English & Drama 2021 Entrants: Summer Preparation (Reading Lists) / Whatsapp / Tours

We hope you are enjoying the heat or avoiding if you’re not a fan hehe. We can’t wait to see you in September and remember if you’re worried or need help on results day please get in touch with me.

Please scroll down  ↓ ↓ ↓ to download preparation documents aka reading lists, which lots of you have been asking for by email.

Please note that this is not essential reading which will be delivered to you when the course begins. In September we usually provide module packs and extensive week by week information via our online learning platform which have extracts of everything we expect you to read and watch. We will provide more details on any must-purchase or borrow books when semester 1 begins.

Join the Student-Run Offer Holder Whatsapp Groups

Use the links below to join…

English / English with Creative Writing / Drama

The groups now how have a rep from English, Katie and Drama Joshua who can help with any questions you have.Please use these respectfully, be sensitive to others and be aware that there are moderators in the groups.


It’s been great meeting students in person for our tours on Wednesdays and Fridays.

You can book here for an in-person tour or 1-2-1 chat online.


English & Creative Writing Preparation

Please use the link below to see our suggested preparation for English ahead of your degree in September. Follow us on Twitter for literary events recommendations.

Download the English preparation document


Drama Preparation

Preparation Please see the recommended reading for drama and remember to see as much theatre and performance as you can this summer. We’d say Greenwich + Docklands International Festival is a great mainly free place to start.

Download Drama Preparation Document

If you have any questions or concerns please do let me know.

Warm regards,


Rupert Dannreuther
Marketing Manager
School of English and Drama
Queen Mary University of London

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Twitter: @qmulsed
+44 (0)20 7882 8910

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