Dr. Leslie McMurtry

School of Arts and Media

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Contact Details

Media City 2.08

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Current positions

Lecturer in Radio Studies

Areas of research

Podcasts, Gothic/horror audio drama, transmedia and adaptation studies, empirical experiments on imagery generation through aural drama, cultures of production and gender, film/television sound


  • Sonic Cultures
  • Radio Cultures
  • Media Texts
  • Media Institutions

Research Interests

Podcasts; Gothic/horror audio drama; transmedia and adaptation studies; empirical experiments on imagery generation through aural drama; cultures of production and gender; film/television sound; fan studies (particularly Doctor Who and fanzines); Gothic horror; Victorian literature/culture; and the American Revolution.

Qualifications and Memberships


  • PhD, English (radio drama)
  • MA Creative and Media Writing
  • BA, English and French