Academic staff by research and
supervision areas

Dr Lucy Amsden

Dr Lucy Amsden

Teaching Fellow in Theatre Practice

Key areas of research:

  • Performer training
  • Clown and Bouffon
  • Contemporary comedy practice

Dr Gianna Bouchard

Dr Gianna Bouchard

Senior Lecturer

  • The medicalised body in performance
  • Anatomical dissection and bodily display as performance
  • Medical humanities
  • Politics of identity and performance
  • Contemporary theatre practice and critical theory
  • Live art Performance and interdisciplinary practice

Dr Joanna Bucknall

Dr Joanna Bucknall

Lecturer

Key areas of research:

  • Immersive, interactive & participatory performance practices
  • One-on-one performance
  • Practice as research methodologies
  • Performance documentation
  • Performing heritage & legacy
  • Gamification & play in performance

Dr Cristina Delgado-García

Dr Cristina Delgado-García

Lecturer

Key areas of research:

  • Contemporary British/European theatre: new writing, devised work, delegated performance
  • Theatre in its socio-political context of production/reception
  • Theatre and political/ethical philosophy
  • Theatre, gender and sexuality

Dr Catriona Fallow

Dr Catriona Fallow

Research Fellow

Key areas of research:

  • Contemporary British and European playwriting
  • The Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare's Globe
  • Theatre History and Historiography
  • Shakespeare in performance

Dr Paul Geary

Dr Paul Geary

Teaching Fellow

Key areas of research:

  • Food and performance
  • Multisensory and immersive performance
  • Performance Philosophy
  • Live Art
  • Practice-as-Research and performance documentation

Professor Russell Jackson

Professor Russell Jackson

Emeritus Professor of Drama

Key areas of research:

  • Shakespeare on screen
  • Representations of the theatre in film and in other media
  • 19th century British Theatre

Dr Adam J. Ledger

Dr Adam J. Ledger

Senior Lecturer

Key areas of research:

  • Performance practice, especially acting/performer and directing methodologies
  • Devising
  • The Odin Teatret
  • Performance and the environment (especially climate change)
  • Practice as research

 

Dr Aneta Mancewicz

Dr Aneta Mancewicz

Lecturer

  • Staging Shakespeare
  • Intermediality and digital media in performance
  • Contemporary European theatre
  • Theory and practice of adaptation
  • Theatre and public sphere theatre and globalization

Dr Trish McTighe

Dr Trish McTighe

Lecturer
Director of Postgraduate Studies

Key areas of research:

  • Beckett on stage in Ireland and the UK
  • Literary tourism and the festival
  • Haptics in literature and performance
  • Theatre movements of the twentieth century
  • Gender studies and performance

Dr David Pattie

Dr David Pattie

Senior Lecturer

Currently, I convene one module and I’m a personal academic tutor.

Dr Caroline Radcliffe

Dr Caroline Radcliffe

Lecturer

Key areas of research:

  • Victorian theatre
  • Performance practice (contemporary and historical)
  • Popular theatre and performance
  • All areas of theatre and music
  • Technologies and performance

 

Dr Ellen Redling

Dr Ellen Redling

Lecturer

I joined the department in September 2016, after teaching English Literature and Drama at the University of Heidelberg since 2007. From April 2015 to April 2016 I conducted research at the Drama department of the University of Royal Holloway, London. I studied at the University of Heidelberg as an undergraduate and as the equivalent of a Master’s student (joint honours English & German, ...

Professor Graham Saunders

Professor Graham Saunders

Allardyce Nicoll Chair in Drama

Key areas of research:

  • Harold Pinter
  • British alternative or fringe theatre
  • Contemporary Shakespeare
  • Arts Council
  • Samuel Beckett

Dr Rose Whyman

Dr Rose Whyman

Senior Lecturer

Key areas of research:

  • Russian actor training, particularly Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov, Meyerhold
  • The history of Russian theatre of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
  • The plays of Anton Chekhov
  • Actor-training and Alexander Technique