I studied Drama at Liverpool Polytechnic (BA) and University of Essex (MA). Before taking up teaching full time, I’ve been a playwright, script reader, postgraduate researcher, and part-time drama lecturer.
Black British Theatre, British Political Theatre after 1968, Contemporary British Drama, Playwriting and Dramaturgy.
C19th and C20th drama; script analysis; British theatre industry and employability; playwriting; undergraduate research and dissertation supervision
'Tradaptation: Cultural Exchange and Black British Theatre'. In: Upton, Carole-Anne (ed. 2000) Moving Target: Theatre Translation and Cultural Relocation. (Manchester: St Jerome Press).
'The Performance of Pornography in Sarah Daniels' Masterpieces: Theatre, History, Ideology'. In: diatribe 8, Winter/Spring 1998/1999.
‘“Better a Bad Night in Toxteth': Black British Popular Theatre'. In: Ros Merkin (ed. 1996) Popular Theatres? (Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University).