Biography

Professor Richard J. Hand is Professor of Media Practice at the University of East Anglia. He was formerly Professor of Theatre and Media Drama at the University of South Wales. He is the founding co-editor of the Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Richard has written extensively on adaptation, horror studies, European theatre, radio drama, and popular culture. Richard has also worked as a writer, director and performer for theatre and radio.

Richard has supervised 12 PhD theses to successful completion and has acted as an examiner on 18 PhD theses.

All Publications

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Hand, R.

(2017)

Thrills and Chills!: An Evening of Old-Time Horror Radio,

(Performance)

(Published)


Hand, R. J.

(2017)

Spirits on the Air: Ghosts, Sound and the Radio,

in The Routledge Handbook to the Ghost Story .

Routledge

ISBN 9781138184763

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hand, R. J.

(2017)

Populism and ideology: nineteenth-century fiction and the cinema,

in Interventions : Rethinking the nineteenth century.

Manchester University Press

ISBN 978-1-7849-9510-2

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hand, R. J.

(2017)

The Sound of War: Audio, Radio and the First World War,

in The Edinburgh Companion to the First World War and the Arts.

Edinburgh University Press

ISBN 9781474401630

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hand, R. J.

(2017)

‘A Perfect Demon’: Michael Eaton’s Charlie Peace: His Amazing Life & Astounding Legend,

in Neo-Victorian Villains : Adaptations and Transformations in Popular Culture.

Brill

pp. 51-70

ISBN 9789004322240

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hand, R.

(2017)

Radio Adaptation,

in The Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies.

Oxford University Press

ISBN 9780199331000

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hand, R.

(2016)

‘Brand New Ancient Legends’: Creating Werewolves for a Welsh Halloween,

in Revenant

1

(2)

pp. 146-173

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hand, R. J., Wilson, M.

(2016)

Performing Grand-Guignol: Playing the Theatre of Horror,

University of Exeter Press

ISBN 9780859899963, 9780859899956

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Hand, R. J.

(2016)

Disruptive Corpses: Tales of the Living Dead in Horror Comics of the 1950s and Beyond,

in Vampires and Zombies : Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations.

University Press of Mississippi

ISBN 978-1-4968-0474-7, 978-1-4968-1324-4

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hand, R.

(2015)

‘Octave Mirbeau’s The Epidemic’,

in Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance

8

(1)

pp. 73-91

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hand, R. J., Purssell, A.

(2014)

Adapting Graham Greene,

Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 9780230579040

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Hand, R. J.

(2014)

Conrad adapted,

in The New Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad.

Cambridge University Press

ISBN 9781107610378, 9781107035300

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hand, R.

(2014)

Listen in Terror: British Horror Radio from the Advent of Broadcasting to the Digital Age,

Manchester University Press

ISBN 978-0-7190-8148-4

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Challis, B., D'Arcy, G., Dean, R., Hand, R., Smith, R., Traynor, M.

(2014)

Wireless zombies! A re-creation of Golden Age radio drama for a contemporary audience,

in Studies in Theatre and Performance

34

(3)

pp. 252-259

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hand, R. J.

(2013)

Half-Masks and Stage Blood: Translating, Adapting and Performing French Historical Theatre Forms ,

in Translation and Adaptation in Theatre and Film .

Routledge

ISBN 9780415829687

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hand, R. J.

(2013)

Octave Mirbeau: Two Plays: "Business is Business" and "Charity",

Intellect Books

ISBN 9781841504865

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Dean, R., Hand, R.

(2013)

'Bashed be bit by all with ears': Blue Jam and the Radio,

in No Known Cure : The Comedy of Chris Morris.

BFI

ISBN 978-1844574797, 978-1844574803

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hand, R.

(2013)

Zappa and horror: screamin’ at the monster,

in Frank Zappa and the And : Key Essays on the Contextualisation of his Legacy.

Ashgate

ISBN 9781138246300, 9781409433378

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hand, R. J.

(2012)

Radio,

in The Encyclopedia of the Gothic .

Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN 978-1-4051-8290-4

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hand, R. J.

(2012)

German Expressionism,

in The Encyclopedia of the Gothic .

Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN 978-1-4051-8290-4

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


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