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Literary Leicester festival celebrates tenth year with diverse new programme of events throughout the city

Literary Leicester festival celebrates tenth year with diverse new programme of events throughout the city

Posted by ap507 at Sep 21, 2017 02:07 PM |

Our University's annual homage to poetry and prose takes place between 15 – 18 November

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Leicester passes 4 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Leicester passes 4 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Sep 19, 2017 12:20 PM |

With topics ranging from North Korea to Brexit, to flying warehouses and Jupiter's Great Red Spot, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

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Alec Baldwin 'learned from' Joe Orton for award-winning performance

Alec Baldwin 'learned from' Joe Orton for award-winning performance

Posted by ew205 at Sep 18, 2017 05:15 PM |

The Hollywood actor won an Emmy for his impersonation of Donald Trump on SNL- a performance he recently claimed was influenced by Leicester playwright Joe Orton

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Epic effort to publish complete works of Brideshead Revisited author launching soon

Epic effort to publish complete works of Brideshead Revisited author launching soon

Posted by ap507 at Sep 11, 2017 09:55 AM |

Oxford University Press (OUP), in association with our University, is publishing a full critical scholarly edition of The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh

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University of Leicester remembers playwright Joe Orton

University of Leicester remembers playwright Joe Orton

Posted by pt91 at Aug 09, 2017 11:45 AM |

Anniversary of the death of the Leicester-born literary figure is marked on 9 August

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'Hello Leicester!' Hollywood star Alec Baldwin pays tribute to Joe Orton for University event

'Hello Leicester!' Hollywood star Alec Baldwin pays tribute to Joe Orton for University event

Posted by pt91 at Jul 28, 2017 11:21 AM |

Dr Emma Parker from the School of Arts collaborates with the movie star on August 9 event at The Little Theatre

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Joe Orton's life and legacy celebrated in three East Midlands exhibitions

Joe Orton's life and legacy celebrated in three East Midlands exhibitions

Posted by pt91 at Jul 14, 2017 11:40 AM |

Dr Emma Parker contributes to public events to mark the 50th anniversary of the playwright’s death

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Distinguished personalities to be honoured at our graduation ceremonies

Distinguished personalities to be honoured at our graduation ceremonies

Posted by pt91 at Jul 05, 2017 11:35 AM |

Six people will receive honorary degrees for their services in international, national and local fields

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Project to help child historians to explore English country houses’ colonial connections

Project to help child historians to explore English country houses’ colonial connections

Posted by ap507 at Jul 06, 2017 09:16 AM |

Leicester project to investigate British Caribbean and East India connections with country houses

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Renowned street artist creates 'ghost-image' of famous playwright Joe Orton in library

Renowned street artist creates 'ghost-image' of famous playwright Joe Orton in library

Posted by ap507 at Jun 23, 2017 09:31 AM |

Artwork allows visitors to interact one-on-one and reflect on legacy of writer

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