Posted: 3 June 2016
Through a long and thorough process of research and collecting testimonials, Joana has developed a production on the history and memory and the relationship between problematic and conflicting memories, and the absence of state politics of memory in Portugal in recent times.
Built as a set of seven lecture-performances, each on a specific theme concerning the dictatorship and the revolution – this performance is an experience and an outstanding event that includes a meal halfway through, many iconic revolutionary songs, carnations and forbidden books read aloud.
A Living Museum was performed in May 2016 at the Festival Chantiers d'Europe, Thêátre de La Ville, Paris, to wide acclaim and a long standing ovation. Jorge Louraço Figueira, from Público, has described the performance as “a cultural event, wider than just a theatre play”.
The show has been awarded the Audience Choice Award from the
International Almada Festival, as well as being shortlisted for one of the ten
top performances in Portugal in 2014 by newspapers Público and Expresso, and
was nominated for best theatre play of 2014 by the Portuguese Author’s Society.
Professor’s drama, Far From The Madding Crowd, airs on BBC Radio 4
Professor Graham White’s 2013 adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Far From The Madding Crowd featured on BBC Radio 4 and available on IPlayer for the next month.
Posted: 9 January 2018
University appoints new Head of Drama, Theatre and Performance
Professor Graham White has been appointed as the new Head of Drama, Theatre and Performance, taking over from Professor Jennifer Parker-Starbuck in January.
Posted: 8 December 2017
Professor’s drama, General Mladic Is Waving, airs on BBC Radio 4
Professor Graham White’s new play set at the Hague Tribunal around the trial of Ratko Mladic has been featured on BBC Radio 4.
Posted: 7 December 2017