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Past EventsSunday, March 1

Natalie Haynes: Stand Up for the Classics

Natalie Haynes

Fêted comedian, broadcaster and writer Natalie Haynes takes you on a whistle-stop tour of Ancient Greece and Rome. If you’ve ever wondered what Julius Caesar’s last words really were, how Sophocles invented the murder mystery, or why Jewish historian Josephus gave his name to a maths puzzle, this is the talk for you.

Natalie Haynes is a writer, broadcaster and comedian. She is a regular guest contributor to The Independent and author of The Ancient Guide to Modern Life and a recently-published novel, The Amber Fury.

 

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