Why study Theatre at Westminster? The Course Leader’s view

The two exiting new degrees courses we’re offering here in the English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies Department at Westminster University – BA Theatre Studies & English Literature and BA Theatre Studies & Creative Writing – offer students the chance to study theatre right in the heart of London, only short distances from some of the … Continue reading Why study Theatre at Westminster? The Course Leader’s view

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Playwriting Prize

The winners of The Westminster University Playwriting Prize have just been announced! Winning Entry: ‘Collide’ by Lydia Thomson Runners up: ‘Mushrooms and Meditation’ by Mitch Sanderson ‘The Fairy Fort’ by Sophie Bowles The winning entry will receive: £500 in prize money a dedicated mentoring session with a professional dramaturg a reading of their work, performed … Continue reading Playwriting Prize

Westminster Lecturer wins Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award

Many congratulations - Gwilym Jones's book Shakespeare’s Storms has been announced as the winner of the 2016 Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award.  A great achievement. Gwilym’s book is the first comprehensive study of the storms that feature in Shakespeare’s work. Whether the apocalyptic storm of King Lear or the fleeting thunder imagery of Hamlet, the shipwrecks of the … Continue reading Westminster Lecturer wins Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award