Episode 18

Lysistrata: Women On Top

Published on: 31st August, 2020

Episode 18

Perhaps the best known of the comedies by Aristophanes Lysistrata imagines a world where women take control in an attempt to force and end the Peloponnesian war. It is sex comedy with a message as the Athenian golden age nears the end.

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The History Of European Theatre
A more or less chronological history of the development and practice of theatre
A podcast tracing the development of theatre from ancient Greece to the present day through the places and people who made theatre happen. More than just dates and lists of plays we'll learn about the social. political and historical context that fostered the creation of dramatic art.

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Philip Rowe

Ex-publishing and accounting professional. Rookie Podcaster, but learning fast. Loves all things Theatre and History.