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LECTURE – May 2016
Shakespeare’s Fathers and Daughters

The Annual Address Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 8.15pm, following the AGM at 7pm, at the Art Workers’ Guild | map THIS EVENT HAS NOW PASSED Presented by DR OLIVER FORD … Continue reading


LECTURE – April 2016
Re-evaluating the Actresses’ Franchise League: Suffrage Theatre, Networks and Activism

Wednesday 13 April 2016 at 7.30pm at the Swedenborg Hall | map THIS EVENT HAS NOW PASSED Presented by DR NAOMI PAXTON The Actresses’ Franchise League was formed in 1908 by … Continue reading


LECTURE – March 2016
The Development of Professional Stage Management

Thursday 10 March 2016 at 7.30pm at the Swedenborg Hall | map THIS EVENT HAS NOW PASSED Presented by DR TRACY CATTELL Primary evidence from the earliest theatre-based companies in Britain … Continue reading


LECTURE – October 2015
Fighting Talk – The Secrets Of Stage Combat Revealed

Tuesday 13 October 2015 at 7.30pm at the Swedenborg Hall | map Presented by TERRY KING Live theatre relies on the skill and creativity of the fight director to choreograph scenes … 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


Report of the 2014 Theatre Book Prize Ceremony (May 2015)

The presentation of the STR Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2014 took place on Friday 22nd May 2015 in the Val Parnell Suite of the London Palladium, kindly made … Continue reading


2015 STR Research Awards

Awards totalling £4975 were announced at the Society’s Annual General Meeting in May 2015, which included £160 from the Craig Fund, and £200 from the President’s Fund. NAMED RESEARCH AWARDS The … Continue reading


Theatre Book Prize – Winner!

We have a winner! At midday today (22 May) our President Timothy West announced the winner of the STR Theatre Book Prize to a gathering of academics, actors, and other theatre … Continue reading


Wickham Lecture 2015: “Observing the creative process: directors and actors in rehearsal”

5.30pm, Wednesday 13th May The Wickham Theatre, Vandyck Building, Cantocks Close, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UP | map Free admission ‘Observing the creative process: directors and actors in rehearsal’ Presented by … Continue reading


Obituary: Terence Rees

It is with great personal sadness that I sit down to pen these lines about my dear old friend Terence Rees who passed away on 15th September 2014 at the age … Continue reading


Obituary: Katharine Worth

Katharine Worth, who died on 28 January 2015, was a key member of the editorial team of Theatre Notebook from 1987 to 1997, ten years during which editors and contributors alike … Continue reading


A New Poetics of Chekhov’s Plays: presence through absence

Book-launch: Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA, on Tuesday, October 14, at 7pm. Following the paperback release last month of Professor Harai Golomb’s anyone interested in the study, teaching, … Continue reading