Dr Chris Megson

  1. Participation in conference
  2. '"The oceanic feeling": Metaphysical Speculation as Resistance in Contemporary British Theatre'

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    16 Oct 2010

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  3. '"The water laps round your ankles in any case": Water and Inundation in Contemporary British Theatre'.

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    5 Jul 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  4. '"What if the enemy is right?" Dennis Kelly's "Utopia" and the drama of sublime paranoia.'

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    18 Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  5. ‘“… a certain frisson”: Tribunal Theatre and the Public Sphere'

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    6 Aug 2008

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  6. ‘“All that matters, in the end, is belief”: Contemporary British Theatre and the Provocation of Belief.’

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    15 Oct 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  7. ‘“Spaces of a Third Kind”: Bipolarity and Deterritorialisation in British Theatrical Responses to the Cold War’

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    13 May 2005

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  8. ‘“The word-smithing is actually quite important”: British Theatrical Responses to the Iraq War’

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    17 Sep 2005

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  9. ‘“Thou shall not be found out”: Documentary Theatre as Political Intervention at the Tricycle Theatre’

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    17 Apr 2004

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  10. ‘”Keep politics where it belongs”: the Phenomenal Power of the Actor in Factual Drama’

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    1 Sep 2010

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  11. ‘Sarah Kane and the Politics of Identity’

    Chris Megson (Keynote/plenary speaker)
    16 Feb 2008

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  12. ‘The “Flaw in Love”: Rethinking Sarah Kane’s Late Plays’

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    15 Sep 2007

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  13. ‘Theatre and Memory: Staging the Politician’

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    5 Sep 2001

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  14. '1956, 1968, 1979, 1995: New Historiographies of Post-War British Theatre’

    Chris Megson (Chair)
    11 May 200613 May 2006

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  15. 'Acting with Facts'

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    8 May 2009

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  16. 'Alecky Blythe in conversation with Chris Megson.'

    Chris Megson (Chair)
    1 Jul 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  17. 'Cutting Edge: British Theatre in Hard Times'

    Chris Megson (Organiser)
    25 Apr 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  18. 'England, Austerity and "Radical Optimism" in the Theatre of Anders Lustgarten.'

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    2 Jul 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  19. 'Is British theatre postsecular?'

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    9 Jul 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  20. 'Performance, Experience, Transformation: what do spectators value in theatre?'

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    5 Jun 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  21. 'Politics, Postsecularism and Contemporary Drama'

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    20 Jun 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  22. 'Postsecular Theatricality'

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    16 May 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  23. 'The Roar of the Crowd: A Conference on Theatre Spectators and Cultural Value'

    Chris Megson (Organiser)
    31 May 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  24. 'This-worldly wonderment': Politics, (Post-)Secularism and Contemporary British Theatre'

    Chris Megson (Keynote/plenary speaker)
    6 May 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  25. 'Tribunal Testimony and Political Process'

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    13 Jul 2006

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  26. Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  27. ‘“…whenever you do anything for dramatic effect, it’s wrong, you know it’s wrong”: The Politics and Problematics of “Immediacy” in 1990s British Theatre’

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    4 Mar 2009

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  28. ‘“Creative Institution Building”: Verbatim Theatre and Civic Transformation 1990-2006’

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    17 Mar 2006

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  29. ‘“Get Real?” Contemporary Theatre and Politics’

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    1 Apr 2007

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  30. ‘“Panic Situations: Some Thoughts on Re-Contextualising the Plays of Sarah Kane’

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    19 Feb 2008

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  31. ‘“The dead that walk again”: Naturalist Theatre in Context’

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    29 Mar 2008

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  32. ‘Changing Rooms: Mapping the Domestic in Late Nineteenth Century Naturalist Theatre’

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    27 Jan 2005

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  33. ‘Continuities Lost and Found: Documentary Theatre, Agency and the Actor’

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    18 Feb 2010

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  34. 'Alternative Theatre, the Arts Council and the Archive: the Case of Portable Theatre'

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    10 Apr 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  35. 'Lip service and willed inaction: theatre and the resistible rise of the non-performative'

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    30 Apr 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  36. Postgraduate Research Plenary at Birkbeck College

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    29 Apr 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  37. 'The "On Theatre" Project & Social and Political Theatres'

    Chris Megson (Invited speaker)
    3 Nov 2009

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  38. Invited talk
  39. Contemporary British Playwriting and Religion: Politics and Paradox

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    31 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

  40. Public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar
  41. '"Many Layers of Fun": Comedy, Farce and Contemporary British Theatre'

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    2 Apr 2012

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  42. ‘After Censorship: the Portrayal of Living Politicians on the British Stage’

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    17 Jan 2002

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  43. ‘Theatre and the 1970s: Rupturing the “Consensus”’

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    8 Oct 2016

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  44. ‘Theatre of Action?’

    Chris Megson (Panel participant)
    13 Feb 2010

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  45. 'Contemporary Theatre and the Postsecular Critique'

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    15 Feb 201519 Feb 2015

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  46. 'From the Mouths of Mothers'

    Chris Megson (Panel participant)
    25 May 2013

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  47. 'In Context: Documentary and Verbatim Theatre'

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    25 Nov 2014

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  48. 'Performance and Ethics - A Public Debate'

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    15 Oct 2011

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  49. 'Pride and Prejudice: The Panto'

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    10 Dec 2015

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  50. 'Rethinking Naturalism'

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    11 Sep 2012

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  51. 'Rights of Passage'

    Chris Megson (Speaker)
    13 May 2016

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  52. 'Unrestricted View: what do audiences value in what they see?'

    Chris Megson (Organiser)
    29 May 2014

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  53. 'Verbatim Theatre in the 21st Century.'

    Chris Megson (Participant)
    10 Sep 2018

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar

  54. Public engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Participation in radio programme
  55. BBC World Service - report on verbatim theatre

    Chris Megson (Interviewee)
    May 2007

    Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Participation in radio programme