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Series: Ancient Greece

 

Ancient Greece: Democrats

   2013    History
Dr Michael Scott journeys to Athens to discover that from the very start the theatre 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 of Athens.

Kings

   2013    History
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 beyond and giving rise to a new kind of comedy, one so popular and prevalent that it is still at the heart of our comedy today.

Romans

   2013    History
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 modern drama and the great plays of the ancient Greeks.
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   2021    Art
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   2013    History
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Eagles The Farewell 1 Tour

   2005    Art
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U2 Live at the Rose Bowl

   2010    Art
KGB: The Sword and the Shield
KGB: The Sword and the Shield

   2018    History
Through the Wormhole
Through the Wormhole

   2011    Science
Sonic Highways
Sonic Highways

   2014    Art