Ancient Greece

March 2017
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April 18, 2016

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Classicist Dr Michael Scott examines the vital role played by the Romans in the preservation of Greek drama and in the history of theatre. He explores how the Romans absorbed Greek theatre and adapted it to their own, very Roman, ends and looks at how this famous empire provides one of the crucial connections between our m...
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April 12, 2016

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Classicist Dr Michael Scott looks at the dramatic decline of Athens and the remarkable triumph and transformation of theatre. During the 4th century BC Athens would lose its Empire, its influence and even its democracy. But theatre, that most Athenian of inventions, would thrive, spreading throughout the Greek world and be...
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April 5, 2016

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Classicist Dr Michael Scott journeys to Athens to explore how drama first began. He discovers that from the very start it was about more than just entertainment - it was a reaction to real events, it was a driving force in history and it was deeply connected to Athenian democracy. In fact, the story of theatre is the story...
September 2013

3. Romans

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Michael Scott examines the role played by the Romans in the preservation of Greek drama.

2. Kings

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Michael Scott looks at the decline of Athens and the triumph and transfomation of theatre.
August 2013

1. Democrats

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A look at how drama in Athens was deeply connected to Athenian democracy.
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