Menander in London

The UCL Department of Greek and Latin is proud to present the 2016 Classical Play:

Menander’s Dyskolos
Directed by Hippolyte Broud and produced by Chris Gallacher
In a modern English translation by Maurice Balme
Logan Hall, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL
Wednesday 10th February 19.30
Thursday 11th February 19.30
To book tickets, please visit

Ancient Plays for Modern Minds: A Public Engagement Programme

To complement the production of Dyskolos, the UCL Department of Greek & Latin is offering public lectures which aim to illuminate the play and its context and to bring ancient drama to life for a modern generation. This exciting programme includes talks by academic experts every evening of the play’s performance. All of our speakers have experience in working with schools, and the events will be suitable for students of Classics, Classical Studies, and Drama at all levels, as well as accessible to those without prior experience of Greek drama.

In 2016 we will be offering the following events, free of charge and open to all:

Wednesday 10th February

6.00-7.00pm – Public Talk by Professor Gesine Manuwald (UCL) on Ancient ‘New’ Comedy
Venue: Roberts Building G06, Sir Ambrose Fleming LT

Thursday 11th February

6.00-7.00pm – Public Talk by Dr Rosa Andújar (UCL) on Menander in Context
Venue: Roberts Building G08, Sir David Davies LT

For more information, including how to book tickets for each lecture and detailed directions to the venues, please visit our website:

These events are made possible through the generosity of the A. G. Leventis Foundation.


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