Contact Us

If you have any queries about the Lost-theatres project or would like to discuss any aspect of the project we would be delighted to hear from you. Please do not hesitate to get in contact:

Project Director

Hugh Denard

Dr Hugh Denard

Email: historian AT

Hugh is a Historian of Greek, Roman and 20th-century Irish theatre and performance, and a Lecturer in Digital Humanities at King’s College London. From January 2013 – December 2015 he was Assistant Professor in Digital Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, a post which King’s enabled him to take up by granting a 3-year period of leave from his lectureship in Digital Humanities. He has made major contributions to the development of digital visualisation methods for arts, humanities and cultural heritage research and he proposed and edits the internationally-recognised London Charter (for the computer-based visualisation of cultural heritage). He has directed numerous digital heritage projects funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Arts Council England, the British Council-Italian Ministry of Research, the Eduserv Foundation, JISC, the Leverhulme Trust and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Project Co-Director
(and Visualiser)

Freya Clare Smith

Email: historian AT

Freya is a Historian and Archaeologist, with several postgraduate qualifications in related specialist areas (GIS, Digital Heritage and Osteoarchaeology), and is currently a Project Archaeologist with AMS Ltd. She has over 15 years’ professional experience researching, analysing and interpreting primary source material (physical remains, historical plans, maps, photographs and documents), both within the public and private heritage sector, as well as in Trinity College Dublin, as a Research Fellow. She has planned and directed archaeological and heritage projects for numerous large-scale infrastructure schemes funded by the Irish Government and a significant part of her career and academic studies has been focused on investigating, preserving and promoting built (architectural) heritage. She is also proficient and has specialist skills in a range of 2D and 3D graphic software packages for digital heritage visualisation.



Project Visualisation Collaborators

Noho Ltd.
Email: info AT

Noho are specialist producers of captivating digital experiences from evocative audio to rich, interactive video, web and 3D. Their experienced team is made up of award-winning animators, designers, video editors, writers and developers who create beautiful and engaging visualisations using animation, realtime 3D or immersive, interactive applications and environments.

Noho Showreel


FP7Supported by the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme