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Double Falsehood: Shakespeare’s ‘Lost Play’

On Monday 11 October 2010, Nottingham Playhouse hosted ‘Lost Shakespeare Day‘ showcasing the first public reading of the Jacobean play ‘Double Falsehood’. Professor Brean Hammond, Professor of Modern English Literature in the School of English, has been working for 10 years to prove that a play presented at Drury Lane in December 1727 contains the …

Sir Richard Eyre: The Art of Directing

After receiving an honorary doctorate from the University in 2008 Sir Richard Eyre, former director of the Nottingham Playhouse and Royal National Theatre, returned to the School of English on Saturday 8 November 2008 to work with second year students studying with the Drama section. As well as a lecture on the art of directing …