29 June 2020
Dr Catriona Fallow, part of the research team of the AHRC funded Harold Pinter: Histories and Legacies project, are pleased to announce the launch of an extensive online database.
16 June 2020
Reading and watching recommendations from the University of Birmingham Department of Drama and Theatre Arts.
07 May 2020
David Pattie writes from The Lancet on masculinity, therapy, and mental health in The Sopranos.
27 February 2020
Undergraduate students join live artist Aleks Wojtulevic for a performance workshop.
13 February 2020
A £1.7 million project to re-connect Birmingham's communities with the city's Shakespearean heritage launched today.
15 October 2019
YES NO BLACK WHITE (a 'Snowflake' Sonata) premieres at Camden People's Theatre.
13 September 2019
Drama's Dr Pablo Pakula has hosted a performance and live art residency in Galera, Spain.
30 August 2019
Birmingham academic helps reveal Sharon Osbourne's relations' music hall and variety act - including a very intriguing novelty dance.
03 June 2019
Grant awarded to Drama's Dr Adam Ledger will support new show that encourages its audience to engage with crucial environmental issues.
30 May 2019
Research from Dr Caroline Radcliffe that combines film, audio and digital performance to explore the dehumanisation and alienation of the industrial worker shown at the opening night of Algomech.
08 April 2019
Dr Adam Ledger's new book on 'Craft, Process and Aesthetic in Contemporary Theatre' published by Palgrave Macmillan.
11 February 2019
Caroline Radcliffe's research on industry and clog dancing shared on 'Antiques Road Trip' with Melanie Barber
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