Many congratulations! I’m so looking forward to reading these essays!








Gina M Di Salvo, PhD (she/her)

Assistant Professor of Theatre

Director of Graduate Studies

University of Tennessee

Office: 109 McClung Tower/865-974-4069

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Gloria J. Betcher, Ph.D.

Adjunct Associate Professor of English

Department of English

Iowa State University

419 Ross Hall

Ames, IA 50011


Office phone: (515) 294-3026

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On behalf of the Records of Early English Drama North-East project, hosted at Durham University (UK), I am delighted to announce the publication of Early Performers and Performance in the North-East of England, edited by John McKinnell and Diana Wyatt and published by Arc Humanities Press in the Early Social Performance series under Pamela King's editorship.


The collection, containing contributions from every member of the REED North-East team, reflects the remarkable range and diversity of performance types across the north-east region before 1642 - from stag ceremonies, magicians and household fools to wedding revels, acting companies embroiled in court cases and subversive equestrianism - to name but a few. The final chapter considers such regional traditions as intangible cultural heritage, underlining the continuing importance of REED research and related scholarship to a sense of cultural identity in any region.


Details are on the Arc Humanities website here: Just what every university library needs!


Diana Wyatt

Performance traditions before 1642 in the northeast of England, and the impulses that affected traditions ranging from wedding revels and sporting activities, through civic plays and processions, to the customary performances of hunters and ploughmen.





Dr Diana Wyatt
Honorary Fellow,
Durham University,

REED NE Project: