Category Archives: Events

Waterloo Bridge Celebrations

Sunday 18th June 2017, 2.30pm The Bridewell Hall, London EC4Y 8EQ | map You are invited to join us to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the opening of the original Waterloo … Continue reading


Stage Manager Wins Theatre Book Prize

The Society’s annual Book Prize has gone to a former National Theatre Stage Manager for her account of the exceptional circumstances in which the National Theatre mounted a production of Fernando … Continue reading


STR Theatre Book Prize Short List

The judges have announced their short list for this year’s Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2016. They range from a record of the strange goings on in National Theatre … Continue reading


Entry now closed for STR Theatre Book Prize

Entry of books published in 2016 for the STR Theatre Book Prize has now closed. The judges have received a bumper crop this year – the full list of entries, with … Continue reading


LECTURE: Dame Monica Mason OBE

7th February 2017, 7:30pm: Swedenborg Hall, London WC1A 2TH | map Presented by Dame Monica Mason Dame Monica Mason, former director of the Royal Ballet, will be joined by Dr Jane … Continue reading


LECTURE: The Censorship of British Drama, 1960-1968

8th March 2017, 7:30pm: Swedenborg Hall, London WC1A 2TH | map Presented by Dr Steve Nicholson Between the passing of the Theatres Act in 1737 and its abolition in 1968, every … Continue reading


LECTURE: A Whistle-Stop Tour of Amateur Theatricals in Nineteenth Century Britain

6th April 2017, 7:30pm: Swedenborg Hall, London WC1A 2TH | map Presented by David Coates Amateur theatre is flourishing in twenty-first century Britain, and indisputably contributes significantly to our theatrical landscape. … Continue reading


LECTURE: A Life on Stage: A talk by Dame Siân Phillips*

16th May 2017, public entry at 8.15pm (following the AGM at 7pm): Art Workers’ Guild, London WC1N 3AT | map Presented by Dame Siân Phillips Siân Phillips is an award winning … 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


Teaching Theatre Practice: An Interactive Employability Skills Workshop

Saturday 12 December 2015, 10:00-18:00 Royal Holloway, University of London, Caryl Churchill Theatre £25 per person FULLY BOOKED! Registration closes Friday 20 November. The STR New Researchers Network is thrilled announce … Continue reading


STR Lecture Series 2015/16

All lectures in this series are held in London, and are free and open to the public. Tuesday 13 October 2015 – Swedenborg Hall, London | map Wednesday 11 November 2015 … Continue reading


Theatre Book Prize: Short List

The Society for Theatre Research is pleased to announce the short list for the Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2014. It is: The Oxford Handbook of Georgian Theatre edited … Continue reading