‘In Memoriam, David Bevington’, by Alexandra Johnston

REED North-East is saddened to learn of the recent passing of David Bevington, a leading light in early drama studies, based, most recently, at the University of Chicago. The following tribute to the Professor Bevington was written by Alexandra Johnston, founder and Senior Consultant of Records of Early English Drama (shared from a post by […]

Complete University Guide Rankings: Tooting One’s Own Horn

For the second year in a row, Durham University was ranked 6th overall in the Complete University Guide UK rankings, and 1st for English! Forgive the local team for the shameless self-promotion, but fellow REED members and enthusiasts can feel proud that the REED North-East project played its part. Here are the standings for 2020: https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings/?s=English […]

‘Witchcraft and Wizardry’ Event, University of York

The Dragon in York! Members of the REED North-East Team accompanied the Durham Dragon to the ‘Witchcraft and Wizardry’ Event, held at the University of York as part of the York Festival Ideas (http://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2018/community/witchcraft-and-wizardry/). REED N-E team member Jamie Beckett gave a talk on the mythology of worms, serpents and dragons, and then the Dragon […]

Images from the Meeting in the Middle Conference, 8th-9th April 2018

REED North-East editors David Klausner and Mark Chambers took part in the annual ‘Meeting in the Middle’ Conference, held 8-9 April 2018 at Longwood University in Virginia, hosted by Professors Larissa Tracy and Stephen Isaac. Dr. Klausner’s plenary on 9th April was entitled ‘Stage Management for a Crucifixion’, whilst Dr. Chambers spoke on ‘Serpents, Stags […]

Video of Lewis Wager’s Life and Repentaunce of Marie Magdalene

Following on from her presentation to the 2016 SITM/REED N-E Colloquium on 9 July, 2016, here is a link to a video of Betty Ellzey’s production of Lewis Wager’s Life and Repentaunce of Marie Magdalene, staged by Shepherd University’s Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players (asst. by Jason McKahan):   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHkGE9FXYjU&feature=youtu.be Here are some accompanying […]