Professor Betteridge is an expert in the history of the English stage and in particular medieval and Tudor drama. He has recently edited the Oxford Handbook of Tudor Drama with Professor Greg Walker. Professor Betteridge has been awarded research funding to mount a number of performance as research projects including an immersive drama entitled A Little Neck
] funded by the Wellcome Trust and a production of the Play of the Weather
] funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council which took place in the Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace. In June 2013 Professor Betteridge was a key member of the research team that mounted the first ever full-scale production of David Lyndsay’s play, A Satire of Three Estates
[stagingthescottishcourt]. Professor Betteridge has published numerous books, chapters and articles including a new study on the work of Thomas More entitled, Writing Faith and Telling Tales: Literature, Politics and Religion in the Work of Thomas More
Professor Betteridge’s research interests are - the history of the English stage, performance as research, immersive and site specific drama, theatre and heritage, court performance, John Heywood, David Lyndsay, Medieval and Tudor drama, vernacular theology, Thomas More, William Shakespeare, Hampton Court Palace, Reformation culture, biomedical ethics, digital humanities, arts and enterprise.