#Gender

ABL #49,  18 June, 2020

Kate Morrison tells us about her novel A Book of Secrets, and the challenges and joys of moving between creative and research-based writing. We hear about the real and reimagined experiences of black people in sixteenth-century England, print, gender and much more.

ABL #29,  1 May, 2020

Harry McCarthy explores the relationship between theatre history and contemporary performance as a way of learning about the past.

ABL #27,  29 April, 2020

Actor and director George Ellingham, who has performed in Edward’s Boys and directed productions at university, tells us about the experience of performing early modern plays in these two settings.

ABL #23,  24 April, 2020

Charlie Evans discusses his wrestling character Josef Kafka, masculinity, performance and combat.

ABL #13,  9 April, 2020

Emma Whipday explores how the home was associated with the female body in Shakespeare’s England – and how this idea influences how Shakespeare stages women in windows in Romeo and Juliet and The Merchant of Venice.

ABL #4,  26 March, 2020

Suzannah Lipscomb tells us about moving between the worlds of research and TV broadcasting, and the Tudor court and ordinary French urban communities. We hear about the way religious reformation intersected with gender and sexual honour.