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LECTURE: Sir Peter Wright in conversation with Jane Pritchard MBE

In conversation with Jane Pritchard MBE Tuesday 4th December 2018 7:30pm | Art Workers’ Guild, London | map Choreographer and director Peter Wright is one of the most eminent names in … Continue reading

Research Fellowships at the University of Texas

This, from The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin: We are accepting applications for short and long-term research fellowships that will make use of our archival collections … Continue reading

‘From Shakespeare to Buddy Holly- it’s all rock n roll’

Thursday 18th October 2018 7:30pm St Anne’s Hall, 55 Dean Street, London | map Presented by: Barrie Rutter OBE Born in 1946, the son of a Hull fishworker, Barrie Rutter grew … Continue reading

LECTURE: The Performer and the Digital: networks of feeling in intermedial practices

Thursday 22nd November 2018 7:30pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Dr Joanne Scott Antonio Damasio’s latest book begins with a ‘very simple’ idea: ‘feelings have not been given … Continue reading

LECTURE: Evidence of a Lost World: Posters for Victorian Theatre

Thursday 10th January 2019 7:30pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Michael Diamond This talk will examine the role of posters in researching late nineteenth and early twentieth century … Continue reading

LECTURE: The Theatres Trust and Theatres at Risk Register

Thursday 7th February 2019 7:30pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Jon Morgan Jon Morgan, Director of the Theatres Trust, introduces the newly-announced Theatres at Risk Register for 2019. … Continue reading

LECTURE: Creating Theatrical Magic: 50 Years of Designing Theatres

Thursday 7th March 2019 7:30pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Claire Ferraby and Nick Thompson Nick Thompson and his wife Clare Ferraby have worked together for over 50 … Continue reading

LECTURE: The Country and the City in Contemporary British Theatre: Binary, Crisis, Futures

Thursday 4th April 2019 7:30pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Dr Vicky Angelaki What is it about place and spatial parameters that so strongly serves to determine our … Continue reading

ANNUAL ADDRESS: You’ll Never Work…

Thursday 9th May 2019 8:15pm, St Anne’s Hall, London | map. Presented by: Yvonne Brewster OBE Yvonne Brewster co-founded Talawa Theatre Company along with Carmen Munroe, Mona Hammond and Inigo Espejel. … Continue reading

Nick Hytner Wins STR Theatre Book Prize

Rory Kinnear, who presented the prize with winner Sir Nicholas Hytner (Credit: Ben Wooldridge). Balancing Acts, Sir Nicholas Hytner’s account of his years at the head of the National Theatre, was … Continue reading

Poel Workshops 2018

In April the annual Poel Event once again took place successfully, with two days of theatre skills training & workshops at the Royal Central School and on the Olivier stage at … Continue reading


Actor and playwright Rory Kinnear (National Theatre, RSC, James Bond franchise) will announce who has won the STR Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2017 and make the presentation at … Continue reading