Love the Classics and Stand Up? Then don't miss Natalie Haynes at Blackwell's Bookshop!
The star of the BBC Radio 4 series Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics, brings her unique combination of ancient history and stand-up comedy to the Fringe 2017 for one date only.
Natalie spent 12 years as a comedian, before returning to her first love with her book, The Ancient Guide to Modern Life. To coincide with her latest novel, The Children of Jocasta, she will take audiences on a tour through the earliest Greek Tragedies and Comedies, from the first performance by Thespis to the raucous sex-strike of Aristophanes Lysistrata, via the great tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides. The focus of the show is, in part, decided by the audience, who are invited to choose what they would like to hear more about: comedy, tragedy, the historical period which gave rise to these timeless plays or, if they prefer, a bit of everything. Ancient history has never been so much fun.
Event duration: 60 minutes, followed by a book signing. Please note that this event takes place after the shop closes, so booking is essential!
Tickets are £8 per person
For more information or if you would like a signed copy because you can't make it to the event, please contact Ann Landmann on 0131 622 8222 or [email protected]
Tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.