraser Grace

Teaching Fellow in Playwriting Studies, Department of Drama and Theatre Arts

I am the co-ordinator of the MRes in Playwriting Studies.

Dr Eleftheria Ioannidou

Dr Eleftheria Ioannidou

Lecturer in Drama

I joined the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts in 2012. Prior to this appointment, I held a Humboldt Research Fellowship at the Freie Universität of Berlin, hosted by the departments of Theatre Studies (Erika Fischer-Lichte) and Greek and Latin Studies (Bernd Seidensticker), where I also lectured extensively.

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 ...

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 ...

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

I moved to the Department in 2006 from the position of Research Fellow in Performing Arts at Manchester Metropolitan University. From 1997 - 2009 I was also a founder member and the associate director of the Open Performance Centre in Sheffield, where I co-founded the theatre company, Point Blank, and wrote and directed a number of nationally touring productions, as well as running ...

Dr Rose Whyman

Dr Rose Whyman

Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Arts
Head of Department

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

Lucy Nye
Costume Supervisor
Email: L.A.Nye@bham.ac.uk  
Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 6000

Administration Staff

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

Honorary Professor

  • Professor David Edgar