Forthcoming attractions

27th February 2019

We may have been neglecting the blog - and once again we'll try hard to do better - but nonetheless we've been busy in the past months. Looking forward, here are details of a clutch of forthcoming events involving Illuminations more

Sunday links

2nd September 2018

Summer's over and - yes - I've delivered the first draft manuscript of my book. (It's about film and television adaptations of RSC stage productions.) So let's see if I can return to my weekly list of links to things more

Live links 1

25th January 2017

As my production interests and my academic concerns are both focussed, albeit not exclusively, on live events for the cinema, I am acutely aware of how rapidly the field is developing. To help myself, if no-one else, keep up to date more

Television’s first King Lear

12th October 2016

Tonight RSC Live from Stratford-upon-Avon broadcasts Gregory Doran's production of King Lear with Antony Sher in the title role. If we can achieve something of what we got in the second camera rehearsal yesterday, then I think it will more

Playing Lear

10th October 2016

On Wednesday this week RSC Live from Stratford-upon-Avon broadcasts Gregory Doran's production of King Lear to cinemas across Britain. As preparation for this, my work as producer has meant that I've watched the staging half a dozen times more

Listening to history

7th October 2016

Perhaps I've mentioned that I am writing a book about screen adaptations of Royal Shakespeare Company productions? I'm currently in the middle of researching and drafting the first of six chapters, which is intended both to introduce the key ideas of more

Brisbane bound

17th August 2016

In just over a fortnight I jet off to Brisbane for a week to take up the Lloyd Davis Memorial Fellowship at the University of Queensland. I’m honoured by the invitation and very much looking forward to visiting a city more