Tuesday 27th June, University of Kent Canterbury

09.45: Introduction (Eliot Lecture Theatre 2)

10.00: Stefan Kaegi, Rimini Protokoll (Eliot Lecture Theatre 2)

10.30: Farokh Soltani (RCSSD), “Radio Learns to Listen: The Spaces and Bodies of Audio Drama in Historical Perspective” (Forrest Drama Studio, Eliot)

11.10: Break

11.30 – 13.30: Panel (Eliot Lecture Theatre 2)

Dan Barnard (LSBU and fanSHEN), “A Case Study of Two Contrasting Pieces of Headset Theatre from the Same Company: fanSHEN”

Shaun May (Kent), “Aphantasia and Aurality: Engaging with¬†The Encounter¬†without a Mind’s Eye”

Danielle Hancock (UEA), “Put On Your Headphones and Turn Out the Lights: Exploring the New Auditory Horror Experience in 3D-Sound Podcasting”

Oliver Double (Kent) “A History of Comedy in Several Objects: Podcasting and Public Engagement”

13.30 – 15.00: Lunch Break

During this break you are encouraged to engage with the practice that’s on the website (link), and also available on mp3 players at the symposium.

15.00 – 16.30: Keynote Panel (Eliot Lecture Theatre 2)

Lynne Kendrick (RCSSD), “Headphone Theatre Aurality”

Rosie Klich (Kent), “Headphone Theatre, Haptics and Multimodal Perception”

16.30: Drinks Reception (Forrest Drama Studio, Eliot)