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Petrie Film Club Presents "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Wood Lane:...
Thu 17 November 2016, 19:00 – 20:30 GMT
Universally regarded as a milestone in the history of television drama, 'I, Claudius' turns forty this Autumn. In order to mark the occasion, Egyptologist and Classicist John J Johnston (UCL Institute of Archaeology) looks back on the production of this darkly comic serial in a heavily-illustrated lecture, which will consider aspects of script, performance, and design, employed to imbue the reigns of the first Roman emperors with startling life.