The Contagion Cabaret
Thu 24 May 2018, 19:00 - 21:00
- British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH
Killer germs, superbugs and pestilential plagues have long fascinated writers and musicians. Join a cast of actors, scientists and literary researchers for an inventive illustration of infectious extracts from plays and music, past and present. Be sure to bring your antiseptic wipes.
In collaboration with Chipping Norton Theatre, Constructing Scientific Communities and the Diseases of Modern Life teams (University of Oxford), led by Professor Sally Shuttleworth FBA
Suitable for ages 14+
Free, booking required
Bar open from 6.30pm
Constructing Scientific Communities, Citizen Science in the 19th and 21st Centuries project is supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, Grant number LH/L007010/1
Diseases of Modern Life project is supported by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP/2007-2013) under Grant Agreement Number 340121
As our public events are free, not everyone who registers for tickets attends. To make sure we have a full house we allocate more tickets than there are seats. We do our best to get the numbers right, but unfortunately we occasionally have to disappoint people. Admission is on a first come, first served basis, so please arrive in good time for the start of the event.