17 June 2021 / Theatre Book Prize

Save the Date: Book Prize Announcement June 22nd!

The Society for Theatre Research’s Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2020 will be announced next Tuesday, June 22nd.

2021 marks the 23rd STR Theatre Book Prize, which was established in 1998 to celebrate the Society’s Golden Jubilee. The aim of the Book Prize is to encourage the writing and publication of books on British-related theatre history and practice.

Recent winners include Year of the Mad King: The King Lear Diaries by Antony Sher; Different Drummer: The Life of Kenneth Macmillan by Jann Parry; Margot Fonteyn by Meredith Daneman and Balancing Acts by Nick Hytner. Previous members of the judging panel include actors Penelope Keith and Corin Redgrave, producer Thelma Holt, actress-director Yvonne Brewster and critics Michael Billington and Daisy Bowie-Sell.

Who will win this year? Find out at 10am on Tuesday June 22nd – it will be announced here with a link to the full winner’s presentation on YouTube. Watch this space!