News archive - 2010

Revitalising the seaside prom

Seaside esplanades and the beaches of the English Riviera were once awash with popular performances, variety shows and songs such as ‘Oh I do like to be beside the seaside.’

Outstanding award for drama

A major American prize for books on theatre practice has been awarded to an Exeter drama academic.

'Is that funny?' competition launch

Do you want to make a ten minute comedy film, or write a ten-minute comedy script? Would you then like to put that film or script in front of a man who directed Blackadder, won BAFTAs for best comedies in 2009 (The IT Crowd) and in 2002 (The Sketch Show), and who was Head of Comedy for Carlton?

The art of presenting art

A striking new exhibition looking at the current trend for setting or presenting performance work in art galleries is now on show in the Drama department at the University of Exeter.