© Monica Santos Herberg The Aurora Metro Books Collection is a new addition to our Drama Online subscription. It includes non-fiction books about theatre, 120 drama plays in print, including a highly contemporary list of new drama, with collections of …

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It was certainly one of those WOW moments: when he found something wonderful he wasn’t really expecting.  “I was in Portsmouth Central Library”, principal lecturer Dr. George Burrows tells me, “trying to find something historic about music and Portsmouth I …

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Games with the Water Horse New Theatre Royal is delighted to present Jon Adams’ latest performance installation piece, Games with the Water Horse, described as “an exploration of consciousness, life story, art forms, and neurodiverse thinking”.  It is on show at …

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Setting the scene: perspectives on twentieth-century theatre architecture, edited by Alistair Fair Browsing the new book display, this interesting cover caught my eye. I love theatres as buildings and as places for performance. As a seasoned traveller who loves the classical …

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I was lucky enough to attend the first concert in UoP Music Department’s World Music series this week, a performance by the Silk and Bamboo Ensemble. This world-renowned Chinese string and wind group, based in the UK, was my first …

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Aimed primarily at performing arts students, this video database may also be useful for those studying English literature or media studies. Follow the link below to access the latest filmed theatre productions, including The Crucible with Richard Armitage, Into the …

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We are pleased to announce trial access to Digital Theatre Plus, from 1st – 15th June.  Watch famous theatre productions online.  Digital Theatre Plus will be available on campus, or from off campus either through the Web Proxy Service or by using the …

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With everyone talking about their favourite book for World Book Day (5th March), I thought I would tell you, instead, about a generous collection of performing arts-related books acquired from Professor Stephen Banfield by Ben Macpherson, in the School of Media …

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