Before Jack the Ripper, there was Charlie Peace: the most infamous villain in Victorian England. Michael Eaton's inventive and colourful play sees Charlie through the eyes of a raucous vaudeville entertainment, including original music by Paul Barker and newly unearthed historical material.
International Stanislavsky Prize 2017 Laureate Professor Sergei Tcherkasski speaks about contemporary Russian actor training and the international development of Stanislavsky’s tradition.
Our BA (Hons) Acting students perform at a showcase for industry and associated professionals only.
Intersections 2018: Unmentionables – “no-go” areas in performance practices and research. Keynote speakers: Dr Anna Birch, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Dr Nina Power, University of Roehampton.
A symposium on the Crisis in Humanities. Surviving the Neoliberal University: Revaluing the Labour of the Performing Arts
A dead father. A new king. Grieving Hamlet. Get close-up to loyalty, love, betrayal, murder and madness in this new stripped-back, fast-paced traverse staging. Performed by BA (Hons) Acting students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice
BA (Hons) Drama, Applied Theatre & Education: Writing For Performance Class of '18 are proud to present a night of new writing: extracts from plays written during residencies in community, arts and heritage organisations in London and across the UK and beyond.
London 1913. Militancy in the Suffragette Movement is at its height. Thousands of women of all classes serve time in Holloway Prison in their fight to gain the vote. Amongst them are Lady Celia Cain, trapped in a frustrating marriage and Eve Douglas, a young seamstress. Performed by BA (Hons) Acting CDT students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice.
In anticipation of their new books, Tony Fisher and Kélina Gotman will be discussing the ongoing critical importance of Foucauldian scholarship to the fields of theatre and performance studies.
The sense is live and love now because the future and whatever is beyond is unknown. Living for present pleasure has hilarious consequences for Gary and his theatrical team, the 'firm' and it takes the saner members of the group, namely his secretary and his wife to save the day. Performed by BA (Hons) Acting students, working alongside students from BA (Hons) Theatre Practice.