The Kathleen Barker Award of the Society for Theatre Research: áto Madelaine Smith, theatre marketing manager at the Theatre Royal Winchester, for a project on the history of the theatre.
The Stephen Joseph Award of the Society for Theatre Research: áto Peter Grant, a retired puppeteer, for the history and cataloguing of his and his partner's Theatre of Marionettes company.
Professor Barry Faulk of Florida State University, for a book on the afterlife of music hall, Neo-Victorianism and global culture.
Dr Eva Griffith of Durham University for work on the Red Bull Playhouse.
Prithi Kanakamedala, a doctoral student at the University of Sussex, for work on dramatic representations of slavery on the British stage, 1780-1865.
HollyGale Millette, a doctoral student at Royal Holloway College, for work on the transatlantic exchange of popular culture, 1850-1910.
Dr Matthew Reason, áResearch Fellow at York St John College, for a book on the documentation, description and representation of contemporary live performance.
Dr Kathleen Riley, for a book on Fred and Adele Astaire in London.
A Burt-Briggs, for research on the Broadhead Circuit in Lancashire, founded by his grandfather.
Buff Huntley, an office administrator for the Pentagon, for practical research into the techniques of nineteenth century dog drama.
Tom Craig, towards the creation of a major Web site dedicated to the work of Gordon Craig.
Total awards granted in 2005 come to ú7,100.
Research Awards Main Page
26th May 2008
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