A staged reading of ‘Tom Tyler and His Wife’ (c.1560)

Event Date: 
24 May 2017


Nunn Hall, UCL Institute of Education (IoE, 20 Bedford Way, Level 4), 5:15pm


'Tom Tyler and His Wife’ is a merry little interlude of marital violence, featuring an intriguing mix of characters and allegorical personifications.   The practice as research staging will explore early modern rehearsal and performance techniques, the influence of the medieval morality play framework on Tudor interludes, and mid-sixteenth-century song. The performance will include talks by the Director, Dr. Emma Whipday (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, UCL English) and the Producer, Dana Kovarik (PhD Student, UCL English).  All are warmly welcome and refreshments in keeping with the Tudor period will be provided. The event is free but please do reserve a ticket via Eventbrite: https://tomtylerandhiswife.eventbrite.co.uk