Emma Whipday is an AHRC-funded PhD Candidate at UCL, researching violent homes in Shakespeare’s tragedies, the genre of domestic tragedy and early modern popular culture. She has published on the representation of neighbourhood in news pamphlets in the essay collection¬†News in Early Modern Europe, and has spoken at conferences in the UK and the USA.¬†Emma recently directed a production of ‘The Tragedy of Thomas Merry’ using early modern rehearsal methods.