'Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans' Film Screening

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Date: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Hallward Screening Room (LG140)


'Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans' Film Screening

Short Description

We will be screening the new Horrible Histories film, Rotten Romans. Free event, film rated PG.

 

Further Information

We'll be hosting our very own screening of Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans which was in cinemas earlier this year. 

There will be popcorn, but bring along your favourite snacks too! It's good fun whether you're interested in Classics or not, but also may be worth considering in the reception of Roman Britain.

Starting at 6:30pm!

 

Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans (2019, rated PG)

Runtime: 120 mins.

Who are the Celts? What have the Romans ever done for us? And why is Emperor Nero dousing himself in horse wee? Find out in 90 minutes of historical hijinks based on the popular children’s books by Terry Deary. Friends, Romans, Celts… lend us your ears! The all-conquering Romans rule the civilised world – and that includes “the stain” that is Britain. While the young Emperor Nero must battle his scheming mother Agrippina for ultimate power, Celt queen Boudicca gathers an army in Britain to repel the rotten Romans. Mixed up in this battle for liberation are the teenage Atti, a reluctant Roman soldier, and Orla, a young Celt with dreams of becoming a warrior like Boudicca. Will they fall on opposite sides or forge a friendship in the chaos of Celtic-inspired rebellion?