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Books (single-authored)

(2011) Art and the City, London and New York: I.B Tauris (200pp).

(2005) Street Scenes: Brecht, Benjamin, and Berlin, Bristol and Portland, Oregon: Intellect Books (240pp).

Books (edited)

(2014) Performing Cities, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (260pp).

(2010) Performance and the Contemporary City: an Interdisciplinary Reader, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (300pp).

(1996) Blah Blah Blah: Stories of a Theatre Company 1985-1995, Leeds: Alumnus (128pp).

Chapters (in books)

(2016) “Complex Coventry: Towards an Urban Sensography”, Changing Metropolis III, ed. Trevor Davies and Katrien Verwilt, Copenhagen: Copenhagen International Theatre, pp.90-95.

(2015) “Trafalgar Square: of Plinths, Play, Pigeons, Publics and Participation”, The Uses of Art in Public Space, ed. J. Lossau and Q. Stevens, London and New York: Routledge, pp.67-80.

(2014) “City”, Performance Studies: Keywords, Concepts and Theories, ed. B. Reynolds, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.304-13.

(2014) “Writing Performing Cities: an Introduction”, Performing Cities, ed. N. Whybrow, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.1-18.

(2013) “Venezia, Italia, Fare Mondi: Doing and Undoing (the Myth of) Venice”, ed. J. Ruohonen and A. Kihlman, The Machinery of Public Art: from Durable to Transient, Site-Bound to Mobile, Turku: Utukirjat, pp.29-49.

(2013) "Losing Venice: Conversations in a Sinking City", Performance and the Global City, ed. DJ. Hopkins and K. Solga, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.99-119.

(2010) “Introduction”, Performance and the Contemporary City: an Interdisciplinary Reader, ed. N. Whybrow, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.1-25.

(2006) “Encountering the City: on ‘not taking yourself with you’” in Urban Mindscapes of Europe (European Studies 23 - Interdisciplinary Series in European Culture, History and Politics), ed. F. Bianchini and G. Weiss-Sussex, Amsterdam: Rodopi, pp.97-109.

(2005) “Wracked Reichstag: Performative Interventions in the Berlin Seat of Power” in Macht: Performativität, Performanz und Polittheater seit 1990, ed. B. Haas, Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann, pp.155-163.

(1996) “Once Upon a Time…”, in Whybrow (ed.) Blah Blah Blah: Stories of a Theatre Company 1985-95, Leeds: Alumnus, pp.13-26.

(1996) “Turning Up the Volume at the Oasis: Invisible Theatre Exposed”, in Whybrow (ed.) Blah Blah Blah: Stories of a Theatre Company 1985-95, Leeds: Alumnus, pp.103-117.

Co-edited journals

(2012) (with C. Lavery) On Foot issue of Performance Research, 17 (2), (144pp).

(2007) (with S. Mackey) On Site and Place issue of Research in Drama Education, 12 (1), (144pp).

Refereed articles

(2016) “Folkestone Perennial: the Enduring Work of Art in the Reconstitution of Place”, Cultural Geographies, first
published online on 6th April.

(2016) “Folkestone Futures: an Elevated Excursion”, Studies in Theatre and Performance, 36 (1), January, pp.58-74.

(2015) "Watermarked: 'Venice Really Lives up to its Postcard Beauty'", Performance Research, 20 (3), June, pp.50-7.

(2015) "'The City of the Eye': Surveillance and Aesthetics in the City of Venice", New Theatre Quarterly, 31 (2), May, pp.164-78.

(2012) (with C. Lavery), “Editorial Pas de Deux”, Performance Research, 17 (2), pp.1-10.

(2011) "Situation Venice: Towards a Performative Ex-planation of a City", Research in Drama Education, 16 (2), pp.279-98.

(2010) "Venice Topologies/Sent to Coventry", Liminalities: a Journal of Performance Studies, 6 (1), online:

(2007) (with S. Mackey) "Taking Place: Some Reflections on Site, Place and Community”, Research in Drama Education, 12 (1), pp.1-14.

(2007) “One Thing and Another: Tomoko Takahashi’s Crash Course@The University of Warwick”, Body, Space and Technology, 6 (2),

(2006) “Streetscenes: the Accident of Where We Walk”, Performance Research, 11 (3), pp.123-6 [Lexicon issue in conjunction with documenta 12 magazines, presented at Documenta 12, Kassel, Germany, 2007].

(2003) “Street Scene: Berlin’s Strasse des 17 Juni and the Performance of (Dis)unity”, New Theatre Quarterly, 19 (4), pp.299-317.

(2002) “Foot-notes”, Performance Research, 7 (4), pp.27-37.

(2001) “Leaving Berlin: on the Performance of Monumental Change”, Performance Research, 6 (1), pp.37-45.

(2000) “Animating Morecambe: Forkbeard Fantasy Goes to the Ball”, New Theatre Quarterly, 16 (1), pp.3-16.

(1998) “Introducing Dr Thomas Doughty, Teaching Quality Reporting Assessor”, Studies in Theatre Production, 17 (June), pp.9-20.

(1998) “In Its Own Write: The World of Miss Jones Performed Fishing for Jack”, Performance Practice, 4, pp.9-21.

(1997) “This is Not a Pipe Dream: Charting a Heterotopian Performance”, Studies in Theatre Production, 15 (June), pp.18-42.

(1996) “Turning Up the Volume at the Oasis: Invisible Theatre Exposed”, Research in Drama Education, 1 (2), pp.221-232.

(1995) “The Art of Political Theatre-Making for Educational Contexts”, New Theatre Quarterly, 11 (3), pp.277-291.

(1994) “Young People’s Theatre and the New Ideology of State Education”, New Theatre Quarterly, 10 (3), pp.267-280.

(1994) “TIE: What Remains?”, New Theatre Quarterly, 10 (2), pp.198-9.