Research

Contemporary British and European theatre; literary and critical theory; site-specific performance; theatre, theory and ethics; theatre criticism and journalism; the links between theatre and fiction; the relationship between writing and directing; the theatre and theory of Brook, Mnouchkine, Cixous, Warner, Kantor; queer theory and theatre.

I have recently written articles or book chapters on Chekhov and Katie Mitchell, the Irish playwright Enda Walsh, theorising site-specific performance, the writer-director relationship in contemporary British theatre, and on new developments in theatre criticism. I am currently working on several projects including a book on the relationship between theatre, theory and fiction and articles on the ethics of verbatim theatre and on Rimini Protokoll's recent work.

I am interested in hearing from research students who wish to explore the relationship between theatre and fiction, theatre, theory and criticism, the writer-director relationship and theatre and ethics.