Sophie is the Course Leader for the BA Performance for Stage and Screen, on which she teaches across a range of modules designed to develop performance practice, research and study skills. Broadly speaking, her research and teaching interests lie in the history, practice and politics of contemporary British Theatre. To date, her focus has been on the careers of female playwrights from the late 1970s to the present day, specifically Timberlake Wertenbaker and Charlotte Keatley. She maintains an involvement with practical theatre-making, as a director and deviser.
Department of Humanities
Development and Society
Stage and Screen
BA Hons Performance for Stage and Screen
Studying for Stage and Screen; Approaches to Research; Performance; Final Show; Research Project
- Humanities Research Centre
The Tender Space: Theatre; Dialogue and Response-ability
Career Women: paths within playwriting
BUSH, Sophie (2017). Putting on the red boots: role-play as ‘coping work’ and ‘creative work’ in the theatrical representation of prostitution. Studies in Theatre and Performance, 1-16. (In Press)
BUSH, Sophie and DANIELS, Morgan (2015). No flowers: performative interventions 'at the moment of' Margaret Thatcher's passing. TDR/The Drama Review, 59 (2), 103-113.
Voyeurism and the 'freakish' in female-gendered live performance
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