Richard J. Hand
Richard J. Hand is a professor of media practice at the University of East Anglia, UK. He has a special interest in popular performance culture, especially horror, using critical and practical research methodologies. He is the author of books on horror radio drama, Grand Guignol horror theatre and co-editor of books on horror film and the Gothic. Richard is the lead scriptwriter for the US-based National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre on the Air, an award-winning podcast drama series. In 2020, the entire repertoire of the series was acquired by the Library of Congress for preservation in recognition of ‘its cultural and historical importance’.
Contact: Media Practice and Director of Drama, School of Art, Media and American Studies, School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK.