The Iliad: Live at the British Museum & Almeida Theatre

On 14.08.15 we presented a rare reading of Homer's #Iliad in association with the British Museum. More than 60 storytellers brought the epic poem to life in a 16-hour event, which was livestreamed at almeida.co.uk. Here are some of the highlights:

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  1. The Great Court filling up for our reading of #Homer's #Iliad! Livestream at Almeida.co.uk #greek #epic #britishmuseum #almeidatheatre #livestream #reading #theatre #classics #poets
    The Great Court filling up for our reading of #Homer's #Iliad! Livestream at Almeida.co.uk #greek #epic #britishmuseum #almeidatheatre #livestream #reading #theatre #classics #poets
  2. @almeida_theatre is celebrating #Homer with their presentation of #Iliad live from @britishmuseum #AlmeidaGreeks #eventtheatre #watchingfromSydney
    @almeida_theatre is celebrating #Homer with their presentation of #Iliad live from @britishmuseum #AlmeidaGreeks #eventtheatre #watchingfromSydney
  3. #Repost @britishmuseum 'Let me not then die ingloriously and without a struggle, but let me first do some great thing that shall be told among men hereafter.’
The whole of Homer's #Iliad is being performed in the Great Court today in association with @almeida_theatre. Watch a live stream of it here! www.almeida.co.uk/iliad-digital
    #Repost @britishmuseum 'Let me not then die ingloriously and without a struggle, but let me first do some great thing that shall be told among men hereafter.’ The whole of Homer's #Iliad is being performed in the Great Court today in association with @almeida_theatre. Watch a live stream of it here! www.almeida.co.uk/iliad-digital
  4. One hour into the Almeida Theatre’...
    One hour into the Almeida Theatre’...
  5. Yes, that is Brian Cox. Agamemnon is re...
    Yes, that is Brian Cox. Agamemnon is re...
  6. A captive audience at the British Museum for our epic reading of the #Iliad, streaming live from our website!  #homer #iliad #greek #classic#almeidagreeks #almeidatheatre#britishmuseum #livestream #london
    A captive audience at the British Museum for our epic reading of the #Iliad, streaming live from our website! #homer #iliad #greek #classic#almeidagreeks #almeidatheatre#britishmuseum #livestream #london
  7. 5 hours in, 11 more to go. #iliad #homer #kuleuvenblokt #blok #iliadlive #britishmuseum #london #greekmarathon #almeidagreeks #classic #dedication www.almeida.co.uk/iliad-digital @britishmuseum
    5 hours in, 11 more to go. #iliad #homer #kuleuvenblokt #blok #iliadlive #britishmuseum #london #greekmarathon #almeidagreeks #classic #dedication www.almeida.co.uk/iliad-digital @britishmuseum
  8. Rory Kinnear reading the #Iliad at the #BritishMuseum, as part of the #Almeida marathon. Stirring stuff!
    Rory Kinnear reading the #Iliad at the #BritishMuseum, as part of the #Almeida marathon. Stirring stuff!
  9. John Heffernan / Almeida's Iliad reading...
    John Heffernan / Almeida's Iliad reading...
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