Sunday 9 July 2017
Rathbones Marquee - Wimpole Estate
Medieval Literature expert Professor Carolyne Larrington reveals the historical inspiration behind George RR Martin’s fantasy novels and the HBO mega-hit series, Game of Thrones.
Exploring giants, dragons and direwolves in medieval texts and ravens, old gods and the Weirwood in Norse myth, she explains how Martin constructed a fantasy world out the Middle Ages.
19:30 - 20:30
Running times are approximate and subject to change