On 14 September a symposium on regional theatre since 1945 took place in the Department. Speakers included Daniel Evans, actor and artistic director of the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield and Lyn Gardner, theatre critic of The Guardian, and subjects under discussion included Black Watch, The National Theatre of Wales, and Ewan MacColl. For more details, see: http://www.reading.ac.uk/ftt/research/ftt-givingvoice.aspx
The Department has launched its own YouTube channel to showcase the film, television and video work of students past and present. Our first video is the Romero-esque zombie film ‘Reckoning’ by Ben De Montagnac. See the film and subscribe to the channel here: http://www.youtube.com/user/FTTReading.