Drama news archive 2015-2022
Camera obscura and seaside entertainment on show thanks to University academics
New book examines the torigins, evolution and impact of the popular seaside performance
New book provides first major retrospective of the work of Bill Douglas in 30 years
A community relay event designed to celebrate the epic journey of the Atlantic Salmon is set to take place along the banks of the River Exe next month.
Songs, stories and food used to showcase impact of Penryn’s Loveland Community Field at unique event
Songs, stories and vegetables and grain grown in Penryn helped showcase Loveland Community Field.
A charity concert with a message of peace will raise vital funds to protect Ukraine’s rich cultural heritage.
Trainees resurrecting traditional seaside entertainment to bring puppets, magic and song to Devon beaches
Seaside entertainment will return to Devon this summer thanks to trainees helping to keep traditional performance forms alive.
A day-long performance art event that meditates upon our interaction and relationship with the sea is set to transform Exmouth Beach into a stage this weekend.
The stunning renovation of one of Teignmouth’s quirkiest seaside features will bring cinematic history alive for all ages.
A new Belarusian play exploring the right to rest and protest will have its premiere in an Exeter park.
Two lecturers from the University of Exeter have been honoured for their work in the 2022 ASLE-UKI Book Prizes.
Major new study will investigate impact of innovative orchestra performances which use dance, drama and film
A major new study will analyse the impact of ‘theatrical’ performances by British orchestras, which use dance, acting and film, and are attracting new audiences.
Two in five Pilgrims who visit Lourdes report having a transcendent experience, researchers have found.
Young people to join forces with science and drama experts to produce musical about climate emergency
Teenagers in Torbay will join forces with leading scientists and drama experts to produce a musical about the climate emergency ahead of the major COP26 summit.
Young performers in Devon are getting ready to bring traditional seaside entertainment back to the county this summer after embarking on an unusual apprenticeship.
New apprentices are training to take to the promenade as they get ready to resurrect traditional seaside entertainment in Britain this summer.
People can meet Exeter’s bees, create embroidery using GPS technology and explore the city’s maritime history at a series of innovative outdoor events this summer.
Researchers want to hear from artists about their experiences – and the challenges – of organising outdoor performances
Artists are invited to share their innovations in outdoor performances as part of a major new research project.
Exeter Northcott Theatre is creating a filmed production of a rarely-performed version of Antigone by Bertolt Brecht.
For decades they were one of the country’s last remaining pierrot troupes, bringing joy to people of all ages at seaside resorts with their singing, dancing and games.
Traditional seaside entertainers set to return as beach theatre makes a resurgence during coronavirus
Traditional seaside entertainment enjoyed by families a century ago is set to return to Britain’s beaches as pierrot performers get ready to perform again following the lifting of the ban on outdoor theatre.
A University of Exeter PhD student who is researching how theatre can help young people with mental health issues, has been shortlisted for a national award.
For just under ten years, the College of Humanities has enjoyed a strong partnership with the National Institute of Advanced Studies in India.
The University of Exeter has been named as the number one institution in the country to study Drama in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.
The University of Exeter has been shortlisted for five Times Higher Education awards across a range of categories in arts and science, a greater number than any other university this year.
The University of Exeter’s status as one of the best academic institutions in the world has been confirmed by new global subject rankings.
Exeter College has launched a new Performing Arts Academy to support exceptional talent in the performing arts.
Since 2012, the College of Humanities has enjoyed a successful partnership with the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) in Bangalore. Between January 11th and 13th, a delegation from Humanities visited NIAS to discuss the progress of our relationship so far and build for the future.
Exeter school children and teachers are to be offered cut-price tickets to a University production of George Orwell’s Animal Farm, which features on this year’s GCSE syllabus.
Questions of power, wealth and politics are explored in a production which focuses on the global responses to and effects of austerity today.
Drama department hosts performance of Beauty and the Beast by Quangzhou Gaojia Opera Company in collaboration with Shanghai Theatre Academy.
A production of Beauty and the Beast, combining Gaojia opera with puppetry, is being performed tomorrow at the University of Exeter.
Disciplines from the College of Humanities have reinforced their positions amongst the best in the UK.
A dramatic way of seeing magnified parts of the human body is now possible through cutting edge filming technology. The BREATH project uses extreme slow motion and close up filming techniques to explore the ageing human body as a new landscape.
The University of Exeter has been ranked as one of the top 10 UK universities in the influential Guardian University Guide 2016.
The University of Exeter is hosting a series of events for Being Human 2015, the UK’s only national festival of the humanities.
Drama alumna Samantha Baines wins 'Best Newcomer' at What the Frock! Awards 2015
The RAW Emerging Arts Platform will showcase some of the most exciting performances in the UK from Drama students and graduates, at the Exeter Northcott Theatre, from 11 to 13 June 2015.
A new book that shows actors and directors how to handle scripts from Greek tragedies has been produced as a practical guide.
A University of Exeter academic will be exploring ground-breaking research into relieving chronic pain in a BBC Radio 4 documentary on 15 July at 9pm.
College of Humanities consolidates its UK-leading position in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016
Exeter has maintained its outstanding position at 7th in the prestigious The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide as well as being proclaimed Sports University of the Year.
A local theatre project based in Torbay has gained international recognition, thanks to one of its founders from the University of Exeter.
A University of Exeter academic has conceived a documentary on the history of black British theatre and screen, presented by Sir Lenny Henry.
Salute to Shakespeare: interpretations of Shakespeare in Chinese opera and traditional Chinese puppetry.
This week the College was delighted to host a visit of staff and students from Shanghai Theatre Academy.
A powerful and heart-warming film about a group of Syrian refugee women is being shown at the University of Exeter.
The University of Exeter will be hosting an Open Event to provide those interested in applying for AHRC DTP funding with an opportunity to learn more about studying for a PhD with Exeter.