Research

Current Projects

Current Projects

2021, Book, ‘More Life: two decades of Angels in America’ McFarland due for publication late 2019.

2021, Everything is Rent; Intergenerational theatre fandom, Theatre Fandom, Ed. Kirsty Sedgeman, Palgrave. 

2020, Sherman Theatre, Heart of Cardiff- LBGTQ+ Stories- Audio Drama

Research Interests

  • Contemporary British and American Theatre. 
  • Use of archival materials in analysis of performance history. 
  • Links between social history and performance. 
  • Fan interactions with performance and media texts 

Book Chapters

  • Immersive Fan Experience, in Everybody Hurts; Transitions, Endings and Resurrections in Fan Cultures  Edited by Rebecca Williams, University of Iowa Press, 2018.
  • Modernising Holmes: Location and Bringing Sherlock into the 21st Century in Sherlock Holmes in Context, edited by Sam Nadiu, 2016, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Review: How to Write About Theatre. A Manual for Critics, Students and Bloggers, TheatreForschung, May 2016.
  • Review: AIDS don’t die of prejudice, in Centre for Medical Humanities, December 2015.
  • ‘Frankenstein’ includes the chapter Teaching Banks: The Wasp Factory (1984) and Frankenstein (1818) in The Transgressive Iain Banks: Essays on a Writer Beyond Borders  (Colebrook/Cox) McFarland, 2013

Selected Other Publications 

Slate, Freelance contributor-Bisexuals Trisexuals, Homosapiens’ 

American Theatre

National Themes: How Britain’s Subsidized Theatre Helped ‘Angels’ Fly

Everything’s Different, Nothing’s Changed: ‘Company’ With a Female Bobbie

Exeunt Magazine

Angels in America: A Homecoming

Wales Arts Review; selection of reviews and opinion pieces  (author page here)

Howlround

Community Legacy is “Inherited” in Matthew Lopez’s Play

More Life for Angels in America