News archive - 2012

Acclaimed Beckett Project features in Malta Arts Festival

Professor in Drama sparks international interest for his unique process in actor and performer training.

Drama students carry the flame to Exeter

Drama students from the University are supporting the organisation of Exeter’s Olympic Torch Relay and have been selected to perform the main roles in the procession.

Drama students perform for Her Majesty the Queen’s Visit

An accomplished ensemble of actors from Exeter’s Drama department performed during the visit from Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh’s visit.

All the World’s a Stage - Shakespeare on the Piazza

On Friday 22 June and Saturday 23 June, the Elysium Theatre Company (formed of Exeter students past and present) will be performing abridged versions of Henry IV and Richard III in the Piazza at the University.

Culmination of research project on British South Asian theatre

Two books that stem directly from the AHRC-funded project held in the Drama Department (2004-2009) on British Asian theatre have now been published.

Drama graduates’ theatre company to launch production

Graduates from the University of Exeter's Drama Department are to reinvigorate Exeter’s theatre scene with their first production, Agent.

Humanities split-site PhD project spans across UK and India

Humanities strengthens bond with India as spilt-site PhD progresses with National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore.

Theatre performance turns back the tide

A play that looks at the metaphorical connections between coastal erosion and memory loss provides the basis for the latest play by University of Exeter Senior Drama Lecturer Rebecca Loukes’ award winning company, RedCape Theatre.

New show celebrates failure through dark humour

A new performance by a University of Exeter Drama lecturer that is somewhere between stand-up comedy and theatre is being performed at the Bikeshed Theatre, Exeter 30 October to 3 November.

College professors appointed research strategy leaders

Two academics from the College of Humanities have been appointed to lead themes from the University’s brand new research strategy for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS).

The Paddon Award - an arts competition

The University of Exeter is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the 2013 Paddon Award.

Pantomime's enduring appeal put through academic scrutiny

“Oh yes it is”: Pantomime season is gathering momentum in theatres around the country.