This is an invitation to Wednesday’s Medieval and Ancient Research Seminar (MARS), hosted by the University of Sheffield: Professor Alexandra F. Johnston (University of Toronto), ‘York City Entertainers’ When?: Wednesday 11 November 16:15-17:30 (UK time) You can join the talk using this link, which will be in Blackboard Collaborate (no password needed):https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/4dc3cffa474a47fab63480a027e4ddc8
REED North-East is pleased to announce the launch of the Records of Early English Drama collection for Hampshire, edited by Peter Greenfield and Jane Cowling. You can access this latest collection via REED Online at: https://ereed.library.utoronto.ca/collections/hamps/?fbclid=IwAR1U0Xc4RhaFemdrE-b8klzxJTN-G6MVZU9NfAuLAbcHGesm0dZkyzxtqk4
Edward’s Boys: Ben Jonson’s ‘The Silent Woman’ Monday 23 March at 7:00 PMNorth Transept Boys from Shakespeare’s school, King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon, have recreated a sixteenth century boys company to perform repertoire written by Shakespeare’s contemporaries. We are delighted to welcome them to Durham Cathedral to perform Ben Jonson’s The Silent Woman. Book Tickets: https://www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/whats-on/edwards-boys
York Spurriergate Centre, 12-15 December From the York Mystery Plays Supporters’ Trust website: “Directed by Philip Parr York Mystery Plays Supporters Trust has decided to stage our own hour-long Christmas Nativity, drawing from the Plays making up the Nativity Cycle. Here is an opportunity for actors, musicians and stage crew to participate in the Christmas […]
The York Mystery Plays Supporters’ Trust will be holding a fundraising event tomorrow evening, 31st December, All Hallow’s Eve. Join us at Bedern Hall in York this Thursday evening from 7pm, for ‘evening of fun and all things Mystery!’. Dr Diana Wyatt and Dr Mark Chambers from Durham University will be representing Records of Early […]
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 […]
Here are some images from the recent ‘Dragon Tales at Prior’s Hall’ event, held in the Prior’s Hall in Durham Cathedral on 17 June. REED North-East would like to thank all of the staff, performers, volunteers and attendees (and of course the dragons!) for making this event such a success. All photo credits: Michael Baker.
Dare to dance with a pair of Durham dragons, along with automatic monsters and creepy costumes at our free show in Durham Cathedral, Priors Hall, on 17th June, from 19.30, with a chance to mingle with the monsters before and after. Follow the Facebook Event for updates. England’s North-East is uncommonly rich in legends about […]