Professor Michael Wilson in conversation with Kieran Knowles (Event Cancelled)

Leonard Dixon Studio, Martin Hall Building


Acclaimed writer and actor Kieran Knowles, and graduate of Loughborough, will talk about his career trajectory since leaving Loughborough.

Kieran trained at Loughborough University and LAMDA and completed the Royal Court Young Writers Programme in 2008. He is a co-artistic director of From Ground Up Theatre Company and has recently started a project for unrepresented actors called (RE)PRESENTED. His debut play Operation Crucible was first performed at Finborough Theatre before transferring to the Sheffield Crucible and touring with House. His play 31 Hours will be performed at The Bunker in October 2017. He is currently adapting Operation Crucible for BBC Radio Four and is under commission from Sheffield Crucible.

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Professor Michael Wilson joined Loughborough in 2014 as Professor of Drama, having previously been Dean of Research and the Graduate School and Professor of Drama at Falmouth University. Prior to that he was Head of Research at the Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries, University of Glamorgan where he also ran two research centres. Michael gained his PhD from the University of Exeter in 1997 for a study of the performance of oral narrative traditions amongst teenagers in Britain and Ireland.

Michael is a member of the Programme Advisory Boards for the RCUK’s programme on the Digital Economy (led by the EPSRC) and the AHRC’s programmes on Digital Transformations and Connected Communities. He is also a member of the AHRC Strategic Reviewers Group and Chair of the British Council’s Arts and Humanities Panel for the Researcher Links and Institutional Links Programme (Newton Fund).

Free refreshments will be available before this event.