James Reynolds is a Lecturer in Drama at Kingston University, London, UK. He has also taught at Queen Mary, University of London, and Rose Bruford College. Dr Andy W. Smith is the Associate Head of the School of Media at the University of South Wales, UK. His doctoral thesis is a study of Howard Barker and his theatre company The Wrestling School. He has published numerous journal articles and book chapters on the theatre of Howard Barker, post-war British drama, horror cinema and the Gothic in popular culture.