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Early English Drama and Performance

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The Play of Wit and Science, Edward’s Boys, 7th – 12th July 2019

17 June 2019

At 7pm on Sunday 7th July in the Levi Fox Hall Edward’s Boys will give their first performance of Wit and Science by John Redford prior to touring Oxford, London and Genoa, Italy...

Society for Renaissance Studies Biennial Conference, 7 – 9 July 2020, University of East Anglia

22 May 2019

Society for Renaissance Studies 9th Biennial Conference The confirmed keynote speakers are Dr John-Paul A. Ghobrial (Oxford) Dr Jan L. de Jong (Groningen) Professor Suzannah Lipscomb...

Performing Power in the Premodern World, 9 November 2019, University of Warwick

22 May 2019

Keynote Speaker: Dr Naomi Pullin (University of Warwick) In Shakespeare’s Henry V, a disguised king mingles with his soldiers at Agincourt. Hearing criticism of his...

The Misfortunes of Arthur, Gray’s Inn, 14 June 2019

20 May 2019

In association with King’s College London, The Dolphin’s Back, a theatre company specialising in resurrecting forgotten early modern plays, are bringing The Misfortunes of...