Academic Staff Directory

John Davey

John Davey

Course Leader BA Theatre Production; Senior Lecturer, BA Acting and Musical Theatre
Academic school:
Job title:
Course Leader BA Theatre Production
Senior Lecturer, BA Acting and BA Musical Theatre
Higher qualifications:

BA (Oxon), PGCE (University of Nottingham), Diploma in the Role of Language in Education (London Institute of Education), MA (Oxon) MA (Educational Management) (OU)

Biography:

 

John gained a degree in English from Oxford University and trained subsequently as both an actor and a teacher, later adding an MA in Educational Management. He has worked extensively in education and theatre and has written for Pearsons and Methuen, including AS/A2 -Level Drama textbooks for Edexcel. He was previously the Artistic Director of The Questors Theatre, Ealing and later Head of School, Performing Arts at Kingston College and Manager of the ACT theatre in Kingston. He has directed numerous productions in London, Edinburgh and abroad.

Research and scholarly output:

 

with Gwenan Evans & others (1989): A Few Drops of Water (Mattock Press, 1 871397 030) – section on Studio Theatre
with Steve Lewis (2008): Edexcel AS Drama and Theatre Studies: Student Book (Pearsons, 9781846902406)
with Steve Lewis (2008): Edexcel AS Drama and Theatre Studies: Teachers’ Book (Pearsons, 9781846902407)
with Steve Lewis, Carolyn Carnaghan and Alan Evans (2009): Edexcel A2 Drama and Theatre Studies: Student Book (Pearsons, 9781846902390)
with Steve Lewis, Carolyn Carnaghan and Alan Evans (2009): Edexcel A2 Drama and Theatre Studies: Teachers’ Book (Pearsons, 9781846902391)
Peter Whelan (2011): The Accrington Pals (Methuen Drama Modern Classics), 9781408137109);
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