Design sketch by Abd'Elkader Farrah for Oedipus Rex, 1960


In addition to its annual public lecture series and conferences, the APGRD runs a regular seminar series during Michaelmas term, as well as exhibitions, performances and workshops, connected with all aspects of performance and classical reception. You can see upcoming public events listed in the right-hand column, or use the left-hand menu to navigate events by type.

Recordings of many of our past events are available in our Digital Resources section.

Upcoming Events

Our public events will be held online until further notice. 

2pm Mon. 26 April 2021: Jennifer Wallace (Cambridge), Classics and English Annual Lecture, 'Tragedy Since 9/11' - public lecture (YouTube)

5pm Mon. 10 May 2021: Kevin Willmott (screenwriter and Professor of Film) in conversation with Edith Hall - public lecture (YouTube)

5pm Mon. 17 May 2021: Yaël Farber (playwright) in conversation with Helen Eastman - public lecture (details TBC) 

2pm Mon. 24 May 2021: Inua Ellams (poet/playwright) in conversation with Helen Eastman - public lecture (YouTube)