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Unsung heroines of classical history: Natalie Haynes in Conversation

5 June @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Star of the BBC Radio 4 series, Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics, Natalie brings her unique combination of ancient history and stand-up comedy to UCL for the UCL Festival of Culture. Natalie Haynes is a classicist, comedian, writer and broadcaster. Her BBC Radio 4 show, Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics, is about to record its fifth series. She is the author of five books: her most recent novel, A Thousand Ships, was published in May.

Unsung heroines of classical history: Natalie Haynes in Conversation

4:30pm To 5:30pm, 5 June 2019 In her latest novel, A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective. Ahead of her performance of Troy Story at the Bloomsbury Theatre later in the day, she will join Dr Antony Makrinos, Senior Teaching Fellow in Classics at UCL, for a conversation about the women who’ve been previously confined to the shadows and who now should take centre stage.

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