John Wyver, the principal investigator on the project, is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Westminster, and a writer and producer with Illuminations. Stage plays that he has produced for television include Hamlet, 2009 and Macbeth, 2010.
The Research Fellow on the project was Dr Amanda Wrigley of the University of Westminster, a cultural historian who works on British radio and television programmes which adapt and create dramatic and literary forms. For more about Amanda’s activities and publications see her website.
We are indebted for advice and invaluable assistance to the following colleagues who served on the Screen Plays Advisory Board, 2011-15.
Controller, Archive Development, BBC Television
Chief Executive, British Universities Film & Video Council
Professor Christine Dymkowski
Professor of Drama and Theatre History, Department of Drama and Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London
Professor John Ellis
Professor of Media Arts, Royal Holloway, University of London
TV Consultant, British Film Institute
Professor Stephen Lacey
Professor of Drama, Film and Television, Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries, University of Glamorgan
Dr Luke McKernan
Lead Curator, Moving Image, The British Library
Dr Billy Smart
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Film, Theatre and Television, University of Reading