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 White has been at Roehampton for a number of years and is a playwright, researcher and lecturer, with interests in playwriting practices, modern drama and cultural history and performance in the law. He has had a number of plays broadcast on the BBC, and his adaptation for Radio 3 of BS Johnson's 1960s experimental novel The Unfortunates won a BBC Audio Drama Award for Innovation.
Anna Gough-Yates, Deputy Provost Academic Development, has congratulated Professor White saying, “The Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance is renowned for its cutting-edge performance practice and critical theory. Professor White has a wealth of experience both at Roehampton and as a playwright and will continue to ensure the success of the department”.
For more information on Drama, Theatre and Performance and our wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, please visit the department page.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili awarded honorary doctorate
Over 700 students from the University of Roehampton graduated this week, with diverse degrees in a range of subjects from all ten Departments at the University.
Posted: 23 January 2018
Lecturer is appointed to advise the Scottish Government on human rights
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Posted: 17 January 2018
The life of Frankenstein’s creator uncovered by leading Professor
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Posted: 10 January 2018