'Greece is the word!'

Saturday 19 October 2013 - Saturday 19 October 2013

The Culture Behind the Crisis: What You Need to Know

Greece Is The Word! is a celebration of modern Greek culture and a cutting-edge, creative response to the Greek crisis. Join historian Bettany Hughes, novelist Victoria Hislop, BBC correspondent Paul Mason and a pantheon of Greek stars for a lively day of debate and performance. Enjoy poetry from inspirational performer Katerina Iliopoulou, comedy from brilliant stand-up Katerina Vrana, top analysis from journalist Maria Margaronis and lyrical literature from Ioanna Karystiani and Alexis Stamatis.  Plus fabulous designer Mary Katranzou designs the dresses for some of the stars to wear.

Book for two events for a 15% discount, or book for all three for a 20% discount. All events are in English.

Supported by Arts Council England and the European Commission

Past Events

19 Oct 2013

Greek Fictions

Purcell Room

The Greece Is The Word afternoon opens in classical style with Bettany Hughes talking about Helen of Troy and the relevance of ancient Greeks to u ...

Literature
19 Oct 2013

Media Myths

Purcell Room

BBC correspondent and Greece aficionado Paul Mason, the author of two books about the global economic crisis and the global protests (Meltdown and ...

Literature