Dr Daniel Rosenthal

A Pembroke graduate, and former Associate Scholar of the college, Daniel Rosenthal has been writing and lecturing on screen adaptation since 2000, and taught the “Shakespeare on Film” class for Pembroke’s UCSS1 summer programme from 2006 to 2012. He is the author of Shakespeare on Screen (Hamlyn, London, 2000) and 100 Shakespeare Films (BFI Publishing, London, 2007) and has edited Methuen Student Editions of Oleanna by David Mamet and Closer by Patrick Marber.

His history of the National Theatre of Great Britain, The National Theatre Story (Oberon Books, 2013), won the STR Theatre Book Prize 2014.

As a freelance arts journalist for the past 20 years, Daniel has written film and theatre features, news stories interviews and reviews for publications including The Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, Independent on Sunday and Variety. From 2002-06 he was Editor of the annual world cinema almanac, International Film Guide.

He has chaired dozens of Q&As for the National Theatre, BAFTA and international film festivals, interviewing writers, directors and actors, including David Hare, Nicholas Hytner, Mike Leigh, Patrick Marber, Helen Mirren, Tom Stoppard and Christopher Walken.