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Royal Holloway has one of the leading departments of Drama, Theatre and Dance in the UK, with an international reputation for the excellence of its research.

We have a lively and diverse community of researchers at all stages in their careers. All of our academic members of staff are active researchers, working at the cutting edge of research in many different aspects of drama, theatre and performance studies.

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 86% of our research was judged world-leading or international in quality.

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