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Sophie Bush

Sophie’s research is in the broad area of contemporary British theatre history, specifically around the work of women playwrights in the 1970s and 1980s. She is a leading expert on the work of playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker, and has also published on playwrights Caryl Churchill and Charlotte Keatley. As well as traditional academic writing, she produces GCSE and A Level Student Guides and Editions of set texts.


  • Contemporary theatre

  • Theatre history

  • Women’s playwriting

  • Timberlake Wertenbaker

  • Caryl Churchill

  • Charlotte Keatley