‘I go to die’: Derek Jacobi is Socrates @AlmeidaTheatre #FiguresofSpeech

‘I go to die’: Derek Jacobi is Socrates @AlmeidaTheatre #FiguresofSpeech

See Derek Jacobi’s brilliant Socrates, performed at the Almeida Theatre as part of their Figures of Speech series on rhetoric. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5A63qEL2d4   Join the discussion! Here is the link to the group discussion held by the Death Café in North London, where they express their views and opinions on the speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=vzvdbH19o0E    

‘Figures of Speech’ at the Almeida Theatre (Derek Jacobi on Socrates!)

‘Figures of Speech’ at the Almeida Theatre (Derek Jacobi on Socrates!)

The Almeida Theatre today launches the second series of Figures of Speech, its major digital film project interrogating the vitality of speech, the power of performance, and what visionary leadership sounds like. You can view it online here: https://www.speech.almeida.co.uk/ And join the online conversation here: https://twitter.com/AlmeidaTheatre/status/909712318552035328 The first instalment of series two is released today […]

Samos, a Hellene Travel Blog

Samos, a Hellene Travel Blog

Samos – a masterclass in tunnel engineering, a monumental Kouros, tantalising hints of Archaic Temple construction ……. and Spartan nits! Home to Pythagoras, Samos island has featured in many a pivotal moment in Greek history; Persian, Peloponnesian and Greek War of Independence. Its close proximity to Asia Minor doubtless contributed to it being a cultural […]

MASSOLIT Classics Collection: 350 video lectures across 55 courses on a wide range of curriculum-relevant topics

MASSOLIT Classics Collection: 350 video lectures across 55 courses on a wide range of curriculum-relevant topics

MASSOLIT Classics Collection Specially developed for sixth from students, MASSOLIT Classics Collection offers 350 video lectures across 55 courses on a wide range of curriculum-relevant topics. All lectures, from ‘Aeschylus: Agamemnon’ to ‘Homer: Odyssey’ to ‘Sophocles: Oedipus Tyrannus’, are designed and delivered by senior academics from top universities (including Oxford and Cambridge). See the full […]