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Research interests

My interests include histories of playwriting, revival and adaptation in the theatre, particularly from the Victorian era to the present day. My current research focuses on the 21st century history play. I have published widely on the stage and screen afterlives of characters from Victorian literature and culture. These have included Sherlock Holmes, Charles Dickens, the Bronte sisters, and the villains of fin de siecle popular fiction. I've also published on the contemporary television series Sherlock and Penny Dreadful