Michał Lachman is a Lecturer in English and Irish Drama at the Department of English Studies in Drama, Theatre and Film. His research interests include the history of the twentieth-century British and Irish drama, literary theory and translation. He has published on Brian Friel, Martin McDonagh, Marina Carr, Enda Walsh and Frank McGuinness, Sarah Kane and Mark Ravenhill. His book Razor’s Edge: British and Irish Drama of the 1990s was published in 2007. In 2018 he published Performing Character in Contemporary Irish Drama. Between Art and Society Palgrave). He has also translated Christina Reid’s Belle of the Belfast City, Billy Roche’s A Handful of Stars, Frank McGuinness’e Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme and Innocence as well as a number of academic and critical articles for literary and theatrical journals. His translations of Eli Rozik’s Roots of Theatre as well as William Hogarth’s essay The Analysis of Beauty were published in 2011.