Classics and English Annual Lecture: Plots and Painted Tyrants: Performing Hecuba in the sixteenth century

Monday, April 22, 2024 - 3:00pm
Carla Suthren (Oxford)
Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles, Oxford

The ninth annual Classics and English lecture will be delivered by Dr Carla Suthren (St Catherine's College, Oxford). In the Ioannou Centre lecture theatre and live-streamed via panopto at 3pm on Monday 22 April 2024. This talk re-examines the performance history of Hecuba in sixteenth-century England, presenting new evidence for an early production by All Souls men, and exploring how contemporary modes of reading Euripides might translate onto the early modern stage.

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For recordings of previous Classics and English Lectures, please see our Event Recordings page 


The Ioannou Centre lecture theatre is located on the ground floor and the Centre is fully wheelchair accessible; an accessible toilet is located on the ground floor and on the first floor. The lecture theatre is equipped with a hearing induction loop. Please see the online Access Guide for more details about the building's accessibility. Feel free to email the apgrd at with any queries.