Alan will be interviewing Mary Beard – Grand Opera House York

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Date:July 13, 2024 Cost:£33+
Alan will be interviewing Mary Beard – Grand Opera House York

Where

Venue: Grand Opera House
Address: Clifford and, Cumberland St, York YO1 9SW
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When

Time: July 13, 2024, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Who

Public
This event is open to the public.

What

Cost: £33+
Event Type: Author Talk
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Why

Taking the audience beyond the hype of politics, power and succession and into the heart of the palace corridors, these exclusive events promise a revolutionary approach to an apparently familiar subject. Mary will uncover the facts and fiction of these rulers, asking what they did and why, and how we have got such a lurid view of them. Through the thrilling themes of autocracy, corruption, and conspiracy – and also the day-to-day practicalities of the emperors’ lives (who did the cooking, or took the dictation?) – she will explore how they managed a huge empire and how they faced their subjects (and vice versa).

With the chance to ask Mary your own questions, don’t miss the opportunity to join the world-famous scholar as she asks what it felt like – what it meant — to be an emperor.