Emma Whipday

Dr. Emma Whipday is a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow at University College London, where she lectures in Shakespeare and early modern drama. She is also a Globe Education Lecturer at Shakespeare’s Globe. Emma directs ‘practice as research’ productions of rarely staged early modern plays in London and Oxford, and is Associate Writer for UK theatre company Reverend Productions. Emma’s play Shakespeare’s Sister received its world premiere with the American Shakespeare Center at the Blackfriars Playhouse, and has been published by Samuel French; it has also received staged readings at the Theatre Royal Haymarket and King’s College London, and amateur productions in the US and the UK.