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Research Award Winners 2017

Research Award Recipients for 2017 Awards totalling £4135 were announced at the Society’s Annual General Meeting in May 2017. No awards were made this year from the Craig Fund or the … 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


Welcome to LIBRARY!

Ever since the merger of the New Cavendish Club with the ‘In and Out’, which was not felt to be a suitable replacement, we have been on the lookout for a … Continue reading


Judges announced for Theatre Book Prize

The Society for Theatre Research is pleased to announce the judges for this year’s Theatre Book Prize. They are actress, director and author Nichola McAuliffe, critic, academic and author Aleks Sierz … Continue reading


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


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


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


2016 STR Research Awards

Related articles: Paul Iles Bequest The application date for the Research Awards 2016 has now passed. The next opportunity to apply will be at the end of this year, for the … Continue reading


Judges announced for STR Theatre Book Prize

The Society is pleased to announce the judging panel for the Theatre Book Prize to be awarded for books published in 2015. They are: Sam Walters, theatre director, founder and until … Continue reading


Bandits! or, The Collapsing Bridge

Bandits! or, The Collapsing Bridge, the STR members’ subscription publication for 2015, centres on the earliest extant motion picture filmed in a British theatre. Brief but amazingly eventful, it records the … Continue reading