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

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

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    Wigtown Book Festival

    Wigtown Festival Company Country Buildings

    Dumfries & Galloway

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  • Event Start Date

    28/09/2017 7:30 PM

  • Event End Date

    28/09/2017 7:30 PM

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About Natalie Haynes

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.