‘The artistry of sign language brings fresh life to Shakespeare’s words’ – PG Researcher Lauren learns how the use of sign language can enrich everyone’s experience of Shakespeare.
Shakespeare with D/deaf Children – Annika
The University of Birmingham’s partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company at The Other Place has given rise to lots of different projects and opportunities. One of these aims to help D/deaf children interact with Shakespeare, so Annika (MA Shakespeare and Creativity) spent several weeks working to adapt material in the RSC Toolkit.
Mission Immersive: A Deep Dive into the Fantastical Worlds of Participatory Theatre
‘It was incredible to be working on an artistic movement that was so new’ – UG Researcher Ben Cammack delves into the world of immersive theatre.
The Realities of Research and the Joys of World War One Plays
Lydia Manley (BA English) shares what she learnt on her research quest to discover why one particular World War One play became such a global success.
Wilkie Collins to the RSC: A Tale of Two Scholarships
Mary describes how the UG Research Scholarship provided her with her first taste of academic research, starting her on a journey that took her from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art to Connecticut USA, before returning to UoB having secured a prestigious RSC/UoB PhD studentship.