1. Steven Hadley, Katya Johanson, Ben Walmsley, and Anne Torreggiani. “Reflections on Audience Data and Research.” Cultural Trends: Vol 28, 2-3. 2019. United Kingdom.
Editorial for the special double issue of Cultural Trends: Vol 28, No 2-3. The authors explore the concept of interdisciplinarity and its useful for audience research studies.
2. Peter Merrington, Matthew Hanchard, Bridgette Wessels, et al. “Using Mixed-Methods: A Data Model and a Computational Ontology in Film Audience Research.” Cultural Trends: Vol 28, 2-3. 2019. United Kingdom.
This paper discusses a methodology in mixed-methods audience research that attempts to sort, order and categorise different data so that they can be systematically combined and interrogated.
3. Laurie Hanquinet, Dave O’Brien, and Mark Taylor. “The Coming Crisis of Cultural Engagement? Measurement, Methods, and the Nuances of Niche Activities.” Cultural Trends: Vol 28, 2-3. 2019. United Kingdom.
This paper compares three data sources on attendance to assess the useful of ticketing data compared to national survey data and traditional social science sources.
4. Sarah Price, Rachel Perry, Oliver Mantell, James Trinder, and Stephanie Pitts. “Spontaneity and Planning in Arts Attendance: Insights from Qualitative Interviews and the Audience Finder Database.” Cultural Trends: Vol 28, 2-3. 2019. United Kingdom.
This paper combines two radically different datasets to draw new insights into booking patterns of audiences for contemporary arts events.
5. Matthew Reason. “A Prison Audience: Women Prisoners, Shakespeare and Spectatorship.” Cultural Trends: Vol 28, 2-3. 2019. United Kingdom.
This paper uses qualitative audience research to explore spectators’ responses to the Donmar Warehouse’s 2016 version of The Tempest.