Dr Peter Kirwan

Dr Peter Kirwan
School of English
+44 (0) 115 951 5521

Expertise summary

Shakespeare and early modern drama; seventeenth-century literature; Shakespeare in adaptation; Shakespeare on film; authorship and attribution; contemporary performance of early modern drama; Shakespeare editing and book history; reviewing practice.

Peter Kirwan is associate professor of Early Modern drama. He is a prolific
blogger and theatre reviewer, and collaborates with major Shakespeare companies including the RSC, Shakespeare's Globe and Cheek by Jowl, and has recently worked on exhibitions for the British Library, Folger Shakespeare Library and British Museum. He gives regular public lectures at a local and international level.

Dr Kirwan's blog, The Bardathon, has been running for a decade.


Peter Kirwan

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