11 January 2019
Alumnus Gareth Neame OBE (BA Drama and English, 1988) was featured in the current edition of the University's "Old Joe" alumni magazine
01 November 2018
We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.
14 September 2018
Caroline Radcliffe's installation to premier at the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Festival 2018.
29 June 2018
Report from the Standing Conference of University Drama Departments.
17 May 2018
Adam Ledger (Drama) and his theatre company The Bone Ensemble has been awarded £14,900 by Arts Council England.
13 October 2017
A range of College of Arts and Law projects have been funded by through the British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme.
06 July 2017
Congratulations to Adam Ledger in Drama and Theatre Arts and The Bone Ensemble for a successful application to Arts Council England's Grants for the Arts fund for the Where's My Igloo Gone? project.
03 February 2016
We interviewed Drama and English alumni during a College of Arts and Law Careers event. They talk about their time at Birmingham and their career since leaving university.
29 August 2014
Video of this year's degree congregation speech.
08 April 2014
Video interview with Drama alumna Louise Olley about her time at Birmingham and how it has benefitted her career as an actress.
16 September 2013
Over the summer Professor Russell Jackson has worked as text adviser with Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford, and with Michael Grandage.
15 July 2013
The School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies Writers and Artists Distinguished Speaker Series.
More news from the Department
We are proud to offer throughout the academic year a series of events, research seminars, and productions closely tied to the department academic and practical work.
One of the best of the established British university drama departments, rated top in the UK for Drama by the Guardian University Guide 2015.
How we are exploring issues of climate through the arts, humanities and law.
The College of Arts and Law is placed 67th in the Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, making it one of the best places for study and research in this field globally.