Professor Jane Milling



Modern British Playwriting: The 80s: Voices, Documents, New Interpretations, London, Methuen, 2012.

Susanna Centlivre A Basset Table, Peterborough, Ontario, Broadview Press, 2009.

with Heddon D, Devising Performance: A Critical History., Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

with Thomson P, The Cambridge History of British Theatre, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

with Banham M, J.Milling and M. Banham (eds) Extraordinary Actors, Exeter, University of Exeter Press, 2004.

with PThomson, Thomson P, (eds) The Cambridge History of British Theatre: Origins to 1660, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

with Ley G, Modern theories of performance, Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.


with Holdsworth N, Nicholson H, Theatre, Performance, and the Amateur Turn, Contemporary Theatre Review, vol. 27, no. 1, 2017, 4-17

with Schaefer K, Edwards D, Performing Moretonhampstead: rurality, participation and cultural value, Cultural Trends, vol. 26, no. 1, 2017, 47-57

'"For Without Vanity I'm Better Known": Restoration Actors and Metatheatre on the London Stage.', Theatre Survey, vol. 52, no. 1, Cambridge University Press, 2011, 59-82

"Abominable, impious, profane, lewd, immoral": Prosecuting the Actors in early eighteenth-century London, Theatre Notebook, vol. 61, no. 1, 2007, 132-143

Siege and Cipher: the closet drama of the Cavendish sisters, Women's History Review, vol. 6, no. 3, 2006, 411-426

A Gotham Election': Women and Performance Politics, Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research, vol. 21, no. 2, 2006, 72-87

"In the female coasts of fame": Women's Dramatic Writing on the Public Stage, 1669-71, Women's Writing, vol. 7, no. 2, 2000, 267-293

The Artifice: Appropriations of Intimacy, Studies in Theatre and Performance, vol. 7, 1997, 47-53

As the actress said: the politics of Restoration female rhetoric, Women and Theatre: Occasional Papers, vol. 3, University of Warwick, 1997, 16-27


Understanding Cultural Value: The Usefulness of the Eighteenth-century Stage, in Gibson L, Belfiore E (eds) Culture and Power: Histories of Participation, Values and Governance, London: Palgrave, 2018

with Ramsden H, Simpson R, Understanding Grassroots Arts Groups and Practices in Communities, in McCabe A, Phillimore J (eds) Community Groups in Context: Local activities and action, Bristol: Policy Press, 2017, 155-176

with Layard A, Creative place-making: where legal geography meets legal consciousness, in Warren S, Jones P (eds) Creative Economies, Creative Communities Rethinking Place, Policy and Practice, Farnham: Ashgate, 2015, 79-100

with Lyndon Owen J, Schaefer K, Maheswaran R, Performing Binge Drinking 1970-2010, in Reynolds J, Zontou Z (eds) Addiction and Performance, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2014, 22-42

Transatlantic Crossing: Teaching Oroonoko with The Widow Ranter, in Richards C, O'Donnell MA (eds) Approaches to Teaching Behn's Oroonoko, New York: Modern Language Assn of Amer, 2014, 187-194

The Female Wits: Women Writers at Work, in Gill C (eds) Theatre and Culture in Early Modern England, 1650-1737., Farham: Ashgate, 2010, 119-130

Women Working in the Theatre: Women Playwrights 1660-1750., in Nelson B, Burroughs C (eds) Teaching British Women Playwrights of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century, New York: MLA, 2010, 41-67

Thomas Betterton and the Art of Acting., in Milling J, Banham M (eds) Extraordinary Actors: Essays on Popular Performers, University of Exeter, 2004, 21-35

The Development of a Professional Theatre 1540-1660., in Milling, Thomson (eds) Cambridge History of British Theatre: Volume I : Origins to 1660, Cambridge University Press, 2004, 139-177


Jane Moody and Daniel O'Quinn, ed. The Cambridge Companion to British Theatre 1730-1830 Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 285p. GBP17.99. ISBN: 978-0-521-61777-2., New Theatre Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 03, 2009, 293-293

In the Theatre of Romanticism: Coleridge, Nationalism, Women. By Julie A. Carlson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. Pp. xiv + 267. GBP30; $49.95., Theatre Research International, vol. 20, no. 02, 2009, 166-166

Derek Hughes English Drama, 1660-1700 Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. 503 p. ISBN 0-198-11974-7., New Theatre Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 52, 2009, 396-396

Ellen Donkin Getting into the Act: Women Playwrights in London 1776-1829 London; New York: Routledge, 1995, 240 p. GBP12.99. ISBN 0-415-08249-8 (hbk), 0-415-08250-1 (pbk)., New Theatre Quarterly, vol. 12, no. 47, 2009, 291-291

Gilli Bush-Bailey, Treading the Bawds: Actresses and Playwrights on the Late-Stuart Stage. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2006. 226p. GBP50.00 ISBN: 978-0719-072-50-5., New Theatre Quarterly, vol. 24, no. 01, 2008


with McCabe A, with Fyfe H, Simpson R, Understanding Cultural Value: The Amateur and Voluntary Arts, AHRC, London, AHRC, 2014.

with Ramsden H, Phillimore J, McCabe A, Fyfe H, Simpson R, The Role of Grassroots Arts Activities in Communities, AHRC, Birmingham, TSRC, 2011.