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 historys first performance by Thespis to the raucous sex-strike of Aristophanes Lysistrata, ancient history has never been so much fun
Wigtown Book Festival
Wigtown Festival Company Country Buildings
Dumfries & Galloway
28/09/2017 7:30 PM
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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.