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Robert Icke’s Hamlet: Staging Shakespeare for a Modern Audience

After watching Robert Icke’s Hamlet when broadcast on BBC Two the other day, I was keen to add

UCU Strike 2018 | PhD Vlog

A slight break from the usual programming on my YouTube channel as I take the time to talk

The Ultimate Guide to Essay Argument Structure | Essay Tips

In this latest episode of Essay Tips, I take a look at how to improve essay argument structure.

Phenomenology: WTF? A beginner’s guide to time and phenomenology

After watching the recent Christopher Nolan film Dunkirk, I was inspired to put together a new episode of What

How to find more citations and references for your essay bibliography | Essay Tips

Following some conversations I’ve been having with students recently, I decided to make a video providing some tips

Cultural Texts: WTF? An introduction to literary, artistic and filmic texts

Following on from my video on the basics of semiotics, I was keen to consider how signs come

Cultural Hegemony: WTF?

In this, the third episode of my What the Theory? series on my YouTube channel, I take a

The Plays of Tony Kushner: Angels in America as Epic Theatre

Having watched both parts of Tony Kushner’s magnificent Angels in America as part of the National Theatre’s live

Megamusicals and McTheatre: WTF?

I’ve been working on this little series in which I do short introductions to some theories and concepts

PhD Vlog: What is a PhD Anyway?

After explaining a few times to family members and friends what exactly I’m getting up to with my