British author Natalie Haynes' stand-up routines about figures from ancient Greece and Rome have taken the classics and turned them on their head. Her book The Ancient Guide to Modern Life examines the stories and ideas from philosophers such as Plato, Ovid and Agrippina the Younger with humour, insight and a modern perspective.
Related links: Ancient History, Drama
Thursday 25 May
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Corner of Church and Market Streets, Parramatta
Natalie Haynes (International)
Natalie Haynes is a broadcaster and the author of The Amber Fury and The Ancient Guide to Modern Life. She also writes for The Guardian and The Independent. She has spoken widely on the modern relevance of the classical world. Her latest book The Children of Jocasta will be published in early May.
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