Module Identifier DRM0430  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Professor David I Rabey  
Semester Intended for use in future years  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Other staff Dr Roger Owen  
Course delivery Other   21 contact hours  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Essay 7,500 words  100%
Further details For information on due dates for submission of assessed work, please refer to the departmental web pages at  

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module, students should be able to:
Understand how the way that different working models of theatre, its values, associations and its relationship to society reflect and manifest inconclusive contextual arguments.


To examine the manufacture and negotiations of various immediate (Western, and mainly British) definitions of theatre, society, their relationship, their agendas and the interests they serve.


Topics considered will include Community and Popular Theatre, Catastrophist Theatre, National Theatres, Theatre and Oppression, Gay Theatre, Women's Theatre, Theatre-in-Education, Theatre and Minority Cultures, and Third Theatre. The course will expect students to pursue original theoretical reflection and exploration.


This module is at CQFW Level 7