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ESSAY KIRSTY SEDGMAN

The Ape on the Rock

As a PhD researcher at Aberystwyth University, Kirsty Sedgman studied audiences’ responses to National Theatre Wales’s productions and published her findings in her academic book Locating the Audience.

In her latest essay Kirsty expands on her findings and reports how universality and national or local relevance are the contrasting values sought by National Theatre Wales audiences in different parts of the country.


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