Charles Morton

Lecturer and Tutor in English Literature and Theatre, Wroxton College,
Department of Literature, Language, Writing, and Humanities



  • LITS 3386 Women and Women Writers in British Literature (Fall)
  • LITS 3388 FDU at RSC: Shakespeare’s Blueprint (Fall)
  • LITS 3456 20 and 21st Century Drama (Fall)
  • LITS 3410 Modern Novels on Screen (Spring)
  • LITS 3421 16th and 17th Century Playwrights (Spring)
  • LITS 3424 Shakespeare: Mirror to Nature (Spring)


  • Harold Pinter
  • William Shakespeare
  • Staging early modern drama
  • Queen Henrietta Maria and her theatrical life
  • Modern British drama
  • Directing for the stage


  • BA, University of Warwick
  • MA, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham
  • PhD, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham

Academic Profile

Charles Morton started working at Wroxton College in 2022. His previous academic appointments were at Birmingham City University, Brunel University London, Newman University, and the University of Birmingham. He published his first monograph, ‘Harold Pinter’s Shakespeare’, with Routledge in 2022. His research interests cover both Shakespeare and early modern English drama, as well as post-war British theatre. He is also a theatre director and has performed on BBC Radio 3 and with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has had academic articles published in the journals ‘Modern Drama’ and ‘The Harold Pinter Journal’.

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