Matthew McFrederick is a theatre practitioner, historian and academic, originally from Northern Ireland. He is a Lecturer in Theatre at the University of Reading, where he completed his PhD investigating the production histories of Samuel Beckett’s drama in London.
In addition to teaching and publishing articles about the work of Samuel Beckett, his research interests include modern practices in directing and scenography, as well as contemporary British, Irish and Northern Irish playwriting.
The University of Reading is the home of the Samuel Beckett Research Centre, which includes the world-leading archive of Beckett material.
Matt recommended Cyprus Avenue by David Ireland.