Honour Among Thebes - Natalie Stands Up for the Classics at Wigtown Book Festival

Honour Among Thebes - Natalie Stands Up for the Classics at Wigtown Book Festival
  • Wigtown Book Festival, Wigtown Festival Company, Country Buildings, Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8 9JH
    Wigtown Book Festival
    Wigtown Festival Company Country Buildings Wigtown Dumfries & Galloway, DG8 9JH UNITED KINGDOM
  • 28/09/2017 19:30 - 28/09/2017 19:30

The comedian and star of the BBC Radio 4 series, Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics takes us on a tour of the earliest Greek tragedies and comedies. From history’s first performance by Thespis to the raucous sex-strike of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata, ancient history has never been so much fun

Natalie Haynes is a writer and broadcaster. She is the author of The Amber Fury, which was shortlisted for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year award, and a non-fiction book about Ancient History, The Ancient Guide to Modern Life. She has written and presented two series of the BBC Radio 4 show, Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics. In 2015, she was awarded the Classical Association Prize for her work in bringing Classics to a wider audience.