Lunchtime History Lesson with Greg Jenner of Horrible Histories 1 year ago

Lunchtime History Lesson with Greg Jenner of Horrible Histories

Let us take you on a trip back in time

On our first Lunchtime Lecture, historian and author Greg Jenner joins us for a lesson in the history of celebrity.

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Jenner has worked on the Horrible Histories books and TV show, as well as appearing on numerous television shows and BBC radio programs.

In these unusual times of COVID-19, Jenner takes u back in time for a bit of escapology, looking at the life of history's celebrities and their often wild stories.

He pays particular attention to one Edmund Kean, a Shakespearian actor known for his incredible acting, short stature, tumultuous personal life, and controversial divorce. So sit back, relax and enjoy a history class to help you pass time this quarantine.

His latest book, Dead Famous: An Unexpected History of Celebrity from Bronze Age to Silver Screen, is available to buy.