BBC presenter, writer and comedian Natalie Haynes takes on the Trojan War.
Based on her latest novel, A Thousand Ships, Natalie’s hour of ‘Troy Story’ steers you through the stories of the women at the heart of the greatest conflict in ancient literature.
Settle in for a wild ride from divine pleasure to carnage and aftermath, from the women’s perspective. Your ticket includes a light afternoon tea and the chance to chat with Natalie after the talk.
Thanks to Double Denim for hosting. Proudly supported by The Park hotel.
Natalie Haynes is a writer and broadcaster. She has a BBC Radio 4 show called Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics. Her first novel, The Amber Fury, was published to acclaim, as was The Ancient Guide to Modern Life. Her second novel, The Children of Jocasta, was published in 2017. Her latest novel is a retelling of the Trojan War, A Thousand Ships. She was a judge for the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction, the 2013 Man Booker Prize, and the 2014 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. More on her website here.