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Research Awards: 2016 Winners

Awards totalling £4800 were announced at the Society’s Annual General Meeting in May 2016, which included £500 from the Craig Fund, and £200 from the President’s Fund. NAMED RESEARCH AWARDS The … Continue reading

LECTURE: “Quick, Clean, Smart & Bright”: The Broadhead Theatres in Manchester

Thursday 12th January 2017, 7:30pm: Swedenborg Hall, London WC1A 2TH | map Presented by Dr. Victoria Garlick “Quick, Clean, Smart and Bright” was the motto of the Broadhead theatre circuit. Developed … Continue reading

LECTURE: ‘A Stranger Pyramus than e’er Played Here’: Transformations and Translations in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Thursday 8th December 2016, 7:30pm: Art Workers’ Guild, London WC1N 3AT | map Presented by Prof. Trevor R. Griffiths When Shakespeare created his aspiring team of would-be actors in A Midsummer … Continue reading

LECTURE: Contemporary Black British Playwrights: Margins to Mainstream

Wednesday 9th November 2016, 7:30pm: Swedenborg Hall, London WC1A 2TH | map Presented by Dr. Lynette Goddard The first decade of the twenty-first century has been described as witnessing a ‘cultural … Continue reading

LECTURE: Visualising the Low Comedian

Wednesday 12th October 2016, 7:30pm: Swedenborg Hall, London WC1A 2TH | map Presented by Jim Davis In Comic Acting and Portraiture in Late-Georgian and Regency England Jim Davis investigated the ways … Continue reading

RAPPT Conference 2016

9-10 July 2016 University College Cork RAPPT is pleased to announce that registration has now opened for ‘Community as Beneficiary: The Role of Amateur Performance’: the second biannual conference of RAPPT: … Continue reading

New Scholars Essay Prize Competition 2016

Following the success of the first three New Scholars Prize competitions, the Society for Theatre Research invites submissions for the 2016 competition. The competition is open to postgraduate students, academics with … Continue reading

2016 Edward Gordon Craig Lecture:
Memory is a minefield

6th June 2016, 6pm, The Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Level Six, King’s College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS In association with the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama and King’s College … Continue reading

Censorship book wins Theatre Book Prize for 2015

Last year’s best book about British theatre, according to the judges of this year’s STR Theatre Book Prize, was a fascinating study based on the files from the Lord Chamberlain’s Office … Continue reading

Judges Announce STR Theatre Book Prize Short List

The judges have announced their short list for the award of the STR Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2015. They have chosen (listed alphabetically by title): 1606 William Shakespeare … Continue reading

Research Awards: Paul Iles Bequest

Related articles: Research Awards In addition to the Research Awards, which are wholly and exclusively for research into aspects of the British Theatre, the Society has received a substantial bequest from … Continue reading

Treasurer & Membership Secretary

The posts of Treasurer and Membership Secretary have been taken up by STR member Dr Kirsty Sedgman. Kirsty has a PhD from Aberystwyth – her research focus was theatre audiences in … Continue reading